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How to Walk the Tightrope of Recovery

After an injury, it’s hard to know what to do. Push too hard too fast, and you can end up re-injuring yourself. Spend all day in bed, and your muscles stiffen and atrophy, making a proper recovery near-impossible.So what do you do? How do you get back in the game?

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Colin Fleming
The Science of Supplements

Supplements are important to overall health, but they’re not a substitute for healthy eating. Sprinkling a few multivitamin gummies on a stuffed-crust, meat lover’s pizza doesn’t make for a well-balanced meal. Good nutrition starts with eating well. But it doesn’t end there.

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Colin Fleming
What to eat after surgery

When it comes to nutrition, people tend to treat surgery recovery like they do the flu—a couple bowls of soup, a few cans of ginger ale, and a lot of rest. The thinking is that, because you’re bed-ridden, your nutritional and caloric needs are low, and “normal” eating will just lead to weight gain. And while that certainly makes sense, it’s also wrong—dead wrong.

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Colin Fleming