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Creatine: Before or After Workout

Are you wanting to increase your lean body mass or increase your strength for an upcoming sport season?  According a to recent study in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition (www.jissn.com/content/10/1/36 ), using creatine after a workout has a greater effect on strength and lean body mass in bodybuilders who used creatine [...]

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March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, and this year the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is encouraging everyone to “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.” Now, I know what some of you may already be thinking – as you think of all your favorites, that eating right doesn’t include the “good stuff.” But eating right really [...]

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Supersized Waistlines of Americans… and 10 tips to shrink yours

Are you like the 60% of American’s who eat a fast food lunch at least once a week; or the 25% who eat out 5 or MORE times because of a hectic life? Although a meal eaten on the run fits easily into a busy schedule; it is not an invitation to eat unhealthy or [...]

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Are you skipping the most important part of your workout

Your training program is designed to tear you down so that you can recover stronger, faster and in better condition. All of those positive changes occur after you have finished your exercises. To see the best results and to prepare your body for your next workout session, regeneration is important. Regeneration consists of activities and [...]

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February is National Cancer Prevention Month

Over one-third of all cancers can be prevented by healthy diet, physical activity and weight management.  February—National Cancer Prevention Month—provides the perfect excuse to revive those dwindling New Year’s resolutions and start working towards a healthy lifestyle. Choose mostly plant foods, limit red and avoid processed meats. Preparing meals focused around vegetables, fruits, whole grains [...]

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The Best YOU!

by Kate Krantz, PT, COMT In my role as a Physical Therapist, I frequently discuss weight concerns and general health with women of all ages.  I am not a dietitian or physician, but I am a woman who loves chocolate and sweets and struggles to maintain a healthy weight! For me, at the age of 35 I [...]

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Fiber: Why Don’t You Eat More?

Imagine the marketing excitement that would ensue if a product came on the market that was proven to help control weight, reduce childhood obesity, lower cholesterol and blood pressure, and decrease risk of coronary artery disease, diabetes and many cancers? Such a substance-dietary fiber-already exists, and it’s readily available in foods that are inexpensive and [...]

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Supersized Waistlines of Americans… and 10 tips to shrink yours

Are you like the 60 percent of Americans that eat a fast food lunch at least once a week, or the 25 percent who eat out five or more times because of a hectic life? Although a meal eaten of the run fits easily into a busy schedule, it is not an invitation to eat [...]

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Fitness verses “Thinness”

Here’s how to get started on a positive body image breakthrough and a vigorous cycle…. Sometimes we use “thinness” and diets as a metaphor for what we really want in life. We think, “When I lose weight, I’ll finally be happy.” Being thin won’t make you happy. Being healthy and well will improve your sense of [...]

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Understanding portion sizes for kids

Portion sizes are just as important as the types of foods we eat. Even overeating on healthy foods can lead to unwanted weight gain and health risks. Follow this graph of proper portion sizes and servings each day of the different food groups. In addition, put the following tips to use in order to eat [...]

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