15
07
2016

A handy way to measure food portions

It all started with a piece of lasagne. PhD candidate and Accredited Practising Dietitian Alice Gibson was keeping a food journal for a week when she found herself stumped for how to describe its portion size in the diary. “What’s a small, medium or large? What’s a small to me is a large to someone...

15
07
2016

Do You REALLY Need to Do a Cooldown After Your Workout?

A researcher who specializes in exercise recovery finally explains whether there is a point to the cooldown When you finish your workout, you’re probably anxious to get on with your day. You’re not alone in wondering: Do you really need to cooldown? It depends on how hard your workout was, says John...

08
07
2016

10 Nutrition Tips for Injury Recovery

When an injury hits, it can seem like the end of the world. Optimal nutrition is the last thing you want to think about. In fact, many athletes start dieting, abandon supplementation, and pretty much fall completely off the good nutrition wagon. Big mistake! Getting the right nutrients can have a po...