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The Nuance of Language: Exercise Edition

How do you talk about exercise around your kids? Here are some helpful reminders as the holidays come around.

Exercising to burn calories, lose weight, or alter one’s appearance creates …

Posted in Exercise, Holiday Eating

Scattergories Activity: A-Z

Nutrition Lesson Plan for Joyful Movement with Kids

Objectives:

  1. To understand the benefits of movement
  2. To experience joyful movement
  3. To brainstorm new ideas for joyful movement, that are different than
Posted in Exercise, Uncategorized

The Return to Sports After Eating Disorder Treatment

It is often heartbreaking when a medical doctor deems it “unsafe” for someone with an eating disorder to continue in their sport. Someone might get pulled from their sport for …

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RED-S Prevention

By Wendy Sterling, MS, RD, CSSD, CERDRD-S

Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S) is common and occurs when there is a mismatch between energy intake and energy expenditure. This has …

Posted in Exercise

What is Overtraining Syndrome?

Recently, Olympic swimmer Simone Manuel revealed she was suffering from “overtraining syndrome” after experiencing fatigue, depression, insomnia & decreased performance. 

The Philadelphia Inquirer wrote:

“Overtraining syndrome is an important and …

Posted in Exercise
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