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New Study Recommends NOT Reducing Red Meat Consumption

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES Red meat is a popular food.  Steaks are high in protein and other vitamins and minerals.  However, red meat is also high in fat, cholesterol, and calories.  For people who have heart disease, high cholesterol, or other health issues, it’s typically recommended to avoid or limit red meat.  […]

Periworkout Nutrition to Maximize Performance during Sport and Training

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES Nutrition plays an important role in sport performance.  Periworkout nutrition (pre, intra, and post) is a very important variable in maximizing performance during sport or training.  There are many products that advertise as being best for periworkout nutrition, including pre workouts, bcaa supplements, and post workout drinks.  This […]

The Benefits of Warming Up Before Exercise

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES Warm ups are the start of most workout routines.  It is proposed that warming up will increase performance and decrease injury risk.  In this blog post, we will take a look at the benefits of warming up and how to do it. Passive Warm Up One objective of […]

General Diet Recommendations

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES The information in this article is not medical advice.  Any nutrition questions should be referred to a Registered Dietician or your Physician.  This article is based on the cited references. Step 1 – Determine Goal Gain Muscle – Should be in caloric surplus.  Gain 0.5-2 lbs body weight/week.1 […]

All About Sugar

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES In pursuit of health, researchers have tried to pinpoint some of the big risk factors for disease.  It was believed that obesity and chronic disease was due to consuming excess fats, but now that blame has shifted to sugar.  However, there is some debate if sugar is really […]