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Meet LindsAy Martin

Lindsey Martin is our on-Staff Registered Nutritionist/Dietitian.

Meet Lindsay Martin, RDN for over 14 years. Lindsay is a professional member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and has served as a board member for TAND/VAND and MAND (meaning she knows her stuff). She received her Bachelor of Science from Radford University and completed her Dietetic Internship while completing her Master of Science with summa cum laude honors at Marshall University. Her vast experience in the healthcare industry ranges from clinical experience to preventative nutrition education, sharing her expertise in public speaking events, and has been featured on a broad range of media channels. 

As a mother of two, she also understands the need for fast and easy solutions for making healthy lifestyle choices.

Articles

How to Get Back into Running

How to Get Back into Running

Whether you’re coming back from an injury, or just deciding to start running after some time off, you have to start somewhere. If you’re looking to begin, here are some things that have helped me along the way.

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Are you addicted to sugar?

Are you addicted to sugar?

Lindsay Martin, MS, RDN, LDN |  Have you ever seen the empty drink bottles with the added sugar just sitting in the bottom used to display how much added sugar is in them? The soda bottles, lemonade bottles, Gatorade bottles, and water bottles. But what does this...

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Curious about intermittent fasting

Curious about intermittent fasting

Lindsay Martin, MS, RDN, LDN |  Intermittent Fasting: Does it help with weight loss?  Intermittent fasting is a trendy way of eating these days, but many ask me: “Is it safe? Will it work for weight loss? How do I do it and what do I eat?”  Well don’t worry, I will...

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Planning Out Healthy Snacks for the Week

Planning Out Healthy Snacks for the Week

Lindsay Martin, MS, RDN, LDN |  As the popularity of snacks has increased among Americans, so has the variety of snack choices, with more and more brands filling store shelves. All of that variety can be overwhelming for a snack fan, especially when you’re looking to...

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A Runners Guide to Fueling for Races

A Runners Guide to Fueling for Races

A Runners Guide to Fueling for Races | Lindsay Martin, MS, RDN, LDN As I dust off my running shoes and start to train for my first half marathon in about 5 years, I have had to change up not only my training schedule, but also my eating routines.  Some may think that...

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Better Nutrition in the New Year

Better Nutrition in the New Year

Article from Lindsay Martin, MS, RDN, LDN. Another year has come and gone and it is time to, once again, set those health goals for the new year. If you’re like a lot of people, you’re experiencing frustration and even disappointment that you didn’t achieve the health goals you thought you would have achieved over the past year.

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Foods to Prevent the Winter Blues

Foods to Prevent the Winter Blues

Article from Lindsay Martin, MS, RDN, LDN  **4D is a nutritionist / dietitian approved product** When the temperatures drop and the daylight hours are shorter, energy levels can take a big dip, right along with mood. We tend to be less active in the cold, winter...

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Running & How to Stay Motivated

Running & How to Stay Motivated

Article from Angela LaBorde My best friend always asks why I run. My simple answer is, “I just love it.” But let’s face it, just because I love it doesn’t mean I feel like doing it every day. We’ve all been there after a stressful day at work or a long day with the...

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Produce Picks to Add to your Plate this Fall

Produce Picks to Add to your Plate this Fall

Article from Lindsay Martin, MS, RDN, LDN The sun sets sooner, the nights are getting cooler and wool socks are starting to sound like a good idea under a warm blanket. This is the perfect time to celebrate the seasonal produce gems of autumn! Next time you’re at the...

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9 Ways to Strengthen Your Immune System During Flu Season

9 Ways to Strengthen Your Immune System During Flu Season

9 Ways to Strengthen Your Immune System During Cold and Flu Season We all love this time of year and dread it at the same time. Those beautiful Christmas lights and falling leaves look pretty until you realize it also means cold and flu season has arrived.  With...

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Healthy Habits for the Holidays 

Healthy Habits for the Holidays 

Article from Lindsay Martin, MS, RDN, LDN We look forward to this time of year, all year long! Holidays only come around once a year, so why not go ahead and splurge? Because gaining weight during the holiday season is a national pastime. Year after year, the average...

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Run Your Own Race: Focusing on Your Mission as a Runner

Run Your Own Race: Focusing on Your Mission as a Runner

RUN YOUR OWN RACE!  How to actually enjoy a run, an article from 4D's owner, Liz Navarro, a marathon runner     When I was asked to write a brief piece on running, I’m not going to lie, I thought, why me? I’m not fast, I’m not as consistent as I probably should...

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How to Make New Routines More Manageable

How to Make New Routines More Manageable

Changing your lifestyle doesn’t have to be a huge hassle that causes you to stress and quit. Instead, sticking to smaller lifestyle changes and healthier habits can make a world of difference.  Managing a successful fitness, lifestyle, or eating routine can be...

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8 Reasons to Eat Healthy

8 Reasons to Eat Healthy

“Healthy eating” has gained quite a lot of stigma over the years as the method to shed alot of pounds. And even though it does help you lose weight, there are actually tons of reasons people choose to eat healthy.  Many people view healthy eating as a punishment...

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How Can Pumpkin Benefit You?

How Can Pumpkin Benefit You?

Article from Lindsay Martin, MS, RDN, LDN Ah, isn’t Autumn just lovely?  It’s one of my favorite times of the year! Crisp air, leaves starting to changel, and pumpkin is a favorite autumn ingredient. But let’s take a deeper look into our favorite autumn flavor and...

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8 Tips to Become a Better Runner

8 Tips to Become a Better Runner

1. Plan it out  What are you wanting to achieve? By answering this question, you can make your running goals happen in no time. People run for various reasons: to get faster, for their health, or even just for a hobby. Recording down your goals and setting milestones...

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3 Annoying Myths about a Keto Diet that Persist

3 Annoying Myths about a Keto Diet that Persist

3 Myths about a Keto Diet A Keto-diet is a diet that focuses primarily on high-fat and low-carb foods. Keto-diet users also tend to resistrict highly processed foods and fats. This quickly became all the rage only a few short years ago and has still persisted today. ...

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How to Stick to Your Workout Routine

How to Stick to Your Workout Routine

Do you struggle to keep up with workout routines? You’re not alone!  Many people bounce between routines to help them find the perfect one and to keep up the challenge. It can be extremely difficult to stay afloat with the latest trends, eating patterns, and workout...

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How to Help your skin “Age Gracefully”

How to Help your skin “Age Gracefully”

Lindsay Martin, MS, RDN, LDN You can’t stand in a checkout line without seeing at least a few magazine headlines about how to look younger, right? While dreading some wrinkles and sagging isn’t uncommon, there’s so much more to aging well. Aging gracefully isn’t about...

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Preparing for cold season with Vitamins & Minerals

Preparing for cold season with Vitamins & Minerals

  Article by Lindsay Martin, MS, RDN, LDN   As kids head back to school and adults are heading back into the office, life is getting back to a “normal” routine. But let’s be sure to armer up against all those colds, flu season and now all the different...

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Best foods for hydration

Hello Summer! It’s finally here, longer days, warmer weather, beach trips, pool parties and all that yummy in season fruits and veggies. With the temperatures warming up it’s even more important to keep hydrated. Those seasonal fruits and vegetables are a great way to...

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The Tortoise and Hare

We all can recall the story of The Tortoise and Hare from childhood, right? The Tortoise and Hare race and the Tortoise is slow and steady, but the Hare is fast out the gates. I’ve used this analogy many times in wellness consultation sessions, and recent episodes of...

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Are there more benefits to caffeine than risks?

Are there more benefits to caffeine than risks?

Article by Lindsay Martin, MS, RDN, LDN There really isn’t anything like that warm first sip of coffee in the morning or even afternoon. Or even just having some caffeine to give us that jolt we need to give us that motivation for our workout, to get out of the sleepy...

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