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Sports drinks are only fully beneficial after activities lasting longer than 45-60 minutes.
nutrition lecture
The average Nike running shoes are not as good as New Balance, Saucony, or Asics. They usually have a weak cardboard heel counter (rather than harder plastic), bend in the middle (rather than at the toes), and do not have a proper roll bar to prevent pronation.
*NOTE: this does not apply to ALL Nike shoes..
sports injuries lecture 
Half of an individual’s daily grain servings should come from whole grains with the remaining half coming from enriched or whole-grain products.
nutrition lecture
On a vegetarian/vegan diet and LOVE coffee/tea? Don’t drink them too close to a meal (< 1 hour) as they are “blockers” for non-heme iron, the iron from plant sources, who’s dose is double the recommended values for that of heme iron (from animal sources).
- nutrition lecture

On a vegetarian/vegan diet and LOVE coffee/tea? Don’t drink them too close to a meal (< 1 hour) as they are “blockers” for non-heme iron, the iron from plant sources, who’s dose is double the recommended values for that of heme iron (from animal sources).

- nutrition lecture


Is being overweight all YOUR fault? →

- human growth and maturation lecture

Heavy episodic drinking results in projected losses of up to 14 days of training effects.
nutrition lecture: alcohol and sports
No matter your style, get active!

No matter your style, get active!

75% of all competitive athletes suffer ankle sprains and one injury seems to predispose the athlete to similar injuries in the future, similar to concussions. Therefore a great emphasis should be placed on proper treatment the first time an ankle is sprained.
sports injuries lecutre