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Exercise and Fitness
In addition to traditional camp activities, kids entering grades six through 10 receive healthy lifestyle coaching for one hour a day by specialists.
Are you starting to feel like the “The Little Engine that Could?” As you continue to push yourself, remember that nutrition is an incredibly important piece of the puzzle.
By now, you likely have put in hour after hour, day after day and week after week of training for this race. Have you found yourself begging family and friends for forgiveness while dedicating so much time to achieving your goal?
Did you know when and what you eat can have an impact on your workout? Eating and exercise are connected, and you can maximize the effectiveness of your workouts by using a few tips.
As you reach the midpoint of your training, are you looking for ways to fine-tune your regimen and up your performance? Let’s take another look at your diet. Do you really know how much protein you need when exercising?
We’ve all heard the saying, “No pain, no gain,” and chances are by this time in your training, you’ve felt some pain. When should you power through, and when should you take it easy and get checked out?
As you’re burning up the miles, you’re giving your body the fuel it needs to go the distance. One important thing to remember as your body works to recover between runs and workouts is to make sure you’re giving it enough carbohydrates.
Are you finding times when you look at the long road ahead and wonder how you’ll maintain this pace until you reach the finish line? A slight shift in perspective might help.
Weight loss surgery is not the best option for every person, but incorporating healthful habits is good for everyone. We have some tips to get you started living more healthfully.
Another week of training is behind you. Good work! You’re getting closer to your goal, and you can do it. Make sure you’re giving your body the nutrients it needs to recover between workouts.
It’s Valentine’s Day — a day that may sabotage all plans for health improvement. Even if there isn’t a special someone, treats are all around. So what is a person to do?
When an athlete fuels correctly with adequate nutrition, their athletic performance can be at peak. Whether you’re a dedicated athlete or an occasional weekend warrior, you can enhance performance by using whole foods you already may have in the pantry.
Preparing for a marathon takes months of hard work. Getting out and training during a Midwestern winter, when the air can make your face hurt, takes a little extra dedication.