Why I use Cocoa Elite’s Endurance Product, by Heather Wilson

Bonking, hitting the wall, carrying a piano on your back. Regardless of what you call it, every endurance athlete experiences it. The unwanted, sudden, and sometimes extreme fatigue will attest that proper fueling is the key to overcoming and ultimately avoiding … Read More

Why an Athlete Should Consult with a Registered Dietitian – by Katie Elliott, MS, RD

March is quickly winding down, which means National Nutrition Month is also coming to a close. Prior to the conclusion of this 31-day health fest, I wanted to talk a little bit about the nutrition experts, Registered Dietitians (RD/RDN). More … Read More

Injuries and Motivation , By Julie Benson

Injury – Now What? It’s a runner’s worst fear. It is the dream stealer, self-esteem buster, mental health shaker, and loneliness invader. Why don’t we talk more about the emotions around it? Fear of being weak? Too negative? Not looking … Read More

Eating Disorders and Athletes: What You Need to Know, by Katie Elliott, MS, RD

Sports are a playground for dreams, hopes, and aspirations. Yet athletic careers are also fragile, easily derailed, and often abbreviated. Fro m injury to burnout, there are many reasons dreams never become a reality. But of all the reasons hopes … Read More

The Effects of Yoga on Runners and Endurance Athletes, By Lauren Wentz

Many athletes are reluctant to try yoga. They believe they are not flexible enough or that yoga is just holding static poses for long periods of time and meditating. While some styles of yoga are more restorative and do involve … Read More

How to Make Nutrition Your Secret Weapon in 2018 – By Katie Elliott, MS, RD

If you’re an athlete with big goals, you likely take advantage of any opportunity, big or small, to improve performance. As you look toward 2018, understand that honing your nutrition strategy is a BIG opportunity. Nutrition can be the difference … Read More

“Just a tip – NEVER sacrifice fitness for your job.” – Samantha Fox

That advice came at a low point for me. I started working my first full-time job this fall after graduating from a 5-year intensive program for my bachelor’s degree. With 18 months of work experience under my belt through internships, … Read More

Off Season Weight Loss Tips by Kristen Arnold , RDN, LD, MS

The off season is the best time to lose weight for your sport (yes, even through the holidays!) Athletes often make the mistake of focusing on losing weight in the peak of their season. But this is when they are … Read More