Vacationing: The Healthy(er) Approach, Fitness Edition

Well, I thought the time would never come... I'm going on vacation!  I will be spending my birthday watching U2 play in concert, and then topping it off with 6 more days exploring Philly and NYC!  To say I'm excited...

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I Hate Goodbyes… Hannah G’s (Kind of) Goodbye

Elite Nutrition and Performance is the fifth job I have worked during my 21 years on this earth.  That being said, it is the first job that I have ever felt truly passionate about, the first job that I...

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Becoming More Than Just a Number: My Journey with an Eating Disorder

I have been playing sports since the age of four; being an athlete has always taken up a large portion of my identity.  I remember growing up wanting to be a professional soccer player like Mia Hamm.  In my room,...

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(Don’t) Put Your Back Into It: How to Properly Lift a Weight

If you’ve ever suffered from a backache or injury you know one thing: you don’t realize how important your back is until it’s hurt.   Back problems are extremely common amongst Americans.  But, there are some ways to prevent them. Using...

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Recipe of the Month: Banana-Nut Cookies

Confession time. I am a soon-to-be Bachelor of Exercise Science as well as an aspiring registered dietitian. So, naturally, I do my best to eat right and stay fit. That being said, I LOVE SUGAR!! Like absolutely adore it,...

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Recipe of the Month: Gluten-Free Veggie Quiche

Picture this: it's another crazy weekday morning.  After snoozing your alarm three times, you roll out of bed and embark on yet another attempt to make yourself look semi-presentable , even though you are absolutely exhausted and are already...

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Exercise is Medicine: Diabetes Management and Physical Activity

Although everyone can benefit from physical activity, individuals with diabetes can significantly improve their overall health by exercising regularly. Studies have shown that exercise can actually reduce the impact of diabetes on the body and prevent diabetes-related disease and...

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Why Yoga is a MUST During Pregnancy

Let’s face it, most OB’s spend very little time, if any, advising pregnant women on diet and exercise. My OB didn’t spend any time on this at all and the OB coordinator (who knew nothing about my history of...

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Stay Active In Famously Hot Columbia SC This Summer!

Stay Active This Summer in Columbia, South Carolina! It’s summer time! Don’t waste your summer sitting at home, get out and be active while having fun. Columbia provides lots of fun opportunities, so don’t miss out on all the action!...

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Is Pumpkin the New Superfood?

Pumpkin, is it the new superfood? We hear about superfoods all time from kale to flaxseeds to blueberries but have you thought about that autumn squash that's sitting on your porch? What do you do with it after Halloween...

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