"How can I get more _______ (insert micronutrient) in my diet?" If you track micros (which you should) chances are you’ve asked this question to your coach before. Minerals contribute to bone, teeth and nail structures. They also perform a variety of metabolic functions. Vitamins act as coenzymes and facilitate a variety of … Continue reading Your Very Own Micronutrient Cheat Sheet
*Warning, potential eating disorder trigger* Eating disorders (including binge-eating disorder) are a sensitive, yet important, subject to discuss with all my athletes. It’s no surprise that studies show an increased prevalence of disordered eating in athletes (especially when weight classes and competitive leanness is involved) when compared to the general population. Such disorders will … Continue reading Binge Eating Disorders: Yeah, Let’s Talk About Them.
As 2018 comes to an end, inevitably a new year begins. And with it, comes the opportunity to achieve great things. I want to preface this by saying that I’m not big on setting extravagant new year’s resolutions. Why? Well, by stating some crazy declaration (that is virtually unattainable) we basically set ourselves up … Continue reading 2019: “This is the Beginning of Anything You Want.”
Tis the season for coughs and sniffles. It seems like all my clients (myself included) are getting sick this week, so I wanted to shed some light on this topic and post a few tips to try and stay healthy this cold season. Soo…. Should you work out when you are feeling sick? First … Continue reading Should You Work Out When You Are Sick?
Holidays are a special time. A time to be with family, loved ones and create lasting, happy memories. And inevitability, food will always be a part of any celebration or tradition – there’s really no way around it. From Thanksgiving through New Year’s, you will probably find yourself surrounded by mounds of cookies, tables of … Continue reading Surviving Thanksgiving: Nutrition Tips and Tricks