Hey there,I'm Melissa Boufounos, C.H.N.
This site is dedicated to helping you recover faster
and perform better so you can improve your race times
at obstacle course races whether you’re a beginner,
weekend warrior, competitive or elite athlete.
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Ever wonder what it takes to dominate as an OCR athlete?
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Learn how to estimate your caloric needs based on your activity level and what percentage of protein, carbohydrates and fat you should aim to consume as a competitive OCR athlete looking for optimal performance.
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Plant-based eating, to me, doesn’t mean strict vegan or vegetarian. There are many athletes who choose to follow a more “flexitarian” style of eating, where they eat plant-based sometimes and more omnivorously at other times. Regardless of which category you fall...read more
As an active OCR athlete, I know you want to protect your tissues so that you can remain injury free and train hard so you can achieve your racing goals. Did you know that the most abundant tissue in the body, which is also extremely important for anyone who works...read more
Turmeric is a rhizome that grows under the ground like ginger. It has a rich, bright orange color and is used in many foods. Originally used in Southeast Asia, it’s a vital component for traditional curries. You can find dried powdered turmeric in the spice aisle of...read more
Green tea extracts are promoted for both weight loss and sports performance. But, do they actually work? Not only this, you may have heard about serious side effects. Some cases of death have been associated with use of these supplements. But you still see green...read more
Multivitamins: Are They Really a Waste of Money? Multivitamins are exactly what they sound like: multiple vitamins. They're supplements that contain several different vitamins in each one. They can also contain several minerals and other ingredients like amino acids...read more
This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days. You know that if yours is too slow, you might gain weight. But what exactly does this all mean? Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your body. It's how...read more