Nutrition Talk on Swim-A-Thon Weekend
As part of the Swim-A-Thon, we will have a nutrition talk with Jennifer Giles, RAC Master, RAC Mom, Nutritionist.
Here her Bio! Thanks, Jen!!
Jennifer is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist and a Board
Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics who has received a Dual
Masters Degree in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology from Columbia
University in New York City. Jennifer has been working with youth
and adult athletes involved in many different sports for over 20
years. She is also a triathlon coach, a running coach, a spin
instructor and a certified swim technique specialist. In addition,
she is married to an endurance triathlete and is raising four very
active, athletic and hungry children.
While Jennifer has a great deal of nutrition based experience (i.e. clinical, public speaking, private practice, cardiac rehabilitation, medical nutrition therapy, corporate wellness, and media writing) her passion is Sports Nutrition . Jennifer prides herself in working with athletes of all abilities ranging from the weekend warrior to NCAA athletes to Olympic Hopefuls. Jennifer sits on the USOC (United States Olympic Committee) Sports Dietetic Registry and is a USA Triathlon NCAA Ambassador.
She is a well-accomplished athlete in her own right. She is a three-time All American Ranked Triathlete, a three-time member of Team USA, a two-time Ironman finisher and Boston Marathon finisher. Jennifer is currently sponsored by Team Rev3 and Team Base Performance.
Jennifer is the Sports Nutrition Expert for NutriBullet.com and is a regular contributor to Self.com, Active.com, Nutriliving.com, RD411.com, Appetite4Health and many more. She is the author of a series of youth sports nutrition eBooks published by MySportsRD. She also authored and teaches continuing education for the American Council of Exercise (ACE).
Jennifer has made it her mission to educate and motivate all athletes to utilize nutritional strategies in order to take their performance to the next level!