GI issues while running- It's more common than you might think! Did you know an estimated 70% of runners have experienced GI issues or 'tummy troubles' while training or competing? 70-f******* percent! While 'runner's diarrhea' is generally thought to be the "worst" symptom to experience, GI symptoms during exercise can include nausea, vomiting, cramps, bloating,… Continue reading How to Stop GI Issues From Hurting Your Running
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
Are sports drinks better than water? When it comes to working out, engaging in physical activity, or playing a sport, many athletes opt for a sports drink like Gatorade or Powerade rather than water to keep themselves hydrated. You may have seen the commercials for sports drinks, where a tired athlete is instantly rehydrated and… Continue reading Sports Drinks vs Water: Which Suits Your Hydration Needs Best?
We all know that genetics play an important role in health and performance. Genetics are also often used to explain differences we often see between people living in similar environments. They tend to be thought of as an uncontrollable factor, something we just need to live with. But, what if that wasn't the case? What… Continue reading Genetics, Nutrition, and Performance: What Every Athlete Should Know
Are you finally getting back to your regular fitness routine after a the long covid gym drought? Wondering how your diet should change after maybe being less-than-consistent with your nutrition over the past few months? Check out these top tips for nailing your nutrition by my guest blogger, Nutrition Student Presly Walker! There’s no doubt… Continue reading 5 Nutrition Tips for Athletes Heading Back to the Gym
Will caffeine help boost your athletic performance, or is it actually more likely to hinder it? When it comes to sport supplements, there are few products out there more heavily used, studied, or debated than caffeine. For caffeine fans, the market of caffeine-containing products is ever-expanding with something for just about everyone. This means athletes… Continue reading Caffeine and Athletic Performance 101
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?