Best New Workout Snacks
January 13, 2016
Best New Workout Snacks

We all know that it’s important to clean up our eating habits when we’re trying to make those hard-earned gains in the gym, keep protein high and simple processed carbs low, among other things. But there are only so many Quest bars, chicken breasts or whey protein shakes a person can choke down day after day. The clean eating struggle is real, especially when you’re dealing with that ravenous, post-workout hunger. Here is our latest round up of new and interesting workout-friendly snacks that are easy to eat on the run and satisfy those dessert or junk food cravings. Nutrition experts agree that not all foods that come in packages and boxes are necessarily unhealthy. In our fast paced modern Read More

Exo Bars are Crickets!: Why You Should Jump On This Food Trend
April 16, 2014
Exo Bars are Crickets!: Why You Should Jump On This Food Trend

It sounds like a food dare, but would you ever eat a protein bar made out of crickets? I can almost hear the crickets chirping (sorry, couldn’t resist). Not sure? What if I told you that crickets are a (hopping) mad source of protein packed with all the essential amino acids, high in micronutrients such as calcium, B-vitamins and have more iron than beef? Plus, they’re low in saturated fats and sugars. Still not going to bite? Well, eating bugs has tons of environmental benefits too. Compared to livestock, crickets produce virtually no methane, requires minimal water, feed and space. At this point, I know what you’re thinking: “Blah blah blah blogger lady, that’s all really fascinating, but how does Read More

Healthy Eats: Chia Pudding Mash
February 1, 2013
Healthy Eats: Chia Pudding Mash

Barry’s Bootcamp clients are some of the healthiest people in the world. And some of the most knowledgable about health. Running on the treadmill next to you might be a nutritionist, a physical therapist, a health writer, a trainer from another studio. One of those experts is Marissa Vicario, Wellness Coach, Healthy Living Expert and author. Lucky for us, she’s sharing some of her good advice with The Intel — a recipe for the perfect healthy snack. After an intense, calorie-torching workout like Barry’s, chances are you’re starving. The last thing you want to do is undo all your hard work. So what do you eat? Inspired by the Mash Bar at NYC-based Hu Kitchen, Chia Pudding Mash is my Read More