How Much Water Olympic Swimmers Drink Daily Olympic medalist and TrueSport Ambassador Elizabeth Beisel has staying healthy and hydrated down to a science.
Q: My child isn’t a huge meat eater; how can I make sure she’s getting enough protein? A: Great question and an important one, as protein is the key macronutrient—a type of food required in the human diet—for growing muscles to both recover and repair after a practice. Ellie Kempton, MSN, RD, owner of Simply…
Q: I see coconut water everywhere. Are there benefits of drinking coconut water over regular water? A: “Probably not,” says Ellie Kempton, MSN, RD, owner of Simply Nourished Nutrition in Denver, Colorado. Although coconut water is a naturally-balanced drink full of electrolytes (like magnesium, calcium and potassium), most youth athletes don’t need it regularly. “If…
How Athletes Can Master Nutrition As one of just five athletes to medal in the both the Summer and Winter Olympics, TrueSport Ambassador Lauryn Williams knows all about how nutrition can take an athlete’s game from good to great.
How Emma Coburn Finds Healthy Food TrueSport Advocate and Olympic steeplechaser Emma Coburn offers her favorite piece of nutrition advice.
Cody Miller’s Youth Sports Nutrition Tips TrueSport Ambassador and Olympic gold medalist Cody Miller offers advice to parents looking to help their athletes play and feel their best.
Traveling For Youth Sports & Eating Right Whether it’s a weekend tournament or a family vacation, making sure your athlete gets the correct amount of carbohydrates, protein, fat, and fluids is especially important while on the road. But while it can feel challenging at times, eating right for youth sports while travelling doesn’t have to…
The Many People That Help Create Great Leaders TrueSport Advocate and Olympic medalist in the steeplechase Emma Coburn knows that athletes don’t become great leaders on their own. Instead, they get help from many different types of people including their coaches, teammates, and even their competitors.
Why Leaders’ Actions Speak Louder Than Words TrueSport Ambassador and four-time Olympic medalist Peter Vanderkaay learned from his swimming coach that actions speak louder than words, and that above all else, the best leaders lead by example.
Step #1 To Becoming A Great Leader As one of only five athletes in Olympic history to win a medal at both the Summer and Winter Olympics, TrueSport Ambassador Lauryn Williams knows a thing or two about what it means to be a strong leader.