Step 1: Assessment
Barbara will assess of your overall lifestyle, including current and optimal weight, you’re eating habits, training schedule, travel, current nutrition status, medications and supplements, long and short-term goals.
Step 2: Plan
She will then develop a comprehensive customized program for you to achieve your goals. Realistic guidelines are given that fit your lifestyle. If something doesn’t feel right, it can be changed.
Step 3: Monitoring
Through periodic office visits and/or phone consultations Barbara will review and fine tune your existing program. Guidelines can be adjusted to better fit your lifestyle. The goal is to look at what’s going to work for the long run-not just a temporary fix.
I absolutely love working with young athletes! Once they see that the program works, they’re excited and motivated to stick with it. This sets them up for a lifetime of good health.
Working with the young athlete is more complex as you’re not only looking at supporting an increased energy expenditure for their sport, but it’s also essential to support growth and health. Providing the right nutrition and hydration plan is essential for optimal health, energy and performance.
It’s important to be able to communicate effectively with kids and young athletes as it’s completely different from working with an adult. Knowing how to motivate and educate them is key to having them be successful.
I look at food preferences and their lifestyle and come up with an individualized program with practical and sustainable guidelines. It’s also important that it fits in with what the rest of the family is eating as I don’t want the family to have the strain of making separate meals.
I develop Individualized Nutrition Plans looking at:
Assessed requirements for protein, carbs and fat
Specific needs for vitamins and minerals, preferably from food
Specialized areas to include vegetarian, vegan and gluten free nutrition plans.
Assessment of nutrition strategies for maximizing performance
Complete dietary analysis
Individual meal plan
Ongoing assessment and support
Review of vitamins and supplements
Guide for restaurants and travel
Barbara will take you step-by-step. If something doesn’t feel right or isn’t comfortable it can be changed. This is your own unique program! My packages have been carefully cultivated to help athletes improve their performance by addressing the critical factors that often hold them back. By filling out the secure form below, you will be able to get started with Barbara.