Teen Health – Making a Change in Your Life

Teen Health – Making a Change in Your Life

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address When we were kids our parents told us how to act, what to eat, even when to do our homework. But as we start taking charge of our own lives, many of us decide to make changes — stuff like eating right, being more environmentally conscious, […]

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Nutrition, healthy eating a staple to enduring finals

Nutrition, healthy eating a staple to enduring finals

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Whether stressing over finals freshman year or cramming for capstone projects the final days before graduation, end-of-semester excitement can sap stamina from students and student athletes alike. A good diet can make all the difference, impacting one’s ability to perform well both academically and physically. According […]

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Body Basics – Bones, Muscles and Joints

Body Basics – Bones, Muscles and Joints

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address The Musculoskeletal System Every time you sprint through the halls because you’re late for class, score against your opponents during a game, or shoot pool with friends, you’re using your bones, muscles, and joints. Without these important body parts, you’d be seriously sidelined — you’d be […]

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5 Tips to Healthy Holidays

5 Tips to Healthy Holidays

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address December is usually synonymous with an abundance of eating and a lack of exercise. We want to encourage you to start this New Year on the right foot. The holidays are a time for celebration and family, not to put on weight. It’s almost as if we’ve […]

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Complete Protein for Vegetarians [and everyone else]

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address It’s easy to get enough protein without eating animals, but the doubters often have another concern: Are these meat-free protein sources complete?   The term “complete protein” refers to amino acids, the building blocks of protein. There are 20 different amino acids that can form a protein, and […]

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Gluten-Free Substitutions

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Whether you’re recently gluten-free or have had an allergy your whole life, many brands now make gluten-free versions of your favorite pasta, bread, dessert, and more. However, sometimes gluten-free alternatives can be expensive. In order to not break the bank and maintain your gluten-free diet, here […]

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What does team USA do on Thanksgiving?

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address If you were like me you were hoping this was about how athletes eat on Thanksgiving. But we hear so much about food (don’t get us wrong, we like to share as much as we can with you about getting the fueling thing right) but take a […]

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Fool-Proof Fuel

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address How do you make sure your sports enthusiast is getting the good stuff, and enough of it? Stock your kitchen with good quality nutrition: Choose whole foods in their natural state, such as low fat dairy products, lean meats and other protein sources, vegetables, fruits, whole […]

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7 Tips to Fueling Athletes Who Compete All Day

7 Tips to Fueling Athletes Who Compete All Day

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address When you have an athlete who competes in day long events like swim meets, tennis matches, soccer tournaments, and the like, you have to be prepared. The last thing you want is for your athlete eating candy out of the concession stand! You can help your […]

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