On the Verge of Burnout

Preventing Overtraining Through Nutrition & Lifestyle Overtraining Syndrome (OTS) can be detrimental to your training and success at an athlete. Last week, I discussed several hypotheses that can contribute to OTS. Today, I want to discuss several tips that can help prevent OTS. Sleep Research has shown that 7-9 hours of sleep a night is... Continue Reading →

Walking the Tightrope of Overtraining

Often athletes striving to become faster and better at their sport find themselves walking the tightrope of overtraining. During peak training times, most athletes feel fatigue, as their training plans are intended to create a similar fatigue that will be experienced on race day. Coaches do their best to create a perfect, personalized plan without... Continue Reading →

For Nostalgic Sake

The recipe below is one of my family's recipes. My grandmother loved to bake and she made the best ever banana bread. Is it healthy...not by any means...there is Crisco in the recipe.  In my opinion, it's normal to occasionally have a special treat, and this is a special treat for me and my family.... Continue Reading →

Too Much to Do & Not Enough Time

Under Training, Under Eating & Under Sleeping….a recipe for disaster. My body was as good as burnt toast last weekend!  Today, I am going to share a true story from my training last week. First, I want to start off with saying….I am a Registered Dietitian and know better, but I am still human and... Continue Reading →

Need for Speed

Most athlete who I consult one-on-one, are looking for nutrition education as well as a new edge in their sport. The new edge may be a new protein powder, electrolyte supplement, BCAAs or even antioxidant green drinks. The options are endless. When selecting a new supplement, key word supplement, it is important to ensure the... Continue Reading →

Go Further with Food

Ever since 1980, March has been recognized as National Nutrition Month. The theme this year is “Go Further with Food”. In response to the theme, I decided to pose a question to my readers…. What would it look like, if you could go further than ever before?  What image popped into your mind? Was the... Continue Reading →

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