Tagged: proper hydration

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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Five Tips To Prepare For Vacation

When we go on vacation, sometimes we lose track of our goals. Some indulging is good for the soul, but when it becomes too much we have a problem. Vacation is about relaxing and part of self-care. Not tracking what we consume while on vacation is typical because ‘we are on vacation!’. We then get […]

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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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How to Eat Like an Olympian: Part 2 of 4

Olympic athletes always need to be at peak physical condition. They optimize their diets by consuming nutrient-rich, mostly plant-based foods to fuel before and after, sometimes during, exercise. The second in a four-part series on how to eat like an Olympian, this blog will cover the topic of lunch. If you’re looking to improve athletic […]

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How to Eat Like an Olympian: Part 1 of 4

The most elite Olympic athletes understand the importance of nutrition for optimum performance and recovery. Eating a healthy diet with adequate calories and nutrients may mean the difference between a gold medal and silver. The first in a four-part series, this blog will cover the topic of breakfast. Follow these simple tips to eat like […]

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The Dos and Don’ts of Tennis

DON’T: Skip Your Warm-Up. Tennis demands a lot from your body – jumping into a tennis match without having warmed-up is like making a snow angel in your swimsuit. DO: Make sure your pre-match warm-up consists of some light cardio and a few tennis specific warm-up drills.  And don’t forget to stretch after warming up – wouldn’t want to […]

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