Orthorexia Nervosa is a relatively new psychological eating disorder in which a person becomes obsessed with eating pure, healthy foods to improve wellness.
TrueSport Expert Kristen Ziesmer, a registered dietitian, explains exactly what and when your athlete needs to eat post-workout.
TrueSport Expert Kristen Ziesmer shares what parents and coaches need to know about pre-workout fueling for middle and high school athletes.
How to Fuel a Picky Eater It can be a frustrating to have a picky eater at home, but even more problematic is the fact that a young athlete’s desire to only eat French fries and mac and cheese might mean they are missing out on key macro and micro-nutrients. Data suggests that being a…
Here are a few simple nutritional tips to help boost your child’s immunity this flu season and hopefully keep them in school and in sport.
3 Reasons Why Your Athlete Needs Healthy Boundaries Between school, sports, social activities, and life at home, student-athletes have a lot of responsibilities that are often associated with high expectations and pressure. Knowing how to draw healthy boundaries for themselves is essential to their mental wellbeing and physical health. In her TED Talk, Sarri Gilman,…
Five things parents of youth athletes need to know about steroids, including the difference between corticosteroids and anabolic steroids.
How to Teach Young Athletes to Find Their Pace As you try to instill grit and perseverance in young athletes, you will likely be met with some resistance. Whether it’s a sport that your athlete doesn’t instantly excel at, a team where he or she doesn’t quite fit in, or teammates who are finding more…
Seven quick & easy vegetarian meals for your athlete that are also packed with the nutrients they need to help them reach their sport performance goals.
Here are three red flag phrases that might indicate your athlete is in a risky situation or facing pressure to use performance-enhancing drugs.