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Dr. Stacy Sims

The Contraceptive Conundrum contraception Jun 11, 2021

Is the pill blunting your training gains?

Chances are, if you’re on the pill, it’s to prevent pregnancy (or to help treat other conditions like PCOS), not to enhance your athletic performance. But I’m guessing you don’t want your contraception to be hindering your athletic...

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Rundown? Underperforming? Research Shows You’re Likely Undernourished undernourished May 28, 2021

Here’s how to make sure you’re eating enough!

When women come to me because they’re struggling with poor performance one of the simplest (though not always easiest) and most successful strategies I provide is getting them to eat more.

Many women athletes are chronically...

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Yes! You are an athlete. No! You shouldn’t practice Intermittent Fasting. intermittent fasting ketogenic diet May 10, 2021

I sat down with 8x U.S. Champion Steeplechase runner and Olympic bronze medalist Emma Coburn for Episode 5 of Nuuness TV, a Nuun-sponsored YouTube series devoted to women in sports.

It didn’t take long before the topic turned to my scientific impressions of current diet trends. Of course, I...

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