Topic: Nutrition

Youth Nutrition for Tennis

Tennis is a great physical outlet for young children as they develop motor skills and learn to think quickly on the court. However, physical activity requires proper fueling for growing bodies. Our on-staff nutrition coaches provided some basic youth tennis nutrition tips.

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10 Facts About Stress and Diet

We’re all guilty of stress eating at one point or another. And let’s be honest, there’s a lot in life to stress about. However, don’t let your eating habits slip while under stress. Here are 10 facts related to stress and diet.

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A Spoonful of Sugar: The Cereal Trap & Guidelines for Sugar Intake

Every night, millions of Americans hit the sack for a 7-8 hour opportunity to recharge the batteries. As we sleep, our bodies work hard to keep our hearts pumping blood, our lungs breathing, and our brains constantly functioning. This takes work on the part of the body, and in the morning, our body is looking […]

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Drink Water for Weight Loss

There’s so much more to water beyond just quenching your thirst! Did you know that drinking plenty of water is a key component to losing weight? Learn how staying properly hydrated will help you achieve your weight loss goals.

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The 80/20 Food/Fitness Rule & Pre/Post Workout Eating

To achieve a healthy lifestyle, the foods you eat should work in harmony with your fitness routine. In fact, it is a ratio of 20% fitness experience and 80% dietary input, according to the experts. Your food intake can be a powerful force in providing you with good fluids, special electrolytes, and super energy sources […]

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5 Mindful Snacking Techniques

When it comes to eating, you want to choose foods that are not only enjoyable, but give our bodies valuable nutrients. This doesn’t apply to just what foods we eat, but also how much we are eating. Having presence of mind when snacking will allow us to enjoy the foods more and make better decisions. […]

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Are you Staying Properly Hydrated During Exercise?

Many exercisers know that they should stay hydrated when exercising, but three questions often asked are how much, when, and what? This article is meant to inform the reader of the current recommendations that address these very questions. In answer to the first two questions, here are some general guidelines to follow about fluid replacement […]

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What Is Brown Fat and Why Do We Want It?

As the year 2020 progresses, and we continue to deal with mask mandates, a pandemic, and trying to stay healthy, it’s worth looking into how we can stimulate our bodies to be stronger and more resilient. Today, we’ll be talking about brown fat, or brown adipose tissue (BAT), what it does, and how it can […]

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