May 2020

SKITTLES GOT IT RIGHT WHEN MARKETING “TASTE THE RAINBOW!”

The vibrant colors of fruits & veggies aren’t only nice to look at. They also tell us which special disease-fighting phytonutrients are inside. Most people don’t get enough phytonutrients.  Learn what the phytonutrients do. And how much of each you need to fight disease and stay stronger for longer. These “color deficiencies” increase our risk 

Sport Specialization: More is not Always Better

There has been a relatively recent trend of youth athletes specializing in a single sport, and a lot of discussion around the potential benefits/risks associated with this trend.  Many parents buy into the idea that if 

What Should I Eat? That Depends….

Dieting is hard.  Specific rules of what to do and what not to do all the time.  Heck, who wants to do all the math of calorie counting at each meal.  How about we just start to create small habits that lead to better fitness and health?

Limiting Injuries When Returning to Organized Sports

After spending time away from organized activities, there will be an understood eagerness to quickly return to previous levels of practice and competition. That being said, young athletes and performers are best protected by 

The Difference between Soreness and Injury

As activities and athletics are starting back up again, aches and pains will return, as well.  The important distinction to make is, am I sore or injured? Here are some general tips on knowing the difference.  Please consult a health professional if you have any doubts.