ROCKET FUEL Recipe: Turkey Muffins

Rocket Fuel by Matt Kadey RF Turkey Muffins

If your workout was dominated by a sweet deluge of gels and chews, these savory muffins will offer your palate a shred of comfort. They’re a tasty reward for getting through a tough workout, and they also contain a notable amount of protein to fire up muscle recovery and growth. They’re especially good when warmed […]

ROCKET FUEL Recipe: Toast Stacks

Rocket Fuel by Matt Kadey Toast Stacks

No offense to peanut butter, but when it comes to recovery toast you can stack on a more inspiring combination of ingredients to deliver the carbs and protein you need to revive after a tough workout. Enjoy these even more by using crusty bread from a local artisanal baker. For an even bigger dose of […]

ROCKET FUEL Recipe: Graham Cracker Pumpkin Butter Smash

Rocket Fuel by Matt Kadey RF Turkey Muffins

Good for more than s’mores, graham crackers are a great vehicle for transporting this velvety pumpkin butter into your body for a shot of pre-workout carbs. You can now even find gluten-free graham crackers. These can also work for fueling as you push the pace during a workout, but keep in mind that the crackers […]

ROCKET FUEL Recipe: Sweet Potato Tots

Rocket Fuel Recipe Sweet Potato Tots by Matt Kadey

Tender on the inside with a nutty crisp on the outside, these energy bombs flip a switch that tells your body to mover harder, faster, and longer. So grab a bunch and get out there. The secret ingredient is coconut flour, which works its magic to absorb some of the excess moisture from the mashed […]

ROCKET FUEL Recipe: Apple Sandwiches

Rocket Fuel Recipe Apple Sandwiches by Matt Kadey, RD

APPLE SANDWICHES This riff on iconic PB&J is great for both gym bags and lunch boxes. The dynamic duo of apple and figs provides carbs to give you the little rev your body needs. You can add extra crunch by sprinkling on some granola. Enjoy this free recipe from Rocket Fuel: Power-Packed Food for Sports […]

Does Caffeine Really Dehydrate You?

The effects of caffeine

In North America, about 90 percent of adults regularly consume caffeine, mainly in liquid form, whether from cola, tea, coffee, or other caffeine-laced beverages.

The Dangers of Under Fueling

Experts contend that pushing the calorie-cutting envelope can potentially backfire and actually lead to negative effects on both your health and performance.

How to Calculate Your Sweat Rate

Every triathlete anticipates, experiments, and maybe stresses a bit (or a lot) about race day nutrition, starting with the foundation of fluid replacement.

How to Properly Fuel Your Swim Workouts

By approaching your swim workouts with a sports nutrition approach, you can get more out of your workouts in the pool and be more prepared for your other sessions, too.