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Helping endurance athletes learn to fuel their activities with two sports dietitians and fellow endurance athletes, Sarah and Marita.

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Helping endurance athletes learn to fuel their activities with two sports dietitians and fellow endurance athletes, Sarah and Marita.

    Dismantling Diet Culture in College Athletics with Rachel Manor, RD, CSSD

    Dismantling Diet Culture in College Athletics with Rachel Manor, RD, CSSD

    Rachel Manor, RD, CSSD is the Director of Olympic Sports Nutrition at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

    In this episode, we discuss:
    What the culture in college sports look likeRachel's responsibilities as the Director of Olympic Sports and how she got into sports nutrition and intuitive eating How she has helped institute intuitive eating in the college athletic settingHow to connect with athletes in the college setting and build rapportHow diet culture shows up in sport culture, and what diet culture is The transformation of athletes from the diet mindset to the fueling mindsetAND MORE!

    • 49 min
    How Runners Can Avoid Injuries During Training, While Pregnant, and Postpartum with Jessica Valant, PT and Pilates Instructor

    How Runners Can Avoid Injuries During Training, While Pregnant, and Postpartum with Jessica Valant, PT and Pilates Instructor

    Are you a chronically injured runner or triathlete? 

    Do you know you should incorporate strength and mobility work, but have no clue how and where to start?

    Or maybe you're a pregnant athlete and want to avoid abdominal separation and issues down the line, but don't know what information to trust?
     
    In this episode, we talk with Jessica Valant, PT and Pilates Instructor who breaks down how you can avoid injuries for life.

    We discuss:


    Jessica's journey with prolapse, an often not discussed but common problem postpartumThe main exercise modifications (running, jumping, and strength training) pregnant women should know about and what to avoid during pregnancy and in the postpartum periodHow to identify a diastasis recti and how to repair itGiving yourself grace and time in the postpartum periodWhat should runners and other endurance athletes be doing to avoid injuries? What are the benefits of pilates, especially for endurance athletes?How can having more strength improve speed/performance in running, if at all?The most common injuries in athletes and how to fix them  What can runners do to avoid or rehab a knee injuryWhat exactly is our core, and how can we keep it strongWhy balance in work/life/motherhood doesn't exist And more! 
    For full resources and things mentioned in this episode, check out the show notes here.

    Connect with Jessica Valant:

    Jessica Valant Pilates
    Jessica's Instagram
    Jessica Valant Pilates YouTube
    Stay connected:
    Grab your free fueling chart download to figure out which fuel is easiest on your stomach!Join our community on Facebook!Join us in the Nail Your Nutrition fueling courseTo follow along with the show, follow Nailyournutrition.

    • 1 hr
    Fueling for Trail Running and Ultra Marathon Distances with Kylee Van Horn

    Fueling for Trail Running and Ultra Marathon Distances with Kylee Van Horn

    Kylee Van Horn is a Colorado based sports dietitian, endurance runner and skiier. In this episode, we cover all facets of nutrition for trail and ultra running.

    In this episode, we cover:
    ·         What she wishes more runners new about trail nutrition 
    ·         How she encourages runners to stay healthy and injury free while running on trails
    ·         Why eating enough is so difficult for many runners
    ·         Kylee’s running background and how it contributes to her nutrition outlook 
    ·         What makes trail running different from road running
    ·         How to fuel for ultra endurance events with sensitive stomachs
    ·         How to plan for aid stations in ultra endurance events
    ·         Tips for running in cold winter weather and preventing gel/water freezing

    For full resources and things mentioned in this episode, check out the show notes here.

    Connect with Kylee:
    WebsiteInstagram
    Stay connected:
    Grab your free fueling chart download to figure out which fuel is easiest on your stomach!Join our community on Facebook!Join us in the Nail Your Nutrition fueling courseTo follow along with the show, follow Nailyournutrition.

    • 57 min
    Pelvic Floor Health for Runners at All Life Stages with Dr. Abby Bales, DPT

    Pelvic Floor Health for Runners at All Life Stages with Dr. Abby Bales, DPT

    Wondering about pelvic floor health as a runner, before kids, during pregnancy, and postpartum?

    Dr. Abby Bales, DPT is here to answer all of your burning questions about pelvic floor health for runners and athletes at all stages of life.

    In this episode, we cover:
    Should you run while pregnant?What you can keep doing while pregnant, and when to know the point to stopWhat should return to running look like postpartumCommon pelvic floor issues seen in women and athletesWhat are the signs and symptoms of pelvic floor issues Is it normal to have to pee during running, jumping, and other activitites?Why “just in case” peeing is detrimentalHow to know if you’re emptying your bladder at the appropriate time and intervalsHow to do a proper deep squat to open the pelvisHow to properly do a kegel and advanced kegelsWhat’s the best way to improve pelvic floor healthAnd more! 
    For full resources and things mentioned in this episode, check out the show notes here.

    Connect with Dr. Abby Bales:

    Reform PT NYC
    Dr. Bales' Instagram
    Reform PT Facebook Page
    Stay connected:
    Grab your free fueling chart download to figure out which fuel is easiest on your stomach!Join our community on Facebook!Join us in the Nail Your Nutrition fueling courseTo follow along with the show, follow Nailyournutrition.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Sarah Shares her Race Day Nutrition Plan for the Ogden Marathon

    Sarah Shares her Race Day Nutrition Plan for the Ogden Marathon

    Tune in to part two as Sarah shares her journey to earning a Boston Qualifying time in her Utah Marathon and she breaks down her race day nutrition plan.

    For complete show notes and a list of the products Sarah used, visit the show notes.

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    • 27 min
    Sarah Talks About The Logistics of Qualifying for the Boston Marathon

    Sarah Talks About The Logistics of Qualifying for the Boston Marathon

    In this episode, Marita interviews Sarah to hear all about how she dropped 11 minutes between her 1st and 2nd marathons to qualify for Boston. 

    We discuss: 
    ·         The tips Sarah followed to qualify for Boston with training
    ·         How she approached this marathon differently than her prior marathons
    ·         How she incorporated speedwork and managed off days with her training schedule
    ·         How proper support is important for training goals and finding your tribe is so important 
    ·         Tips for joining a training group and running with them 
    ·         How to balance time with marathon training goals and life 
    ·         How to plan for training a destination race
    ·         The importance of core work and how to plan for it
    ·         How Sarah embraced flexibility to make training work for her

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
46 Ratings

46 Ratings

cneaker ,

Love this podcast!

I have listened to several podcasts multiple times. I like the inuitive eating approach to sports nutition. Both hosts are very up front with the importance of fueling and listening to your body.

K92585 ,

Excellent

Love this podcast! Great information about fueling and caring for your body and mind when training. Whenever I need a reality check and reset from all the diet culture messages on social media I tune in here for a great reminder of what my body really needs!

Listening from CLT ,

Highly Recommend for EVERY Endurance Athlete!

I LOVE this podcast!! Sarah and Marita bring a scientific understanding to real life topics in a way that is so accessible and easy to listen to. Their guests and episode topics will keep you coming back for more!

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