Holiday Fitness and Travel Tips

By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, CSCS With Christmas only a few days away, many of us will find ourselves traveling to reunite with family and friends.  With all the excitement that comes with the Holidays, our health can often be put on the back-burner for a week or two. We all know that between the… Continue reading Holiday Fitness and Travel Tips

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Eating Fat Doesn’t Make You Fat!

By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, CSCS In response to my previous posts regarding how calories from certain foods affect the body, I’d like to answer a question that is often brought up: But if you eat more fat, won’t you get fat? I get it. It’s a hard concept to wrap our minds around. We’ve… Continue reading Eating Fat Doesn’t Make You Fat!

Calories are NOT Created Equal! (Part 1)

By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, CSCS The First Law of Thermodynamics is a version of the law of conservation of energy.  It basically states that energy cannot be created nor destroyed.  It can be transferred from one form to another, but the total energy of an isolated system remains constant. This is essentially how we… Continue reading Calories are NOT Created Equal! (Part 1)