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NewsletterNutrition

Vitamin D, also known as the “sunshine vitamin,” was identified in the 17th century by Dr. Daniel Whistler and Professor Francis Glisson when they discovered the causative factors of rickets.

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NewsletterNutrition

Just how much water should you drink on a daily basis? Does the food you eat count toward this amount? Do you need as much water when exercising in the cold as you would in the heat? Will drinking water speed weight loss? Does dehydration affect athletic performance? If you’ve

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NewsletterNutritionTraining Benefits

Not quite sure what all the lingo means when you are choosing your morning yogurt? Do you need a probiotic? How about adding in a prebiotic? Here we’ll set the stage on what probiotics are and their potential to improve health and performance.

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NewsletterNutrition

By Sam Hutchison BS, NASM-CPT In today’s culture, antioxidants have become synonymous with healthy living. They can be seen in sports drinks, energy bars and supplements which are marketed to provide better health and function. Antioxidants can also be found in natural foods like berries, whole grains, dark chocolate and some

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NutritionSports Performance

For endurance events, nutrition is key and timing is everything. Every endurance athlete needs two types of equipment. There’s the external equipment  such as apparel and sport-specific gear. Then there’s the internal kind– food and fluid. But just as important as what you choose for nutrition and hydration is the timing, says Leslie

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