Christine Sorg RD, CD, CSSD Parkview Sports Medicine
Studies have found that 90 percent of Americans consume caffeine on a daily basis, but what about athletes? Christine Sorg RD, CD, CSSD, Parkview Sports Medicine, gives her thoughts on adding caffeine intake into your training plan. If you haven't been drinking any caffeine, determine how necessary it is to incorporate into your daily plan. It's important to know the total caffeine content ...
Gina Jakubowicz, Ball State Dietetic Intern
When we exercise, our muscle tissue is broken down, then rebuilt stronger. During this breaking down and repairing process, inflammation can develop and cause joint pain, muscle soreness, or even cramps. Post-workout nutrition is critical to proper recovery, and foods rich with anti-inflammatory properties, such as fruits, vegetables and fresh herbs, are great ways to reduce inflammation in the ...