The Role of Nutrition in Athletic Performance

Have you ever hit the wall during a workout or a race? It may not be overtraining that's doing you in, but improper nutrition that's reducing your effectiveness and stamina.

In this video Kim Mueller, registered dietitian for Fuel Factor Nutrition Coaching, describes what happens when athletes mentally "bonk" during a workout and how carbohydrate levels can seriously affect your athletic performance.

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Kim Mueller is a registered dietitian and board certified specialist in sports dietetics, as well as being the founder of Fuel Factor Nutrition Coaching. She has a master's degree in exercise physiology/sports nutrition and is a competitive runner.

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