What if you could take a pill, in this case a vitamin, that would prevent a number of health conditions AND improve athletic performance?! It could be a reality with vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin. What is...
There are hundreds of thousands of supplements on the market today and it seems like every hour a new one is coming out. I get asked about supplements all the time and I can’t even keep up! So how...
Protein: Is too much of a good thing not a good thing? Protein is a necessary macronutrient that is necessary for life but does that mean we can eat it in unlimited quantities? Is too much of a good thing...
If you're like me, your mornings are busy and there's never enough time! Cooking a gourmet breakfast is out of the question and sometimes even eating is too! But like mom always said, "breakfast is the most important meal...
Tis the season for an unhappy gut! Traveling, antibiotics, dining out and intense training are all triggers for GI issues. These “issues” may include stomach pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea, constipation or a combination of each…whew! What’s worse, the disruption...
Creating a meal plan for the week is one of those things that will save you time, money and the frustration of not seeing progress when it comes to your health and performance. I remember as a child watching...
Let's face it, the holidays are when most people tend to blow it when it comes to their diet. I've heard people say they literally dread the holidays for this reason....there's so much they can't eat. This simply is...
Alcohol and performance- does one have an effect on the other? That is the question! Let's think about the races that involve drinking a beer after or even during! Lots of running and other athletic groups also get together...
Figuring out exactly how I was going to write this blog was quite the challenge, to say the least. The day before I left for my epic Philly/NYC vacation (which was absolutely fantastic, by the way), I had made...
When my best friend from Tallahassee (I prefer to call it Tallanasty since I grew up a Florida Gator) visited me here in Columbia, we made these big plans to treat ourselves out to eat on our last night...