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Use These 6 Powerful Influences Wisely Use These 6 Powerful Influences Wisely Fri, 01 Nov 2019 10:00:00 GMT - 25:30

“There’s always room for salad”....so my parents repeatedly told me growing up. Although it seems like such a simple notion, this one repeated salad-eating behaviour had one of the biggest influences on my underlying respect for my parents, even during my “too cool for you” phase (you know the one...we’ve all been through it). I now realize why this had read more...

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Yes, You… did you listen to the latest episode?

Our Podcast is a place for everyone in the family to get support and insight into the world of sports.

Your host, Pearle Nerenberg, takes you on adventures in equipping athletes for a great sports performance.

Here you will learn, laugh, and feel compelled to share in the great journey that it is to be in sport.

Pearle is a veteran university level athlete, coach, and now a mom of 2 young children.

Past SSM Episodes

One Question to Ask Yourself To Have a Successful Mindset - With Vince Malts One Question to Ask Yourself To Have a Successful Mindset - With Vince Malts Fri, 18 Oct 2019 10:00:00 GMT - 35:51

Introducing the most inspirational coach in the hockey world: Vince Malts. I’m not kidding. He truly believes and constantly strives to be the MOST inspirational coach in the hockey world. As a former professional hockey player, mindset coach, and now owner of bloodline hockey, he completely understands what it takes to be a high performing hockey player. But nothing taught read more...

The One Thing To Do To Perform Better The One Thing To Do To Perform Better Fri, 04 Oct 2019 10:00:00 GMT - 16:52

Have you ever wondered, what is the One Thing you can do to make you and your child better performers? My name is Pearle. I am a sports dietitian, the founder of Eat This For Performance, and a former elite level athlete. In the early years of my hockey career, I struggled to conquer my technical weaknesses, and didn’t know read more...

Optimal Anxiety for Performance with Psychologist Dr. Thomas Brunner Optimal Anxiety for Performance with Psychologist Dr. Thomas Brunner Fri, 20 Sep 2019 02:29:32 GMT - 38:36

Episode #2 We're kicking off the 2nd episode ever of the Do This for Performance podcast with a really insightful interview. Dr. Thomas Brunner is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in advanced assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults.  For over a decade Dr. Brunner has been committed to delivering the most cost-effective care, with the most sustainable read more...

How to Create the Life You Desire How to Create the Life You Desire Fri, 06 Sep 2019 10:00:00 GMT - 20:12

Dt4P Episode #1  Welcome to the Do This for Performance podcast! I am your host, Pearle Nerenberg. I am a sports dietitian, an entrepreneur, and performance obsessed. The Dt4P podcast is here to act as a tool for you to realize you own best in everything you do in life. Today I introduce the 7 pillars of performance, how you read more...

What Makes a Great Sports Parent What Makes a Great Sports Parent Mon, 22 Jul 2019 10:00:00 GMT - 31:30

SSM Episode #34 Barbara sets the tone for what it means to be a passionate sports mom and advocate for the health and fitness industry. Through her blog, Modern Sports Mom, she has built and inspired a community committed to what she calls the principle of performance as a sports mom: the willingness to make sacrifices in order for children read more...

The 3 Most Important Things to Say to Your Athletes with Trail Blazer Valmie Ouellet The 3 Most Important Things to Say to Your Athletes with Trail Blazer Valmie Ouellet Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:00:00 GMT - 47:32

Valmie Ouellet has spent a lifetime involved in soccer. Since her tender youth growing up kicking a ball with no shoes on a dirt field with the boys of South Africa Valmie has made sports and the love of soccer her calling. Valmie has been a soccer player, soccer coach, technical director, and a TV analyst for a major sports read more...

How to Carry Yourself Like an Athlete with Courtney King How to Carry Yourself Like an Athlete with Courtney King Mon, 03 Jun 2019 13:09:44 GMT - 36:37

SSM Episode #32 How to Carry Yourself Like an Athlete with Courtney King When Courtney King saw her first hockey game she had only 6 words to say about it… “That’s what I want to do”. Fast forward a few decades and Courtney is now a sought after skating coach for hockey players near and far. She hails from Los read more...

How to Have an Athletic Career with No Regrets with Neil Blunden How to Have an Athletic Career with No Regrets with Neil Blunden Tue, 21 May 2019 14:04:54 GMT - 40:43

SSM Episode #31 What happens when you are passionate about your sport? You get the story of Neil. Neil Blunden is a hockey coach, former elite hockey player and in general a hockey passionate person. Neil is an Assistant Coach with the McGill University Hockey Team and has been around the world as the Assistant Coach of the Serbian Men’s read more...

How to Address Anxiety and Depression in Athletes with Dr Jordan Anderson How to Address Anxiety and Depression in Athletes with Dr Jordan Anderson Mon, 13 May 2019 10:00:00 GMT - 33:31

SSM Episode #30 Dr. Jordan Anderson's article about mental health of athletes on cross-ice hockey website caught our eye and we instantly invited him to our podcast. For anyone in sports we believe that mental health is the most important conversation we should be having.  Dr Anderson is a family medicine resident at Queen’s University and aspiring sports medicine physician. read more...

The 3 Character Traits of Successful Athletes with Carly Clarke The 3 Character Traits of Successful Athletes with Carly Clarke Mon, 06 May 2019 13:53:22 GMT - 32:45

SSM Episode #29 Carly Clarke is the head basketball coach of the Ryerson University Rams, and is currently the assistant coach of the Canadian National Basketball team. Carly has come along way from her start in basketball on her high school team in Nova Scotia. In today’s interview she talks about her roots, her biggest influences in her career, and read more...

Why Clean Eating is a Swear Word with Jorie Janzen Why Clean Eating is a Swear Word with Jorie Janzen Tue, 30 Apr 2019 16:21:41 GMT - 47:27

SSM Episode #28 Never let other people tell you what you will be good at. One time Jorie was told she would never make a great sports dietitian and today she is one of the best that I know.  Jorie received her undergraduate degree at the University of Manitoba and furthered her education with the prestigious 2 year International Olympic read more...

How to Raise a Leader with Len Harvey How to Raise a Leader with Len Harvey Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:00:00 GMT - 37:51

SSM Episode #27 In this episode of the Super Sports Moms podcast, we dive into leadership, community and tracking devices with head university basketball coach Len Harvey.  Len's own story is a supreme example of how to raise a leader. Listen closely to the path he took to get to his position and the way he continues to work towards read more...

A Special Message for My Daughter from Margot A Special Message for My Daughter from Margot "The Hockey Mom" Mon, 15 Apr 2019 18:00:00 GMT - 27:17

SSM Episode 26 She texted me at 7:22 in the morning. Margot - "Hi Pearle! Omg what a weekend! Elise's team won the Dodge Cup :). Elise stood on her head in the finals and was awarded player of the game. She was in tears because it is her last year in youth hockey. A great way to finish! I'm read more...

A Great Body Fat Testing Philosophy with Jason McCullagh of Mettle Sports Training A Great Body Fat Testing Philosophy with Jason McCullagh of Mettle Sports Training Mon, 08 Apr 2019 10:00:00 GMT - 43:27

SSM Episode 25 This episode dives back into the topic of body composition in sport that we started a few weeks ago. Some might say it is a touchy topic but as you will learn from Jason today, there is a lot of benefit to speaking up and sharing wisdom! Coach Jason McCullagh is the Director of Athlete Performance at read more...

Is there a right body for Pro Sport with Habs S&C Coach Patrick Delisle-Houde Is there a right body for Pro Sport with Habs S&C Coach Patrick Delisle-Houde Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:38:17 GMT - 28:53

SSM Episode #24 Unless you live under a rock here in Montreal chances are you follow (whether you intend to or not) the fate of the storied hockey franchise, the Montreal Canadiens.  Here at ET4P head office we are excited to welcome in the head strength and conditioning coach of Les Canadiens, Patrick Delisle-Houde.  Patrick started his elite hockey career read more...

Your Highest Impact Morning Routine Your Highest Impact Morning Routine Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:43:43 GMT - 34:57

SSM Episode #23 Success leaves clues. Did you ever look around you at “successful” people and try to figure out what it is that makes them successful? Every day you can be closer to your greatest success and it starts with you morning routine. All very successful people will agree the morning routine sets them up to accomplish the most read more...

How to Next Level Your Hotel Room with Patricia Chuey How to Next Level Your Hotel Room with Patricia Chuey Mon, 11 Mar 2019 10:00:00 GMT - 45:51

SSM Episode #22  Patricia Chuey is a sports dietitian sought after speaker and the author of 5 cookbooks.  She spent 9 years managing the nutrition affairs for a major supermarket chain and as an avid baker created an all-purpose gluten-free flour sold in Canadian stores. She’s been nutritionist for NBA and NHL teams and has assisted athletes and consumers of read more...

What it takes to go Pro with Jana Sedivec What it takes to go Pro with Jana Sedivec Mon, 04 Mar 2019 11:00:00 GMT - 34:20

SSM Episode #21  Jana Sedivec spent her first career perfecting her swing on the tennis court and now in her second career as a certified personal trainer she is well on her way to perfecting the mompreneure super sports mom life. Jana is the owner of Studio Vie (http://www.lestudiovie.com) where I had the enormous pleasure of working myself back to read more...

The #1 thing YOU can do to keep your child fit with physical therapist Nicole Woodard The #1 thing YOU can do to keep your child fit with physical therapist Nicole Woodard Mon, 25 Feb 2019 11:00:00 GMT - 29:09

SSM Episode #20 Nicole Woodard is the owner and founder of Mobility Physical Therapy LLC - athletic and active people listen up! Nicole offers her quality care to athletes online - what?! You can get virtual therapy and she breaks down her 4 part framework to keeping you injury free in this podcast. Nicole invites you to check her out read more...

Two Stories of Triumph After Getting Cut with Julie Boyer Two Stories of Triumph After Getting Cut with Julie Boyer Mon, 18 Feb 2019 11:00:00 GMT - 30:05

SSM Episode #19 Julie Boyer is a local emergency medical doctor and Super Sports Mom. She is the mom of 3 athletic children and is a bit of a local hockey legend herself.  Today we talk very respectfully about what Julie has learned in her years as a parent and a coach and one thing you can do that she read more...

Game Enhancing Sport Specific Yoga with Julie Felbar of Yoga 4 Hockey Game Enhancing Sport Specific Yoga with Julie Felbar of Yoga 4 Hockey Mon, 11 Feb 2019 11:00:00 GMT - 29:23

SSM Episode #18 It all started with an injury and through this injury Julie Felbar finds yoga. In this interview we review how yoga can be a game changer for athletes. Julie is the owner of yoga 4 hockey (yoga4hockey.com).  She discusses the importance of discerning between the different types of yoga, she clears up that there are 2 qualities read more...

What New Hockey Goalie Parents Need to Know with Maria Mountain What New Hockey Goalie Parents Need to Know with Maria Mountain Mon, 04 Feb 2019 13:00:00 GMT - 36:29

SSM Episode #17 In this interview we delve into some key areas in injury, the mindset of injury and what you could be doing to overcome  injury and get back to playing your sport. We also tackle Maria's expert area and talk about the important things a new hockey goalie parent could be doing for their child. Advice #1, is read more...

How Young Athletes Should Start Functional Training Lindsay Grinevitch How Young Athletes Should Start Functional Training Lindsay Grinevitch Mon, 28 Jan 2019 16:00:00 GMT - 27:42

SSM Episode #16 Lindsay Grinevitch is a real mom sports mom who is walking the walk. Today we get to hear Lindsay's #1 advice for new sports moms (hint, hint,  we loooove her advice here at Eat This for Performance) and she shares with us how and when to look at functional training in youth sports from an expert perspective. read more...

How You Can be Farm Tough with Peter Dale How You Can be Farm Tough with Peter Dale Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:03:10 GMT - 39:46

SSM Episode #15 On today's episode we delve into a sports philosophy Peter Dale coined called Farmtology. On his 51/2 acre farm in Wisconsin Peter coaches the athletes who dare to be great how to be farm tough and live by Farmtology. It's true that we all need a good coach in our lives at some point and Peter stands read more...

Rob Galatiuk's Road to College Hockey Rob Galatiuk's Road to College Hockey Mon, 31 Dec 2018 10:00:00 GMT - 35:07

SSM Episode #14 Rob Galatiuk is the owner of Coast 2 Coast Player Development, a place for hockey players to take their game to the college level. On today's episode he breaks down the important first steps you need to take if you are thinking of playing college in the US.  In the second half of the episode we discuss read more...

How to Make High Impact 2019 New Years Resolutions How to Make High Impact 2019 New Years Resolutions Mon, 24 Dec 2018 14:27:43 GMT - 24:05

SSM Episode #13 Hey Hey! In 2019 I have a vision I want to share with you. It's both personal and for you. I love sharing this vision because it means that you get one step closer to your vision of yourself. What is that vision by the way? If you have a listen and feel like sharing your 2019 read more...

Supporting the Path to Collegiate Athletics and Beyond Supporting the Path to Collegiate Athletics and Beyond Mon, 17 Dec 2018 22:43:50 GMT - 29:22

SSM Episode #12 Today we are giving you the inside scoop to the athlete life of our newest member at Eat This for Performance, Lindsay Harris. Lindsay has been involved in sport since before she could remember. She tells us about her path to choosing her sport and how her parents have influenced her every step of the way - read more...

I Wish Coaches Would... I Wish Coaches Would... Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:00:00 GMT - 36:58

SSM Episode #11 In this episode I interview our scientist-turned-educator and 100% hockey mom, Christine Bell. I loved Christine's interview because we brought up 2 important conversations: - The need to be split into 2 or 3 places, and one way she overcame this problem - What coaches could be focussed on to help make the program even better for read more...

2 important questions to ask yourself if you want to avoid burn-out 2 important questions to ask yourself if you want to avoid burn-out Mon, 26 Nov 2018 18:55:05 GMT - 31:43

SSM Episode #10 We are inviting you back into the world of mind-body connection with our expert, Sarah Rose. Sarah has been instrumental in aligning the SSM podcast with our deepest intention: to support the Super Sports Mom and family to evolve through each layer of peaking for performance. We are always evolving, and here at SSM podcast place we