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?

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Fitness and Workouts, Nutrition and Diet, Sport Nutrition

New to Running? Your Guide to Getting Race-Ready

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

Fitness and Workouts, Nutrition and Diet

New Year, New You? A Dietitian’s Tips for Getting it Right in 2020

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

Fitness and Workouts, Nutrition and Diet

Why I’m Not Going To Tell You The Amount of Time You Have To Run To ‘Burn Off’ That Fun Size Snickers

Some people just love taking all the fun out of 'fun size'... Ya know what I can't stand? Those stupid charts that start floating around this time of year telling us how long we have to torture ourselves at the gym in order to pay for our sins of eating some Halloween candy. They're everywhere,… Continue reading Why I’m Not Going To Tell You The Amount of Time You Have To Run To ‘Burn Off’ That Fun Size Snickers

Fitness and Workouts, Nutrition and Diet, Sport Nutrition

Do Your Workouts Need a Boost? The ‘Scoop’ on Pre-workout Supplements

Did your fitness routine kinda fall off the wagon over the summer? Getting back into the habit of regular workouts this fall? Wondering if you might benefit from a little "boost" to get those results fast? A little while ago (ok- quite awhile ago...sorry guys!) I put a call out on my Instagram story (@steph.the.sport.dietitian)… Continue reading Do Your Workouts Need a Boost? The ‘Scoop’ on Pre-workout Supplements

Fitness and Workouts, Nutrition and Diet, Sport Nutrition

A Sport Dietitian’s Last Minute Tips For Prepping for Race Day Like a Boss

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