Inside ArrowBar: Professional Tennis Star Shares The Three Most Important Aspects Of The Perfect Energy Bar
Great read on Inside ArrowBar from professional tennis player Michael Russell. He shares the three most important aspects of the perfect energy bar as well as the problems ArrowBar solves for athletes and active people.
Three years ago my good friends and classmates from the University of Miami, Andrew, Mark and Rob approached me about creating an energy bar and being on the development team. I couldn't have been more excited at the opportunity. For years competing on the ATP WorldTour, I was always searching for that perfect energy source that I could consume while playing. Energy drinks are important,...
Inside ArrowBar takes a look inside our energy bar at a key ingredient, Almond Butter: Almond butter is a nutritional powerhouse that provides key nutrients that help maintain a healthy heart. Containing significant amounts of protein, calcium, fiber, magnesium, folic acid, potassium, and vitamin E. Almond butter has extremely low saturated fat content and is rich in monounsaturated fats making it a heart-healthy choice as well as a great energy source.
The low-glycemic index and protective antioxidants of almonds makes almond butter a wise choice for those at risk from diabetes because they don’t cause a sharp increase in...
There is a very simple answer to that question, YES! From the ability to relieve muscle soreness to helping cognitive function cinnamon is a must in all athletes diets. Below explains just some of the benefits of Cinnamon.
Blood Sugar Regulation
Several studies suggest that cinnamon may have a regulatory effect on blood sugar.
It has an anti-clotting effect on the blood.
In a study at Copenhagen University, patients given half a teaspoon of cinnamon powder combined with one tablespoon of honey every morning before breakfast had significant relief in arthritis pain after one week and could walk without pain within...
When athletes and active people are choosing what kind of sugar to put in their body they should know the benefits. Below are 3 great reasons why Honey is an excellent sugar source.
1. Increase Athletic Performance
Ancient Olympic athletes would eat honey and dried figs to enhance their performance. This has now been verified with modern studies, showing that it is superior in maintaining glycogen levels and improving recovery time than other sweeteners.
2. Blood Sugar Regulation
Even though honey contains simple sugars, it is NOT the same as white sugar or artificial sweeteners. Its exact combination of fructose...
Check out the great write up by Gluten Free Living Magazine by clicking on the link below!