Performance from the Inside Out

Nutrition Education and Coaching

Optimize Recovery with Post Workout Nutrition

Long and intense workouts are hard on your body. They deplete your body of nutrients and break down skeletal muscle and other body tissues. Following these workouts with a post workout meal or snack within 60 minutes helps to maximize recovery, making sure you get the most out of your workout and are better preparedContinue reading “Optimize Recovery with Post Workout Nutrition”

Non-Pharmaceutical Management of Urinary Tract Infections Post Spinal Cord Injury

Jayden Chapman, MS, RD, METS I For most of us with a spinal cord injury (SCI), urinary tract infections (UTI) are part of life. Antibiotics can be essential and life saving, but also have side effects, and over time can lead to antibiotic resistance. We may not be able to prevent all UTIs, but hereContinue reading “Non-Pharmaceutical Management of Urinary Tract Infections Post Spinal Cord Injury”

Nutrition for Athletes with Spinal Cord Injury

The basic principles of sports nutrition are certainly relevant to athletes with spinal cord injury, but the application of these principles can be different due to some of the physiological changes that happen following an injury. Spinal cord injury (SCI) leads to changes in body composition, energy expenditure, GI transit time, sweat rate, and temperatureContinue reading “Nutrition for Athletes with Spinal Cord Injury”

Forging Fitness Fueled by Fat

You’ve heard of the ketogenic diet. You’ve heard anecdotal stories of prolonged endurance, of rapid or sustained weight loss. Maybe you’re in a weight class sport looking to cut weight without losing strength, or maybe you’re looking to maximize endurance. Could switching to a ketogenic diet take your performance to the next level? Let’s takeContinue reading “Forging Fitness Fueled by Fat”