Importance of Recovery

August 26, 2014

“Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” -Jim Rohn The other morning I woke up barely able to move my neck and my knees hurt as soon as my feet hit the floor!  UGHHH…I’m getting old was my first thought and then I just went about my day trying…

Body In Motion…

August 19, 2014

“An object at rest will remain at rest unless acted on by an unbalanced force.  An object in motion continues in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.”   ~Newton’s First Law You’ve probably heard this at some point–maybe during a science class or on…

Are You a CARB Addict?

August 12, 2014

I heard someone say that if you can’t go 24 hours without something, you are considered an addict.  That struck me as I began writing this blog about carbohydrates.  Am I addicted to carbs?  Well maybe–I couldn’t go without fruit, veggies or some sort of complex carb for 24 hours.  I would say I am…

The Truth About Sports Drinks

August 5, 2014

What do you usually drink when you’re playing sports or need to stay hydrated?  Each Monday night when I show up for tennis matches I am reminded how many people drink sports drinks while playing tennis (and other sports for that matter)!  Also, when I see what kids drink at sports practices and games, I…