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2017 Sports Nutrition News from ACSM

July 17, 2017
Created by brennan

In this era of highly competitive sports, more and more runners and triathletes are eagerly seeking information on how to fuel optimally. Performance nutrition is also of interest to Marines, special operations troops such as the Navy Sea, Air and Land (SEAL) teams, and others in the military who need to perform at a very […]

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Bread for Runners: Good, Bad—or Yummy?

June 12, 2017
Created by brennan

Many runners are staying away from bread these days: It’s a waste of calories. … It’s fattening. … It’s inflammatory. These active people often struggle with denying themselves of this pleasurable food: I tell the waiter to remove the breadbasket so I don’t devour the whole thing. … No more sandwiches for me; I eat […]

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June is Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Month!

Created by brennan

By Ilana Katz June is Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Month! Therefore, this newsletter is about why fruits and vegetables are so important and the recommended amount to eat. A great way to find organic, fresh and colorful produce, is visiting a Farmer’s Market. Stay tuned to find helpful links to find your nearest farmer’s market. […]

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Meal Timing: Does It Matter When You Eat?

February 11, 2017
Created by brennan

By: Nancy Clark, MS RD CSSD, Sports nutrition counselor Meals and snacking patterns have changed over the past 40 years. You have undoubtedly noticed that many of us are eating fewer calories from meals and more calories from snacks. As a result, I get questions from both runners and non-athletes alike about how to best […]

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Fueling for Exercise

January 7, 2017
Created by brennan

Fueling for Exercise When it comes to nutrition for training everyone is a bit different regarding what works for them to get through a long distance run without bonking. The best time to experiment with the various nutritional supplements available is during your training runs and not during the race itself. Below are some basic […]

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