Summer Safety: Heat Illness

Summer Safety: Heat Illness

You may have recently seen a story on ESPN or local news about an independent investigation into the heat stroke-related death of Garden City Community College football player Braeden Bradforth.  Bradforth, a nineteen year-old offensive lineman with his whole life...
Hydration Station

Hydration Station

With summer right around the corner and temperatures on the rise, proper hydration should be at the forefront of every athlete, coach, and parent’s mind. The human body is 70% water and proper hydration is vital to every physiological function.  Dehydration, the...
Body Recompositioning for Athletic Performance

Body Recompositioning for Athletic Performance

Body recomposition is a hot topic these days.  By definition, body recompositioning is the process of gaining lean muscle mass while reducing fat mass.  Depending on your goals, your weight may increase, decrease, or stay the same during this process (remember lean...
How to evaluate a training facility: 7 questions to ask

How to evaluate a training facility: 7 questions to ask

The sports training industry has developed into an over $8 billion industry. New athlete training facilities are popping up everywhere.  They have become a popular business venture for many people who enjoy athletics and like to be around athletes.  Unfortunately, as...
4 Reasons Why You Should Make Time For Breakfast

4 Reasons Why You Should Make Time For Breakfast

Someone once told me they believed eating breakfast was just a scam that marketing agencies made up to make more money. As a dietitian who LOVES all things breakfast-related, I tried so hard not to laugh right in their face. We grew up hearing “breakfast is the most...