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Fitness & Weight Management
Fitness & Weight Management
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.
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.
For many of us living busy lives, eating often becomes routine. We get stuck making the same recipes and buying the same foods week after week. Meal planning becomes boring.
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.
Ever wonder why big-game parties and other large gatherings are classic situations for eating food that’s notoriously bad for you? Perhaps it’s because everyone wants to serve food that’s going to please their guests, and often, these traditional favorites aren’t very healthy.
Getting a sufficient amount of water in daily is a common struggle that I, and often others, have. In fact, not drinking enough water can become a difficult habit or pattern to break.
Processed foods have been blamed for the national rise in obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes. But what exactly is a processed food, and is it really all that bad for you?
This healthy chili mix makes a great gift and is an excellent way to expose children to a variety of spices, smells and colors. It’s also a great way to teach children healthy food preparation habits (wash hands before beginning), math and measurement.