Nancy Clark, MS, RD, CSSD (Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics) counsels both casual and competitive athletes at her office in Newton, MA (617-795-1875). Her Sports Nutrition Guidebook and food guides for new runners, marathoners, and soccer players offer additional information. They are available at www.nancyclarkrd.com and www.sportsnutritionworkshop.com.
Nutritional guru Nancy Clark explains the best ways for young athletes to fuel up before a workout and best ways to recover afterwards. This article examines carbs, proteins, electrolytes, and how to properly use them.
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Athletes have a different biochemistry than unfit people. Athletes are unlikely to experience an insulin surge that leads to overeating and "getting fat" from enjoying potato with dinner.
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Real Moms, Real Kids
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In this episode of Become we meet Paula. A single mom with 4 kids, Paula manages to hold down multiple jobs and be there for her kids every step of the way. Whether it's her support in sports or in schoolwork, she knows putting in time with her kids is her number one priority and she wouldn't have it any other way.