Embarking on a marathon journey requires more than just training but it demands a strategic approach to nutrition that sets your body for optimal performance. Among these strategies, carbohydrate loading stands out as a pivotal method for marathon runners aiming to maximize their energy reserves and endurance. This blog will delve into the art and […]

February 18, 2024
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Sports nutrition is no longer about giving the football team more Gatorade or precisely prescribed macro ratios to be the leanest athlete around. Sports nutrition is being redefined within the industry and society. The more I coach people at all levels, ages, and skills, I have begun to hone my skills as a registered dietitian […]

March 16, 2022

Recreation sports and activities provide many benefits such as physiological functioning and health, social interactions, and mental health. The 2019 Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 19.3% of the US population engaged in sports or exercise each day in 2019 for at least half an hour. That equates to 63 million active people. However, there […]

March 1, 2022

Who doesn’t love caffeine, right? ☕ Caffeine is the most widely studied and used drug on the planet. It is naturally occurring in a variety of plants such as coffee, tea, and cocoa. Over 90% of U.S. adults consume caffeine on an average of 200mg/day (Fulgoni, Keast et al. 2015) . In recent years, it […]

January 25, 2022

May 4 was the day I decided to run a 50k. Why? I am not entirely sure. Maybe I wanted a new challenge or prove others wrong or simply just see if I could do it. When I first was looking for races I knew I wanted to simply finish, with no time goal in […]

January 4, 2022

In exercise ads, weight loss promotions, and even on treadmills telling you about this magical fat-burning zone that solves all of your problems. This magical zone they refer to is when you walk or do any low-intensity exercise that does not elevate your heart rate above ~60%, then you are burning mostly fat as fuel. […]

September 17, 2021

Whether by choice or due to circumstance, working out at home may provide some challenges. Personally I am not a fan of working out from home. However, there are key steps you can take to set yourself up for success. 1)     Find a space! Working out at home may sound easy but there if […]

March 22, 2021