Nutrition Bites - Training your gut
April 22, 2019
Training your gut: why and how to practice for race day
With 4 weeks until race day, let the long runs commence!
We all know that training is essential to help prepare the body for race day, but did ... Read More
Nutrition Bites - Vegetarian Recipes
April 15, 2019
It's both Meatless Monday (the global movement) and Tax Day...so here's a week of plant protein-packed meals that won't break the bank!
A North African dish of eggs, t... Read More
Nutrition Bites - Carbohydrate Facts
April 9, 2019
Let's talk about the misunderstood, ever important carbohydrate!
Carbohydrates are found in grains, beans/legumes, dairy, fruits and starchy veggies like potatoes and squash. Ther... Read More
Nutrition Bites - Protein Review
April 1, 2019
I say protein, you think muscle! Of course, most of us know that protein is needed to build muscle... but did you know that it plays a crucial role in your immune system, moving materi... Read More
Nutrition Bites - Which Bar When?
March 25, 2019
Which Bar When?
The hallmark granola bar. A convenient and delicious way to fuel your body. Some granola bars can help you fuel up for a workout, and others are helpful in recovery post workout. Chec... Read More
Nutrition Bites - Iron
March 19, 2019
Ladies, this one is for you! Let's talk about iron. (Men, you have lower requirements and higher capacity to store iron, so it's likely you're getting what you need.)
Iron is crucial in the making of... Read More
Nutrition Bites - Vitamin D
March 11, 2019
Nutrient Profile: Vitamin D
Anyone else missing the sunshine here in northeast Ohio? Did you know that sunshine helps your body make Vitamin D?
Many people know about the role of vitamin D in bone... Read More
Nutrition Bite - RED-S
March 6, 2019
Want to take a moment to bring awareness to Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S). The International Olympic Committee states "The syndrome of RED-S refers to impaired physiological funct... Read More
Nutrition Bites - Sports Drinks: Do I Need Them?
February 26, 2019
Sports Drinks: Do I Need Them?
Great question here. Sports drinks contain fluids, electrolytes and carbohydrates. All of these components can be performance-enhancing when used correctly.
In general... Read More
Nutrition Bites - Why Chocolate Milk?
February 18, 2019
Why chocolate milk?
A few months ago, there was a post about what's best to eat after a workout and we got many enthusiastic replies about chocolate milk! Chocolate milk if absolutely a great way to ... Read More