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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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Should We Enable Obesity?

Should We Enable Obesity?

The Athlete’s Kitchen Copyright: Nancy Clark MS RD CSSD  October 2012 The joke goes like this: Americans don’t need to build bombs. We just need to export all of our junk food and spread obesity to the rest of the world so we all self-destruct together. Ha-ha-ha. But it’s not really funny, is it. It’s

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Aerobic Exercise Cuts Kids’ Diabetes Risk

Aerobic Exercise Cuts Kids’ Diabetes Risk

Just 20 minutes of exercise a day improved insulin resistance of overweight children.

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For Skinny Athletes: How to Gain Weight Healthfully

For Skinny Athletes: How to Gain Weight Healthfully

If you are among the few skinny folks who have a hard time bulking up, you may be feeling frustrated you can’t do something as simple as gain a few pounds

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Joint Health: Ankles

Joint Health: Ankles

Exercises to help strengthen and gain flexibility in your ankles for general joint health.

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Joint Health: Knees

Joint Health: Knees

Exercises to help strengthen the surrounding muscles of the knees–focusing on functional training which helps you during your everyday physical activity.

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Joint Health: Shoulder

Joint Health: Shoulder

Exercise tips for the shoulder and areas around the rotator cuff to help strengthen the muscles and protect your joints

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Joint Health: Hip and Back

Joint Health: Hip and Back

Paleo chair exercise to help strengthen the hip and back joints to them up and increase mobility

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How Many Carbs Do Athletes Need?

How Many Carbs Do Athletes Need?

I’ve cut back on bread, potato and pasta. My muscles feel tired a lot. How many carbs do I need?

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