author:  Kelly Gill, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

 

Have you ever thought about your need to recover after workouts?  Most people with low to moderate intensity workouts, who get adequate sleep and eat mostly a healthy diet, will naturally recover without making extraordinary efforts.

However, if you feel like you’ve hit a wall in your workouts, or you feel increasing fatigue during workouts or otherwise, if you are not experiencing performance gains (like getting stronger, leaner, or better) during your workouts or you are sore after workouts, if you find yourself continuously getting sick, then you may need to start thinking about your recovery after workouts.  Each of those complaints can be the sign of inadequate recovery.

Continue reading Recovery for Athletes and Those Who Train Like Athletes

author:  Kelly Gill, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

 

This infographic is designed for the athlete looking for the competitive edge, but it also is useful for any health seeking person.  Here, I have listed some of the most popular supplements and have provided an explanation of the proposed benefits, in addition to listing whether or not it works, whether or not it is safe, and the recommended dose.

Continue reading Enhancing Performance through Supplementation

author:  Kelly Gill, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

 

Whether you are seeking good health or you are an athlete in need of a competitive edge, you probably have wondered about taking supplements.  It seems like “everyone” is taking them these days.  However, there are issues with the supplement industry that you may not realize.  This infographic was created to better inform you as consumers and help you make the most informed choice for supplementation.

They aren’t always what they seem…

Continue reading What you need to know before taking supplements