Nutrition

Stay Hydrated: Nuun Lemondade Over Blackberry Citrus Ice Cubes

Stay Hydrated: Nuun Lemondade Over Blackberry Citrus Ice Cubes

  It’s summer time! The heat is rising, the days are longer and those brave enough to go outside will be rewarded with more sweat – a lot more! That’s why staying hydrated is so important in the summer. No one wants to cut a […]

Why I love Nuun Hydration

Why I love Nuun Hydration

When I was training for my first marathon 5 years ago, I dived into the world of nutrition and fueling by exploring all of the options available in my local running store. I had only been running for a year and a half and hadn’t […]

A Better Alternative to Sports Drinks

A Better Alternative to Sports Drinks

We drink sports drinks to help our performance, recover, give us a little bit of an edge and replenish what we lose during exercise. You’re probably used to drinking sports drinks with artificial flavorings and sweeteners, though. Is there something better? Something I can drink […]

Why Do We Need Protein and How Can We Get it Cleanly?

Why Do We Need Protein and How Can We Get it Cleanly?

Protein helps create the body’s structure or the body as we know it. Our muscle, hair, nails, tissues, and enzymes are made of protein. So, it’s safe to say that protein is of vital importance to us, as humans. There’s been some debate over the […]

Guiltless Cookies and Better Bar Recipes from Skratch Labs

Guiltless Cookies and Better Bar Recipes from Skratch Labs

Disclaimer: the recipes you are about to see were created and tasted by Holabird staff. The verdict? They are delicious and we ate them all before cooling.  Whenever we’re craving sweets, we’re always secretly thinking… “How can I make this junk food somehow better for […]

Gu Energy Labs: Lady GuGu is Gaga Over Them

Gu Energy Labs: Lady GuGu is Gaga Over Them

Baby we will CARB THIS WAY! (sang to the “Born This Way” melody) GU: Two letters that represent big nutrition. GU Energy Labs has been providing premium energy for athletes since 1993. They consider themselves to be the intersection of energy, hydration and recovery– having what your body […]

Your Guide to a Healthier Happy Hour

Your Guide to a Healthier Happy Hour

*Holabird Sports does not condone or support underage drinking. Please enjoy responsibly over 21 years of age, and always have a designated driver.* “It’s always NUUN somewhere!” As a 24-year-old college graduate, I look back on my college career thinking “my gahd, THE CHASERS. THE […]

RX Bars Releases New Flavors and They ARE Tasty (AND SUPER HEALTHY!)

RX Bars Releases New Flavors and They ARE Tasty (AND SUPER HEALTHY!)

Tired of eating a protein bar that makes you… Yeah, so were we. There are a lot of protein bars out there with a chalky taste and brick-lick consistency while being filled with additives that some us can’t even pronounce. And sure, some of them […]

Healthy Ways to Fuel Your Workouts

Healthy Ways to Fuel Your Workouts

With all of the high sugar beverages and carb-heavy snacks clouding our energy seeking eyes, we may tend to reach for the “bad stuff.” But because we support fitness endeavors and active lifestyles, we’re here when you need help with consumption. We offer a variety […]

A Healthy Electrolyte Source that Isn’t Gatorade

A Healthy Electrolyte Source that Isn’t Gatorade

With 20 plus grams of sugar in each bottle of Gatorade, it’s no wonder you clicked on this blog for an alternative source of electrolytes. Whether you use them to work out or as a cure after a night out with friends, there IS another […]