Dietary Supplements

Dietary Supplements What is a dietary supplement? Congress defined the term “dietary supplement” in the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) of 1994. A dietary supplement is a product taken by mouth that contains a “dietary ingredient” intended to supplement the diet. The “dietary …

Read full blog post Posted on 01/12/2014

Tip of the Week: Exercising in the Cold

Frostbite is tissue damage caused by cold. Just as burns are rated according to severity, frostbite also has first, second, and third degree forms. Frostnip is the mildest level of frostbite. When exercising outside in cold weather, dress in layers.  The first layer should …

Read full blog post Posted on 13/11/2014

Tip of the Week: Nutrition and Weight Gain

If you are trying to drop those last 10 pounds or even trying to put on muscle for the next sports season, remember that most of your loss/gains will come from the kitchen.  Getting the proper amounts of nutrients/calories is what matters the …

Read full blog post Posted on 12/10/2014

Tip of the Week: Nutrition, Meals, and Snacks

Eat three meals a day (breakfast, lunch, dinner); it is important to remember that dinner does not have to be the largest meal. Peanut Butter is a great source of protein and makes a great after workout snack!

Read full blog post Posted on 28/09/2014

Tip of the Week: Postural Restoration and Core

Work on your posture! Engage your shoulders, draw them towards your spine, straighten your head and neck, and sit up.  Also, engage your abs! If your ab routine typically consists of things like V-sits and sit-ups, it’s time to rethink your approach. You have …

Read full blog post Posted on 14/09/2014