Don't let anyone suck the fun out of your fun size bars! It's that time of year again... The time of year where those charts that start floating around telling us how long we have to run in order to 'burn off' the calories in our Halloween treats. You know the ones. They're everywhere, often… Continue reading Why I’m Not Going To Tell You How Long to Run to Burn off the Calories in Your Halloween Candy
Tips for staying fit this fall We can all agree this year has certainly been...different. Many of us have faced huge changes to our normal fitness routine, and those changes are here to stay. The big group bootcamp classes we loved are no more, and all those miles we ran over the summer is starting… Continue reading 3 Tips for Staying Fit this Fall
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!
When there's still some snow on the ground and the temperatures are hovering below zero, that summer race you signed up for may feel really far away. But race day will be here before you know it, and you want to be prepared! From your running gear to your nutrition to your training plan itself,… Continue reading New to Running? Your Guide to Getting Race-Ready
Ahh, New Year, New Me! After spending the last several weeks enjoying the holiday festivities (and all of the delicious treats it has to offer), it's no wonder that weight loss is one of the most common New Year's resolutions made year after year. Planning to eat a healthier diet, finally getting to those early… Continue reading New Year, New You? A Dietitian’s Tips for Getting it Right in 2020
Will a pre-workout supplement boost your performance and help you get results fast? Pre-Workout Supplements: A necessary part of an athlete's success? Recently, I put a call out on Instagram (@steph.the.sport.dietitian) asking my followers for blog posts they wanted to see. It's really a sneaky way for me to generate blog ideas without having to… Continue reading The ‘Scoop’ on Pre-workout Supplements
Want to dip your toes into the hiking world but you aren't sure where to start? Check out these great hikes around Manitoba that are perfect for beginners!
By this point in your training journey, you've probably ran...a lot. You've also probably eaten... a lot. You might wonder though what should change, if anything about your nutrition plan in the days leading up to your big event. I recently did a segment for Global News Winnipeg about Sport Nutrition for the upcoming Manitoba… Continue reading A Sport Dietitian’s Last Minute Tips For Prepping for Race Day Like a Boss
Welcome to the 4th and final fitness challenge in my November Fitness Series! This week's challenge is the plank! If you missed any of the other fitness challenges this month don't worry! The links to the rest are at the end of this article! The plank is one of those exercises that most of us… Continue reading Perfecting The Plank: Your How-To Guide