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Energy, Nutrient and fluid recommendation

Nutrition Recommendations for Active Adults and Athletes

Below are summarized points of the current energy, nutrient, and fluid recommendations for active adults and competitive athletes. As stated in an ADA, DoC, and ACSM position statement. Individual athletes’ nutrient needs, food preferences, and body weight and body composition goals can all be addressed by a sports dietitian (RD). The RD can tailor these …

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Ankle

3 Reasons Your Ankle Is Popping and What to Do About It

By now, you’re well-versed in all the strange sounds of the human body. There are the burps and farts, of course. But also the creaks, cracks and pops, too. And if your ankle is popping, you might be concerned: Is there something wrong? Should it sound like that? Am I just getting older? Interestingly enough, …

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Your Workout Should Complement Your Body.

We all don’t have the exact same anatomy so to expect everyone to execute an exercise in the exact same way and to expect that it will ​feel​ the same is rather narrow-minded. There’s such a thing as great and not-so-great form, yes. However, this does not imply that there is a single ideal form …

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Do These after A Poor Night’s Sleep

We are not immune to a poor night sleep. What’s important is that you can bounce back from it, stay efficient during the day and reset for a better night’s sleep the next night. Here’s how sleep experts do it and how you can, too: 1. ‘Water First, Then Coffee’ Rather than reaching for the pot of …

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Obesity, all you need to know

What Exactly Is Obesity? – All you need to know.

Obesity is a complicated condition characterized by an excess of body fat. It isn’t just a cosmetic concern, but a medical problem that puts you at risk of getting other diseases like diabetes and other health problems. Obesity is one of the biggest public health issues facing the world. According to the World Health Organization, the …

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Healthy blood pressure

Healthy Blood Pressure and Why It Matters

Introduction Keeping a healthy blood pressure is worth discussing. When it comes to blood pressure, 120/80 mmHg is “perfect,” or “the healthiest” right? Well, not exactly. The 120/80 mmHg is technically the borderline between normal and elevated blood pressure. Therefore 120/80 mmHg is not the ideal or the healthiest blood pressure reading, but it is …

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Optimize Your Diet To Achieve Your Fitness Goals.

How do I optimize my diet? Want to gain muscle and get lean or build your stamina to push past that finish line? Fueling yourself with the proper macronutrients at the right times will help you smash your fitness and life goals, whether you exercise daily or consider yourself a weekend warrior. This is how you optimize …

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AMPE GAME (EXPOSITION)

KNUST AMPE EXPOSITION, JUNE 2021. The Department of Physiotherapy and Sports Science, KNUST Ghana, in collaboration with the University’s Wellness Centre launches an Ampe game dubbed; Ampe Exposition in June 2021. The event will take place on 17th and 18th June 2021 at the is on the KNUST campus. Satellite stations are set at the …

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