s2/e42 Unpacking Mindset Around Performance Nutrition with Natalie Robertello, MS, RD (@befueledsportsnutrition)
Sports nutrition & performance fueling isn't just for elite athletes; anyone with any goal of feeling good and improving performance (WHATEVER those goals are for you!) should be understanding their body's fueling & nutrition needs. Sports Dietitian Natalie Robertello, MS, RD, CSSD, CDN (@befueledsportsnutrition) joins the show to discuss the mindset and belief systems we have around fueling & nutrition as recreational athletes including... What is "diet culture" and how does it influence our approach to performance fueling? "Discipline" versus balance Recognizing common obstacles to appropriate fueling "Dieting" culture Fear of carbs/fear of "too much" When liquid calories have a place (sometimes a mandatory one!) What happens when you feel like you can't carb load, i.e. eat the recommended carbohydrates per day? Tips for planning your pre-race carb-load Generational and gender differences in common obstacles to performance nutrition The stories we tell ourselves about how the way we eat defines who we are How to dis-entangle our beliefs around running more & eating less when we originally started running as a way to lose weight Weird "internet" diet trends The way certain sports nutrition products are marketed using "diet culture" talking points Natalie Robertello, MS, RD, CSSD, CDN, is a Sports Dietitian & owner of BeFueled Sports Nutrition, as well as an endurance athlete. https://www.befueledsn.com/ Sports Dietitian & owner of BeFueled Sports Nutrition, as well as an endurance athlete (triathlete, runner).