Nutrition and Training During COVID-19, by Susan Kitchen, MPH, RD, CSSD

Just a few days ago, Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, announced that, “the next two weeks are extraordinarily important. This is the time to avoid shopping at the grocery store and pharmacy and do everything you can … Read More

Realistic Strategies for Weeknight Meals, By Ashley Reaver, MS, RD, CSSD

Getting food on the table during hectic weeknights can be a challenge. In an ideal world, we’d all be able to set aside a few hours over the weekend to make a list, head to the grocery store, and prepare … Read More

Why Diets Fail, By Katie Elliott, MS, RD

Introduction According to Business Wire, the weight loss industry in the United States is worth $72 billion. From commercial diet center chains to meal replacement products, the diet industry is big business. Yet most diets fail. In fact, most people gain … Read More

Ten Tips To Help You Benefit From Your Fitness Routine, By Marni Sumbal, MS, RD, CSSD

10 ways you are sabotaging your fitness routine. Breaking news: regular exercise is good for your physical and mental well-being. Okay, you probably already knew this. Research has shown that daily exercise comes with a long list of health benefits: promoting better … Read More

Offseason Nutrition, by Kristen Arnold MS, RDN, CSSD

The pursuit of athletic performance is an all-year commitment. The offseason is a time to reflect and relax but cannot go neglected. This time is an important part of the season to achieving athletic goals. Successful athletes look at the … Read More

In The Spotlight – Meghan Fillnow

We have been following Kelly Fillnow’s twin sister Meghan for a few years. Meghan is quite an accomplished athlete and has been making herself widely known in the ironman competitions during 2019. Meghan (NAFC, USAT, and RRCA certified) grew up … Read More

How is Cocoa Processed? By Ashley Reaver, MS, RD, CSSD

Do you know how that delicious chocolate gets into your cabinet? You may be surprised to know that chocolate actually tastes nothing like the plant it originally comes from, the cacao tree. In this blog, we’ll walk you through how … Read More