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Tracking Personal Recovery to Improve Performance, Part 1

We all know that recovery is important to our training success. Understanding your own recovery will help you make informed decisions about your training. But what should you be looking for? How do you know when you might need a little more rest? Recovery needs to be constantly monitored using…

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Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps with Jerk Grilled Tofu

Ingredients For the marinade: · 1 tsp Habanero Chili diced · 1/2 Cup Red onion roughly chopped · 1 tsp Fresh ginger minced · 2 tsp Fresh garlic minced · 1 tbsp + 1 tsp Fresh thyme leaves · 1 tsp Cinnamon · 2 tsp Allspice powder · 2 tsp…

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Reading and Comparing Nutrition Labels

As of December 2005, all major food companies introduced the new nutrition label on their packaged foods. The main part of the new label is the Nutrition Facts Table, which gives you the following information: Calories and 13 nutrients (Fat, Saturated fat, Trans fat, Cholesterol, Sodium, Carbohydrate, Fibre, Sugars, Protein,…

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Eating to Perform for CrossFit

Fuel Use During Crossfit Crossfit workouts are intense in nature which means the demand for energy is high, meaning you burn a substantial amount of calories, but where from and how does that affect our nutrition needs? We will answer that question here! As exercise intensity increases, we see a…

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Vitamin Deficiency and Your Thyroid 

Vitamin Deficiency and Your Thyroid Vitamins are essential in maintaining your thyroid health. However, many patients suffer from any thyroid disorder are often found to be vitamin deficient. A few symptoms of thyroid disorders include hair loss, loss of energy, sudden weight gain and difficulty in losing it, dry skin, constipation, and increases in cholesterol. Your thyroid is mainly…

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Probiotics

How to Buy the Best Probiotic   By Lauren Arbuckle With a plethora of options to choose from, it has become a grueling task to choose the right probiotic supplements for you. Here are some tips that will help guide you to select the best probiotic supplement right for you.   Colony Forming Units (CFUs)  CFUs, or Colony Forming…

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