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December 2012

What You Eat

By Hannah Wallace Some more notes on nutrition. When I asked Orioles’ all-star pitcher Jim Johnson for his No. 1 piece of fitness advice, he told me, “I think that nutrition and your diet is as important as anything. It’s important to have a good breakfast to maintain your energy throughout the day. Eating healthy […]

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November 2012

Thanksgiving Nutrition

By Hannah Wallace The Calorie Myth: Apparently (though I don’t remember ever hearing this figure), the standard estimation of the calories Thanksgiving meal is 4,500. Incorrect, says The New York Times! A particularly generous estimation of a “typical” Thanksgiving meal still only puts the total at around 2,500 calories. Perhaps your boozy uncle could crack […]

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November 2012

Fit Getting Fitter

I still consider myself a fit person, but at 33, more than a decade removed from Division I college soccer, I feel like I’ve long been sliding slowly away from fitness—waist a little bigger, energy a little lower, motivation waning. It’s an inevitable part of aging, I suppose, and that’s worth coming to terms with. […]

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