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Health

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May 2017

Carbohydrates are the most important source of energy for the body

2017-05-25T12:22:27+00:00

What function do carbohydrates serve in the body? Carbohydrates are the most important source of energy for the body.  It must be present to metabolize fats at the rapid rates needed to support the caloric demands of exercise and sports competition.  As the intensity increases in an activity, the greater the reliance of the body [...]

Carbohydrates are the most important source of energy for the body2017-05-25T12:22:27+00:00

Why Kids in Sports is so important!

2017-05-25T13:36:51+00:00

We are facing a youth health crisis, with fast-food diets and inactive lifestyles, childhood obesity and diabetes rates continue to rise.  According to the CDC, childhood obesity has more then tripled in the past 30 days.  The percentage of children aged 6 to 11 yrs. old who were obese increased from 7% in 1980 to [...]

Why Kids in Sports is so important!2017-05-25T13:36:51+00:00

ACL INJURIES IN THE FEMALE ATHLETE: By Arlene Alpuerto, MS EX. Science

2017-05-09T14:11:18+00:00

Participating in exercise and sports should be encouraged for everyone regardless of age or sex and should be a positive experience. Unfortunately, sports-related injuries can occur. For individuals participating in sports that involve cutting or pivoting, a particularly challenging injury is one to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). When the ACL is injured, it is [...]

ACL INJURIES IN THE FEMALE ATHLETE: By Arlene Alpuerto, MS EX. Science2017-05-09T14:11:18+00:00

Foam Rolling: What is it?

2017-05-09T14:13:31+00:00

Self Myofascial Release (SMR) What is it? A flexibility technique aimed at removing restrictions in the myofascia: the connective tissue that wraps in and around muscle fibers, bundles them together, separates them from one another and runs head to toe as a giant network throughout the body Why do you do it? The mysofascia develops [...]

Foam Rolling: What is it?2017-05-09T14:13:31+00:00