It’s 9pm and practice just ended. You have 2 hours of homework, a project to finish and hopefully a few hours of sleep before the 5:45am alarm! How does a high-level competitive athlete eat? How can your body get the proper nutrients you need, at the right time, and in the right amounts when your… Read More
Gymnasts: Throw out body shaming, embrace body fueling
Another day, another leo. Being a former club and collegiate gymnast, I understand the thoughts and emotions that rush through your mind in the split second between school and warm up where you throw on a clean (hopefully..) leo and assess your body state that day. UGH! This kind of daily body analysis is exhausting!… Read More
How Do I Feed My Kid For After-School Sports?
If you have adolescent/teenage athletes, you are familiar with this scenario: waiting in the school pick-up lane, texting your athlete to get to the car ASAP, rushing across town to get to their afternoon practice… Fueling before practice not only gives energy for training but also re-engages the mind to focus and reduces chances of… Read More
Calcium: More Than Bone Strength
Calcium does more than just keep your bones strong. It protects your mental health, engages muscle contraction, heals cuts, and even impacts fat loss! Read More