Why should you, an athlete, work with a sport dietitian? Well, most athletes would agree that nutrition is a key component of great athletic performance. We know that when we eat better we feel better, can train better, and therefore compete better. Despite knowing about the importance of nutrition, few athletes give their personal nutrition… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Every Athlete Should Work With a Sport Dietitian
Will cutting carbs help you become the athlete you always wanted to be?
Athletes have a lot to juggle! Between practices, competitions, extra strength training, plus the work/school/family realities of life, it can be tough to balance it all. When it comes to nutrition for athletes, it can sometimes seem just as complicated. Calories, macros, supplements, meal timing, etc. It's a lot to think about and sometimes it… Continue reading Calories vs Carbs: What Really Matters When It Comes to Sport Nutrition?
Intermittent fasting (IF) has quickly become one of the most popular dietary trends of our modern age. I don't think I meet many new clients these days who haven't given IF a try, or are at least curious about it! But with all the supposed benefits we read every day online, is it a worthwhile… Continue reading Could Intermittent Fasting Unlock Your Athletic Performance Potential?
If you're an athlete looking to optimize your performance, avoid these 3 nutrition missteps! As an athlete, I've made my fair share of fueling mistakes. I've under-fueled (hello, hitting the wall!), over-fueled (hello, running to the bathroom instead of on the track!), and just plain gotten it wrong. All of the athletes I work with… Continue reading Want to Perform Your Best? Don’t Make These 4 Fueling Mistakes!
If there's one thing athlete's need to do, it's get enough fuel to perform their best. Here are 6 signs you might be underfueling for your sport, and what to do about it! 'Fuel' is a term you'll often see used when reading about performance nutrition. But what exactly does it mean and why can… Continue reading 6 Signs You Might Be Underfueling for Your Sport
In the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic, we've all had to learn a lot of new terminology. Things like 'flattening the curve', 'PPE', or 'ARDS'. But have you heard of the 'Quarantine-15?' In case you're wondering what the heck it's all about, the Quarantine-15 is a little play on words on the "Freshman-15", a joke… Continue reading The Quarantine 15? Should You be Concerned About Weight Gain During COVID-19?
Tips for making the most of your home workouts!
Maybe you're ready for a little non-COVID19 content to read, or maybe you're a healthcare worker who really needs some convenient on the go nutrition options right now. Either way, I'm here for ya! "Should I be drinking protein shakes?" If there's one question I hear more than any other as a Dietitian, this has… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Protein Shakes
In case you missed it! This morning I made an appearance (via skype of course) on Global News Winnipeg to talk about Nutrition Month, and how some of the key messages in this year's "More Than Food" theme are still relevant despite the huge changes most of us have encountered in our day to day… Continue reading Global News Segment: Getting Kids in The Kitchen