#014 Katie Mark (Part 1)

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#014 Katie Mark (Part 1)

In this episode of the Decoding Excellence Show, I am speaking with Sports Nutritionist and Owner of On Your Mark Nutrition, Katie Mark.

Katie Mark, MS, MPH, (On Your Mark Nutrition) lives in Miami, Florida, where she trains as a competitive cyclist and works as a sports nutritionist, an R&D consultant and a writer. Katie's written works are nutrition-centered, evidence-based and intended for those who are sport performance or fitness-driven. She has a strong understanding of investigating nutrition science research and applying the science in the real world.

Her nutritional philosophy for optimal performance focuses on helping athletes achieve being fit and healthy by using nutritional strategies that target long-term training adaptations and long-term health. She holds a Master of Science in Nutrition Communication from Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition and a Master of Public Health from Tufts School of Medicine.

This summer, Katie will start her dietetic internship (focusing on Sports Nutrition & Entrepreneurship) so she can become a Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist by early 2018.

Katie and I discuss:

  • Gut Microbiome – Preventative Nutrition that Goes Beyond “Fueling”
  • Hydration & Sports Drinks
  • Exercise-Associated Muscle Cramps

You can catch up with Katie on Twitter at @OnYourMark_NUTR. You can also navigate to Katie's website, KatieMarkNutrition.com, and browse the many great resources she's posted. Check it out!

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