When + How To Train During Ramadan


For Muslims, Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar hallmarked by 29 to 30 days of fasting, prayer, reflection and community.  Observed from April 2 to May 2 this year, fasting from dawn to sunset is fard, or obligatory for all adults. Although believed to be crucial for receiving spiritual rewards during this [...]

When + How To Train During Ramadan2022-03-18T09:08:44+00:00

The Advantages Of Meal Prepping


Very few people have tried prepping a week’s worth of meals only to declare it the worst idea ever. Why is this? Because there are so many benefits! Here are just some of the advantages of meal prepping: 1. You’ll save some money. We’ve all been there – standing in front of the fridge, [...]

The Advantages Of Meal Prepping2022-01-28T09:48:38+00:00

Empowering You To Reduce Your Risk For Heart Disease And Stroke


When you create a consistent training routine that leads to improved fitness and performance, you feel good! It’s true that working out regularly leads to so many health benefits. But as invincible as you might feel, it’s worth noting that regular physical activity doesn’t make you immune to heart disease or stroke. Thinking about [...]

Empowering You To Reduce Your Risk For Heart Disease And Stroke2021-12-20T19:05:10+00:00

Meet Rhapsody Nutrition’s Kate Hendley


KATE HENDLEY NUTRITIONIST | RHAPSODY NUTRITION Born and raised in the Lowcountry, Kate glided onto the ice as a competitive figure skater for nearly a decade before trading her skates for sneakers as a track and cross country athlete.  Immersed in solo sports, Kate developed a consuming drive for success and self-induced demand for perfection [...]

Meet Rhapsody Nutrition’s Kate Hendley2021-12-26T12:30:03+00:00

Some Sweet Stats About Sugar


According to the American Heart Association, adults in America consume an average of 77 grams of sugar each day. This is 40-50 grams more than AHA recommendations and adds up to about 60 pounds of sugar in a year! The good news is that many adults have heard the warnings about sugar consumption and [...]

Some Sweet Stats About Sugar2021-12-03T06:58:27+00:00

Eating “Mostly” Healthy While On Vacation


We've all been there. We get home from a week-long vacation and feel...awful. The "I'm on vacation" mindset gets the best of us, and our stomach pays the price. After all, isn't vacation your chance to indulge and just eat whatever you want? We get it. When you finally take the vacation you've been [...]

Eating “Mostly” Healthy While On Vacation2021-07-19T14:03:12+00:00

Protein, Pre-Workout or Coffee


What’s the best thing to consume before a workout? Protein shakes? A pre-workout? But The foods and drinks you consume before and after workouts can be a highly contested topic. And if it seems like there are a lot of differing opinions and too many options to choose from, it’s because the honest [...]

Protein, Pre-Workout or Coffee2020-10-14T17:21:43+00:00

Fuel Your Fire: The Key 3 For Endurance Training


By Eliot McPherson, Nutritionist for Rhapsody Fitness in Charleston, SC Your endurance event is officially on the books and it’s all-in for the weeks of training to get you ready for race day. You have your training program and plan mapped out, but how to fuel for all those miles is still murky. I [...]

Fuel Your Fire: The Key 3 For Endurance Training2020-10-13T18:01:29+00:00

Feeling Salty


For the past several years, salt has earned a bit of a bad reputation. Too much salt in your diet leads to high blood pressure, right? Well, it might for certain individuals. But it turns out that salt may not be as evil as you might think. Sodium 101 Salt is an electrolyte that [...]

Feeling Salty2020-06-20T19:25:17+00:00

Eliot McPherson Leads Rhapsody Nutrition


Nutritionist Eliot McPherson joins Team Rhapsody to lead Rhapsody Nutrition. While Eliot was pursuing higher education at Clemson University, his father suffered a massive stroke impairing speech and motor control. Immediately after, he changed his major from Civil Engineering to Food Science and Human Nutrition to answer the call to stop chronic disease and impact [...]

Eliot McPherson Leads Rhapsody Nutrition2020-05-20T13:59:44+00:00
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