Nutrition

Nutrition

To perform at your highest level, you also have to give some thought to how you are taking care of your body’s nutritional needs. Haymarket Chiropractic & Rehabilitation is pleased to share important nutritional tips, shopping lists, and strategies that high performance athletes can incorporate into their training.

  • Carbohydrate Loading for Ironman Race
    By Rebecca Marks Rudy, MS
    These days if you want to compete in an Ironman distance triathlon, you likely have to commit a year in advance in order to secure a number.  You dedicate the next 12 months to following a training plan, investing in gear, and practicing sound nutrition … READ MORE
  • Post Workout Nutrition Requirements
    For adequate replenishing of your muscles, this chart provides you with guidelines on what endurance athletes should consume following each hard workout.
  • Nutrition During Rehabilitation and Recovery from an Injury
    You might not think food is important during rehabilitation and recovery, but nutrients help your body to heal and regain strength.
  • Nutritional Shopping List
    Want to incorporate a healthy lifestyle, but not sure where to start at the grocery store? Bring our healthy shopping list along to bolster your efforts. Limit carbohydrates if you are not an endurance athlete.
  • The Golden Rules of Weight Loss: Key Nutrition Principles
    Great article about measuring what you eat to help you slim down and stay focused on nutrition.
  • Adult BMI (Body Mass Index) Calculator
    Courtesy of the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), this calculator allows you to enter your weight and height to determine your BMI. The calculator is designed for adults, 20 years of age and older.