Guest post by Rick Scott (#veganhockeyplayer) As athletes, we spend time regularly dealing with inflammation. This might take the form of an ice pack on a sore muscle or wearing compression clothing to enhance the recovery process. Inflammation comes with the...
Nino Irgolic: The Unstoppable Dairy-Free Goalkeeper
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Basic Bone and Major Muscle Strengthening Workout
Calcium isn’t the only factor when it comes to strong bones. Just like maintaining a certain level of fitness, both nutrition and exercise are needed to support long-term bone health—and prevent osteoporosis later in life. Put down that glass of milk (it’s not doing...
Nino Irgolic: the Unstoppable Dairy-Free Goalkeeper
May 7, 2019Many of the elite athletes that proudly represent Switch4Good have been dairy-free for years. For them, it’s easy to look back and say the transition was a breeze. But what about those still in transition? To gain some fresh perspective, we interviewed Nino...
The Problem with Chocolate Milk
I remember a feeling of elation when the chocolate-milk-as-exercise-recovery news broke several years ago and happily guzzled the advice. I was a huge fan of organic dairy products—Vermont cow and goat yogurt and cheese especially—as part of my supposedly healthful...
A Marathoner’s Secret Recipe for Anti-Inflammation
Mary Schneider is training to compete in the 2020 Olympic Trials for the marathon, and she is putting her body to the test in the process. Long runs, speed work, hills...all of this intense exercise leads to inflammation, the body's natural response to...
The Basics of Post-Exercise Recovery Fuel
Spoiler alert: chocolate milk is not a recovery food.
Athletes Are Not Built by Chocolate Milk
Despite industry claims, chocolate milk is not a “superfood.”
Antioxidants and Athletic Performance
Looking to take your fitness to the next level? Switch4Good Dietician, Matt Ruscigno discusses the role of antioxidants in performance.