PeaceHealth Bellingham Traverse is excited to announceEat to Compete!, a three-part educational series on sports nutrition led by local dieticians Lisa Dixon, RD, MBA and Sonja Max, MS, RD. Lisa and Sonja are teaming up to help PeaceHealth Bellingham Traverse racers get ready for the event and optimize their performance on race day. Eat to Compete! expands the promotion of health and wellness for the Bellingham Traverse, PeaceHealth and The Bellingham Athletic Club as they work together to support a healthy community.
The workshop series includes the following topics and dates:
Part I: Sports Nutrition 101. Find your power curve with the right fats, carbs, and protein. Fight pain and inflammation with nutrient-rich foods. Tuesday, September 3, 6:45-8:15 p.m.
Part II: Debunking sports nutrition myths. What really works? The truth about supplements, sports drinks, gels and hydration for optimal performance. Monday, September 9, 6:45-8:15 p.m.
Part III: Racing with REAL foods. Tips and recipes for using real foods during training, racing and recovery, including tips for rest and sleep. Monday, September 16, 6:45-8:15 p.m.
All workshops will take place at the Bellingham Athletic Club’s Cordata location at 4191 Meridian St. The registration fee is $15 per workshop or $40 for the entire series for Bellingham Traverse racers. For BAC members, the registration fee is $12 per workshop, or $33 for the series.
As Executive Director of Recreation Northwest, Todd Elsworth promotes outdoor recreation and brings community together to enjoy, preserve and improve the places where we play. His decades of extensive event production, marketing and writing experience propel this passion. You might bump into him and his daughter Violet while they’re biking, hiking, paddling or skiing in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.