Wild Edibles of the Northwest – Part One

Wild Edibles of the Northwest – Part One

by Rachel Patrick, RDN, LD Today, I’d like to share tips on consuming wild edibles during your next adventure. For visitors and natives of the Northwestern United States, I have created a list including a few foods that can be eaten in the wild, some nutrition facts, identification, and food preparation ideas. Whether you are looking for safe foods in...

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What to Eat and Drink while Exercising in Hot Weather

What to Eat and Drink while Exercising in Hot Weather

by Briana Bruinooge, RD, CPT Piggy-backing off of my good friend, Kasey Hutchinson’s expert nutrition advice, I thought I’d focus on how summer is around the corner and temperatures are getting hot, so what should you eat and drink on your athletic adventure? Fluid Loss and Impaired Performance It is important to eat and drink properly throughout the day while exercising in...

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Nutrition & Backcountry Hunting

Nutrition & Backcountry Hunting

by Kyle Kamp, RDN, LD I admit it. I’m a sucker for the buzz created by big features like the one Aaron is putting together by dietitians (RDs) who ditch their weekly responsibilities on a Friday afternoon to spend 2 days of sheer bliss above the line of alpine trees in the mountains. You’ve already read Kasey Hutchinson’s posts about the importance...

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A Look at Supplements, Meals and Snacks for Muscle Recovery

A Look at Supplements, Meals and Snacks for Muscle Recovery

by Kasey Hutchinson, RD, LMT Supplements Normally, I am not a big promoter of supplements but in an effort to be unbiased and transparent I will share my findings on a few beneficial supplements. Taurine: Taurine is an organic acid found in skeletal muscle and has many biological functions such as membrane stabilization, antioxidant capacity, osmoregulation and calcium homeostasis regulation,”...

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Essential Macronutrients for Muscle Recovery

Essential Macronutrients for Muscle Recovery

by Kasey Hutchinson, RD, LMT Essential Nutrients In this blog post I would like to shed some light on key nutrients needed for muscle recovery. I would also like to point out that specific timing is recommended to maximize the beneficial properties of these nutrients. Initial muscle recovery occurs within 2 hours of exercise, but many trainers and nutrition professional...

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