Nutrition and the Sporting Life— It’s Time to Play

Mary Jo Feeney, MS, RDN, FADA, FAND

Nutrition and the Sporting Life—It’s Time to Play

With the exception of elite athletes whose life’s work is to work out, most people would say they exercise to  improve their quality of life—to be functionally fit and  to perform everyday activities such as carrying groceries,  lifting luggage or keeping up with kids/grandkids. Terms  for “sport” in the dictionary include frolic, recreate and  play. This issue of Health Connections describes how health  professionals can help motivate clients to select activities  that fit their lifestyle and apply sports nutrition concepts to  optimize their efforts. Read article

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