Spoiler: The best diet is not what you think! If you’re an athlete or an active person, losing weight may not be as easy as one might think. You have to balance eating for energy with eating to elicit a...
Learn to pick the right cereals to give you the proper nutrients and energy you need as an athlete. Mornings are hard, especially when you’re not a morning person. Getting in a nutritious breakfast is even harder when you’re rushing...
Are you a parent of a teenage athlete who wants your child to become faster and stronger but not at the expense of their health? Sports nutrition supplements are usually the first go-to to reach these goals. There are key...
The sports nutrition you give your body before a game or competition can make a big difference in your performance! Being a student athlete is hard work- you have to balance school, practice, games and maybe even a job. Eating...
You don't have to stand outside long to know that summer is in full-swing. It's this time of year that I ask myself why I even bother showering. I sweat just standing out there! I guess it's the price...
Figuring out exactly how I was going to write this blog was quite the challenge, to say the least. The day before I left for my epic Philly/NYC vacation (which was absolutely fantastic, by the way), I had made...
I have been playing sports since the age of four; being an athlete has always taken up a large portion of my identity. I remember growing up wanting to be a professional soccer player like Mia Hamm. In my room,...
Because I am a woman of my word, today I write to you (on a much more scientific level) about the effects of low-carbohydrate diets in athletes. You know from last week's several paragraph rant that the high-fat/low-carb diet...
As an endurance athlete and Exercise Science major, I started hearing quite a bit about this high-fat, low-carb diet within the past few years. The theory behind it is strong: eat as little carbs as possible (less than 50 grams...
We've all seen those big dudes at the gym walking around like the Incredible Hulk, poking their chests out, and staring at themselves in the mirror. While some of them drive me absolutely insane (Can you please stop admiring...