Salt Can Be Your Friend

As the heat and humidity of August really creep up these days, it’s a good time to think about staying hydrated during activities. When we sweat, we loose water as well as salt. Losing sodium affects an individual’s ability to sustain high levels of performance. There are ways several ways to address sodium needs during […]

Race Day Nutrition – part 1

What does race-day nutrition mean? Does it mean you are only focused on the way that you execute a diet and caloric intake on a particular day? Or is it a broader and more complete picture? A way of preparing yourself for race day that allows for the best demonstration of your abilities and capabilities. […]

Nutrition Tips – Part 3: Vitamins and the rest

This is the 3rd and final part of a series with Dr. Shawn Williams of Montclair Performance Health & Chiropractic (formerly the Academy of Lifestyle Medicine). We’ve spent some time talking about overall diet, energy sources, and a basic introduction of vitamins. We are going to finish up with some particular vitamins in this post […]

Nutrition Tips – Part 2: pillars of energy and some vitamins

Continuing from the last entry about nutrition tips from Dr. Williams, protein is great for healing and growth. For muscles its best to eat not too long before you go to bed. The chemicals you produce when you sleep (especially GH growth hormone) aid in building muscle. Your body can only absorb 20-30 grams of […]