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Amy Stephens


Licensed dietitian

specializing in sports nutrition 

and eating disorders

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 also works as a collegiate dietitian for NYU Track and Field team which is located in New York City, New York. Amy meets with the team regularly to provide education on performance nutrition, meal plans, and race day nutrition.

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

Delicious Recovery Smoothie Ideas for Athletes

These are great for after a workout because they contain the perfect balance of protein and carbohydrates. They also have plenty of antioxidants to help with tissue repair. Smoothies are a delicious and easy way to refuel and recover after a tough workout. Packed with protein, carbs, and antioxidants, these recovery smoothie ideas are perfect for athletes looking to optimize performance and recovery.

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Fuel Your Body: A Week of Nutritious Dinners for Athletes

As an athlete, what you eat is crucial to fueling your body and providing the necessary nutrients to support your training and competition. However, it can be challenging to come up with new and healthy meal ideas each week. That’s why I’ve put together a list of weekly dinners that are perfect for athletes!

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Easy LUNCH ideas for athletes

Lunchtime is an opportunity to replenish nutrients from your morning workout or prepare your body for an evening workout. Plan out lunches to ensure you have a variety of foods in your home to prepare meals.

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eating disorders

How to develop a healthy relationship with food

Eating disorders can have mental and physical affects on athletic performance. Amy will help you develop and restore a healthy relationship with food. 

sports nutrition

How to fuel athletes

Whether you’re an amateur enthusiast or a seasoned pro, Amy will collaborate with you to select optimal foods to reach your full potential.

Body composition

How to change body composition in a healthy way


Amy will guide you in discovering the most suitable food choices to bolster your training and enhance body composition. Recognizing that drastic dietary changes can potentially hinder performance and mental well-being, Amy will assist you in devising a meal plan that aligns with your nutrition and fitness objectives.

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Amy Stephens, MS, RDN, CDCES, CSSD

Licensed dietitian

 Specializing in sports nutrition and eating disorders

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