Fat Fueling Lessons from a Paddler
Is FAT really “where it’s at” to optimally fuel performance? Join Cathy as she guides you through the turbulence around use of the ketogenic diet for athletes and learn how to determine if it’s really for YOU as a performance enhancement approach. Cathy will share her experience navigating the waters of bio-individual fat adaptation for herself and her clients and show how the synergy of additional nutrients can serve to smooth those rough waves of training, performance and recovery.
Cathy Eason, LMT, NTP, CGP, CFSP
NTA Lead Instructor
Cathy Eason is Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition®, a certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, certified GAPS Practitioner, Certified Food & Spirit Practitioner, Licensed Massage Therapist, educator and public lecturer. She has over 20 years of clinical experience providing holistic nutrition counseling, therapeutic bodywork, exercise program development, coaching and lifestyle education to a wide range of clients through her private practice in Portland, Oregon. A competitive recreational athlete herself and formerly a collegiate All-American, Cathy also consults amateur and professional athletes from a variety of sports for injury prevention and improved performance. She holds dual degrees in Exercise Science and Physiology and General Science from Portland State University with a continual love of study of the amazing physiology of the human body. Never one to shy away from adventure and usually planning her next one, Cathy enjoys outrigger canoe paddling, whitewater rafting, cycling, skiing, hiking, yoga and generally any activity that gets her out in nature among the wild things.