Tag: sugar

5 Dancers and Their Cats You Need to Meet Right Meow

There’s nothing more purrrrfect than some fabulous trinas and their feline friends. We’re not kitten: These bonds are paw-sitively adorable! From hanging out backstage to working out together and more, these pairs will pas de chat their way straight into your heart. 1. New York City Ballet principal Gonzalo Garcia and Gordo Posing below with […]

Is Sugar the Enemy? Maybe Not for Active Dancers

You’ve heard variations on the theme over and over again: Sugar is PURE EVIL! Go sugar-free! Don’t let sugar poison your temple of a body! Etc etc. But the truth about sugar, especially for highly active people (hello, dancers), is a bit more complicated. In fact, as a new Shape story points out, eating sugar […]

Are You Guilty?

Let’s face it: Nobody’s perfect. Most dancers are guilty of some bad health habit, whether it’s late-night snacking or not taking the time to warm up properly. We asked you about your worst habits and sought easy-to-manage solutions from health professionals. See if your problem made our Top 10 list—and learn what you can do […]

Not So Sweet

As dancers, we’re hyperaware of what we put into our bodies since what we eat directly affects how we dance. You’ve probably glanced at the nutrition facts of your favorite foods to check the calorie count and fat grams, but even foods we think of as healthy can be secretly sugary. Do you know how […]