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

The idea of body or weight changes may feel scary during recovery or in healing your relationship with food. If you are feeling this way, you are not alone and it is fully understandable. Sometimes weight gain may be necessary in recovery if you are underweight or are experiencing symptoms that you are below your […]

Eating Disorders, Non-Diet Nutrition, Uncategorized, Women's Health

February 27, 2023

Navigating Weight Change Fears in Recovery

Do you have light, short, or missing menstrual periods? Although an “easier” or missing period may sound nice, abnormal periods are just that…not normal. As we always say, our bodies are extremely smart. When something isn’t quite right, our bodies will let us know one way or another. For women, our periods can be a […]

Eating Disorders, Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Uncategorized, Women's Health

February 6, 2023

Why Your Periods Are Abnormal

If something isn’t quite right with our diet or eating habits, our bodies will eventually let us know. The way and how much you eat directly impacts how your body functions. Food is essential for fueling every process in your body from blinking to keeping your heart beating. Thus, it makes sense that a diet […]

Eating Disorders, Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Uncategorized, Women's Health

January 16, 2023

Signs Your Eating Habits Need to Change

What is a DEXA scan? Do I need to get one? In honour of World Osteoporosis Day last week on October 20th, let’s talk about bone health. Healthy bones are essential to living a long and quality life. Thus, we should make it a priority to take care of our bones. If you are looking […]

Eating Disorders, Sports Nutrition, Uncategorized, Women's Health

October 24, 2022

Should You Get a DEXA Scan?

Diet culture can lead you to believe that exercise is a tool for weight loss and nothing else. However, there’s no doubt that there are lots of great reasons to move your body. When the sole reason you are exercising is to change your body, exercise can feel like a miserable chore. It doesn’t have […]

Health at Every Size, Men's Health, Sports Nutrition, Women's Health

August 15, 2022

Reasons to Exercise Other Than Weight Loss

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Eating disorders affect around 9% of the population. Even though they are common, they are often still viewed as taboo. With a lack of discussion around this topic, these disorders can be greatly misunderstood. Therefore, here are 6 things we think you should know about eating disorders: 1. Genetics Play a Role What causes EDs? […]

Eating Disorders, Men's Health, Uncategorized, Women's Health

July 11, 2022

Eating Disorders: 6 Things to Know

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