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Making New Years Resolutions That Stick

Keeping It Fresh By December 30, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , No Comments

“What exactly are New Years resolutions?”
“It’s a to-do list for the first week of January.”

Every year, we get a little ambitious making our New Years resolutions. And then we seem to fall off the bandwagon after a month, if we even make it that long. Renewed gym memberships and new athletic shoes sit unused as we fall back into old habits and kick ourselves for not staying strong with our resolutions. Check out these quick tips about making New Years resolutions that will really stick! read more

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Fueling Up for your Sport

Around the Table, Keeping It Fresh By August 9, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , No Comments

An unidentified Australian swimmer at the 1996 Atlanta Paralympic Games

With the Summer 2016 Olympics about to start, we all might be feeling a little extra motivation to get extraΒ involvedΒ and active. But are you making the right choices nutritionally to fuel your workouts? Let’s break it down here.

First, anΒ important thing to note about eating for exercise is that it depends on what you’re doing. This may seem obvious, but if you’re participating in endurance, high calorie-burning activities such as swimming, long distance running, or rowing, you need a lot more energy than lower calorie intensiveΒ exercises like yoga, walking, or leisurely biking. Both types of exercise are great, but you need to fuel differently for them. read more

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