With the hot weather upon us in the northern hemisphere, this marks a time for many to get outdoors and enjoy the warm weather, but caution should always be exercised given the potential risks for dehydration. Fluid is perhaps the most important, but least recognized nutrient/compound we need to ingest,
By Brian Sutton MS, MA, PES, CES, NASM-CPT Introduction Sports drinks have long been associated with improved athletic performance, delaying the effects of fatigue, and keeping athletes hydrated. Athletes participating in vigorous activity have increased fluid needs due to increased heat production and water loss from exercise. Research demonstrates sport
By Fabio Comana, MA, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Proteins are both a source of interest and controversy amongst athletes and individuals seeking to improve performance and overall health. Although there is much to discuss with respect to protein and health (e.g., gluten, soy, etc.), our goal is to address proteins
Eating red meat at least five times a week increases your risk for colon cancer by 400 % in comparison to eating it less than once a month. Vegetarians have a 24 % lower risk of mortality from heart disease than non-vegetarians. Given these statistics, it comes as no surprise
Do your clients eat mindlessly? From our underlying clean plate mentality, to dietary danger zones, to chicken wings, storage containers and taller glasses, help them discover strategies to incorporate mindful tactics to overcome barriers to losing weight and keeping it off.