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Mobile App

Our innovative and award-winning app "Exercise Calorie Converter" converts the calories in restaurant foods and beverages into minutes of exercise.

This update -- Version 3.0 -- offers more restaurants, over 5000 foods and beverages, a Quick-Check tool for foods not in the database, and some cool sharing functions.


Today's Featured Topics

Sports Gels, etc...
In the beginning, athletes had sports drinks like Gatorade. Then, energy bars such as PowerBar were what serious endurance athletes used. Today, athletes and others who want quick energy during exercise now have another sports nutrition option: sports gels. Read our review on these products at: "Energy Gels, etc..."

Tennis: An Overview
Tennis was very popular in the US in the 80's, largely due to the entertaining and mesmerizing play (and antics!) of Connors and McEnroe. After a lull, there is renewed interest in tennis. If you'd like to learn more about tennis, or, impress your friends at the tennis club with how much you know, read our review: "Tennis: An Overview"

Do You Read Food Labels?
The labels you see on packaged foods are a result of then-FDA commissioner David Kessler's efforts to prevent orange juice manufacturers from calling their product "fresh" if it wasn't. Yep, that's how it started back in the 70's. Since then, food labels have been revised several times. There's a lot of useful info there, if you know how to interpret it. Learn more about it at: "Food Labels"

Exercise Books and Videos

TITLE:  "Caffeine for Sports Performance"
AUTHOR:  Burke L, Desbrow B, Spriet L
LENGTH:  205 pages
LIST PRICE:  $18.95

Authors Burke, Desbrow, and Spriet review current science on how caffeine affects athletic performance in "Caffeine for Sports Performance". It was published in 2013. Read our review...

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