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“Athletes don’t diet and exercise, they fuel and train” Author unknown.

This has always been one of my favorite quotes. This simple saying stresses the importance of proper fueling not just on game day but throughout an entire season. Athletes should routinely make their fuel choices a part of their...

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Clearing Up Crossfit Confusion

Clearing up Cross-Fit Confusion

Starting your fitness journey can be intimidating. You’ve researched possible gyms and came across a fitness regimen named “CrossFit”. Your friends have mentioned it before and maybe tugged that string too many times. Anytime you think or hear about it your palms begin to sweat and your heart feels like...

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Mental Health

Benefits of Self-Care for your Mental Health (Guest Post By Brad Krause)

The prevalence of mental health illnesses has been on the rise in the last decade. The increase can be linked to the demanding and fast-paced nature of life for many people and a lack of initiative by individuals to take care of themselves. Self-care offers numerous benefits to your mental...

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Brain Health

Brain: The Under-Fueled Muscle

I have been a practicing dietitian for over 10 years with a specialty in sports and performance. Most clients come to see me wanting to optimize fueling for their sport, but I have never had a client come see me on how to optimize fueling for their academics or keys...

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Coffee: Not Your Average Cup of Joe

Not your average cup of Joe What is the one beverage that is universal whether it is 100 degrees or 10 degrees below zero? COFFEE otherwise known as Joe! Coffee has many medicinal benefits not to mention a robust flavor. It can be used as a rub for meat, enhancement...

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Grocery Game Plan

Grocery Game Plan

Does grocery shopping have you needing Excedrin Migraine and a nap? You are not alone! Grocery stores thrive on confusion and impulsivity. They hope you become overwhelmed, hungry and confused so that you are not an informed shopper. This leads us to grab food off the end caps which generally...

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Exercise Recommendations

Exercise Recommendations: Parting through Muddied Waters

Our attention to the world of exercise and fitness has grown in part to social media. These two words have been used interchangeably yet mean two completely different things. With so much information, have we muddied the waters and created mass confusion?

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Athletes Injury Coaching Transition

Athletes Going off the Grid: Injury, Coaching, & Transition

For athletes an injury/illness, change in coach or retirement from their sport may feel like a traumatic event. There are three factors in which the athlete has the potential to go off the grid from their usual support systems: teammates, coaches, athletic trainers or strength coaches. However, we must be...

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Love Ourself as we Love our Pets?

It’s a standing joke that nowadays we love our animals more than we love ourselves. We treat them better than we would treat our fellow humans including ourselves. However, we all know that there is a lot of truth to this.

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