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For some athletes that say they’ve “taken their diet to the next level,” this means that they’ve cut out all sugar, or they are “eating clean” with no processed foods, or no desserts. It’s great to make changes towards eating more quality, nutritious foods, but going to the extreme with your food policy sometimes create […]

BY Alex | December 27, 2018 | Sports Performance Nutrition

take your diet to the next level

take your diet to the next level

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Merriam-Webster defines an athlete as “a person who is trained or skilled in exercises, sports, or games requiring physical strength, agility or stamina.” There there’s Bill Bowerman, co-founder of Nike. In high school, if you were involved with a team sport you were dubbed an “athlete”. While the rest were just PE students. The adult […]

BY Alex | July 16, 2018 | Sports Performance Nutrition

Defining an Athlete

defining an athlete

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Like a lot of women, while pregnant I suffered from morning sickness (aka all-freakin-day sickness). From six weeks to twelve weeks pregnant I was in a constant state of nausea and simply felt like crap. The worst was the lack of appetite, and having to force myself to eat. I typically did feel better when […]

BY Alex | July 6, 2018 | Personal

My Cure for Morning Sickness (well, temporarily at least)

morning sickness cure remedy

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Popular practice among athletes aiming to build muscle is to pump up their protein intake, with the misconception among gym circles is that “more is better”. Our bodies can eat a lot of protein, digest it and absorb it, but it doesn’t mean it’s all going to build muscle.   Most athletes exceed their recommendations […]

BY Alex | March 6, 2018 | Sports Performance Nutrition

Building Muscle – How much protein do you really need?

building muscle protein needs

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I’m a straight shooter. I tell it how it is. As a dietitian and a recreational athlete, these are the things that I wish that every athlete knew and understood in relation to fueling their body for peak athletic performance. There is no “one-size fits all” fueling plan for athletes. It would be so convenient […]

BY Alex | February 23, 2018 | Sports Performance Nutrition

Three Things That Every Athlete Needs to Know

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Athlete Eating Guide

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