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3 Reason Why Dates Are The Perfect Pre-Workout Carb

It may sound crazy, but dates are actually the perfect pre-workout fuel. Grabbing a few dates before your training can take your workouts from “that was great” to “I completely dominated that sh*t”. That’s because our bodies need carbohydrates as fuel in significant amounts to be able to perform. Dates are high in carbs, containContinue reading “3 Reason Why Dates Are The Perfect Pre-Workout Carb”

UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES OF UNDER FUELING: THE FEMALE ATHLETE TRIAD

As females athletes and recreational exercisers, obtaining adequate nutrition is essential for our bodies to perform and function optimally.  We place a high demand on our bodies during training, expending high amounts of energy.  As higher performers our goals are to lead a healthy lifestyle. Yet if we are not adequately fueling our bodies weContinue reading “UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES OF UNDER FUELING: THE FEMALE ATHLETE TRIAD”

FitPros: A Guide to Working with Clients with Eating Disorders

As fitness professionals, we play a vital role in our clients health, especially for those with eating disorders.  I myself am a Registered Dietitian and Trainer, working with athletes and active women who struggle with disordered eating and eating disorders.  From my experience, I have found it is extremely important for fitness professionals to understandContinue reading “FitPros: A Guide to Working with Clients with Eating Disorders”

Tempeh Tacos with Jicama Pico de Gallo

Tempeh Tacos 1 tsp coconut oil 1/2 onion 1 package tempeh 3 small tomatoes 2 tbsp liquid smoke 2 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp Trader Joe’s taco seasoning Jicama Slaw 1 cup chopped tomato 1/2 cup jicama, chopped in cubes 2 tbsp each red onion and cilantro, finely chopped 1 tbsp jalapeño, chopped 1/2 lime,Continue reading “Tempeh Tacos with Jicama Pico de Gallo”

Eat to Train: Tactical Tips to Recovery

What you do between your last and your next training session can make all the difference in your gains. It’s the time outside of the gym when the actual change happens: muscles repair and remodel, the nervous and vascular system adapt, the cardiovascular system strengthens, rehydration of tissues occur, inflammation subsides. The nutrition practices youContinue reading “Eat to Train: Tactical Tips to Recovery”

Top 3 Supplements to Tackle Your Strength Goals

Got strength goals? Then some these supplements may need to be in your arsenal. Protein, creatine and caffeine may be the game changers you need in your nutrition plan. You put in a ton of time, effort and sweat into your grind, and you want to get the most out of it. To build strength,Continue reading “Top 3 Supplements to Tackle Your Strength Goals”

Rehydrate like a Goddess this Summer ☀️

The 2020 fitness industry has turned from a virtual fitness obsession to the outdoor workout of the week. It’s a great experience: you get to see people again, your fav instructors, you get to be one with nature (and a dumbbell). But no one will deny the excessive sweat dripping from every possible sweat glandContinue reading “Rehydrate like a Goddess this Summer ☀️”

OATMEAL PANCAKES : Eating Carbs at Breakfast Ain’t a Bad Thing

One of the first thing you’re told to do when dieting is the cut carbs. But what I see happen is a cascade of less than favorable feelings and behaviors. Late night binging, craving carbs, constantly thinking about food, irritability, tired, hunger, poor workouts, increased risk of injury, low calorie intake, disruption of hormones, impactedContinue reading “OATMEAL PANCAKES : Eating Carbs at Breakfast Ain’t a Bad Thing”

How Disordered Eating Broke Me, Then Built Me Up

I don’t know exactly why I decided I wanted to write this.  Sometimes I don’t really  know what I am doing.  Often I ask myself, am I helping people? Am I sending the RIGHT message?  Is my message or content triggering to someone? I don’t know the answers to those questions.  But I do knowContinue reading “How Disordered Eating Broke Me, Then Built Me Up”

Why BANANAS 🍌 are the Best Pre-Workout Fuel

Fueling before a tough workout will improve your performance, time to fatigue, and overall recovery.  Whether it is a strength workout, a skills session, or endurance training, fueling your brain and muscles for the challenge ahead is essential.  While many people may find that their stomachs cannot tolerate food, properly timing and picking easily digestibleContinue reading “Why BANANAS 🍌 are the Best Pre-Workout Fuel”

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