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Latest research: fast food is bad for your bones

According to Pew Research Center, America has 160,000 fast food restaurants, which serve 50 million people each day, and all those people, generate 110 billion in annual revenue. That’s a lot of money. But we’re not talking about more


Screen time can harm bone health for teen boys

It shouldn’t surprise anyone that teens spend a great deal of time looking at screens. In fact, society has been dealing with the issue for decades. The Plug-In Drug, originally published in 1977, discussed the dangers of Little more


How athletes should eat – part 4: After exercise

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Consuming a carbohydrate snack within 30 minutes after training will allow the body to start replenishing glycogen stores in the body. Additionally, consuming a couple of mixed meals high in more


How athletes should eat part 3

Did you miss part 1 or part 2? Check them out first! Eating at events that last all day/weekend It is extremely important for athletes to eat after competing. Their muscles need the proper fuel to recover, and more


Food for athletics part 2: A giant list of great snack and meal suggestions

Did you miss Part 1? Check it out here. Suggested meals for pre-event eating We’re all about keeping you healthy, strong, free from injury, and performing your best! So with that in mind, Mark Robinson, put together a more


How athletes can fuel their bodies for top performance: part 1

What we’re trying to accomplish: It’s a common question: what should I eat? This question–though important for everybody–is especially important for athletes, but if you’re not an athlete trying to figure out the right amount of protein to more