Nutrition

Tailgating Tips for a Healthy Season

Emily Bailey |
Fall is football season and what does football season mean? It means it’s time to bring out the tailgating gear! Tailgating is meant to be a fun event shared with family and friends, but there are steps we can take to make sure we are adequately prepared ...
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Sports Performance Nutrition

Iron: An Essential Mineral for Athletic Performance

Jena Walther, MS |
Trained athletes and clients alike are monitoring their intakes and percentages of critical fuels - carbohydrates, fats, and protein - but are potentially falling short on their micronutrient needs. These trace players in the diet can have a significant ...
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Fitness Nutrition

Whole Grains and Nutrition: There's More Than Meets The Eye!

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
What’s all the interest in grains? Dietary guidelines recommend that at least half of the grains we eat are whole grains. Whole grains, gluten-free, enriched, refined, and pseudo-grains, what does it all mean to your diet and health? Here we’ll take a ...
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Nutrition

Vitamin D- The Sunshine Vitamin

Geoff Lecovin |
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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Sports Performance Nutrition

Ergogenic Foods for Performance and Health

Geoff Lecovin |
In the field of sports nutrition, supplement companies proudly promote their products, claiming that they have the “magic bullet” for weight loss, weight gain and/or performance enhancement. Many of these products are costly, combined with a number of ...
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Nutrition

Carbohydrates: Are They Really That Bad For You?

Geoff Lecovin |
A review of some of the most popular diet programs reveals that they fall along a continuum from "anti-carbohydrate” to "anti-fat." The Standard American Diet (SAD) is typically comprised of 43-50% carbs. Low carbohydrate diets have been a popular trend ...
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Fitness Sports Performance Nutrition Recovery

Prep and Recovery: New Cornerstones to Effective Exercise Programming

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
Looking for optimal exercise training results? What you do before and after could be just as important as the actual training itself. Discover where to focus pre-exercise efforts and what to consider for post-exercise recovery.
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Nutrition Recovery

The Power of Protein

Geoff Lecovin |
There are many myths and misconceptions regarding optimum protein intake and the effects of protein on body composition, performance, recovery and metabolism.
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Nutrition

Detoxification- What Do You Have to Lose?

Geoff Lecovin |
Are you feeling sluggish or lethargic? Have you put on a few extra pounds? Is your skin blemished? Should you invest in a detox program?
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CPT Nutrition

Salty Facts on Sodium

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
The average American consumes 3,436 mg of sodium each day, an amount far in excess of the tolerable upper level (UL*) intake recommended by most health organizations to prevent health concerns like hypertension, a disease attributed to nearly 400,000 ...
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