Dehydration is something everybody should take seriously, not just athletes. An estimated 75% of Americans today are chronically dehydrated, but you wouldn’t really know it from looking at them (unless of course, you know what to look for). You may think that dehydration is something you will only ever have to worry about if you… Read More How to Tell if You are Dehydrated
Can a ketogenic diet be harmful for athletes? As anyone with Facebook knows, ketogenic diets are currently everywhere. In fact, just yesterday I wrote an article on the pros and cons of the keto diet. And I would be remiss if I didn’t state once again, that I think fad diets are a short term solution… Read More Is the Keto Diet Safe for Athletes?
The keto diet trend is currently in full swing, but is it healthy? These days it seems like everyone and their mother is on the ketogenic, low or no carb diet. There are photos of carb-less meals all over Instagram, and I can’t tell you how many of my girlfriends are sharing their progress on… Read More Pros and Cons of the Keto Diet
When it comes to kids with ADHD, not all sports are created equal. I am a obviously a huge fan of kids sports and athletics in general, but I am also the first to admit that not every sport works for every child. Attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) children can benefit from exercise of… Read More Five Great Sports for Kids with ADHD
What you eat can have a huge effect on your mind. Even though we don’t always act like it in the US, we all know that what you eat hugely affects the way your body functions. This is especially true of your brain, since food is your body’s number one source of nutrients. It has… Read More 8 Fruits and Vegetables That Boost Your Mental Health
How much alcohol can an athlete drink before it affects their performance? As an athlete, I have never really been much of a drinker. I may have a mimosa at brunch and an occasional glass of wine, but between my physical activity, my job, and my family, I barely even have time to look at… Read More The Effects of Alcohol on Athletes and Sports Performance
Believe it or not, there is a right and wrong way to shower. Most moms would probably tell you that as long as their kids attempt to stay clean, they don’t really care what goes on in the shower. While that makes a lot of sense (we should be so lucky as to have kids… Read More Unhealthy Shower Habits to Stop Immediately