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Sip. Savor. Hydrate.

by Savannah Peters, MS, ATC, LAT Nothing tastes better than that first sip of water on a hot summer day but, did you know that 20% of the water our bodies need comes from the food we eat? While we often hear the recommendation of drinking eight glasses or 64

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Pee-r Review

by Aaron Weidman, MS, ATC, CEAS It is officially summer!!! That means it’s time for everyone’s favorite topic to talk about – PROPER HYDRATION!! Wait, come back!! Did you think I was going to talk about beaches, lakes, BBQs, baseball, the 4th of July, playing golf, or any of the

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Eat To Hydrate

by Steven Limbrunner, ATC If you’re like me, staying hydrated can be a boring and repetitive process. The constant need to drink some high-quality H2O feels like maintenance work for our bodies. Trips to the water cooler. Trips to the bathroom. Repeat. What if I told you… there are more

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Attuned to Food

by Sydney Lopez, ATC Are you ever so busy you become grumpy with a growling stomach and headache? Did you possibly forget to eat, or worse, ignore your body’s hunger signals in order to get a job done? Industrial athletes lead busy lives and have jobs which require lots of

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Snack Right – Is Snacking Good or Bad?

by Finessa Rassel, ATC New year, new me. Many people approach the new year with this mentality, and running with this frame of thought commonly motivates resolutions that include diet changes. This time of year especially, snacking gets a bad rap and may seem like a contradictory practice on a

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Helpful Seconds

by WRNW Thanksgiving is upon us this week! While visions of sumptuous spreads of turkey, stuffing, gravy, sweet potatoes, homemade rolls, and cranberry sauce have been dancing in our heads for weeks, we’re not here to bring down the mood by telling you to avoid all the unhealthy good stuff.

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Sugarcoated: The Candy Man Edition

by WRNW The onslaught of Halloween trick or treaters is over! Now, the candy hoarding begins. Whether your household knows the Switch Witch or if you levy a parent tax on any new candies brought into your home on Halloween night, it stands to reason there is a newly piled

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Processing Your Diet

by Finessa Rassel, ATC Nutrition plays a key role in recovery. Food is fuel for your body. But, the type of food you choose to fuel your body with makes a huge difference in its healing process. You might have heard the terms: “processed” and “ultra-processed” in reference to the

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Caffeine… It’s Good

by Omar Fercha “If it wasn’t for coffee, I’d have no identifiable personality whatsoever.” – David Letterman Hundreds of years ago, before civilization had fully formed, an Ethiopian goat herder was tending to his flock. He noticed them jumping and dancing around on the hillside. He investigated the area and

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Workday Fuel: Quick, Healthy Meals

by Ann Meiners In March, Nutrition Awareness Month aids us in the importance of fueling our body with nutritious things so we can have optimally functional body processes. But sometimes, even when we’re able to find ingredients that are healthy, sustainable, and affordable, we still struggle to find the time to

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The Hydration Equation

True or False: Our hydration is dependent upon how much water we drink on a daily basis. Did you guess False? If so, you are correct! Our hydration is actually from 3 key sources with water taking up the brunt of the sources and taking up MORE if we don’t

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Dehydration Self Diagnosis

Tired today, dragging through your day recently? Not sure why? It could be…the change in weather! The change of seasons sneaks up on us so quickly every year, doesn’t it? It happens EVERY year, one would think we would be used to the changes. Our bodies are amazingly adaptable, but

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