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Endurance Exercise and Your Gut: Strategies to Outrun the Runs and other GI Complaints

Geoff Lecovin |
Adverse gastrointestinal (GI) complaints, such as cramps, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea are common problems faced by up to 90% of endurance athletes. Exercise-related gastrointestinal symptoms are inconvenient, can adversely affect performance and in ...
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Nutrition

An RD’s Tricks for Making the Best Picks at the Farmers Market

Matthew Kadey |
These days, farmers markets full of edible riches are popping up faster than dandelions on a pesticide-free lawn. Piling your plate high with their fresh fruits and vegetables offers a hearty helping of health benefits: among them, reduced risk of ...
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Weight Loss Nutrition

Which Way to The Beach... Body? Evidence-Based Weight Loss Strategies

Geoff Lecovin |
It's been said that Americans have more food than any other country in the world and more diets to keep them from it. Diet and fitness trends come and go. Currently we are in a low-carb/high-fat craze, yet for many years it was high-carb/low-fat.
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The Dad Bod Workout: Going From Dad Bod to Buff Dad

Geoff Lecovin |
The "Dad Bod" is a male body type that is described as "softly round." The theory around the “Dad Bod” is that once a man has found a mate and had kids, he doesn't need to worry about maintaining his physique.
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Fitness Sports Performance Weight Loss Nutrition

Cherries: Benefits for Health and Performance

Geoff Lecovin |
Besides being a tasty snack and versatile ingredient for a range of dishes, cherries bring a host of health and performance benefits. Grab a handful of fresh cherries as you take a quick read about this nutritious food and get ready to try the recipes at ...
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Nutrition

Do Limes Have Vitamin C? Lime Health Benefits and More

Geoff Lecovin |
This time of year many of us look to add a squeeze of lime to beverages and meals. See how this sour green fruit benefits health and some recipes that will add a tasty little tang on to your palate.
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Nutrition

Strawberries: Sweet and Healthy Nutrition

Geoff Lecovin |
In the garden and on the shelves, strawberries are the spotlight of spring. Easy to grow and good for you, see what these nutritional gems have to offer! Strawberries (Fragaria ananassa) are a bright red fruit with a juicy texture, characteristic aroma ...
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Nutrient Timing: Pre and Post-Workout Questions Answered!

Lee Murphy
Lee Murphy |
Originally appeared in the 2017 spring issue of American Fitness Magazine. Diet and exercise are the primary pillars of a healthy lifestyle plan. But can coordinating eating and workout schedules improve our fitness results? And if so, how should our ...
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Fitness Nutrition

Healthy Eating Out Options - Dining Out in Good Health

Emily Bailey |
With so many responsibilities and not enough time, sometimes eating out seems like the most reasonable option for fueling up. Unfortunately, restaurant dishes are often loaded with calories, as well as the saturated fat, sodium and sugar that make these ...
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Nutrition

Performance Supplements: What You Should Know vs. What You Hear From Your Bro

Geoff Lecovin |
This supplement will make you Bigger, Leaner, Faster and Stronger! Or will it? Nutritional supplements are a multi-million dollar industry, and chances are you, or someone you know, is taking one or more supplements to get that competitive edge. 
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