Inflammation Information

Recovery is an important aspect when it comes to athletic development. The ability to efficiently recover directly impacts an athlete’s ability to perform, adapt, and grow. The term inflammation is... more »

Assessing proper hydration best practices

Dehydration is a condition in which the body loses more fluids than what is taken in. This is of particular concern during exercise as dehydration impairs physiologic and cognitive function, increase... more »

Enhancing the immune system through nutrition, does it work?

Whether it’s running faster, lifting heavier, or achieving optimal body composition, we are always seeking ways to improve performance. Recently, many have begun to reconsider a major contributor t... more »

To eat organic or not — that is the question

There are many factors that go into an individual’s choice to consume organic food. Most times, the choice doesn’t come down to just one factor. The question that’s usually fiercely debated is ... more »

Three common questions first responders have about nutrition

First responders are tasked with making high-stakes split-second decisions in their on-the-go, physically demanding roles. Much like training and being fluent in the latest protocols and procedures, ... more »

Air Force nutrition knowledge linked to G-test success

According to a recent study published in Scientific Reports, Air Force cadets with proper nutrition knowledge and who were physically active performed better during the Gravitational Acceleration Tes... more »

Nutritional considerations for on-duty firefighters

Firefighters face many challenges throughout their careers including shift work, long hours, load carriage, extreme heat, high stress, and time away from family.  In addition to the daily phy... more »

Nutritional advice for high-intensity training

Things have recently changed for me. I’ve changed my whole thought process about what is “challenging” and “effective” to become a better athlete. I’ve discovered CrossFit. The CrossFit p... more »