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Beat the Running Blahs by Alexandra H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Sometimes, it feels like nothing could be more rewarding than a long run in the fresh spring air. Your legs are weightless, the day is windless, and the minutes seem to fly ... Read on »
The 'It' List For Items That Benefit Breast Cancer Research by Alexandra H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Washington Woman Magazine has compiled a list of products that donate a portion of proceeds to breast cancer research.     Written by Hariz Siddiqui Read on »
Alcohol, Athletes & Pressure to Drink by Alexandra H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms The following article was submitted by sports nutritionist, Nancy Clark MS RD CSSD. Ask any coach or college athletic director, and you’ll hear concern about alcoho ... Read on »
Tip for Today: Treating a Jellyfish Sting by Alexandra H. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms With summer comes trips to the beach. Trips to the beach mean lots of sun and swimming…and sometimes jellyfish stings. How can you take the pain out of a sting if you are u ... Read on »
Ankle Sprains 101 by Alexandra H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Ankle sprains are common injuries.  For most of us, they seem to occur at the most unlikely moments, like when we’re walking across the grass, or on uneven pavement.  Outdoo ... Read on »
Dr. Mirken: Caffeine and Hot Weather Exercise by Alexandra H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms A study from Toledo, Spain shows that giving caffeine to dehydrated bicycle racers helps them ride faster, longer and with more power in hot weather (Medicine and Science in ... Read on »
Tip for Today: How “resistant” is water-resistant suncreen? by Alexandra H. Patient Expert Posted in: Questions & Answers in Fitness for Moms Water resistant sunscreen protects your skin for 40 minutes of sun exposure. Waterproof sunscreen protects it for 80 minutes. If you are planning on spending all day at the ... Read on »
Quote of the day 7/11/08 by Alexandra H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Somewhere in the world someone is training when you are not. When you race him, he will win. Tom Fleming’s Boston Marathon Training Motto   Written by Alexandra ... Read on »
Quote of the day 7/8/08 by Alexandra H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. ~Thomas Jefferson   Written by Alexandra M. Haller Read on »
Quote of the day 7/9/08 by Alexandra H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms I don’t exercise. If God wanted me to bend over, he’d have put diamonds on the floor. ~Joan Rivers   Written by Alexandra M. Haller Read on »
Tip for Today: Beach Survival Kit by Alexandra H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Are you planning a trip to the beach? Use this handy checklist to ensure you have everything you need for a day of fun in the sun. -Sunscreen -Lip balm -Sunglasses ... Read on »
'Prudent Diet' Reduces Risk of Death by Alexandra H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Adherence to a “prudent diet”, rich in whole grains, fruits, legumes, fish, vegetables and poultry has been found to reduce the risk of heart disease and overall mortality ... Read on »
Tip for Today: Do You Know Your Sun Facts? by Alexandra H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Did you know children receive about 80% of their lifetime sun exposure by the time they are 18? So, it comes as no surprise that experts now believe that protecting your ski ... Read on »
Quote of the day 7/5/08 by Alexandra H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are pos ... Read on »
Ask Shannon: Fitness and Nutrition Q & A by Alexandra H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms With years of training under her belt, resident fitness and nutrition expert Shannon Clark is ready to help you on your way to a healthy, informed lifestyle. Got a question? ... Read on »
More Women Experience Problems Sleeping by Alexandra H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms It’s no secret that women are the worst when it comes to ignoring fatigue.  It’s estimated that over 80% of women experience insomnia because of premenstrual syndrome.  Comp ... Read on »
Tip for Today: Liquid Calories by Alexandra H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms When most people are thinking of cutting back on calories, they mainly look to reduce the amount of FOOD they’re putting in their mouths. But what about liquid calories? Si ... Read on »
Scared to Cook Meat? We Are Too! by Alexandra H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms If news of salmonella-infested tomatoes and raw milk concerns don’t have you biting your nails over food safety, then, girl, we don’t know what will! Because the truth is, ... Read on »
Ask Shannon: Fitness and Nutrition Q & A by Alexandra H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms With years of training under her belt, resident fitness and nutrition expert Shannon Clark is ready to help you on your way to a healthy, informed lifestyle. Got a question? ... Read on »
Tip for Today: How Many Calories Do You Need? by Alexandra H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms This equation is designed to help you figure out how many calories your body needs to function on a day to day basis. Body weight (in pounds) x 15 + (moderate acti ... Read on »