No matter your athletic ability and level, daily nutrition plays a key role in supporting your health, training, and race goals. As a sport dietitian and athlete herself, Dina understands the many challenges that athletes encounter. Whether your goals include weight loss, improving nutrition for training and race day, or managing a health condition such as pre-diabetes or diabetes, she works to understand your short- and long-term goals and challenges. She will strategize with you to overcome obstacles, optimize your nutrition, and meet or exceed your goals in a realistic and healthful manner.
Dina earned her master’s degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition from Colorado State University and is a Board Certified Specialist in Sport Dietetics and a Certified Level II Metabolic Efficiency Training Specialist. She is a competitive half marathon and marathon runner, age group triathlete, and ultrarunner earning top placement and age group wins in several races. Some notable athletic achievements include:
- 12:14 finish at Ironman Coeur D’Alene
- sub 3:25 PR at the Boston Marathon
- Leadville 100 trail run finisher in 2014
- Comrades finisher in 2015 (earning a bronze medal)
- Ragnar SoCal team relay 183 mile foot race (3rd place for open women’s category)
She is also proud to have served as a guide for Diane Berberian at the USAT Paratriathlon World Championships in London in 2013. Additionally, she has enjoyed crewing and pacing for athletes at events such as the Badwater 135 in Death Valley and the UTMB-CCC race in France.
Dina's clientele includes all levels of runners, triathletes, cyclists, and ultra endurance athletes including top marathon and triathlon age group competitors and Ironman World Championship qualifiers and finishers; competitive off-road and road cyclists, adventure racers, and ultra runners.
Nutrition is not a "one size fits all”, nor are there any magic bullets. When you’re ready to take the plunge to learn what is right for you, your lifestyle and goals without any fad dieting or militant nutrition prescriptions, contact Dina to start your personalized nutrition journey.