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

Why Masters Athletes Need More Protein, by Katie Elliott, MS, RD

Introduction For those of you who don’t race triathlon, it is true that amateur triathletes have to wear their age on the back of their calf. Some 40+ athletes cringe at the thought of divulging their years on earth, but … Read More

Flavonoid and Flavanols. What are they? What do they do? Why you need them? By Ashley Reaver, MS, RD, CSSD

What makes chocolate a beneficial ingredient for health and performance? It is a flavonoid, and specifically, its flavanol content provides. If you’ve never heard of this before, you aren’t alone. In this blog, we’ll dive into what flavonoids are, what … Read More