Positive Self Talk & UCan

Positive Self Talk & UCan

Posted by on Jun 10, 2017 in Product Reviews | No Comments

The Mowdy Mustang Run is one of my favorite trail runs. The trails are super diverse and fun. I always feel like I’m on a journey, never knowing when a creek, a hill, a deer, or a mustang might pop up. The aid stations and the food (shout out to our friend, Brian Cathey, and […]

Spartan Inferences and Targeted Nutrition, Part II

Spartan Inferences and Targeted Nutrition, Part II

Posted by on May 29, 2017 in Product Reviews | No Comments

Our bodies are literally built from what we eat. As runners and athletes, we must think about the food we put into our bodies as fuel; fuel to run, fuel to recover, and fuel to build. In Part I of this series, I shared my recent experience in the 2017 Austin Spartan Super and how […]

Spartan Inferences and Targeted Nutrition, Part I

Spartan Inferences and Targeted Nutrition, Part I

Posted by on May 27, 2017 in Product Reviews | No Comments

This is kind of long. It could have been longer (just saying). After I hit the publish button, I’m sure there will be plenty more that I wish I would have said. I will refrain from any amendments, P.S.’s and edits. You really should read to the end. But just in case you get busy […]

Detox 101 – What is Detox?

Detox 101 – What is Detox?

Posted by on Jan 11, 2017 in Bootcamp, Nutrition | No Comments

  Detox diets, when done correctly, help the body rid itself of toxins that can build up to harmful levels and play a role in many health conditions. Some of these health conditions include allergies, high blood pressure, sinusitis, kidneys stones, migraines, gallstones, colitis, obesity and more. Much of the detoxing that takes place happens […]

Be a Spectator or Get in the Game – Introducing our Gentle Detox Bootcamp

Be a Spectator or Get in the Game – Introducing our Gentle Detox Bootcamp

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Bootcamp, Nutrition | No Comments

Have you ever pondered a detox? The word “detox” probably means something different to each of us. There are no set rules (or regulations for that matter) to detoxing and there are all kinds of detox regimens, products and diets out there. As a dietitian, I was taught that the body naturally detoxes itself, and […]

Top 9 Tactics to Help Fight Post-Exercise Soreness

Top 9 Tactics to Help Fight Post-Exercise Soreness

Posted by on May 24, 2016 in Exercise, Nutrition | No Comments

Grumbling about aches and pains might be the first language among you and your training buddies. Muscle soreness occurs after intense exercise due to lactic acid build-up and small microscopic tears in your muscle fibers. There are a few foods you can include in your diet to help your body heal itself and soothe muscle soreness, as […]

Coach’s Top 3 Gluten Free Staples

Coach’s Top 3 Gluten Free Staples

Posted by on May 24, 2016 in Nutrition | No Comments

  Life became difficult when I found out I couldn’t have gluten. It changed my routine; recipes I used, stores I shopped, restaurants I frequented. I had to make some changes. Luckily for me, I found a few substitutes for gluten-containing foods, three particularly that have made my gluten-free lifestyle a breeze: Glutino English Muffins […]

Top 3 Natural Energy Boosting Foods for Athletes

Top 3 Natural Energy Boosting Foods for Athletes

Posted by on May 24, 2016 in Nutrition | No Comments

Energy drinks and supplements have flooded the market as an over-worked, over-trained, over-stressed society grabs for anything in reach to get us through the day. I generally recommend caution with these products as ingredients in them might not be the safest or healthiest choice for most of us. For a natural pick-me up, include the following foods, […]