The importance of nutrition for dancers is undeniable and will always hold great importance. You’re using your body at the level of an elite athlete. The fuel you choose is going to determine how well your instrument performs. Eating enough
We All Face Cravings… Eat what you crave. Don’t try to ignore your food cravings; that makes it nearly impossible to deal with them. If you instead give into your cravings consistently, the foods you crave with be less special.
Nutrition for Dancers is an important topic but you don’t have to be an expert in nutrition to reach your personal best body. Hopefully you find that reassuring.
Creating your Custom Dancer’s Meal Plan You have very specific needs as a dancer and in our current situation, being intentional with food is going to support you in so many ways. By making healthy, intentional choices you’re going to
Here are your 4 P’s to Healthier Eating: PLANTS PLANNING PREP PLATING Watch the video for more: Or Read: Plants Most people don’t get enough vegetables. You know you should be eating lot’s of veggies but unless eating them is
It’s time to end it. Break up with those dieting and weight loss resolutions. Just say g’bye. More than 95% of the time they lead to feelings of disappointment and failure. A few months into a new year and you’re
Interviewing Jenelle Manzi of New York City Ballet and hearing her approach to indulgent foods was so inspiring. It is possible to eat sweets especially when you make them “indulgent AND functional”. Sweets that can help your body and dancing?
I consider New York City Ballet to be one of the most impressive companies around. It’s the company I grew up watching since I was just a train ride away on Long Island. The dancers who work there are elite
Before we dive into grocery shopping, lets erase the mindset that you’re a “starving” artist. Both literally and figuratively this idea doesn’t serve you. If that’s the mentality then you’re living in a place of lack and that’s not going
Food should be enjoyable, even the healthy food you eat should be tasty and satisfying. Along the same lines, the way you approach food shouldn’t be overly rigid. Having rules around food might make you feel more stressed when it