Weight Gain

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: 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!

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! 

Body Image Battle

Body Image Battle

Scenario: You've spent an entire month waking up early to get a workout in, you've cut out junk food and soda, and you've ate more fruits and vegetables than you ever thought you would. Yet when you step on the scale, your weight hasn't budged. At this point, you may have decided to give up and let your weight dictate your day and how you feel. Has this ever happened to you?