Fuel body and mind with food

Amy Stephens


Licensed dietitian

specializing in sports nutrition and diabetes

Amy Stephens is a registered dietitian, certified specialist in sports nutrition, blogger, runner and food coach. She has over 20 years experience working with amateur and high-performing Olympic level athletes to achieve their sports performance goals using the latest science-backed approaches. Currently, Amy serves as team dietitian for Empire Elite Track Club, a high level group of athletes focused on making the US Olympic team. She coaches elite athletes on nutrition for optimal performance and recovery to maximize their personal success. She has traveled with her team to the Olympic trials in Eugene, OR as well as many other qualifying meets. There, Amy learned first-hand how to fuel high performing athletes for competition. 

Amy has experience working with athletes that struggle with proper fueling with a history of eating disorders, including RED-S. She works with her athletes to find holes in their current eating plans and creates easy-to-follow steps to improve their health and performance. Amy can work with you to create a nutrition plan to give you peak performance in any sport. Amy has worked with athletes focused on running,  (marathon, track, ultra runners), pickleball, baseball, tennis and cycling. She is a runner herself and recently ran her first Boston qualifying (BQ) time in 2021. 

Latest Blog Posts and Press

Hydrating for Peak Performance in Heat and Humidity

Exercise produces heat and leaves the body as sweat to stay cool. Studies have repeatedly shown that losing more than 2% body weight impacts performance. Essentially, dehydration increases an athlete’s perceived effort and reduces the ability to continue exercising at a high level.

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Diabetes/blood sugar

How to prevent and treat diabetes​

Amy has 20 years of diabetes experience. She can help you find the right combination of nutrients to keep your blood sugars steady throughout the day. You don’t need to give up your favorite foods to improve your blood sugars. 

sports nutrition

How to fuel athletes

Whether you are a recreational or professional athlete, Amy will work with you to chose the best foods to help you reach your maximum potential.   

Body composition

How to change body composition in a healthy way

Amy will help you find the best types of foods to support your training and improve body composition. Major changes to your diet can negatively impact performance and your mental health. Amy will help you develop a meal plan that meets your nutrition and fitness goals.

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Amy Stephens, MS, RDN, CDCES, CSSD

Licensed dietiTian

specializing in sports nutrition and diabetes

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