Fueling Before a Workout

By Lauren Trocchio, RD, LD, CSSD Last month my nutrition article focused on the big picture of fueling a workout: from daily fueling to which types of runs require pre/post fueling. This month I will hone in specifically on pre-workout/run fueling, including both the timing and content. Things

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Fueling on the Run

By Lauren Trocchio, RD, LD, CSSD Fueling a run: When is it important? Most runners would answer this statement with “always!”, and athletes in general are continuously told the importance of fueling their workouts and races. But what exactly does that mean, and do the same guidelines apply

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How to Run

by Caroline Merena, RRCA Certified Running Coach   You probably took your first running steps at about 18 months of age, so you’ve already got the basics down, but here are some tips for going for a run: Get some decent shoes. Odds are those Chuck Taylors that

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A Runner’s Streak – 380 Days and Counting!

By Melissa Roy, RRCA Certified Running Coach I’m on a running streak. Today, after my midday run, it will be 380 consecutive days of running at least three miles per day, oftentimes more. Why? Why not? It started as simply as running easy with a friend on my rest

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10 Holiday Wellness Tips to Create a Foolproof Holiday Diet Plan

By Lauren Trocchio, RD, LD, CSSD The holiday season can be challenging for anyone trying to eat healthy. Planning ahead is your best weapon in the war against holiday binges. Use this worksheet to set yourself up for success every day throughout the season!   Set positive “addition”

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Hip Hinge – Part 1: Pattern

By Dr. Matthew Kelly, DC Have you ever experienced low back pain for what seems like no reason?  While exercising, do deadlifts or kettlebell swings give you back pain? Or do you just avoid those movements all-together because you feel they are unsafe?  If so, you are not

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Help your friends & family kick off their New Year’s Resolution with an ArCTIC Gift Certificate!

    Do you need some ideas for a holiday gift?  You can help your friends and family members with their New Year’s Resolutions with an ArCTIC Gift Certificate. You can purchase ArCTIC Gift Certificates for specific packages for Personal Training, Nutrition Services, Fitness Assessments and Running Coaching.

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Invitation: Join us as ArCTIC goes live Saturday, November 12

Schreffler Chiropractic is proud to present ArCTIC: Arlington’s Coaching – Training and Injury Center!   For years, Schreffler Chiropractic has helped people get out of pain, but now it is time for us to do more. With Arlington’s Coaching, Training and Injury Center (ArCTIC) we will be

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Adjusting Your Fueling Based on Activity

By Lauren Trocchio, RD, LD, CSSD Barring certain medical conditions, the basic tenants of nutrition apply to everyone: we need macronutrients (carbohydrates, fat, protein, and water) and micronutrients (vitamins and minerals), along with less well categorized nutrients like antioxidants.  How much, from what types of foods, and when

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Introduction to 5 Fundamental Movements Series

By Dr. Matthew Kelly, DC I am a firm believer of training movements over specific muscles. This ensures that you are getting the best “bang for your buck” in terms of time invested and the results produced. Of course, there is a time and a place for training

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