In the last few years, BCAA supplements (Branched-Chain Amino Acids) have become very popular with people that workout. They take them with the intention of preventing muscle breakdown, stimulating muscle mass gain, promoting muscle recovery and reducing fatigue during endurance training. But are they really useful? Let’s break it down together!
Food on skewers is great for the grill! They allow to alternate several meats and vegetables and to cook them at the same time. In addition, they show off on the plate. When the weather is not the best for grilling or if you do not have the right equipment, you can cook these kebabs under the oven grill. Here are our 7 best kebab recipes.
Of the hundreds of edible mushrooms normally found in Japanese cuisine, only a few types are known outside of the country. I’ll introduce you to those that are more easily found in our grocery stores, because it’s a great idea to start eating them more, not only because of their sometimes surprising taste and texture, but also because of their health benefits.
High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), also known as short interval training, has been gaining popularity over the years. It consists of alternating between short periods of very intense physical effort with periods of recovery at a lower intensity. For example, the Tabata method (which includes repetitions of 20 seconds of intense effort followed by 10 seconds of rest) has become one of the most popular forms of HIIT training. This form of training is praised by its supporters for its potential to burn a lot of calories in a short period of time and for its effectiveness with weight loss. However, is this type of training the best choice for everyone? Let’s dive into the question further!
For many of us coffee is a small daily pleasure that help us start the day on the right foot. Furthermore its moderate and regular consumption is associated with risk reduction for some chronic diseases. Coffee is also a great ingredient to add to a dessert or drink to finish a good meal. Here are 5 great recipes that feature coffee. (more…)