Eat The Bear becomes the Official Performance Nutrition of U.S. Spartan Races

Eat The Bear becomes the Official Performance Nutrition of U.S. Spartan Races

    All: Earlier this week, we agreed to a partnership whereby Eat The Bear will be the Official Performance Nutrition of the U.S. Spartan Race Series.  Both companies share an unwavering commitment to overcoming obstacles and pushing through life’s challenges which makes this partnership a natural and organic fit for our customers and our communities....

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National Blueberry Muffin Day

National Blueberry Muffin Day

 It's National Blueberry Muffin Day and we are definitely celebrating here at the Eat the Bear offices. We got a little creative with our Grass-Fed Blueberry Muffin whey protein powder. Here are two of our favorite recipes we have found.   Blueberry Muffin Parfait Blueberry Muffins : Dry Ingredients: 1C all purpose flour (we used Gluten...

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Train Your Chest and Abs At The Same Time

Train Your Chest and Abs At The Same Time

Train Your Chest & Abs At The Same Time With These 6 Exercises  I’m guessing you’ve probably bench pressed a gazillion times on chest day. You’ve done your incline and decline press and you’ve finished off with some chest flys. Then you finish off with some abs and do crunches and planks. That approach is...

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Types of Yoga and Their Purposes

Types of Yoga and Their Purposes

In recent years, Yoga has gained extreme popularity. Pretty much everywhere you go, you can find a “yogi” who spends a significant amount of time in athleisure wear practicing their most spine-bending poses. But yoga is no new exercise trend. It has been around for hundreds of years and depending on the benefits you seek,...

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Father's Day Gift Idea

Father's Day Gift Idea

  With Father's Day just around the corner, you're probably searching for the perfect gift for Dad. If your Dad is anything like mine then he probably doesn't always eat the healthiest or always have time for a workout because he's always on the go. Eat The Bear supplements are clean and perfect for the...

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Jalapeno Margarita Bare Aminos arrives just in time for Cinco De Mayo

Jalapeno Margarita Bare Aminos arrives just in time for Cinco De Mayo

  Just in time for Cinco De Mayo, the supplement company Eat The Bear has put together an occasion themed flavor for its intra and post-workout product Bare Aminos. If you’re unfamiliar with the supplement, it is a fairly straightforward yet packed amino formula featuring a heavy 8g of 2:1:1 BCAAs per serving, along with...

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Why Use Casein?

Why Use Casein?

Recover While You Sleep Casein feeds the muscles after the whey proteins have been fully digested. The slower the absorption allows for more ideal net protein balances in the body for sustaining elevated amino levels. Unique Amino Acid Composition Casein also provides a unique feature of sustained amino acid release and anti-catabolic action. Because of...

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Benefits of BCAA's

Benefits of BCAA's

  Builds Muscle New muscle mass can only be built when protein synthesis takes place and old muscle tissue is repaired and new tissue is built up. Amino's help speed this process up, leading to quicker results.  Prevents Muscle Breakdown BCAAs prevent muscle loss by providing an energy source, which prevents the body for using...

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Charice W. Coach, Teacher and Inspirer.

Charice W. Coach, Teacher and Inspirer.

I eat the bear every day by serving as the only ice hockey coach at our local rink where I seek to inspire young girls to be fearless and bold. My doctor discovered that I had a tumor under my right arm when I was in fifth grade. I battled through the pain during my...

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Vicky Fulton from size 11 to figure competitor

Vicky Fulton from size 11 to figure competitor

I decided at the age of 26 and 155 lbs (5'5'' tall) that buying a size 11 in dress pants was unacceptable and my life needed to change from sleeping and eating junk all the time, so for Christmas I asked my mom for an iTouch so I could download an app called Lose It!...

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Amanda Knapp tell us how she overcame many obstacles and ate the Bear!

Amanda Knapp tell us how she overcame many obstacles and ate the Bear!

I am writing in to share a little back story about my life.  I feel that it is very typical for female athletes to deal with this, but I have felt a lot of pain and nothing compares to going through this disorder and the affects that remain.   I am a 24 years old...

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It's Not Just For Protein Shakes Anymore!

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It's Not Just For Protein Shakes Anymore!

Whey protein: we all love it, we all use it, and we all know how good a protein shake can taste when using delicious Bare Isolate as part of our routine. But after a while, the ol’ shaker cup can get a little tired and you may be looking for some different ways to use your...

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The Key To Lasting Fat Loss!

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The Key To Lasting Fat Loss!

You may have heard that muscle weighs more than fat, especially when weight loss stalls out. Often times when trying to lose body fat, one can become discouraged when progress in the mirror does not necessarily translate into progress on the scale. However, adding muscle while burning body fat has a host of health benefits, especially...

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How Much Cardio Is Too Much?

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How Much Cardio Is Too Much?

When people try to lose weight, lean out, or drop a few pounds in a hurry, they almost undoubtedly run to the gym and jump on the treadmill or elliptical for hours on end. Walk into any gym on January 1st and you are guaranteed to see scores of people running on treadmills like hamsters on wheels....

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Healthy Snacking Made Easy!

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Healthy Snacking Made Easy!

It is the middle of the afternoon and your schedule is packed, leaving you hungry, tired, and without the ability to prepare and eat a balanced meal. Sure you can always run to the vending machine and grab a few honey buns to smash at your desk, but an hour later you will be crashing hard and...

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Picking The Perfect Fat-Burner

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Picking The Perfect Fat-Burner

If you have been dieting for a long time, and have continued to work out with the same ferocity without seeing continued results, or if you have simply hit a fat-burning plateau, incorporating a fat-burner into your routine may be a good idea.                   But with all...

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HIIT Workouts and Their Purposes

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HIIT Workouts and Their Purposes

In our first post in our ongoing series around workout types and their purposes, we highlighted the peaceful practice of Yoga and learned that though there are many types, mental health, and a better aging process is a primary benefit of each. In this post, we look at the other end of the workout spectrum...

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A birth defect didn't stop this guy from Eating the Bear!

A birth defect didn't stop this guy from Eating the Bear!

Becoming The One Pec Wonder By Gunnar Anderson               I was born with a birth defect called Poland’s Syndrome. There are varying degrees of this defect, and some cases can be much worse than others. The most common defect associated with Poland’s Syndrome is a missing or underdeveloped pectoral muscle on one side of...

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Do You Know Your Numbers?

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Do You Know Your Numbers?

Sure, you crush workouts, annihilate weights, smoke cardio, and eat only the best foods out there. You are doing everything right, but you are not seeing the results you are looking for. So what’s going on? Well, if you do not know your TDEE, you may be shooting yourself in the foot. TDEE, or total daily...

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Starting Off the New Year: Part 2 - Diet

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Starting Off the New Year: Part 2 - Diet

In “Getting your Mind Ready for a New Routine,” we talked about tips to prepare you for some changes in your daily routine. With the start of a new year, it is time to put those changes into action! A vital aspect of reaching the healthiest version of yourself is your nutritional diet. Many people...

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Starting off the New Year: Part 1 - Exercise

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Starting off the New Year: Part 1 - Exercise

January can be a big month for people. It can be a time to jump start major ambitions you have had for a while. This could be organizing the storage room or mastering a new skill, like fly fishing or crocheting. Chances are one of your resolutions is to lose weight or eat healthier. You...

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You Are The Master Of Your Own Destiny!

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You Are The Master Of Your Own Destiny!

I have been asked on more than one occasion that if I could be in great shape without eating well or exercising if I would do it.   It is an interesting question and one that is easy to fantasize about from time to time. If there was a pill that you could take that would...

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Take Your Workout To The Next Level

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Take Your Workout To The Next Level

If you have been working out for a while now and are looking to not only challenge yourself physically during your workout but change things up to shock your system, then today is your lucky day! Check out these three simple tricks to increase the difficulty, challenge, and intensity of your workout. Let’s take your...

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Not All Cardio Is Created Equal

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Not All Cardio Is Created Equal

We all love a good old-fashioned cardio session; headphones on, music blasting, sweat pumping, and chugging away like a cartoon freight train. Cardiovascular exercise is an important part of any complete exercise and fitness routine, but did you know that there are any number of different cardio workouts that you could utilize at different times of...

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The Three "Healthy" Foods That Are Bad for You

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The Three "Healthy" Foods That Are Bad for You

It is easy to think that you are on track nutritionally when you read fitness magazines and listen to the “experts.” But what happens when the advice they are giving you is wrong? The fact of the matter is most nutritional counselors and health professionals recommend foods that not only do not prevent fat loss...

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Make Your New Year's Resolution Stick!

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Make Your New Year's Resolution Stick!

Odds are that you have some experience with New Year’s promises to yourself that may not have gotten completed in the past. We all do. January 1st usually brings a tidal wave of healthy intentions along with it. Most people charge hard out of the gate to achieve their resolution, but motivation tends to wane...

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Why Core Training Is A Waste Of Time (And How Your Trainer is Lying To You)

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Why Core Training Is A Waste Of Time (And How Your Trainer is Lying To You)

When I was still a trainer at a big box gym, I would witness all kinds of crazy core training on a daily basis. I would watch members doing hundreds upon hundreds of sit-ups on a weighted crunch machines. I witnessed people bring in the latest late-night infomercial ab-sculptor to help crank up their ab training...

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Choose Your Holiday Indulgences Wisely!

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Choose Your Holiday Indulgences Wisely!

Tis the season for work functions, holiday parties, and dinner gatherings as far as the calendar can see. December is a tough month to stay on top of your fitness and nutrition goals, but it is not impossible to do with a little bit of planning! Check out these tips for getting through the busy...

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Types of CrossFit Workouts and Their Purposes

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Types of CrossFit Workouts and Their Purposes

CrossFit: Forging Elite Fitness. Anyone who has been in the fitness community for an extended period of time has most likely come across the CrossFit craze. Any amount of research will tell you their tagline is not just a marketing tactic. These participants (referred to as "athletes" in the CrossFit world) quite literally forge, to...

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The Power of 10 Minutes

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The Power of 10 Minutes

We all know exercise is important, but even a little bit can go a long way. Different studies have shown that there are any number of effective ways to exercise in order to reap the healthy benefits, so regardless of your schedule or physical constraints, there is always a way to get in some beneficial activity...

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Is A Fat Burner Right For Me?

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Is A Fat Burner Right For Me?

Fat burners can be an effective and healthy addition to any fat-loss or weight-loss program. Adding in a quality fat burner can help to increase your metabolism during the day, resulting in a greater calorie burn, increased energy levels, and even elevated mood and decreased hunger during the day.   But how do you know if...

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Why Grass Fed Protein Really Makes a Difference

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Why Grass Fed Protein Really Makes a Difference

Grass Fed is the cream of the crop when it comes to protein. It is currently all the rage in meat, dairy, and nutritional supplement products. But what does it actually mean? As cows are a primary source of milk and meat for today's consumers, there is a high volume demand these days. To expedite the...

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The Most Important Thing You’ll Hear Today…

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The Most Important Thing You’ll Hear Today…

Check out any fitness magazine, or most YouTube channels, or even billboards lining the highway on your way to work, and you will see nothing but chiseled, muscular, athletic physiques, proudly sporting a bright smile and a sharp set of abdominals, often times not wearing a shirt and rocking a six pack that could double...

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Get Your Mind Ready For A New Routine

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Get Your Mind Ready For A New Routine

The beginning of the New Year is right around the corner. Sounds like the perfect time to finally start your plans for a healthy lifestyle, right? Maybe not… Last January, new gym memberships (not including, Yoga, Pilates, Martial Arts, etc.) increased by 40-50%. Yet 80% of those new gym-goers quit going regularly by the 2nd...

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Are You REALLY Crushing Your Workout?

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Are You REALLY Crushing Your Workout?

`Do you know the feeling of leaving the gym or finishing a workout and feeling your pulse pounding in your ears, your breath just on the verge of being lost, with your shirt a different color from sweat and your lunch sitting somewhere at the top of your neck? No? Then that is an issue… Look,...

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The Best Times For BCAAs

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The Best Times For BCAAs

So by now we have all seen BCAA powders around the gym, but often times it’s hard to understand what they are and when to use them?  First of all, aminos are the building blocks of proteins, and consuming them during or around activity can help to preserve muscle tissue that would have otherwise been...

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This Simple Exercise Can Keep You On Track Until January 1  

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This Simple Exercise Can Keep You On Track Until January 1  

So with December bearing down on us, and the added hurdles of holiday parties, corporate events, and the ever-present availability of junk food, it can be seemingly impossible to stay on track with your goals, but that is not to say you cannot avoid the typical weight gain and backsliding associated with the holidays.  ...

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Thanksgiving Recovery Diet

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Thanksgiving Recovery Diet

So in the theme of recovering from Thanksgiving, we are going to talk about putting together a nutrition plan that helps your body recover from the onslaught of food you may have encountered over the holiday.                                      ...

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Thanksgiving Recovery Workout

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Thanksgiving Recovery Workout

Ok, so the holiday is behind us and it is time to get back into a program. Now, if your holiday was anything like mine, you probably ate as if the world was ending today, and now you are feeling a little more like a water balloon than a person. Good news, we can fix...

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The Rise of Boxing Style Workouts – 40 Years After Balboa

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The Rise of Boxing Style Workouts – 40 Years After Balboa

Boxers don’t only need to be fit and strong, but they need to be the fittest and strongest they can be while remaining lean. This is a large contributing factor to why the boxing style workout trend has been surging in popularity recently. Healthy adult males 20-40 have an average body fat level of 8-19%;...

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If You Eat At Restaurants, Then You NEED To Do This!

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If You Eat At Restaurants, Then You NEED To Do This!

In a perfect world, we would all take the time every week to prep, package, lay out, and plan each and every meal for the week to make sure we stay on track with our health and fitness goals. But as we all know, we don’t live in a perfect world, and the likelihood that...

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How to become MVP of your Turkey Bowl.

How to become MVP of your Turkey Bowl.

Thanksgiving is almost here, and while many will be dusting off their eating pants, others will be preparing to battle it out with friends and family in the Turkey Bowl – an annual tradition that transforms backyards into amateur football fields.  To help you get into a winning state-of-mind, NFL Superstar Luke Kuechly gives the...

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This Fat-Burner Is Already In Your Kitchen!!!

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This Fat-Burner Is Already In Your Kitchen!!!

Did you know that there is a simple and common spice that can help you stabilize blood sugar levels, fight inflammation in the body, act as an antioxidant and even potentially raise your metabolism? It’s probably sitting in your cabinet or pantry as we speak. That’s right, cinnamon. Cinnamon has been linked to a whole...

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Do You Make This Crucial Workout Mistake??

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Do You Make This Crucial Workout Mistake??

You head into the gym for your normal workout and are ready to take on the world. But if you aren’t warming up properly, you are not only failing to properly prepare your body for gym domination, but you are also risking serious injury.  Your warm-up is important for several reasons, especially in the colder...

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Nutritional Supplement Glossary [ Part 1 - Proteins, Aminos and Isolates ]

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Nutritional Supplement Glossary [ Part 1 - Proteins, Aminos and Isolates ]

Have you spent time researching nutritional supplements? Are you feeling overwhelmed at everything that’s available? Whether you want to gain muscle or trim down, there are specific supplements tailored to help you achieve your health and body goals.

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EAT THE BEAR Signs First Elite Trainer to inspire and educate consumers to lead a clean, lean lifestyle

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EAT THE BEAR Signs First Elite Trainer to inspire and educate consumers to lead a clean, lean lifestyle

Growing Sports Nutrition Brand Signs on Lifestyle Expert Noah Neiman to Serve as the first Elite Trainer to Represent Eat the Bear CHARLOTTE (November 14, 2016) – Eat the Bear (ETB) a sports nutrition-based lifestyle business providing clean and lean supplements, today announced the creation of the addition of Noah Neiman, ETB’s First Elite Trainer....

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Dark Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies!

Dark Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies!

It's getting close to the holidays and who doesn't love making cookies this time of year!?! Try this guilt-free protein cookie recipe made with our scrumptious Chocolate Bare Whey Isolate!   1 scoop ETB chocolate isolate 1 egg 2 tbsp dark cocoa powder 1 tbsp coconut flour 1 tbsp coconut oil 1/2 tbsp honey 1...

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Don’t Make This Post-Workout Mistake!!!

Don’t Make This Post-Workout Mistake!!!

So, you just finished your workout, and you are ready to head home and crush some dinner, check out some Netflix, and hit they hay. But are you costing yourself gains in the process???? Well if you’re not taking advantage of your anabolic window, then you are not recovering properly. As soon as you finish...

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Single Serve Vanilla Bean Protein Cupcakes

Single Serve Vanilla Bean Protein Cupcakes

Cupcake Ingredients: 1 scoop ETB Natural Vanilla 2 tbsp Garbanzo Bean Flour 1 tbsp Coconut Flour 3 tbsp Egg Whites 1 tbsp Truvia Sugar Baking Blend 1 tbsp Unsweetened Applesauce 1 tsp Vanilla 1/2 tsp Baking Powder Cupcake Directions: Mix together all ingredients and place batter into 3 cupcake liners. Bake on 350 for 10-12...

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