You are pushing yourself in workouts and you need to treat your body like the machine it is! Eating whole foods, minimizing white sugar, welcoming more veggies and drinking plenty of water are all very important for longevity. Food combinations are important, and many of you ask exactly what to eat for optimum performance. Energy bars are a common go to, but store bought energy bars are often full of a bunch of junk and preservatives. Check out this great article on fueling to perform which includes the best foods to eat pre exercise. Recipe for home made energy bars included!

Proper recovery meals are important for many reasons. This is an easy to read article that covers many of the most important aspects of recovery, including water intake and foods you want to go for and which to avoid.  This recovery shake is both delicious and refreshing…

Lemon Lime Recovery drink

From Brendan Braziers book “Thrive”

juice of 1/2 organic lemon

juice of 1/4 organic lime

medjool dates, pitted

2 tbsp wild-harvested honey or agave.

1 tbsp hemp protein powder

1 tsp dulse flakes (red sea weed flakes)

1 tsp hemp oil (or a blend of 1/2 tsp hemp oil, 1/4 tsp pumpkin seed oil, 1/4 tsp flaxseed oil)

1/2 tsp lemon zest

1 tbsp virgin, expeller-pressed coconutoil (optional)

1/2 tsp maca powder (optional, for extra adrenal nourishment)

Blend and serve!

Gumsaba Boot Camp Class schedule Thursday 2/6/14

5:30AM Sunrise Danville Womens only class – Coach Briana – Cardiotastic

5:30AM Sunrise Danville Mens only class – Coach Allen

6AM Sunup Walnut Creek Co-Ed class – Coach Jentry – Cardiotastic

9AM Sunshine Walnut Creek Womens only class – Coach Briana – Cardiotastic