Posts Tagged: Dr. Jennifer Tanner

Six Nutrients Runners Need to be Aware of

February 19, 2019

Running. Is. Awesome. It releases endorphins. It takes us to our happy place. It gives you a sense of purpose and accomplishment. But when we are tired and stressed, getting to this place of freedom can seem like a constant uphill run.  It’s not you. You may be suffering from Nutrient Deficiencies that can leave you feeling like […]

Survive the Holidays with Chaga Hot Chocolate and Cordycep Tea

December 21, 2018

This Hot Chocolate can help you Survive the Holidays…and possibly improve your performance. Doesn’t it seem like the holiday season begins earlier and earlier each year? As stores fill their shelves with festive gear months in advance, I find my stress levels rise. In October, yes – October, I start asking myself questions like – […]

Runners – Are you Killing your Immune System?

November 29, 2018

Are you catching every cold that comes your way, yet determined to keep running?   Continue reading to learn how to Beat the Immune Battle. Exercise, particularly running longer distances or intense work outs, can be a stressor on your system. The recovery phase from intense exercise has shown lower levels of lymphocytes in the blood. […]

NSAID Overuse

June 25, 2018

The things you didn’t know about your pain medication that could hurt you. After winning a 24-hour track run in record time, Stephanie Ehret should have been celebrating. Instead she was in the hospital being treated for rhabdomyolosis[i]. This is a dangerous breakdown of muscle that can damage your kidneys. Turns out she wasn’t following […]

Marathon Mom ~ No limits

May 14, 2017

Marathon mom, can you have kids and run too? Some may say it’s just not possible. Despite best intentions it is easy to have an endless array of excuses.  The most common of those is, “I just don’t have the time”.  I agree, there is no doubt, training for something like a marathon take up […]

When you’ve HIIT the wall.

March 06, 2017

What to do when your training and weight loss programs plateau. By Dr. Jennifer Tanner, Naturopathic Doctor We’ve all been there. You’ve been super diligent and stuck to your New Years resolution. You are hitting the gym everyday, eating well and the scale doesn’t budge. The words “why do I bother” comes to mind. Frustrating, […]

Athletes – Sick, tired and slow? You are only as strong as your immune system.

February 06, 2017

By: Jennifer Tanner, Naturopathic Doctor Your alarm clock buzzes and you press snooze…again. You miss another work out but don’t care because they haven’t been that good lately. You finally get up and realize your cough is still there. Argh, what’s going on? Poor performance, persistent fatigue, disturbed sleep, altered appetite / moods and frequent […]

Running for weight loss with Dr. Jennifer Tanner

January 09, 2017

By: Dr. Jennifer Tanner, ND When I started running my goal was to cross the finish line. I didn’t realize that I was going to leave about ten pounds behind too! I have tried weight lifting, aerobic classes, Zumba and the list goes on but nothing has been able to reduce those muffin tops like […]