Gymnastics Nutrition

Do your gymnast need a meal plan?

Do your gymnast need a meal plan?

What are the first words you think of when I say the word dietitian or nutritionist? If you thought “meal plan”, then you are spot on. Especially in the sport of gymnastics, many gymnasts, parents, and coaches thrive off of predictability and consistency. When it...

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The Truth about Superfoods for the Gymnast

The Truth about Superfoods for the Gymnast

"Superfoods”. I can imagine you have heard of these foods more times than you can count. Whether it is in a magazine, a grocery store, or a talk show, superfoods are put on a pedestal because people believe they will cure all of their health-related problems. In...

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How to Help Your Gymnast with Nutrition

How to Help Your Gymnast with Nutrition

Raising a teenager is hard in itself, let alone trying to raise one in a #dietculture infused sport like gymnastics. For parents and coaches who understand the great risk and high prevalence of disordered eating in the sport, walking on egg shells and trying not to...

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Simple Meal Planning for the Gymnast

Simple Meal Planning for the Gymnast

Trying to prepare meals that everyone in the family enjoys, that fuel your gymnast properly, and that can be made in a timely fashion, is a challenge that I’m sure you all face. Do you pick this recipe because it’s what my daughter’s coaches say she should eat? Do you...

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How to Fuel the Gymnast on Days Off Gym

How to Fuel the Gymnast on Days Off Gym

With Covid-19 at the forefront of our world right now, many gymnasts continue to be pulled in and out of the gym due to safety regulations. As competition season is starting, the important Covid-19 precautions are causing a lot of disruption in many athlete’s training...

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8 Truths About the Gymnast Body

8 Truths About the Gymnast Body

Oh the “gymnast body”, the highly coveted physique supported by unwritten rules in a sport trapped in diet culture. There is no one “gymnast body”. There is a lot of confusion about the gymnast body, especially the growing gymnast body. A lot of career ending mistakes...

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