Health and Wellness


Thunder Thighs, Badonkadonks…and Athletes: Strong vs. Skinny


Thunder Thighs, Badonkadonks…and Athletes: Strong vs. Skinny

Big, Round, large, honking, badonka donkin, thunder thighs! Sound familiar? For those of us who don’t run cross-country we are all too familiar with that feeling you get when you try to squeeze into those skinny jeans. It usually goes something like, one foot in, then the other, then that ugly thought crosses your mind. […]

Creating a Healthier Society of Girls: 5 Tips for Parents and Coaches


Creating a Healthier Society of Girls: 5 Tips for Parents and Coaches

Although we may not like to admit it, we live in a society that places appearance on top of the priority list. Girls in particular, are constantly bombarded with certain molds to fit into: skinny, toned, feminine, disciplined, etc. By advocating extreme diets and fitness routines to achieve that “model-thin” look, society is pushing perfectionism […]

Nutrition Tips for Athletes: Following a Meal Plan Difficulties to Consider


Nutrition Tips for Athletes: Following a Meal Plan Difficulties to Consider

Put the fork down, and listen up, you don’t want to miss out on these valuable nutrition tips for athletes! To start things off, I would like to say that a lot of parents and athletes search for elaborate nutrition meal plans that promise optimal performance. For those of you that can follow these elaborate […]