One of the most common questions I get as a Sports Dietitian is, “What food should I avoid if I want to get lean and lose body fat?”. There is no shortage of lists out there telling you what you can and can’t eat as an athlete. It’s safe to say the weight loss space is more confusing than reassuring.
So what is the truth? What do you need to know?
In today’s blog post I’m going to answer the question: “Do you have to avoid certain foods to be able to lose weight effectively?”.
Intermittent Fasting is a big player in the nutrition space - with many athletes wondering if it’s the next best thing to achieve results. Just like most dietary approaches, there are various types or versions of Intermittent Fasting - so which type is best for athletes?
In this blog post, we explore the two main types of fasting - 16/8 and the 5:2 diet. You’ll learn about what each involves and I’ll share some insights to help answer which one is better. Read on to learn if Intermittent Fasting should be on your next agenda and game plan.
One of the biggest obstacles athletes experience is not fuelling themselves correctly. Inadequate calorie intake can quickly get out of control and lead to you not achieving your peak potential - therefore you need to avoid falling into this pitfall of dieting.
In this blog post, you will learn about the 5 most common signs of not eating enough calories as an athlete. Knowing how to identify the signs and avoiding these yourself, will help improve your nutrition game in 2021 and beyond.
Hi there! My name's Aleksa Gagic - i'm a Brisbane Dietitian & Nutritionist. The aim of this blog is to provide value and spread quality evidence-based nutrition information to counter the BS floating around.