COVID-19 UPDATE – ALL Workshops are currently on hold.
Workshops are led by Elizabeth (Beth) Mansfield, PhD, RD, Registered Dietitian, Certified Sport Dietitian and Exercise Specialist. Workshops take place on Saturdays at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. Once you register for a workshop (or two!) below, you will be e-mailed with more detailed location directions and workshop specific information. You MUST Register so we know how many people will be attending – thank you!
For the Shape Up and PowerFuel workshops you will be doing a body composition/resting metabolic rate (BC/RMR) test. For this test it is important that you try to follow the following conditions:
1. You must NOT have eaten for 3-4 hours BEFORE the test (so bring your breakfast or lunch with you to eat after doing the BC/RMR test). You may however drink water, milk, juice, plain soup, decaffeinated tea/coffee/soda.
2. You must NOT have consumed caffeinated or alcoholic beverages in the previous 12 hours.
3. You must NOT have done any physical activity in the morning before the test.
4. Wear light clothing for the test.
|Winter 2020 DATES||TIME||WORKSHOP||FEE|
|Saturday April 18th
||9 am – 11:00 am||Eat Smart||$30/person|
|Saturday April 25th
||8:30 am – 11 am||PowerFuel
|Saturday April 25th||11 am – 1 pm||Shape Up
| Eat Smart: $30/person
Get the most current advice about sensible eating to lower LDL-cholesterol and triglycerides. This workshop covers what you need to know about the principles of heart healthy eating to achieve your peak health.
|Shape Up: $50/person
Develop a weight loss plan of action for increasing HDL-cholesterol and decreasing LDL- cholesterol and triglyceride levels. This workshop includes a body composition/ resting metabolic rate test and a hands on workshop to help you adjust your energy balance to achieve a healthy weight goal.
|PowerFuel™ Sport Nutrition: $50/person
Develop a sport nutrition plan to meet your pre, during and post workout energy needs. This workshop will help you select the best foods and fluids to train better, recover more quickly, avoid injuries, and achieve your health and fitness goals.
|Meal Planning: $30/person
This is a follow up to an individual assessment or the Shape Up/PowerFuel workshops. You will use your energy budget to develop a meal plan (what to eat, how much to eat, and when to eat) to achieve your health and performance goals.