Welcome to the Nutrition Blog for Georgia State University’s Recreational Services. This blog is kept up to date by the graduate nutrition students. Anyone who has questions or would like to talk should feel free to stop by the Student Recreation Center, Room 150 (inside the Fitness Center). Enjoy the blog!
Fitness Center Hours
We are not currently taking any drop-in clients. Assessments and training sessions can be purchased online. Once purchased, you'll be contacted by the Fitness Center staff within 3 business days to schedule your appointment through Microsoft Bookings.
There are so many options for staying hydrated during your workout. While some beverages boast added electrolytes and vitamins, they also may be a source of added sugar. Check out this brief guide to help you decide the best drinks for your lifestyle!
Reading the Label Reading the label on sports drinks is essential… more »
Staying hydrated, particularly during the hot summer months or after a strenuous workout, is an important component for keeping your body functioning. Your body is made up of almost 70% water, which is why it is critical to provide your body the amount of fluid it needs. Depending on exercise duration,… more »
Health at Every Size, or HAES, is a registered trademark owned and promoted by the Association for Size Diversity and Health. The HAES message notes that while the “war on obesity” has been going on for years now, rates of chronic and deadly diseases that are commonly associated with weight are still high for Americans.… more »
When seeking advice about nutrition and eating habits, it can be confusing about where to look. Who is credible? The media? The magazine I’m reading? The celebrity I'm following? You hear names like “Nutritionist” and “Registered Dietitian (RD)*” thrown around, but it’s not obvious what the difference is or where you should be going to… more »