A Patient Story - Sustainable Weight Loss (When All Else Fails)
The age-old advice to "eat less and exercise more" has long been the go-to formula for weight loss. However, as many of us have experienced, it's not always that simple. Countless individuals struggle to shed those stubborn pounds despite their best efforts, leaving them feeling frustrated and defeated. But fear not, because there's a world of weight loss wisdom beyond this clichéd mantra.
Kira Sutherland, a renowned nutritionist, and her client Tash delve into this through their discussion of …
Podcast feature: Exercising Throughout The Menstrual Cycle and Beyond
Have you ever wondered why some days you feel so strong and full of endurance while training and others you feel weak and exhausted? Well, we might just have the answer for you.
Hormones fluctuate all the time. And understanding the hormonal fluctuations throughout the menstrual cycle helps women exercise in a way that actually feels good.
So in this week's episode, we chat with Sports Nutritionist and Naturopath, Kira Sutherland, about how to get the most out of the exercise we do. We chat ab…
Podcast feature: Maintaining Vitality As You Age
Kira divides her time between clinical practice, lecturing at the undergraduate level, and mentoring practitioners of complementary medicine in the application of holistic sports nutrition. In her free time, she competes in endurance sports and skis with her family as much as possible. She wants to inspire people to tap into the simple things to support their health and find the power that comes from moving into this wisdom phase of life.
In this episode, Kira talks about:
- How she became a N…
Podcast feature: Muscle Health and Cardiometabolic Health
There is an interrelationship between muscle and cardiometabolic health that can often be forgotten or misunderstood. Listen to Sports dietitian Dr Dominique Condo and I as we discuss the mechanism while also equipping practitioners and patients with the tools they need to ensure healthy muscle growth and development at any age and life stage.
Sports Nutrition & Recovery Guidelines for Everybody
In this episode, Elly McLean and I talk about nutrition and recovery guidelines that are relevant to anyone who exercises regularly and wants to maximise their training outcomes. Whether it be for the sake of endurance performance, muscle growth or fat burning. We talk about the importance of post training nutrition for recovery, including what should be in your post training meal. You will learn why athletes should take a holistic view of their training, nutrition and recovery strategies. Liste…
Sports Nutrition Course Online Sneak Peek
I've got a special sneak peek for you today related to a Sports Nutrition Course online I'll be presenting on the 22nd of March. That sports nutrition course will be different from the usual slides and technical teaching. Instead, I'll walk you through case studies that illustrate exactly how I work with my clients, as well as all the things I use to help them with performance, recovery, and injury, including:
- nutrients - macro and micro
- and more
In this s…
Optimise Your Diet To Get The Most Out Of Your Exercise And Training
When it comes to eating for sports performance, there's a big gap in research for women. The truth is, most sports research is centred around men, but men and women don't benefit from the same approach to exercise and nutrition. And let's not forget about protein - how much do you need? What kind? How do you know what to eat and what not to eat? As a guest on the Period Party podcast, we chatted about all of this, including:
- Differences between how female and male bodies respond to exercise …
Reframe Your Thinking About Food
Do you classify the food you eat as either "good" or "bad?" If so, it's time to reframe your thinking about food. It's a very common mistake to think that the nutritional advice you find in the world applies to everyone. But that couldn't be further from the truth. Women are not just small men, so it's critical to learn what works best for females, when you're talking about fuelling for exercise, even if you're not a serious athlete. I was recently featured as a guest on Chloe's Clinic Podcast, …