Nutrition Lingo: What are “Macros” & “Micros”? Why should you care?

You may have overheard a conversation or two where people mentioned how good their MACROs have been lately. Or how they aren’t getting enough “MICROS” so they need in increase their veggies. WHAT ARE MACROS? MACRO stands for MACRO NUTRIENTS, which are nutrients required in large amounts. These include FATs, PROTEINs and CARBs that make up your calorie consumption. WHAT ARE …

Welcome to THE CAVE, our BEAR SQUEEZE blog.

Hi All! Welcome to THE CAVE! My name is Max and I’m the founder of BEAR SQUEEZE. Ever since I was a kid, I’ve been fascinated with performance. How do we get to be our strongest selves both physically and mentally? What role does nutrition and fitness play in high performance? How can we feel our best in a sustainable …

Power Trail-Mix (& Alternate Tree-Nut Free Mix)

Need a quick snack? I personally love trial mix and it’s hard to find a healthy trail mix without the chocolate and pretzels. It’s even harder to find a nut free only knowing from experience from being allergic to tree nuts. There will be a version at the bottom that will have a nut-free version, but lets gets started on …