How To Spot Disordered Eating In Your Young Athlete

You suspect that your young athlete has an eating disorder. But what are the signs to look for? What do you do, and more importantly, what don’t you do? 👉 Do learn more about the topic and seek professional help. 👉 Do not...

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What Your Young Athlete Should Eat After a Late Night Practice or Game

It’s 9:00pm and your young athlete is starving after their practice or game. What do you feed them? You don’t want them going to bed on an uncomfortably full stomach, but not an empty one either. It’s important to feed them...

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How Young Athletes Can Pre-Fuel for After School Practice

School’s back in and so are after-school practices for young athletes. I hear from parents at the start of every school year looking for a nutrition plan to support their athlete. Pre-fueling for practices and games after school is especially important...

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Hydration Needs for Young Athletes

Parents listen up! Every summer I work with young athletes to help them understand their hydration needs, and to establish a hydration protocol for parents to help their athlete implement. It’s a “hot” topic every summer (pun intended!), because it’s such...

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Let’s Talk About Female Athlete Triad

In this video, I talk about something that’s been on my mind lately; Female athlete triad syndrome. I work a lot with athletes and active individuals to help them fuel their body for better health and performance. I often get calls...

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Sports Nutrition Supplements for Teenage Athletes: What’s Safe and Effective?

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 factors...

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Sports Nutrition: What Should I Eat Before A Game or Competition?

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....

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Staying Hydrated: A Step-By-Step Approach to Calculating Sweat Rate

Have you considered what your sweat rate is, and how it can easily cause dehydration? 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...

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Becoming More Than Just a Number: My Journey with an Eating Disorder

As a collegiate athlete, and a distance runner, numbers became an obsession. This blog tells Hannah's journey of breaking free of an eating disorder. I have been playing sports since the age of four; being an athlete has always taken...

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A Scientific Approach to Low-Carb Diets in Endurance Athletes

Training on a low-carb diet? Learn the science behind why high-fat / low-carb diets fail to support endurance athletes. Let's review on a more scientific level about the effects of low-carbohydrate diets in endurance athletes. Also, check out this post by Guest...

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