“Especially in a field like this, it’s not…it’s not just about the food that you eat. This is just the medium that I use to help people transform their lives.” – Adee Cazayoux
Adee Cazayoux has built a reputation as a nutrition expert, helping elite athletes such as Katrin Davidsdottir, Jessica Lucero, and Camille Leblanc-Bazinet dial in their nutrition to enhance athletic performance. She is the founder of Working Against Gravity, an online nutrition consulting program dedicated to helping athletes and everyday people change their body composition. Known as the “Barbell Gypsy,” Adee is an elite athlete in her own right, having earned a National medal in Olympic weightlifting.
Adee’s passion for nutrition began at age 16 when she found herself overweight and struggling to participate in the sports she had once loved. With the help of her mother and a nutritionist, she learned how to track her macronutrients and discovered the power of eating properly. After college, she completed her Precision Nutrition Level 1, and more recently, has been studying to earn her Masters in Nutrition and Human Performance.
I caught up with Adee at the 2017 CrossFit Games to talk about her nutrition philosophy, counting macros, how she came to own one of the most well-known nutrition businesses in the CrossFit world, and what tips she has to share with individuals looking to improve their diets.
In this episode we discuss:
Ep 13b – Umahro Cadogan on functional nutrition for athletes and recovery from injury
Ep 22 – Brigid Titgemeier on functional nutrition
Ep 39 – Nutrition challenges and Practical Paleo with Diane Sanfilippo
Ep 48 – Jen Widerstrom: Health, Habits and Why You Are Enough
Ep 71 – The Sugar Free Revolution with Karen Thomson
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