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Reasons to work with a sport dietitian
Sport Nutrition

5 Reasons Why Every Athlete Should Work With a Sport Dietitian

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

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Sport Nutrition

Calories vs Carbs: What Really Matters When It Comes to Sport Nutrition?

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?

Sport Nutrition

Could Intermittent Fasting Unlock Your Athletic Performance Potential?

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?

Sport Nutrition

Want to Perform Your Best? Don’t Make These 4 Fueling Mistakes!

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!

Fitness and Workouts, Nutrition and Diet

The Quarantine 15? Should You be Concerned About Weight Gain During COVID-19?

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?

Nutrition and Diet, Sport Nutrition

Everything You Need to Know About Protein Shakes

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