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Expanding Your Sports Diet: Seeds and Grains

Expanding Your Sports Diet: Seeds and Grains

The Athlete’s Kitchen Copyright: Nancy Clark MS RD CSSD     December 2012   Times have changed from when we used to joke about folks who ate “nuts and berries.” Today’s athletes routinely enjoy nuts and berries and are now looking for ways to notch up their diets with more seeds (such as flax and chia) and

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Sports Nutrition News from The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

Sports Nutrition News from The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

The Athlete’s Kitchen Copyright: Nancy Clark MS RD CSSD Nov 2012 The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association; the nation’s largest group of food and nutrition professionals) recently convened in Philadelphia (Oct., 2012). The following highlights from that conference may shed new light on ways for you to optimize your sports

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World Class Athletes Go for Hair Transplants

World Class Athletes Go for Hair Transplants

World soccer star Wayne Rooney of Manchester United and the England National Team joined a new club, but it wasn’t just for sports–unless that means “sporting” a new head of hair. The renowned striker underwent hair transplant (the same one performed by Look Natural Hair Transplants) in 2011 and again in 2013 after going bald

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Can stretching prevent injury?

Can stretching prevent injury?

A common belief is that proper warm-ups and cool-downs and appropriate stretching exercises all help to reduce injury risk, but research is very equivocal on this point

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Can Strengthening Prevent Injury?

Can Strengthening Prevent Injury?

Sports-active people need to strengthen – not just rest and ice – vulnerable body parts, so that those areas will hold up to future training stresses

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Can Nutrition Prevent Injury?

Can Nutrition Prevent Injury?

Part of a proper training program is good nutrition- pre-and post-activity, which can lead to injury prevention.

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Can Weight Control Prevent Injury?

Can Weight Control Prevent Injury?

A recent study found that 69 percent of knee replacements might be attributed to obesity. Naturally, the more a person weighs the more pressure they experience on their joints

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Can Joint Supplements Prevent Injury?

Can Joint Supplements Prevent Injury?

Glucosamine and Chondroitin are two popular over-the-counter supplements that have been proven to be very safe and vital for normal joint health.

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