It is HOT outside! Time to Drink More Water On and Off the Trails.

Most of us are experiencing a heat wave this summer, it’s important to keep drinking water. Inadequate hydration can have a profound affect on our physical and mental condition, especially during the summer. And despite the proliferation of water bottles, canteens, Nalgenes, and hydration packs, many of us aren’t …

Foods for a Better Mood

You are what you eat. And what you eat can have a significant impact on how you feel. Eating a donut may be enjoyable for a few brief moments, but it won’t make you feel as good as fresh fruit for breakfast. But you can’t just eat fresh fruit …

rise is on the RISE!

I founded RISE to help patients achieve their performance potential in fitness and life with the most personalized treatment experience available.  I am excited to announce that RISE is evolving and expanding so I can continue  my commitment to restore your body and your life.

Some …

My Favorite Fitness Advice in 2017

I’m so proud of the fact that I’ve got a blog to share fitness, nutrition and exercise advice to help you maintain a happy and healthy life. The blog covered a lot of ground and I thought I’d use the last post of 2017 to reflect on the tips …

Tell Your Physician About the Supplements You’re Taking

Make Sure Your Doctor Knows What You’re Taking

More and more people use supplements as part of their daily nutrition or dietary regimen. It’s estimated that more than 50% of adults use supplements. As supplement usage continues to grow, you may not understand or consider the potential side effects supplements …

The Perfect Recovery Drink: A Glass Of…Chocolate Milk?

If you’re physically active and have a sweet tooth, there’s good news for you.

After your workout, considering reaching for a glass of chocolate milk instead of that glass of water. Unlike water, chocolate milk typically has double the carbs and protein (ideal for muscle recovery and replenishment), high water …

Peanut Butter: The Perfect Sport Food?

Despite the proliferation of bars, gels, and goos in sports, there’s one food that continues to stand the test of time: peanut butter.

If you’re someone who prides themselves on their active lifestyle, consider working peanut butter into your diet (assuming you’re not allergic to peanuts, of course).

If peanut butter …