As a chef and experienced trainer, I get asked lots of questions about the best ways to eat in order to get the most out of an exercise program. Clients ask: Should I workout before or after I eat? How can I burn the most fat as fuel? How can I build muscle or increase stamina?
Here’s the “skinny” on fats:
It’s not that you don’t want to eat healthfully, right? Learning about what’s healthy and finding the time to prepare healthy meals and snacks is a real challenge for most of us. Here, then, are some quick-fix snacks that your family will love and that take next-to-no-time to prepare.
Training is hard on the body. We already know we should stretch after a workout to help our bodies recover. We understand that hydration is important and electrolytes need to be replaced. But did you know that what and when you eat can have an immediate effect on your recovery, too?
When chefs create, we are careful to employ a variety of textures in order to make the dish more appealing. I put this one together for a fashion show brunch. The show featured a collection of silk garments, my inspiration.