Hydration For Youth Athletes

2020-04-07T12:21:09-04:00September 18th, 2018|Physical Therapists, Youth Sports|

As a parent of a young athlete, like me, I often get asked the following questions about youth hydration: How much should my child be drinking? When should they be drinking? What should they be drinking? Why are children more prone to heat illness and how do we prevent it? What happens in the winter when it’s cooler? The youth sports programs don’t typically have nutritionists on staff guiding and educating the athletes or parents, so it’s time to put [...]

New Year’s Evolution

2022-06-23T08:59:19-04:00December 27th, 2017|Physical Therapy|

Dr. Megan Neyer - Neyer Performance Strategies What Really Matters?  Constructing Your New Year’s EVOLUTION “All the world’s a stage, all the men and women merely players” - Shakespeare It’s that time of year when people make new year’s resolutions.  They come in droves to the gym in early January.  I call them “Resolutionists”.  Resolutionists show up with the best of intentions to better themselves by losing weight and getting fitter.  And then two weeks later, they’re gone again.  While [...]

Eating for the Holiday Season

2020-04-07T11:33:03-04:00November 22nd, 2017|Wellness, Physical Therapy, Information, Nutrition|

One undeniable element of the upcoming holiday season is sugar!  It seems every family, work or social event around the holidays offers an array of sugary treats and beverages that threaten to de-rail even the most conscientious eater. How can you prep for, make it through and recover from the holiday season without going into sugar overload?  Here are some tips to get through: 1. Determine why it is important to you to avoid excess sugar  Our gut is host [...]

Nutrition for Tennis Athletes

2020-04-07T12:06:19-04:00November 7th, 2014|Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine, Nutrition, Tennis Medicine|

By: Melissa Baudo Marchetti, PT, DPT, SCS, MTC GET READY! ARRIVE TO THE TOURNAMENT HYDRATED AND FUELED. PRE-COMEPETITION MEAL 2-4 HOURS PRIOR TO PLAY; SNACK 30 - 60 MIN BEFORE OR BETWEEN MATCHES PRE-MATCH MEAL: Carbohydrate Rich with Small Amounts of Low Fat Protein Grains: Rice, Pasta & Bread Fruit & Vegetables Protein: Eggs, Fish & Chicken Fluids: Water, Fruit Juice & Sports Drink PRE-MATCH SNACK: Sports Snacks Sandwich Or Sports Bar Fluids: Water, Fruit Juice & Sports Drink ON-COURT FUEL [...]

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