Sports Nutrition

Are you losing weight while training?

I work with many athletes training for triathlon, marathons, Ironman triathlons or ultra cycling or running events.  With each one, I work on hydration and re-hydration.  Are you losing more than 1% of your body weight while training?  Meaning, you went out for a 2-5 hour ride, and you lost 4 pounds (and you weight 160 lbs)? I started working with a client recently who was consistently losing 4 … [Read More...]

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Eating out can be healthy

Eating out can be healthy - you just have to know how to alter the menu so you can get what it is you want!  I have been doing this for years.  And no, it does not have to be like the scene of When Harry Met Sally where the  changes were so numerous, it was almost embarrassing being with Sally when she ordered! 1) Peruse the menu for what it is that jumps out at you and you really want. 2) … [Read More...]

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JShake My Anti-Inflammatory Elixir

As most of you know, I had a hip replacement last January 21, 2014.  During the months leading up to it, I did many Nutrition Response Testing sessions to identify inflammatory components of my diet, and things I was exposed to.  I was trying to get rid of the pain I was experiencing.  This is great for anyone heading into surgery for joint replacement (knee, hip) or repair of an injury.  Athletes … [Read More...]