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Healthy Nutrition Tips, Snacks and Recipes

Have a Healthy Thanksgiving Day!

In behalf of everyone in Tri Peak Athlete and The Central Florida Tri Club… we wish you a Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you are all doing well and enjoying the Holiday Season!  It is Thanksgiving and many of you will be traveling, visiting family, friends and or staying home alone watching depressing movies. Regardless of your […]

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Mediterranean Pita

Servings: 2 Time: 15 – 20 min This pita is best with lots of veggies, so it’s an ideal post-ride or recovery day meal. You can Include met if you want, but as a veggie guy, I’ll add grilled tempe strips. Veggies: 1 cup mixed greens 1/2 cucumber, chopped 1/2 tomato, chopped 1/4 onion, chopped […]

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Anxiety during the swim!

Walking into a swim start, I have seen countless faces of fear on peoples faces, to the point that their goggles start filling up with tears and they start shaking. Suddenly the gun goes off and they are in the water. The start gasping for air and start doing breaststroke during the entire swim.  How to […]

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Healthy Taco Salad

We like the spices of the Mexican culture; however, when we go to order  a taco salad it is full of greasy and unhealthy ingredients. In my experience a taco salad is nothing but greasy taco meat piled high on nutritionally void iceberg lettuce and a pound of cheese for garnish — oh and you […]

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Fresh or Frozen Vegetables

We are always in the rush and want to eat fresh vegetables. However, many people don’t believe that Frozen vegetables have the same nutritional value.  Eat your (Frozen) vegetables. Well, you might need to re-evaluate your choices. Researchers at the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences analyzed eight different fruits and vegetables […]

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Low-Fat Chocolate Milk!

Trusted by Athletes, backed by science! Low-fat Chocolate Milk has what athletes need to recover after a hard workout, with high quality protein to rebuild and nutrients to refuel. Whatever you’re building build it with chocolate milk.

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Morning Rush – Don’t Miss breakfast!

Morning Rush – If you are running late and need to grab quick bite, I highly recommend you to get something that will sate your hunger.  You can prepare this at work or while getting ready. Whole grain carbs like oatmeal can give your winter mood a much-needed boost. In a MIT study, researchers found […]

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Thanksgiving Tip – 2

The holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends. Unfortunately, for many it also becomes a time for over-eating and weight gain. According to the National Institutes of Health, holiday eating can result in an extra pound or two every year. Over a lifetime, holiday weight gain can really add up. The […]

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Holiday Healthy Eating Tip – #1

Most of the times during the Holidays you will bring a dish or host the party, make sure that your recipes are healthier with less fat, sugar, and calories.  In many of the recipes there is more sugar, butter and fat in many of these recipes. However, if you make your won dish and use […]

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Lunch – Burrito Vegetarian (Lacto-Ovo)

Vegetarian Burrito – Hector L Torres 1/2 Cup of Refried Beans, fat free 1/4 cup  Quinoa 1/3 cup shredded 2% cheese 1/2 cup of Kale or Spinach 1 tsp Olive OIl Salsa Protein: Pick one: 1/4 Grilled Tofu Hummus Egg Whites Tuna Grilled Chicken 1 Roll Out Spinach Tortilla Low – Carb Side Dish: Shredded […]

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