Whisper Running hosts seminars in the fields of both Nutrition and Sport Psychology. Both fields offer a variety of subtopics, catering to sport- and athlete-specific needs. The seminars offer realistic and balanced approaches to improve human performance, both on and off the field. Whisper Running hosts semi-annual seminars catering to the general public, as well as seminars specific to teams or sports. Check-out the seminar topics below that are of most interest to you. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a seminar, click here to connect with Coach Dave, who will reach out to you within 24-hours to discuss your teams needs.
As an athlete, proper fuel is vital for peak performance throughout and beyond your athletic career. Our nutrition seminars offer a series of topics exploring the when, where, what, and why we eat. Our goal is for you to come away with tools that sharpen your power of intuitive eating. This creates a powerful and empowering feedback loop to help you discover the healthy ways in which to nourish your body. The nutrition seminars are led by Laura Demeri, who received her Masters of Science in Nutrition and Exercise Science from Queens College in New York City. She has several related credentials, including a professional chef certificate in health supportive cooking from the Natural Gourmet Institute.
Sport and Exercise Psychology utilizes Psychological Skills Training (PST), which includes the use of behavior modification techniques to promote intentional focus and intrinsic motivation. In the field of sport, PST enables athletes to compete free of mental barriers, with the ultimate goal of reaching peak performance. The seminars are led by Dave Caldwell, who received his Masters of Science degree in Sport & Exercise Psychology from Eastern Washington University. His undergraduate is in Exercise Science. He is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist with the NSCA, and is a competitive runner, having qualified for the Boston Marathon seven times and also completed the Whistler Canada Ironman in 2018.