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6 Ways To Stay On Top Of Your Tennis Game

Friday, October 27th, 2017  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Fitness  /  Comments: 0
By Toby Amidor, MS, RD This post has been sponsored by Arctic Cool. All opinions are my own. I have been active my entire life. In high school, I was the captain of the Varsity basketball team, and I worked out regularly in college. Once I had kids, I had a tough time getting back in the swing of things as many busy moms do. I do know that I needed a competitive sport since that’s in my nature, so when my middle daughter was

Marathon Day Nutrition Plan

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Fitness, Meal Ideas, Tips  /  Comments: 1
By Melissa O’Shea, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger With fall marathon season approaching and training plans ramping up, it’s important to also start thinking about your fueling plan for race day. Training isn’t just about logging miles and working on speed work, but it’s also a time to test out your nutrition and hydration, which are both crucial for a successful race. Here’s what you’ll need to consider…

4 Nutrients to Help Spring Into Fitness

Monday, May 2nd, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Fitness, Tips  /  Comments: 0

By Melissa O’Shea, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger With the warm weather finally upon us, more and more people will be heading outdoors and increasing activity. Fueling your body with the right nutrition will help you get the most out of your workouts and maximize your results. Here are 4 key nutrients to keep your eye on while ramping up your exercise regimen. Calories
The amount of calories you need varies depending…

A Closer Look at Reusable Water Bottles

Thursday, October 1st, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Fitness, Food Safety  /  Comments: more
By Kimberly Visioni, MS, Contributing Blogger You’ve probably noticed the ubiquity of reusable water bottles – at the gym, at work, stuffed into the sides of backpacks – they’re everywhere. There’s no longer a need to trek to the sporting goods store to find one – these water bottles now take up whole aisles in your local grocery stores. While choosing a size, shape, color, brand and material among the multitude…

High Intensity Workouts: Are They Healthy?

Thursday, August 27th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Fitness  /  Comments: more
By Valentine Reed-Johnson, RD, CDN, Contributing Blogger We are all doing it. Working out is no longer running, biking, or swimming, it now involves killing yourself for an hour in the most highly intense way possible. Welcome to the age of cultish crazed exercise. The energy is undeniably addicting, but is it really good for us long term? Why Does It Feel So Good?
Moderation seems to have been lost in all regards; exercise,…

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