With just a few tweaks to what’s on your plate, you can construct a supportive fueling plan to level up your routine and alleviate any unnecessary stress from audition season.
Planning for optimal performance isn’t just important this winter, it should be a priority. Whether you’re dancing in Nutcracker, a winter workshop or a studio showing, nutrition will play a key role in optimizing your full potential onstage.
Despite what you might think, there’s no reason for dancers to be afraid of bread. “It’s looked at as this evil food,” says New York State–certified dietitian and former dancer Tiffany Mendell. But the truth is, unless you have celiac disease or a gluten intolerance, bread can be a healthy source of carbohydrates—our body’s preferred […]
As much as dancers might love touring, the road can be a tough place to get the nutrition you need. “A lot of things are out of your control on tour—you won’t be able to eat the way you do at home,” says Heidi Skolnik, a certified dietitian nutritionist who has worked with dancers at […]