Wellness

How to Make Your Own Electrolyte Packet

How to Make Your Own Electrolyte Packet

Tired of buying expensive electrolyte supplements? You don’t need to spend a small fortune to keep hydrated. Living healthy and achieving optimal performance is the cornerstone of my work, with clients of every age and fitness level. But despite the variety of my clientele, one thing they all have in common is they want to

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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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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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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - How to Spend Less Time in the Kitchen with an Active Family

How to Spend Less Time in the Kitchen with an Active Family

Does it feel like your ‘side hustle’ is constantly making meals in the kitchen? It’s a question I hear from parents ALL THE TIME… “How do I feed nutritious food to my family that’s always on the go?” The pain is real for parents of active kids and young athletes who are constantly hungry. Having

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - How to Improve Gut Health for Cold and Flu Season

How to Improve Gut Health for Cold and Flu Season

Looking for ways to boost your immune system during cold and flu season? Tip: 70% of your immune system is in your gut! The wise saying “you are what you eat” is testimony to the importance of our digestive tract, and there is plenty of information available to learn about the amazing role our guts

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Staying Hydrated: A Step-By-Step Approach to Calculating Your 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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