Tips for Nutrition Success: The My Heart Challenge Play at Home Edition

By Kary Woodruff
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So you’re taking on the My Heart Challenge: Play at Home Edition. Good for you! During the next few months you will truly be able to see changes – you can lose weight, increase your fitness, improve your heart health, feel better and have better energy – it just takes time and consistency. Here is some advice for success to help you with your heart healthy goals.

Growing pains during pregnancy are normal

By Jacqueline Lagana
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Believe it or not one in three women will experience unexpected changes during pregnancy. In two previous blog posts we have discussed Pregnancy Brain and A Return to Adolescence. This week we will look at the last of the three unexpected changes you might experience in pregnancy, growing pains.

First Time Pregnancy Tips: Common Questions of Moms-to-Be

By Scott W. Rallison, MD
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So you’re pregnant (and yes, home tests are quite accurate). If you’re like most first-time parents, you’re probably excited but also a bit nervous. You probably also have a lot of questions. There is no such thing as a dumb question, especially for first-time parents. Check out the answers to common questions I get asked by first-time moms.

How to eat like an Olympian

By Kary Woodruff
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For Olympic athletes training for a gold medal, it is more than just hours spent practicing their sport. Ask any Olympian and they’ll tell you that nutrition is also a major component of their training plan. Improper fueling during training and competition can mean the difference between first and second place, so following a sound nutrition plan is essential for optimal performance and recovery. While you may not be training up to 6 hours a day, 6 days per week, eating like an Olympian can certainly help you to achieve your performance goals. Here are key points to develop your nutrition plan.