June 27, 2014


Fat is a necessary component of a normal diet, which provides energy and essential elements of cell membranes and associated nutrients such as vitamins A, D and E. One should keep their fat intake to 20-35% of their total energy expenditure. A 170 lb male athlete would consume about 20% of a 3,000 calorie diet […]

Nutritional Philosophy

At Summit Sports Chiropractic we offer all levels of care. We believe that nutrition plays a huge role in the musculoskeletal system’s ability to build strength, endure, and repair. Our nutritionist, Jolene, is a licensed health care provider. She understands the metabolic needs of all ages and activity levels. She uses current and relevant research […]

June 2, 2014

Nutrition for Athletic Performance

Pre-Exercise or Pre-Game Meal: To keep the athlete from “Bonking” and/or getting hungry during an intense workout, it’s important to have the athlete eat about 2-3 hours prior to the event. The meal should include a small amount of fat and fiber, moderate amounts of protein and a considerably larger number of carbohydrates. Eating 200-300 […]