hyrdration
Food & Nutrition

Hydration & Supplementation for Endurance

April 14, 2017 0

Countless times each season, I will have athletes tell me “I had a great race until I cramped up,” or “I was racing phenomenally until I bonked!” These experiences occur each and every year, to […]

Metabolic Field Testing
Sports Med

Metabolic Field Testing

April 5, 2017 0

Have you ever shown up at the doctor’s office and, suddenly, your main problem has gone away? I’m sure you have, because it happens all the time. Usually there is some sort of provocative test […]

Strength training
Training

Counterfeit Strength Training

April 4, 2017 0

Are there really counterfeit forms of strength training? As long as you get stronger with your workout routine, it means that you are getting stronger and will perform better, right? Wrong. Counterfeit strength training has […]

Sports Med

A Sports Medicine Look at Barefoot Running

April 4, 2017 0

The forefoot/midfoot strike has gained popularity recently among runners, triathletes and ultra-marathoners. While there is nothing new about it, barefoot running (and the oxymoronic “barefoot running shoes”) have regained popularity in large part due to […]

fat caliper
Food & Nutrition

Hitting Your Optimal Performance Weight

April 2, 2017 0

It usually happens late at night. I’ve already had dinner, already taken the dog on her last walk. I can even be in bed with the lights out when the craving hits. Hard. I’ll toss […]

Race Day Prep
Training

Easy Steps to Prep for Race Day

April 2, 2017 0

You have trained long and hard for your big race. You have sacrificed happy hours, desserts, and a little extra sleep for months to make sure you meet your race day goal. You have sunk […]

running
Sports Med

Exercise is Medicine

April 2, 2017 0

Exercise is Medicine for: Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Schizophrenia, Dementia, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple sclerosis, Obesity, Hyperlipidemia, Metabolic syndrome, Polycystic ovarian syndrome, Type 2 diabetes, Type 1 diabetes, Cerebral apoplexy, Hypertension, Coronary heart disease, Heart failure, Intermittent claudication, […]

soy
Food & Nutrition

Pro Team Protein! In Defense Of The Forgotten Nutrient

March 31, 2017 0

As a certified fitness trainer and coach, I’ve reviewed my share of food journals over the years, ranging from obese and sedentary clients to elite athletes and bodybuilders. The following is a recent submission that […]

Nutrition facts
Food & Nutrition

Substance Over Style

March 30, 2017 0

Learning the truth about your favorite foods can often feel like a rude awakening. Discovering that “fat free donuts” don’t really exist may be just as traumatic as it was to learn the truth about […]