Is Your Weight Goal Realistic?

We live in a society obsessed with body weight. Too much emphasis is placed on body shape and size. The media has created unrealistic weight expectations. We are constantly bombarded with images of the “perfect body.” I’ll admit that I can easily fall into this trap when scrolling through Instagram. I follow many famous athletes, … Continue reading Is Your Weight Goal Realistic?

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Feeling Unusually Tired? Low Iron Could be the Cause.

Feeling tired and run down? Athletes often attribute these feelings to overtraining, but the real culprit could be iron depletion. Low iron can cause you to feel unusually tired, impacts your ability to keep up in regular workouts or even causes performance plateaus. Low iron is all too often overlooked when trying to identify the cause … Continue reading Feeling Unusually Tired? Low Iron Could be the Cause.

Should you take a glutamine supplement?

I’ve had an increasing number of people ask me about glutamine supplementation recently. I also noticed that on the protein powder that I use “L-glutamine” is listed. To be honest, I didn’t know much about the research behind glutamine supplementation and athletic performance. During my dietetic internship, glutamine supplements were sometimes given to critically ill … Continue reading Should you take a glutamine supplement?

How Genetic DNA Testing Could Unleash Your Athletic Potential

You may have seen a post a couple weeks back that I am now offering a genetic DNA test called nutrigenomix. I’ve had a lot of people asking me about this test, so I thought I should dedicate this week’s blogs to explaining nutrigenomix and how it could benefit your health and performance.  What is … Continue reading How Genetic DNA Testing Could Unleash Your Athletic Potential