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Here’s a cute trick from the frontiers of sports medicine: instead of swallowing a sports drink, just take a mouthful, swish it around spit it out. Zoom! It will add pep to your step. That’s right. You don’t even have to swallow.
Gatorade or Big Mac? When it comes to recovering from exercise, one might be as good as the other, according to researchers from the University of Montana.
Their new study published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism and presented at the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) annual meeting is stirring controversy.
Trying to stay fit during the holidays can feel like running an obstacle course. You neatly sidestep Aunt Jane’s artichoke dip, only to face Cousin Joe’s “special” eggnog. You summon the will power not to eat brie, then find yourself seated at a plate full of mashed potatoes and gravy. You’re away from your gym, your running buddies, your Saturday morning pickup basketball game.