For many athletes, especially those who exercise in the morning, workout begins with a cup of coffee. For athletes and non-athletes alike, coffee jump starts their day. This caffeinated boost wakes us up and makes us more alert. With the proliferation of coffee shops on every corner and caffeinated products sold in grocery and convenience stores, we have become a caffeinated nation…
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Posted by Dr. Robert Portman on 9/29/2020 to Performance Tip Of The Week
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Regular exercise strengthens immune health and good immune health may decrease the severity of symptoms associated with COVID-19. The most dangerous symptom of COVID-19, acute respiratory distress, is the primary cause of death. A recent article authored by a well-known scientist from University of Virginia, suggests that...
Posted by Dr. Robert Portman on 9/16/2020 to Performance Tip Of The Week
At one time the protein category was much less confusing. The dominant protein source was whey. Today whey and other animal proteins are criticized as "unhealthy". What is the reality?
Posted by Dr. Robert Portman on 9/2/2020 to Performance Tip Of The Week
Your brain and muscles communicate especially during exercise. During intense exercise, your muscles release markers of muscle damage which travel to the brain. The brain then releases specific signals that increase your feelings of fatigue. This interchange between brain and muscle serves as a protective function so you don't severely damage your muscles. A recent study found that...