What foods would you recommend to eat following a strenuous workout?

What foods would you recommend to eat following a strenuous workout to aid the body in recovery? Mostly water as it helps replace fluid lost in sweat. While working out, you should be drinking 1 cup every hour unless you are sweating in a hot environment. Then you need to drink more and may need...

If I am eating healthy and working out, why am I not losing weight?

If a person is eating healthy and working out... what is the reason that they might not be losing weight? Your weight is determined by the calories in the food you eat minus the calories your body expends keeping itself running plus activities and exercise. In order to lose 1 pound per week, you must...

Where can I find a dietitian who works in health clubs or fitness in my area?

I am looking for a dietitian who works in health clubs or fitness. Where can I find one in my area? If you are looking for a dietitian with expertise in exercise go to Find a Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutritionist (SCAN) and click on your state on the map of the U.S. You can...

I am having surgery in a week and was wondering what kind of easy exercises can be done in bed?

Hi. I am having surgery in a week and I was wondering what kind of easy exercises can be done in bed or with little abdominal use. I am having an ovarian cyst removed and will not be able to really exercise aerobically for a while. Thanks. I would recommend you ask your surgeon this...

I have been working out for years, but only recently examined my food intake relative to exercise.

My two goals seem more and more conflicting. I have been working out for years, but only within the last 6 months have I seriously examined my food intake in relation to my exercise goals. I do 1 hour of aerobics each morning and lift for about 1 hour each night. On weekends I...

I exercise often and try to eat a healthy diet, but am I consuming enough nutrients?

I exercise often and am therefore concerned about taking an appropriate amount of calories, which I know in turn supplies me with more nutrients. I try to eat a healthy diet, but I'm just not sure if I am consuming enough nutrients. Is there any way that I can determine how many nutrients I...

What foods should we eat before and after exercising?

We were wondering what foods we should eat before and after exercising? A variety of the 6 food groups from the My Plate would be OK to eat 2 to 4 hours before exercising. High fat or high sugar foods would not be recommended nor would a large meal be a good idea. A mixed...

I would like to know if swimming is a good exercise to lose weight?

Hello, I am 5 feet 2 inches and weigh 130 pounds. I have lost 10 pounds this year. I workout 3 times a week and swim twice a week. I would like to know if swimming if a good exercise to lose weight. Thank you. Congrats on the weight loss! Swimming has enabled you to lose...

I filled out your calculator and with the nutritional results it provided, how do I split them up?

I went and filled out the Healthy Body Calculator® that you created. The information it provided was very helpful, but I do have another question. Given the nutritional results it provided for me, how do I split them up throughout the day? Do I measure what I should have for each meal that will provide...

Is there a dietary program with exercise that will help me lose weight and tone my body?

I am aware that you have no idea who I am, but this morning I was on the Women's Sport & Fitness page and I got your link. I have many questions that hopefully you can give me some answers. I completed the Healthy Body Calculator® and it provided me with information regarding what my...

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