Common Mishaps of Athletes

There are so many thoughts about food and fitness. Below I want to clear up a few of the common mistakes I hear athletes making. Eat Food You Train on Anytime – Training food is meant for training. If you use a bar on the bike as a fuel source, limit the consumption of that... Continue Reading →

Always Changing Always Growing

A few weeks ago, I discussed how change is always challenging for me. This week, I wanted to discuss one of the biggest changes a woman can go through. Any guesses?!? I’ll give you a hint… Mirinda Carfrae and Gwen Jorgensen have both recently gone through this change. PREGNANCY. Pregnancy is one of those things... Continue Reading →

Change is Inevitable

For those of you who do not know me very well, I thrive in stability and order. I am a planner; my calendar for 2018 is filled and I already have events for 2019 planned as well. I work best with a schedule and like to know what is coming my way for the week... Continue Reading →

5 Seconds Too Slow

This last weekend, Michael and I raced the Olympic distance at Tri Waco. Going into the race, my plan was to just have fun and test out the course in hopes to have better preparation for Ironman 70.3 Waco in October.  As you read the report, find out my times and see where I placed... Continue Reading →

Fine-Tuning Your Fuel

Many athletes are in full force with training and race events this summer and upcoming fall. Race nutrition is so important and can make or break an event. I am a 2x Ironman and a Dietitian and am still tweaking my nutrition. Today, I want to discuss a few tips for race nutrition based on... Continue Reading →

Finding Grace & Freedom

Happy July 4th! For a brief moment…I am going to discuss a little history to introduce the topic of grace and freedom. July 4th 1776, marks the year 13 colonies adopted the Declaration of Independence when America became independent from Great Britain. The new found freedom was celebrated with family get to gathers, music, parades... Continue Reading →

Stuck in a Cooking Rut?

Many times we get stuck in a cooking rut and have a very hard time digging ourselves out. Variety is important. In honor of National Fruit and Vegetable month, I wanted to wrap up this month’s blog with a farewell to June and feature the famous Butternut Squash. Hopefully this month’s blog has helped show... Continue Reading →

All About the Mango

I don't know about you, but I LOVE mangos! They are delicious, yet a pain to cut. In honor of National Fruit and Vegetable Month, I wanted to feature one of my favorite fruits. Here is one of the ways that my husband and I like to cut them. Steps to Cut a Mango Items... Continue Reading →

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