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In addition to traditional camp activities, kids entering grades six through 10 receive healthy lifestyle coaching for one hour a day by specialists.
Often labeled a superfood, blueberries are bursting with vitamins and minerals, many of which are classified as antioxidants.
It’s hardly news that fruits and vegetables are good for you. The real news is why.
“Eat your vegetables!” How many times have you heard that? The good news is that one of those vegetables we put the spotlight on may be worth consuming on a regular basis.
You did it — congratulations! Completing a full or half-marathon is no easy task, but we always knew you could do it. After months of discipline, it’s natural you may be tempted to spend your first day off training indulging in junk food and other guilty pleasures.
When it comes to sodium intake among adults, the general consensus is that high consumption will increase risk of hypertension and stroke. How about children? Does a high sodium intake pose the same risks for children and adolescents as it does for adults?
As you push yourself through training, do you reward yourself with a refreshing treat at the end of your workout? Selecting the right treat can ensure your body gets the proper nutrients needed to repair itself.
Do you sometimes run out of steam partway through a run? When you are really pushing yourself, such as training for a marathon, you may need to fuel up during your workout.
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.
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?
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.
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.