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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 or caring...

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What’s in the Bag? Fueling Tips for Athletes

        Fueling Tips Before & After Training   “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...

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Clearing up Cross-Fit Confusion

Clearing Up Cross-fit Confusion Guest blogger: Ashleigh Hall (dietetic intern/cross fit gym owner) 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...

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Brain: The Under-Fueled Muscle

I have been a practicing dietitian for over 10 years with a specialty in sports and performance. Most clients come to see me wanting to optimize fueling for their sport, but I have never had a client come see me on how to optimize fueling for their academics or keys...

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Coffee: Not Your Average Cup of Joe

Not your average cup of Joe What is the one beverage that is universal whether it is 100 degrees or 10 degrees below zero? COFFEE otherwise known as Joe!  Coffee has many medicinal benefits not to mention a robust flavor. It can be used as a rub for meat, enhancement...

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Grocery Game Plan

            Does grocery shopping have you needing Excedrin Migraine and a nap? You are not alone! Grocery stores thrive on confusion and impulsivity. They hope you become overwhelmed, hungry and confused so that you are not an informed...

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Exercise Recommendations: Parting through Muddied Waters

Our attention to the world of exercise and fitness has grown in part to social media. These two words have been used interchangeably yet mean two completely different things. With so much information, have we muddied the waters and created mass confusion? The...

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