Good Carbs Bad Carbs? GOOD CARBS in HEROFUEL!

As I shared in the TEAM HERO post about the 100% grass-fed protein used in HEROFUEL, I’ve nearly raised 3 athletes. My youngest son, the only one at home full time now, is a high school wrestler. Getting his nutrition tweaked just right is no easy task! HEROFUEL makes it easier for us and tastes great [...]

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Protein from 100% Grass-fed Cows in HEROFUEL!

I've nearly raised 3 athletes. My youngest son, the only one at home full time now, is a high school wrestler. Getting his nutrition tweaked just right is no easy task! HEROFUEL makes it easier for us and tastes great too! I wrote the article below for HERO, a company that I write for and advise because [...]

By |2016-12-15T21:25:03-08:00December 7th, 2015|Nutrition and Lifestyle, Team Hero, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nutrition for Youth Athletes #wrestlingmom

I'm the mom of a wrestler! What initially sparked my passion for nutrition, was helping my middle son (he's now in a college where there's no wrestling team) safely attain his desired weight class while building muscle and increasing strength, energy, and endurance - all while not going hungry! Not that I support cutting weight in youth [...]

Bigger Than Sport

Proper fuel isn’t just about athletic performance; it’s an investment in your child’s future. In the last two articles I wrote with HERO, #ConcessionRevolt and Sacrificing Performance, we: discussed how unhealthy food choices may sabotage the effort you and your athlete put into his or her sport; gave you some actionable tips for improving your organization’s [...]

Sacrificing Performance

Could you be inadvertently knocking your young athlete “Out of Bounds” with improper nutrition? In the #ConcessionRevolt article, we explored the objective of concession stands in youth sports (to fund athletic programs) and the irony of selling junk food to support something that is supposed to be healthy. We questioned the cost of it all when we [...]

#ConcessionRevolt

As announced in a previous blog, I've joined the team at HERO in Portland, Oregon. A youth sports nutrition company that celebrates, inspires, and fuels young athletes. The are the crafters of an amazing, whole food based protein bar for active kids that tastes amazing too: HEROFUEL! I'm super excited about this company and all that they stand [...]

Big Announcement – I’m a Hero!

I'm extremely honored to announce that I am now part of the amazing team at HERO​, a Portland based company I connected with at my son's wrestling tournament earlier this year. Hero makes delicious, nutritious energy bites, specifically for youth athletes in mind. What I am super excited about is that Hero is so much more than [...]