Klean Protein Carrot Cake Raisin Muffins with Cream Cheese Topping

Klean Protein Carrot Cake Raisin Muffins with Cream Cheese Topping

Created by Karlyn Grimes, MS RD LDN CSSD+
(biography click here)

Choose the protein cream cheese frosting option and you will obtain 10 grams of protein from these bad boys (5 grams from the non-cream cheese frosting option). The carrots, bananas, raisins and cream cheese frosting infuse these muffins with a pleasant sweetness and add to their moist crumb. A great on-the-go snack, these muffins offer a more enhanced nutrient profile compared to the regular store-bought, high-sugar, high-fat varieties. To keep it neat, put a bit of the cream cheese frosting in a small container so you can slather it on your muffin when you’re ready to nosh. And a few seconds in the microwave or toaster will make your muffin warm and welcoming to the delicious cream cheese dressing. Enjoy!!

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Klean Protein Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Klean Protein Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Created by Karlyn Grimes, MS RD LDN CSSD+
(biography click here)

Chewy, crispy and delicious. A great go-to snack that offers a more enhanced nutrient profile compared to your average pre-packaged granola bar. Just one bar will provide you with more than 10% of your daily requirements for essential vitamins and minerals. Each bar also offers six times more protein than the average chocolate chip granola bar. And no worries if you follow a peanut or tree nut-free diet — just choose a nut-free butter alternative. In a nutshell, if you want to raise the bar, then you have found the perfect recipe.

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Klean Protein Chocolatey Brownies

Klean Protein Chocolatey Brownies

Created by Karlyn Grimes, MS RD LDN CSSD+
(biography click here)

If you like chocolate, you have met your match. These brownies are gluten- and dairy-free chocolatey treats that are low in calories and provide a great source of high-quality protein. They are the perfect post-meal snack or energy bar substitute. We’ve also included some ideas on how to embellish your brownies to make them out of this world, but still provide your body with the tools it needs to compete and repeat. Don’t miss out, these are reeeally delicious protein brownies!

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Meet Brandie Wilkerson: Sponsored Klean Team Athlete and Professional  Beach Volleyball Athlete

Meet Brandie Wilkerson: Sponsored Klean Team Athlete and Professional Beach Volleyball Athlete

Well hello there! My name is Brandie Wilkerson and I am a professional beach volleyball athlete competing for Team Canada on the FIVB International Tour. As the world’s number-one ranked team in the world, my teammate and fellow Sponsored Klean Team Athlete, Heather Bansley and I are on route to represent Canada at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Until that time, Heather and I will continue to travel around the globe, competing at some of the most beautiful beaches against the best teams in the world – and love every minute of it.
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A Successful Setup: Athlete Diary by Lisa J. Roberts, Sponsored Professional Triathlete

A Successful Setup: Athlete Diary by Lisa J. Roberts, Sponsored Professional Triathlete

You’ve got a good coach or training plan and a goal ahead. You’re determined and ready to hit the ground running to achieve that goal. Excellent! But that’s only part of the story. Here are my three pillars to being successful – not only in sport, but in day-to-day life.

  1. Environment: Just about everyone has been in an environment, job, or group situation where the chemistry was off and it just seemed stifling, or even toxic. Not the best place to grow and be your best. Putting yourself in the best possible environment – the people, the facilities, the landscape – that inspires and encourages you to be your best is a critical component to being successful. So ask yourself if there is anything about your environment that could be changed in order to help you.

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Tips for a Successful Marathon by Ronnie Delzer, Sponsored Ultrarunner

Tips for a Successful Marathon by Ronnie Delzer, Sponsored Ultrarunner

Marathon race season is underway, and there is a lot of excitement – and nervous energy – in the air, as many runners are gearing up for the special day. Planning your race and executing your race plan are key ingredients to performing well. Sponsored Klean Athlete Ultrarunner Ronnie Delzer shares his wisdom for enduring the marathon and setting yourself up for having a successful race day experience.

I have a lot of respect for the marathon and those that take on the challenge. It requires commitment and dedication to put in the necessary training to prepare yourself for the demands you will encounter on race day. You also have to make good decisions during the race, and use your head and heart just as much as your legs to cross the finish line. Here are some tips to conquer the 26.2 miles.

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Klean High Protein, Soft and Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Klean High Protein, Soft and Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Created by Karlyn Grimes, MS RD LDN CSSD+
(biography click here)

Can you resist the smell and taste of a warm oatmeal-raisin chocolate chip cookie with a tall glass of cold milk? Not easy. But what if I told you that these babies are actually good for you and have some serious staying power? Most oatmeal-raisin chocolate chip cookies have barely 1 gram of protein, but these gems offer 6 grams of high-quality protein to make, mend and mind your performance-enhancing muscle. These cookies are the perfect post-workout snack offering the ideal carb-to-protein ratio to replete glycogen stores and promote protein synthesis and repair. They can also be consumed on-the-go as a nutrient-rich snack to fill the nutrient gaps in your busy day.

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The Road to Kona: Fueling Tips from Pro Triathlete Jodie Robertson, Sponsored Klean Team Athlete

The Road to Kona: Fueling Tips from Pro Triathlete Jodie Robertson, Sponsored Klean Team Athlete

My name is Jodie Robertson, and I am a pro triathlete and music teacher. I started racing triathlons three and a half years ago, and for the past two years I have been working with Klean to help provide me with an overall healthy foundation upon which I can build some solid fitness. I am racing at the IRONMAN® World Championships of October 13th and would like to share with you some of my go-to recovery techniques for simultaneously training and working to ensure I am 100% ready to roll, week after week.

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Top 5 Tips for Performance Noshing-On-The-Go

Top 5 Tips for Performance Noshing-On-The-Go

Created by Karlyn Grimes, MS RD LDN CSSD+
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Whether you are a student athlete, busy working professional or pro athlete, you are intimately familiar with the constant, demanding pace of life. When we try to do it all, something has to give, but don’t let it be your fueling agenda. Take a moment to review our Klean noshing-on-the-go tips to see if you are dotting all your i’s and crossing all your t’s.

Noshing-On-The-Go Tip #5: Eat Like an Elite
No matter where you are or what you’re doing, you need to eat like an elite. If you do, performance in all areas of your life will play out in a favorable fashion. This means planning ahead and eating nutrient-dense macros. All macros – whole grain carbs, lean proteins and healthy fats – should be represented at all meals and snacks. This will ensure that you obtain a balance of the more than 30 micros, vitamins and minerals that your body requires daily. Successful elite athletes do not eliminate food groups or “diet”; rather, they fuel their bodies like machines, so they function optimally and don’t break down. There’s no time for a trip to the body shop!

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Meet Jarryd Wallace: Sponsored Klean Team Athlete and Track and Field paralympian

Meet Jarryd Wallace: Sponsored Klean Team Athlete and Track and Field paralympian

What’s up, Klean Athlete world? My name is Jarryd Wallace and I am a 4x World Record Holder and 3x World Champion for the US paralympic Team. My events are the 100m (10.71), 200m (21.83), and 4x100m relay (40.73 WR). Being a paralympian simply means that I have a physical disability of some sort. For me, I lost my leg below the knee when I was 20 years old. This was a pivotal moment in my life. I had to choose if I was going to let the loss of my leg define me, or if I was going to look at it as an opportunity – a second chance, even. Thankfully I chose that latter. As a paralympian, I focus more on my abilities than disability. Yes, there are challenges at times, but those challenges are what make me a better person, athlete, friend, husband, and, I hope one day, father.

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