High Performance Nutrition For Football Is As Easy as 1…2…3

High Performance Nutrition For Football Is As Easy as 1…2…3

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address When most people think of fall, they think of brightly colored leaves and pumpkin pie; but here at WINforum we think of one thing: FOOTBALL!  And with football comes fueling football players. So what is a high performance nutrition plan for football players?  As always, we […]

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Is Gluten-Free For Me?

Is Gluten-Free For Me?

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address “Gluten-free”, a term used to describe foods without gluten, has recently taken on a new meaning: fad diet.  WINforum hit the streets and polled a group of high school athletes and coaches from western Washington with the question, “what is gluten?”  Answers were all across the […]

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Athletes and Milk: 3 Myths About Lactose Intolerance

Athletes and Milk: 3 Myths About Lactose Intolerance

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Perhaps you have been held captive by a myth or two about dairy in your diet?  As an expert in sports nutrition and a lactose intolerant athlete, I am here to share not only the research-based science behind lactose intolerance, but also what works for me […]

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9 Sports Nutrition Tips for Eating After Late Night Games

9 Sports Nutrition Tips for Eating After Late Night Games

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address It’s late. The hangries (hungry + angry) have taken over.  And “WHAT’S FOR DINNER!!?” has become the phrase that pains.  What will you feed your exhausted athletes who have just arrived home from a grueling 3 hour practice? WINforum to the rescue! Here at WINforum we […]

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Athletes and Eating Disorders – Do You Have Weird Eating Habits?

Athletes and Eating Disorders – Do You Have Weird Eating Habits?

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Does This Sound Familiar? “You are such a perfect eater. You never eat anything bad for you.” “I’ve never seen anyone eat so many vegetables. You are so disciplined in your eating.” “I never see you eat any sweets. How do you do it?” Comments like […]

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7 Tips for a High Performance Thanksgiving

7 Tips for a High Performance Thanksgiving

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address FUEL YOUR GAME…Thanksgiving style! Gobble, gobble…this year’s eating extravaganza is about to begin. Here at WINforum we asked our amazing panel of sport nutrition experts for their top tips for creating a sports-nutrition-based Thanksgiving holiday.  Here is what Board Certified Sports Dietitians Kelly Pritchett and Laura […]

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Sport Nutrition FAQs: Answering Athletes’ Most Popular Questions

Sport Nutrition FAQs: Answering Athletes’ Most Popular Questions

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address At WINforum, we love hearing your questions about sports nutrition for performance!  We compiled our most frequently asked questions (FAQs) and posed them to local sports nutrition experts.  Here are the facts… What should I eat for breakfast? “First, get in the habit of eating breakfast every […]

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Protein Power? Think again.

Protein Power? Think again.

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address By Laura Hunter, MS, RD, CSSD for WINforum While any body type can excel in athletics, certain athletes can benefit from increased muscle mass and weight for performance. You may be thinking football is the only sport this pertains to, but I have had clients in […]

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Nutrient Timing: Make the Most of the Food You Eat

Nutrient Timing:  Make the Most of the Food You Eat

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Nike says “Just Do It”.  Why not “Just Eat It”?  One of the key principles to successful athletic performance is eating the right foods at the right times.  Using the “just eat it” haphazard approach doesn’t maximize performance or recovery.   Why does it matter when […]

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Our Guide to Fast Food not FAT Food

Our Guide to Fast Food not FAT Food

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Common fast food meals can contain 1200-2200 calories per meal. For most athletes, this calorie and fat bomb can make performance plummet.  Making smart selections when eating at your favorite fast food restaurant can help you stay lean, fast and strong. Making smart sports substitutions will […]

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