Athlete Nutrition

Creating a Healthier Environment to Support Your Goals

Creating a Healthier Environment to Support Your Goals

Want to lose weight and eat healthier? It starts in your home environment. In this video, I demonstrate practical tips for establishing healthier habits in your home and kitchen to set yourself up for success. In my other video, Should I Track My Macros? I talked about focusing on things you can eat rather than […]

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Should I Track My Macros

Should I Track My Macros?

Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions of losing weight, getting toned, and building muscle. But is it a good idea to rely on an app for that? Calorie-counting trackers or macro-counting apps are everywhere now, and if used as a tool for a period of time and within reason, can certainly guide you to

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Why Your Young Athlete Isn’t Gaining Weight

Why Your Young Athlete Isn’t Gaining Weight

Think losing weight is hard? Teen athletes often have a harder time gaining weight! This is a frequent issue I help parents with. It’s usually a concern that their young athlete is losing too much weight, not being noticed by College recruiters, not performing competitively enough, or just not being as healthy and robust as

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How to Bulk Up Your Young Athletes Meals to Add Muscle

How to Bulk Up Your Young Athlete’s Meals to Add Muscle

Can food alone help your teen athlete build muscle, without a ton of expensive and questionable supplements? Learn how to add muscle with these easy meal-bulking examples I reveal in this video. How to build muscle is a common question from parents of teen athletes that I work with, and my answer is… food first,

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Easy swaps to save money on your grocery bill

Easy Swaps to Save Money on Your Grocery Bill

Who wants to save money on groceries, while feeding your family healthy meals? It’s surprisingly easy with a few swaps. Reducing your grocery bill is a major concern lately, and everyone is noticing that food has become expensive. If you’ve followed my blog, you know I love food and meal-prep hacks that save time, money,

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Healthy Snacks for Young Athletes Back in School

Healthy Snacks for Young Athletes Back in School

What grab-n-go food should you keep on hand to keep them fueled? And how much do they need? School is back in full swing and that means life is even busier than it was during the summer! If you’re not prepared with quick and easy foods to keep on hand for your athlete, then you’ll

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Sports Drinks vs Electrolytes

Sports Drinks versus Electrolytes

Training in the summer heat? What do you reach for to stay hydrated and fueled? When it comes to staying hydrated, knowing when to reach for plain water, an electrolyte supplement, or a sports drink can dramatically impact your performance. But what’s the difference? And does it matter? The answer is a resounding “YES”, and

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How to Prevent Dehydration with Electrolytes

How to Prevent Dehydration with Electrolytes

Athletes and active individuals need to drink more than just water. With sweaty summer training, your body’s best friend is sodium. Here in South Carolina, it’s a typical hot and humid summer, and any activity outdoors can take it out of you…sodium that is! Many of my clients are telling me how they’re not feeling

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How to Help an Athlete Who is a Picky Eater

How to Help an Athlete Who is a Picky Eater

What do you do for fueling your young athlete who’s not easy to feed? In this video, I share what works in my household, and some tips to help break through picky-eating habits. Athletes of every age require more fuel and calories so they can perform in their sport and maintain energy and muscle mass.

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