Hockey Mom Tips

22 January, 2016 ,

Hockey Mom Tips #2 : Carb Loading Snacks


My life as a Hockey Mom is challenging enough without having to jump through nutritional hoops to get my child to perform well on the ice! But carbohydrate loading is so easy – I make sure that I stock my fridge and counters with carbs that are easy for my child to grab when the snacking urge hits – fresh fruit, leftover pasta, homemade muffins, individual yogurts – you get the drift! I really like the idea that my hockey player is well hydrated and has muscles full of fuel before the tournament or playoff craziness starts!

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Margot Lacoste

Margot Lacoste

Margot Lacoste is a retired dietitian, an avid hockey player, and hockey mom to four. Her experience raising children and advising hockey players and teams who play hockey led her to self-publish the first version of the Nutrition Edge for Hockey Players in 2002. She brings her expansive knowledge of hockey schedules, arenas, tournament schedules, and teenage hockey player preferences to this great resource.

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