Fuel your body to recover faster and prevent unwanted weight gain while maintaining muscle mass! Did you know >3.5 million injuries occur each year in teenagers 14 and under? Two million of those sport injuries occur in just high school...
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...
You don't have to stand outside long to know that summer is in full-swing. It's this time of year that I ask myself why I even bother showering. I sweat just standing out there! I guess it's the price...
Because I am a woman of my word, today I write to you (on a much more scientific level) about the effects of low-carbohydrate diets in athletes. You know from last week's several paragraph rant that the high-fat/low-carb diet...
As an endurance athlete and Exercise Science major, I started hearing quite a bit about this high-fat, low-carb diet within the past few years. The theory behind it is strong: eat as little carbs as possible (less than 50 grams...
We've all seen those big dudes at the gym walking around like the Incredible Hulk, poking their chests out, and staring at themselves in the mirror. While some of them drive me absolutely insane (Can you please stop admiring...
Well, whether we are ready to accept it or not, it’s beach season! With bathing suit weather upon us, it’s time to pull out our razors, tan our pale skin, and burn off all those Christmas cookies that have...
A few years back at my bridal shower, one of the activities my maid of honor planned was to have everyone at the shower write out their favorite recipe for me. One of my friends and old roommate gave...
So you want to know if you really need a post-workout snack? My answer is exactly the same as it is to if you were asking about a pre-workout snack…YES! (If you want to read more on pre-workout snacks,...
“Do I really need a pre-workout snack? I usually don’t eat anything before a workout or training session, especially a quick 5 miler or when it’s early in the morning.” I get this question and response a lot. Many...