Sports Nutrition

The world of sports is often associated with health, discipline, and peak physical performance. However, beneath the surface, athletes are not immune to eating disorders.  In this blog, we’ll explore the surprising answer to how common eating disorders are in athletes, examine the reasons behind their vulnerability, and discuss the importance of preventive measures. How […]

Eating Disorders, Sports Nutrition

March 11, 2024

How Common Are Eating Disorders in Athletes?

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Yes, exercise can cause diarrhea.  Exercise has a long list of health benefits, from boosting mood to improving cardiovascular health to strength training for an athlete.  However, one aspect of physical activity that’s not often discussed but can affect many individuals is diarrhea. Yes, you read it right –studies suggest that 30–50 % of athletes […]

Sports Nutrition

March 4, 2024

Can Exercise Cause Diarrhea?

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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 […]

Non-Diet Nutrition, Recipes & Meal Planning, Sports Nutrition

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 […]

Recipes & Meal Planning, Sports Nutrition

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

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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 

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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

Bone health is not just an important topic for athletes, but is important for everyone. However, certain groups like female athletes and active individuals are at higher risk for bone health diseases and injuries related to nutrition. Did you know that bone formation begins before you are even born and continues until your mid to […]

Sports Nutrition, Women's Health

September 27, 2023

Optimal Nutrition for Bone Health

Calcium Rich Foods