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Energy balance — The teeter-totter

In a world filled with information and data are we certain we have accurate information to rely on? Especially when it comes to energy balance.

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RED-S- What is relative energy deficit in Sport?

As more research came to the surface there was a better understanding of all the body’s systems that are impacted by the athlete’s energy balance.

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What is the Sweet Spot in Sport?

Are you struggling to find that balance between freedom around food and optimizing your performance? Finding you sweet spot in sport is key to just that!

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Trainer Tips Tuesday

Don’t Diet & exercise, Fuel and Train

One of my favorite quotes is “Athletes don’t diet and exercise, they fuel and train”. Social media has done an injustice to our athletic community focusing on thin being ideal and getting ripped now labelled ” fitspiration or “fitspo“. As a result, we are seeing an epidemic of under-fueled, overtrained,...

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Recovery Nutrition

Recovery Nutrition= Replenish, Replace, & Repair

Your recovery nutrition is key to you being able to compete day after day. This allows you to replenish, replace and allow for repair. The purpose of training is to help you get stronger, faster, and more skilled or to improve endurance. The adaptations you desire cannot occur if the...

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Weight Management Weight Prevention

Exercise Part 2: As Clear as Mud

In this blog let’s try to part the muddied waters around exercise recommendations. For starters the government acknowledged the confusion around these exercise recommendations. Trying to separate out physical activity recommendations according to chronic disease. Since exercise science is a fairly new area research they don’t have a lot of...

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Parenthood Not One Size Fits All

Parenthood: No One Size Fits All

This is a step off my nutrition soap box onto a personal one, parenthood. What has come to slip the mind of others is that a simple statement more than most times has a story. For some this story is yet to be told. Those simple comments go deeper unknowing...

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What’s in the Bag? Fueling Tips for Athletes

“Athletes don’t diet and exercise, they fuel and train” Author unknown.

This has always been one of my favorite quotes. This simple saying stresses the importance of proper fueling not just on game day but throughout an entire season. Athletes should routinely make their fuel choices a part of their...

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Clearing Up Crossfit Confusion

Clearing up Cross-Fit Confusion

Starting your fitness journey can be intimidating. You’ve researched possible gyms and came across a fitness regimen named “CrossFit”. Your friends have mentioned it before and maybe tugged that string too many times. Anytime you think or hear about it your palms begin to sweat and your heart feels like...

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