Category Archives: EDGE Athletic Performance

Athletic performance development for children and adults

“12 Days of Christmas” Holiday Workout

Happy Holidays! It’s easy to let your workout routine slide during the holiday season. It’s more fun to spend time eating at the buffet and drinking egg nog with friends and …

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Belly Fat Takes Years Off Your Life

As we prepare to stuff ourselves during Thanksgiving dinner, here is something to consider. Men and women with good weight management (“normal” weight) but extra pounds around the stomach may have …

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Does Your Child Play Outside Often? You May Be Too Over-Protective

The 2015 ParticipACTION Report Card of Physical Activity for Children and Youth takes a landmark position on fitness for kids and active, outdoor play revealing that kids are not playing …

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Does Eating Right Before Bed Make You Fat?

In a recent study published online in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) on September 6, 2017, researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) examined the relationships between body fat and …

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Why You Need to Drink Water

Summer is in full swing, and many people are taking advantage of the nice weather by taking their workouts outdoors. As the weather continues to warm, I’d like to take …

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Want to Gain Weight? Try Yo-Yo Dieting

Yo-Yo dieting leads to weight GAIN. Research by the universities of Exeter and Bristol suggests that repeated dieting may lead to weight gain because the brain interprets the diets as …

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Don’t Fall for a Fad Diet This Summer

Happy first, official day of summer! Acai Berry Diet…Baby Food Diet…Apple Vinegar Diet Have you heard of these fad diets that promise amazing results with little inconvenience to you or …

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You Need a Vacation

It’s officially vacation season – that time of the year when your healthy eating and adherence to a consistent exercise routine to get into swimsuit shape finally pays off! Are you anxious …

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