In This Section

Mackie in the News

Top Five Foods for Protein

Last Updated on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 04:01 PM

Proteins are among the key nutrients we need to survive and be healthy. They play an important role in the body's metabolic and digestive processes. For one thing, during the metabolic process, they break down into essential amino acids which provide the body with the energy it needs to perform tasks and necessary functions.

Read more: Top Five Foods for Protein

 

Top Five Foods for After a Workout

Last Updated on Monday, March 07, 2011 12:58 PM

I recently discussed the top five foods for before a workout. Just as important as what you eat and drink before a workout is what you eat and drink AFTER a workout.

During exercise, especially an intensive training regimen, the body uses up a lot of its stored energy. That is why it is so important to refuel after a workout with foods and beverages that will help replenish the nutrients you may have lost during your routine.

Read more: Top Five Foods for After a Workout

 

Top Five Foods for Before a Workout

Prior to beginning a workout, it is important to consume foods and beverages that will prepare your body and its system for the activity or activities that are to come. When you begin working out you want to be certain that, first of all, you are properly hydrated, then you need to be sure that you have enough energy to get through your workout without being exhausted.

Read more: Top Five Foods for Before a Workout

   

Five Top Foods for Women

Last Updated on Monday, February 21, 2011 02:37 PM

Men and women, as we all know, have different body compositions, even though they share most of the same basic human characteristics. Women may, for example, contract certain types of cancers that men are not susceptible to, and there are other ailments unique to women, the risks of which often increase with age.

Read more: Five Top Foods for Women

 

Mackie Shilstone inducted to SELU’s “Louisiana Kinesiology Hall of Fame”

Congratulations to Mackie Shilstone, Executive Director of the Fitness Principle at East Jefferson General Hospital, for being named one of the 12 inductees to the inaugural "Louisiana Kinesiology Hall of Fame" by the Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Southeastern Louisiana University

Read more: Mackie Shilstone inducted to SELU’s “Louisiana Kinesiology Hall of Fame”

   

Page 14 of 17