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Northwestern University Director of Performance Nutrition Talks Performance Changes & Body Dissatisfaction

Katie Knappenberger is the Director of Performance Nutrition for Northwestern University Athletics. She is passionate about maximizing fuel for athletic performance and is responsible for team and staff education, meal planning, individual nutrition counseling, and food and supplement security. Her philosophy revolves around positive body image and the idea that at every meal, athletes should

November 9, 2020

The Mental Game, Physical Fitness and Nutrition for the Athlete by Mark Glicini

Before Yale, Mark Glicini completed a post-graduate year at Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts, where he was selected as a First Team All-New England two-way lacrosse midfielder and was the starting point guard on the basketball team. He was also awarded the Benjamin C. Haviland Trophy, which is given each year to the “lacrosse player who

October 22, 2020

Hockey Nutrition for Student-Athletes

Student-athletes train very hard to excel at their respected sport. While some of these athletes are just playing for fun, others have goals of playing beyond high school, through college, and hopefully in the pros. If an athlete wants to go the extra mile, then they need to make sure that they are putting in

January 6, 2018

Victoria Garrick, Former USC Volleyball Player, and Current Mental Health & Body Image Advocate Gives Advice to Athletes

Victoria Garrick was a walk-on volleyball player at the University of Southern California. She became a four-year starter and currently holds the record for the top five most digs in program history. She is a former Division I and a semi-professional athlete, and a mental health and body image advocate.  During Garrick’s sophomore year of

July 6, 2020

An Athlete and Bulimia

Bulimia is an emotional disorder involving distortion of body image and an obsessive desire to lose weight, in which bouts of extreme overeating are followed by depression and self-induced vomiting, purging, or fasting. The disorder can be life-threatening. People with this condition binge eat and then take steps to avoid weight gain. Although purging after

June 15, 2020

Taking Control During a Pandemic—What Prospective Athletes Can Do in Spite of the Coronavirus

March 12, 2020, the day the NCAA cancelled March Madness, may very well go down in history as the day the sports world stood still. As the coronavirus spreads, there is tons of uncertainty around the situation, and much of society seems to be at a halt—including in-person athletic recruiting, which the NCAA has banned

May 11, 2020

Adversity | When It Hits You In The Face, Get Back Up

Adversity is something that many of us deal with in life, whether it is on or off of the field, or in everyday life. In a time like this, we’re all dealing with adversity when it comes to the Coronavirus pandemic. People are reacting to it in different ways, as it affects us all differently.

April 23, 2020

UC Berkeley & Olympic Swim Coach, David Durden, Dives into Advice

LRT Sports sat down with Dave Durden, the Head Coach for the men’s swim team at the University of California, Berkeley. Durden is diving into his 13th season with Cal in 2019-2020 and was also on the coaching staff for the 2016 Olympic team in Rio de Janeiro. Since the 2009-10 season, Cal has not

March 2, 2020

Get a Kick Out of Former UNC Soccer Player & Current NWSL Athlete’s Recruiting & Injury Advice

Julia Ashley, an American professional women’s soccer player is currently awaiting the start of the 2020 NWSL season. She graduated from the University of North Carolina as a four-year starter and was a first-round pick for Sky Blue FC in the 2019 National Women’s Soccer League College Draft. Rather than signing with Sky Blue FC,

January 16, 2020

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