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. 'Fuel' is a term you'll often see used when reading about performance nutrition. But what exactly does it mean and why can "underfueling" be such a problem for athletes? Fuel describe the energy we get from the food we… Continue reading 6 Signs You Might Be Underfueling for Your Sport
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
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