Sports Nutrition

Athlete’s Guide to Whey Protein Powders

Athlete’s Guide to Whey Protein Powders

Which is the best whey protein powder for athletes? The most affordable, best tasting, lowest in sugar, and does it contain high quality ingredients? Here’s a review and comparison of 13 different whey protein powders to help make your buying experience a little easier.

How Does Alcohol Affect Athletic Performance?

How Does Alcohol Affect Athletic Performance?

It’s becoming more common to consume alcohol after road races, competitions, even group fitness classes. But what effect does this have on your performance and recovery? What about sleep and hormones?

Nutrition Video Series: Glutamine + Gut Health & Athletic Performance

Nutrition Video Series: Glutamine + Gut Health & Athletic Performance

Glutamine can play a huge role in recovery as well as immune support. Prolonged periods of intense training such as ultra endurance competitions, triathlon, & marathon running can cause your blood glutamine levels to drop significantly. Learn more about glutamine in this week’s video!

Nutrition Video Series: Why I Don't Recommend Keto to Athletes

Nutrition Video Series: Why I Don't Recommend Keto to Athletes

In this week’s video, I’m talking about the ketogenic diet, and why I don’t recommend it to athletes. Let’s take a look at what it is, the current research, and potential side effects.

Dietitian's 15 Favorite Buys From Trader Joe's

Dietitian's 15 Favorite Buys From Trader Joe's

What I love about Trader Joe’s are the pantry and fridge staples you can find for incredibly affordable prices. In this blog, I’m sharing the 15 foods I find myself buying most frequently from TJ’s!

Nutrition Video Series: Weight Gain Tips for Athletes

Nutrition Video Series: Weight Gain Tips for Athletes

“I feel like I’m eating so much all the time, but can’t put weight on.” I hear this all. the. time. There’s a lot of misconceptions about how to gain weight. Forget these myths & try a few of these tips instead!

Nutrition Video Series: Should You Take A Pre-Workout?

Nutrition Video Series: Should You Take A Pre-Workout?

So many of you have asked me to cover pre-workout supplements & from the poll I posted in my instagram stories yesterday, 45% said you currently or have used one! What's all in pre-workouts? Should you use them? Today I'm talking about pre-workouts!

Nutrition Video Series: Natural Sugars - Which is best?

Nutrition Video Series: Natural Sugars - Which is best?

Refined sugar contains no micronutrients, no fiber, & people are eating way too much of it. Overindulging in added sugar has serious health consequences such as weight gain, diabetes, & heart disease. In today’s nutrition video, I’m discussing some of the top natural sweeteners.

    5 Fueling Tips to Prevent Game Day Cramping

    5 Fueling Tips to Prevent Game Day Cramping

    What foods and fluids you choose to consume prior to game time is crucial in preventing cramps. You already know the importance of hydration and electrolytes, here are five fueling tips to prevent cramping on game day.

    30 Minute Meals For The Busy Athlete

    30 Minute Meals For The Busy Athlete

    I get it - between training, work, class, more training - your time is limited. So to make your lives easier, I've gathered 37 recipes that require little effort, take 30 minutes or less, and include TONS of variety! Whether you choose plant-based, love seafood, chicken, or beef, there's a recipe for you!

    One Skillet Recipes For The Busy Athlete

    One Skillet Recipes For The Busy Athlete

    After the feedback I received from my Crockpot Recipes for the Busy Athlete post, I wanted to continue the series. This time, I'm sharing a collection of healthy one skillet recipes. Whether you’re constantly busy with practice, work, or class, nothing comes in handy more than throwing everything together in one skillet! These recipes require little effort and time, and you can rest assured you’ll be eating a nutritious meal!