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Hydration 101

Hydration 101

When performance training heats up, you’re likely sweating more, making it harder to stay hydrated during workouts. An easy way to tell is by referencing this graphic: Drink more cold water during your workout to help regulate the body temperature. It keeps your core temperature cooler for longer, reducing heat-related stress and fatigue. Here’s how...

Recovery Nutrition

Recovery Nutrition

Recovery nutrition has evolved into a science that combines carbohydrates, proteins, fluids, and electrolytes to ensure the body is refueled, re-hydrated, and has the raw ingredients necessary to repair and rebuild muscle tissue. It’s not a one-size-fits-all solution. The amount and ratio of nutrients varies with age, gender, body size, physical condition, and more. Use...

Smart Supplementation

Smart Supplementation

When it comes to supplements, think about fueling your body first and complementing with supplements to fill the gaps. Supplements can help people with suboptimal nutrient intake, improve patient outcomes, reduce healthcare costs, improve quality of life, and decrease the risk for certain chronic conditions. Once you figure out which supplements to take, you need...

Good Mood Foods

Good Mood Foods

Did you know that food can improve your mood? If you’re feeling angry, irritable, or sullen, what you’re eating may have more to do with your state of mind than you think. Consider the following tips:

The Science of Stress

The Science of Stress

Stress is a state of mind. It is defined as a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. It’s often difficult to understand the impact our state of mind has on our health, yet stress can have quite a negative impact on the body. The consequences of extreme...