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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - The Low Down on Gluten

The Low Down on Gluten

This guest post provides a comprehensive low down on everything you need to know about gluten. Get tips and recipes for eating gluten-free! What is Gluten? Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in wheat (wheat berries, durum, emmer, semolina, spelt, farina, farro, graham, kamut, khorasan wheat and einkorn), rye, barley and triticale, …

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian -Back to School Guide-Getting on Track

Back to School Guide: Getting on Track

Heading back to school, and not sure how to fit in exercise? This guest post by Hannah Giangaspro, Exercise Science and Nutrition Intern provides awesome tips to get on track and schedule your days. Whether or not we want to accept it, summer is over and school is back in session. I can practically feel …

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - 6 Simple Steps to Getting Lean

6 Simple Steps to Getting Lean

Want to get lean? Guest blogger, Sean Vander Veer breaks down 6 simple steps for leaning down. Ever feel like you spend hours in the gym, day after day, week after week, only to see minimal gains toward your goal of either losing weight, packing on muscle, or decreasing body fat? Training is hard work …

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - Is Salmon the Next Superfood

Is Salmon the Next Superfood?

Do you love salmon as much as we do? Learn why this nutrient-packed superfood should be part of your diet. We always hear about kale, pomegranates, and blueberries as being superfoods. However, there is one you probably already eat and don’t realize all its health benefits: salmon. How does it sound to relieve muscle soreness, build …

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - Fuel to Get Most out of Training

Fueling to Get the Most Out of Your Training

Are you  getting the most out of your training? Learn why pre-workout fueling is essential for an effective training session. A good training session allows your body to positively adapt to the training stimulus. Think better results, faster! How does this happen, you ask? By giving your body the proper nutrients it needs, your body …

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5 Things Food Manufacturers Do Not Want You To Know

5 Things Food Manufacturers Do Not Want You To Know Food corporations and manufacturers all have one common goal: To get as much money from you as possible. I am here to make sure you get the best out of your money while still making healthy food choices. Below is a short list of ways …

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Trail Fuel: What to pack for backpacking

Trail Fuel: What to pack for backpacking Did you know that a full day of backpacking can translate to your body burning upwards of 3,000-4,000 calories a day? Most backpackers out on the trails tend to under fuel in attempt to avoid carrying a large amount of extra weight. Understandably so- a backpack usually weighs …

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