Sports Nutrition & Fueling
Athletes have special energy and nutrient needs above and beyond those of a typical diet. In fact, nutrition plays an essential role in endurance, performance, and recovery.
Without appropriate fueling, you may never reach your true potential.
At RG Nutrition and Wellness, I work with athletes at all skill levels — from training for a first 5K, to seasoned marathoners or triathletes, to college and high school athletes looking to enhance their performance on the field, court, or pool.
As an athlete myself, I understand the importance of translating the latest scientific evidence into practical sports nutrition recommendations, and then fitting them into your specific athletic goals.
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Some of the athletes I’ve worked with include
High school and collegiate runners, swimmers, tennis, football, and baseball
Beginner and pro marathoners, triathletes, Ironmen
Athletes looking to enhance performance by increasing muscle mass as well as reducing body fat
Optimal nutrition is the final key to enhancing your performance on and off the field, and in and out of the gym.
Assessment of current eating pattern and energy balance
Coaching on optimal nutrition for performance by matching nutrition to training phases and goals
Discussion on pre-, during, and post-workout fueling for optimal performance
Coaching on foods to help you recover between training sessions
Coaching on appropriate hydration
Two personalized menus
Education on food selection
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It's all about nutrition.
You can train, train, train all you want,
but you can't out-train a bad diet.
— Joe Wicks
High School: Gymnastics, Cross Country, Track & Field
2008 Red Hook Valley 5K: Time: 23:08. Pace: 7:27
2009 W Suburban YMCA 5K: Time: 21:49. Pace: 7:16
2009 Minute Man Race 10K: 1st place age group 19-29 (37 total in bracket). Time: 47:18. Pace: 7:38
2009 Mossman Sprint Triathlon: 3rd place age group 25-29 (27 total in bracket). Total Time: 1:18:09.
Swim (400m/.25 mi): 12:53, T1 2:31, Bike (20K/12 mi): 39:51 (Average speed 18.82), T2 1:42, Run (5K): 21:14 (Pace 6:50).
2009 Timberman 70.3 Ironman: Total Time: 5:48:56
Swim (1.9km/ 1.2 mi ): 37:10, T1 3:04, Bike (90km/ 56 mi): 3:14:08 (Average speed 17.31), T2 2:22, Run (13.1 mi): 1:52:12 (Pace 8:33)
2010 The Lowell Sun Half Marathon: Time: 1:51:37. Pace: 8:32
2011 Disney Marathon: Time: 3:59:43
2011 RAGNAR relay New England (New Haven, CT to Boston, MA): Times lost…
2011 Newport, RI Half Marathon: Time: 1:51:23 (Pace 8:42)
2011 Newburyport Half Marathon: Time: 2:11:36 (Pace 10:04) – Not running for time, running to help train a fellow athlete
2011 RAGNAR Relay Florida Keyes (Miami, FL to Key West, FL): Digestive issues. Poor racing.
Leg 1: 8.9 miles. Pace 8:45
Leg 2: 7.8 miles. Pace 9:20
Leg 3: 3.5 miles. Pace 8:10
2011 North Suburban YMCA 5k Classic: 1st place age group 30-39. Time: 22:26:8 (Pace 7:13)
2012 RAGNAR Relay Cape Cod (Boston, MA to Province Town, MA):
Leg 1: 6.8 miles. Pace 7:45
Leg 2: 5.7 miles. Pace 7:43
Leg 3: 4 miles. Pace 8:20