Rest days are underestimated in the fitness world, and what to eat on rest days is a common concern. While viewing them as an excuse to indulge or skip meals is tempting, proper nutrition on rest days is key for muscle recovery and overall performance.  What you eat on your days off can significantly impact […]

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February 19, 2024

What to Eat on Rest Days

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Running is not merely a physical activity; it’s a journey that demands energy, stamina, and proper nutrition. Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or a casual jogger, understanding the significance of your diet can significantly impact your performance.  In this blog, we’ll learn the importance of choosing the best snacks for runners, the ideal balance of […]

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January 29, 2024

What Should Runners Eat? The Best Snacks for Runners

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Have you ever heard the phrase, toxic gym culture? We all know physical activity is great for both our mental and physical health. There are many different types of exercises and places to exercise. Some people dance, swim, run, cycle or lift weights. Some people enjoy working out at home or prefer to go to […]

Health at Every Size, Sports Nutrition

January 16, 2024

Toxic Gym Culture

Health Trends for 2024 In the ever-evolving world of health and wellness, the powerful influence of social media, particularly platforms like TikTok, is taking over. It has become a breeding ground for trends, shaping everything from fashion to food and health. As we venture into 2024, it’s a great time to dissect these trends, understand […]

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January 15, 2024

Top Health Trends for 2024: What to Avoid (and what to do instead!)

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As we approach the end of the year, many of us are already thinking about setting resolutions for 2024. Among the most common resolutions are those related to weight loss and fitness. However, this often leads to rapid weight loss trends that don’t last. This pattern suggests that there’s a need for alternative New Year’s […]

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January 8, 2024

2024 Alternative New Year’s Resolutions That AREN’T Weight-Related

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A registered dietitian (RD) undergoes many years of school and training before they can qualify to take their RD credentialing exam. Many people do not realize that in order to become a certified sports dietitian, a dietitian has to do even more training. In order gain the Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) credential a […]

Sports Nutrition, Uncategorized

January 3, 2024

Top 5 Reasons To Work With a Sports RD 

We have approached the time of the year when everyone is thinking about their New Year’s resolutions to improve themselves for next year. Most of these resolutions will include weight loss or increased exercise routines with the goal of better health. If you’re starting to include exercise into your routine this year, you may ask […]

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January 2, 2024

Should You Eat Before An Early Morning Workout?

In today’s world, stories of resilience and overcoming challenges are a dime a dozen. But every once in a while, we encounter a story so profound that it deserves to be shared and celebrated. On our latest Mind Your Fitness episode, we spotlight an inspiring conversation with Adrianne Haslet. Adrianne is a Boston Marathon survivor, […]

Sports Nutrition, Women's Health

December 18, 2023

Embracing Change and Overcoming Challenges: An Inspiring Conversation with Adrianne Haslet

Creatine is a commonly talked about supplement within the sport and fitness community. Why is this supplement so popular and does it actually have any benefits? Let’s talk about it. What is Creatine? Creatine is one of the most well researched and widely used nutrition supplements. It’s well known for its performance benefits, specifically for […]

Sports Nutrition, Women's Health

December 4, 2023

Creatine for Active Women – Is Creatine for Women Helpful?

As an active woman or as an athlete have you ever wondered if you should be keeping an eye on certain vitamins, minerals, or hormones in your bloodwork more closely than your non-active counterparts? The answer is yes! Iron, vitamin D, cortisol, vitamin B12, and a hormone panel are all helpful blood markers to monitor […]

Sports Nutrition, Women's Health

October 2, 2023

Important Bloodwork for Athletes and Active Women