Tagged: hydration

International & Domestic Travel Nutrition Tips

Have a big trip coming up? Whether you’re driving or flying, traveling domestic or abroad, you still have to eat. Your destination will determine what foods are available or if you have the ability to bring your own. Here are some travel nutrition tips!

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Important Tips for Summer Hydration

Staying hydrated is always important, but our needs may increase during the summer months when the temperature and humidity rise. Not only will we sweat more during our workouts, but we may lose more water throughout the day doing normal activities. On those especially sticky days (even when the temps aren’t that high!) our bodies […]

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4 Healthy Lifestyle Reminders for Summer

Summer is typically the season for tailgating, backyard barbecues, weddings, and festivals. While it’s ok to indulge and have fun, also don’t forget about your health and fitness goals. Here are some tips to keep on the top of your mind so you can maintain your healthy lifestyle, but still have a fun summer!

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Psychology and Culture Surrounding Food

Who has ever heard the phrase “you are what you eat”? What we eat affects how we feel. Food should make us feel good as well as be nourishing to our bodies. Eat too much, too little, or the wrong things and your health could be affected. This may result in negative feelings toward food. […]

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3 Eating Tips to Get Your Summer Body Back

With Spring Break quickly approaching and summer (hopefully) right around the corner, this is the time that most of us dread thinking about those swimsuits hiding in the back of our closets. Here are 3 eating tips to help get your summer body back just in time:

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Should You Exercise While You Are Sick?

Should you exercise while you are sick? This seems to be a frequently asked question. Since it’s cold and flu season, you might be unfortunate to come down with an illness, but you don’t want to fall off the fitness wagon and derail all the hard work you’ve put in to this point. Let’s look […]

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5 Tips to Avoid Pitfalls

Since I’ve been juggling my full plate of working full-time, school, and dog-sitting, I have had to really use my time efficiently. And really strategize to make sure my body is still taken care of. It can be simple to put proper nutrition and movement on the back burner, and I know a lot of […]

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Assessing Your Hydration Status

Fluids play a vital role in maintaining the health and function of your heart, brain, and muscles. They also help carry nutrients to your cells, flush bacteria from the body, protects vital organs, and can prevent digestive issues such as constipation. It is important to get the right amount of water before, during, and after exercise […]

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Tasty Summer Cocktails to Enjoy Poolside

There’s nothing like relaxing by the pool on a hot summer’s day, whether you’re there to soak up some sun or resting after a swim workout. Having a poolside drink in hand adds further enjoyment to your relaxation time, both for hydration and enjoyment. Next time you’re at the pool, try these summer cocktails with […]

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Dietary Supplements for Exercise and Athletic Performance

For those of you with a routine of regular exercise, proper hydration and an adequate diet, have you ever wondered if dietary supplements could help you train harder, increase your physical performance, or even give you a competitive edge? The time has come to learn which supposed athletic performance enhancing supplements are safe and effective.

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