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Good Question: How Do Olympic Athletes Make Money?

http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/video/3441472-good-question-how-do-olympic-athletes-make-money/#.V6FnylWsgAM.twitter John Lauritsen finds out how Olympic athletes can make money while training and competing full-time (3:00). WCCO 4 News At 10 – August 2, 2016

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Friday Roundtable: Creating a culture of health

http://www.mprnews.org/story/2016/08/26/creating-and-sustaining-a-healthy-lifestyle By many measures the United States is unhealthy. A majority of Americans think that they have a healthy diet, but a report from the CDC says otherwise. Over three quarters of the population don’t eat the amount the recommended amount of produce. But it’s not just diets. When the Mayo Clinic did an assessment […]

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Chad Hartman Show 2p: Gopher Talk And New Year’s Resolutions

https://embed.radio.com/clip/61362951?ref_url=http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/audio/the-chad-hartman-show/&ads_ga_page_tracker=UA-17434257-47&rollup_ga_id=UA-2438645-53&r20id=82https://t.co/dpgRZg6KaC A link to Rasa Troup on the Chad Hartman Show talking about The Gophers and new year’s resolutions.

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Twin Cities Live: Protein Challenge

http://twincitieslive.com/article/stories/s4025545.shtml?cat=10699&v=3112599 Dinnertime is not the only meal that you should be packing full of protein.  The Minnesota Beef Council says your meals all day long need to be protein packed. Registered Dietitian Rasa Troup shows us ways to incorporate protein in your meals in ways you may not have thought of. Beef gives your body […]

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Twin Cities Live: Workout Nutrition

http://twincitieslive.com/article/stories/s3766913.shtml Rasa Troup knows the importance of taking care of her body through nutrition.  This former athlete ran track and field in the 2008 Olympics, representing Lithuania.  Rasa decided to become a registered dietitian to help others learn about nutrition. Rasa is here to help us with what we should be eating after we workout.  […]

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How Anorexia Almost Ruined My Running Life

My collegiate sports career started out in basketball. It was and always will be my first love. However, the transition from high school to college basketball hit me hard. It mimicked the difficulty of the transition from living at home to moving away to college. I soon found myself getting far too comfortable on the […]

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Gopher Sports: Catching Up With Gopher Alum Rasa Troup

When Rasa Michniovaite first came to the Gophers in 1998, she couldn’t have imagined coming this far. And in 2000, following her two-year running career at the U of M, her decision to quit running made her chances of future success slimmer than ever. Things have certainly changed since then. Now, she’s Rasa Troup, former […]

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Star Tribune: Top Athletes Eat to Excel

09/11/2012, 12:30am CDT By JASON GONZALEZ, Star Tribune Elite metro-area prep athletes say eating habits are as important as workout habits. Emma Paulson, 17, a senior swimmer at Wayzata High School, is among a select, but growing, group of athletes who put a strong emphasis on nutrition. She starts preparing for a meet five days […]

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Minnesota Daily: Raising the Bar

MINNESOTA DAILY PUBLISHED: 03/29/2010 BY: IAN LARSON As weightlifters resort to more potent supplements in more extreme “stacks” — or combinations of products — some in the fitness industry are beginning to ask if these dietary supplements really promote health at all. “When you talk about these high doses, it is alarming,” said Patrick Wilson, […]

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Interview: Beijing Olympics Experience

1. What was a highlight of being in Beijing in the Olympics for you? The competition itself.  It takes your breath away once you enter the Birds Nest and it gets even better once you compete in it. 2. Did you meet anyone special during your time in Beijing (other athletes, coaches, spectators?) I met many […]

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