Daily Archives: July 9, 2014

Heat Illness and the Heat Index

Kids don’t adapt to extreme temperatures as well as adults. They generate more metabolic heat per mass when active, have a reduced capacity to sweat, and their high surface area to body mass ratio means they absorb more heat from the environment. When … Continue reading

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Sports Nutrition

Play hard with sports nutrition. Click here to view larger or print.   Book recommendations for information and recipes include: The Feed Zone Cookbook: Fast and Flavorful Food for Athletes by Thomas and Lin—try the sweet potato and black bean burrito. Feed … Continue reading

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