Category Archives: Healthy

One Athletic Trainer’s View on Electrolytes

We see advertisements for sports drinks all over the media. Everywhere we go there is Gatorade and/or Powerade. All sorts of studies have been done showing us the benefits of electrolytes, unfortunately, most of them by Gatorade or researchers sponsored … Continue reading

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An Athletic Trainer’s Tip: Avoid Injury And Drink Up

I see it happen all too often, athletes cramping on cool days, getting light headed or dizzy or developing headaches with no apparent reason (no hits to head, etc). I see it with my athletes at work. I see it … Continue reading

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Easy, Quick, Nutritious, and Delicious Brunch

Snow day meant sleep in and late breakfast. Almost more of a brunch than a breakfast, so I decided to try a new twist on one of my breakfast standards. I usually will do something similar to this with quinoa, … Continue reading

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Whole Grain, Steak & Veggie Delight

Another meal scrounged from what we had in cabinets and freezer, but that doesn’t mean unhealthy and untasty. Ideally I would always use fresh ingredients, but we all have days where we just don’t have time to shop, prep, cook, … Continue reading

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Quick & Easy Healthy Meal

I originally started this blog to document my journey from heel striker to forefoot runner. Along the way I started posting about running in general, and cycling and triathlons. I also intended (and will at some point in very near … Continue reading

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