Author Archives: Leah Kay

About Leah Kay

Former collegiate volleyball player and 7 year competitive CrossFitter. 6x CF regional qualifier and 1x CF Games qualifier. Began coaching CrossFit in 2009 while working towards a Bachelor's in Nursing. Studied functional medicine through the American Academy of Anti-Aging in 2013 with specific emphasis on nutrition and hormone regulation. Continues to blend love of coaching and wellness as Head Trainer and Co-Owner of CrossFit Katy and Functional Nutritionist at Specialty Healthcare and Wellness in Houston, TX.

Intermittent Fasting and the Power Athlete

It seems to be all the rage now, with online health coaches and internet fitness models claiming intermittent fasting can accomplish everything from getting you 6 […]

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Birth Control and Athletic Performance

In this country, 62% of women are using some form of contraceptive. Of those, almost 50% are using a type of hormonal method such as the […]

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Don’t Be a Chicken- Meal Plan Tips Part One

Following a Meal Plan doesn’t have to be boring and tasteless. Your life doesn’t have to be filled with endless meals of boiled chicken breast and […]

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Functional Medicine Bloodwork- My Top Picks

So you’ve finally decided to get your shit together. You have it all figured out! You have ditched the junk food.  You are getting your 8 […]

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Top Reasons to Eat Organ Meat

If you’ve been hanging around the Paleo community long enough, you’ve no doubt had a run in with organ meat. And by run in, I mean […]

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Developing Healthy Eating Habits in Kids

I recently was presented with a question on whether or not our Leaning Protocol could or should be utilized to help a 13-year-old son of a […]

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ROYGBIV- Taste the Rainbow and Reap the Rewards

By now, most of us are familiar with the Paleo diet or some  version of a diet comprised of whole foods. Good chance you have read […]

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The Bitter Truth About Artificial Sweeteners

All right Diet Diva’s, time to drop some knowledge bombs and crush your little hearts. You think you’re doing yourself a favor trading in your Pepsi […]

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Women and Bulking

To most women, Bulk is a 4-letter word and conjures images of spray-tanned bodybuilders with bulging muscles in too tiny, bedazzled bikinis. But what if I […]

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Say It Ain’t Soy!

Nothing fires me up more than leading the charge against the massive amounts of bullshit in the nutritional world. Luckily, Power Athlete has been in the […]

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