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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian -Lets Talk About Female Athlete Triad

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 from parents who are concerned about their teen athlete, because they’re working out and …

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - Why I Don't Make New Years Resolutions

Why I Don’t Make New Years Resolutions

With a new year comes new goals and resolutions. Are you ready to try a different approach than previous years? Watch this video to learn how. I don’t necessarily agree with the mentality of New Year’s resolutions. As a sports dietitian with over 10 years experience, here’s what I know about the gung-ho approach of …

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - Is Fasted Cardio Good for Fat Loss

Is Fasted Cardio Good for Fat Loss?

Is fasted cardio good for fat loss? Or just another fad? Find out in the video below…. It’s time to shine a light on the ‘fasted’ versus ‘fed’ cardio debate. Is it really true that a morning cardio workout with no pre-fueling is somehow better for fat loss than eating first? First, let’s see if …

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - Is Cardio or Weightlifting Better for Fat Loss

Is Cardio or Weightlifting Better for Fat Loss?

To lose fat, what’s the better option? Cardio or weightlifting? This video answers that question, and gives tips for how to get the best results. It’s one of the top questions I get from clients who want to lose those stubborn pounds, so they get the best results from their efforts. Exercising smartly is the …

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - The Key to Achieving Your Goals and Making Them Stick

The Key to Achieving Your Goals and Making Them Stick

Do you have a habit of setting a goal, but not following through and abandon it? If so, you’re not alone! And instead of feeling bad, achieving a goal or not often comes down to how you approach it. A huge part of my work is helping my clients achieve their goals, so I’ve come …

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - Why You’re Struggling with Cravings and What to Do About It

Why You’re Struggling with Cravings and What to Do About It

Do you always find yourself reaching for something sweet after meals, when you’re tired or stressed? Do you just have to have something salty and crunchy in the middle of the afternoon? In this training video I explain why it seems like your cravings keep getting in your way of eating healthy. Eating a little …

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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 even bother showering. I sweat just standing out there! Unfortunately, we can’t stop the sweating. …

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - Vacationing, The Healthy(er) Approach, Fitness Edition

Vacationing: The Healthy(er) Approach, Fitness Edition

Learn how you can maintain your fitness and training regime while on vacation. This video demonstration shows you a 30-minute body-weight workout you can do anywhere. Well, I thought the time would never come… I’m going on vacation! I will be spending my birthday watching U2 play in concert, and then topping it off with …

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - Work the Buddy System, A Total-Body Workout to do with Your Friend

Work the Buddy System: A Total-Body Workout to do With Your Friend

Grab a friend and watch this video to learn how to get a fun total-body workout for two that will get you both in great shape. Let’s face it, there are times (lots of times) where we’d rather do anything besides work out. Throughout this past year, this issue was especially hard for me because, …

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - (Don’t) Put Your Back Into It - How to Properly Lift a Weight

(Don’t) Put Your Back Into It: How to Properly Lift a Weight

In this 5-minute video, you’ll learn the proper technique to lift a heavy weight in the gym and not injure your back. If you’ve ever suffered from a backache or injury you know one thing: you don’t realize how important your back is until it’s hurt. Back problems are extremely common, but, there are some ways …

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