March 20, 2013

Whether the farmer’s market or the grocery store is your shopping location of choice, both options offer a variety of tasty, seasonal foods. Use this guide to fill your basket with healthy and nutritious fruits and veggies. Click here to see our spring shopping list >

March 14, 2013
Exercise can boost immunity

Did you know that regular, moderate-intensity physical activity can help protect people from colds and some diseases? Click here to learn more >

March 12, 2013
"How cholesterol works: Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that is produced naturally by the body. If the body produces too much cholesterol or if a person eats too many foods high in saturated fat or cholesterol, it shows up in the blood. It then begins to build up in the blood vessels inside the heart, which leads to atherosclerosis. When that happens, the flow of blood through the heart is restricted and can cause a heart attack."

read more from the Core Performance nutrition team here >

March 6, 2013

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Menus at Indian restaurants are filled with items that are vegetable-based or use lean cuts of meats, but there are still diet landmines in the mix. 

Use these tips to order a healthier Indian meal tonight >

February 28, 2013
"Whole grain foods like bread and pasta are made from all parts of the grain—germ, endosperm, and bran—and include all the nutrients of the grain kernel. High in fiber and other nutrients, whole grains have been shown to improve digestion, lower blood pressure, and decrease the risk of heart disease and diabetes."

Read more here >

February 28, 2013
Understanding the glycemic index: Find out what it is and whether or not it’s a tool you can use to improve your health and performance. Click here to learn more >

Understanding the glycemic index: Find out what it is and whether or not it’s a tool you can use to improve your health and performance. Click here to learn more >

January 25, 2013
Can twitter help you lose weight?

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Having a good support system of family and friends can help you reach your weight loss goals, but what about your Twitter followers? A new study found that connecting with others about your weight loss goals on Twitter can aid weight loss [HuffingtonPost.com].

January 21, 2013

Exercise of the week: pillar bridge with leg lift

The Pillar Bridge with Leg Lift gives your abs, shoulders, and hips a real challenge. See more coaching keys >

January 2, 2013
10 simple resolutions

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Try one of the 10 small resolutions below to start the New Year right.

  1. Clean out your cupboards.
  2. Give physical activity a time slot.
  3. Find a walking buddy.
  4. Buy foods not in a box.
  5. Do frequent posture checks.
  6. Start a bedtime routine for better sleep.
  7. Share your food.
  8. Find an activity you enjoy.
  9. Schedule breaks.
  10. Add more color to your plate.

Click here for more information to reach your goals >

December 11, 2012
Healthy gift idea: adidas adipure lace trainer

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adidas adiPure Lace Trainer, $95

The adidas adiPure Lace Trainer is the latest in adidas’ progressive barefoot line that helps you transition to less shoe. Why train barefoot? “It’s a simple way to upgrade your workout and rediscover muscles you never knew you had. It’s critical to high performance and decreasing your potential for injury,” says Mark Verstegen, founder of Core Performance. Click here for more gift ideas >