“I'm here to help support you in achieving peak performance & health. I will work alongside you to help you best prepare, perform, & recover optimally each day. Nutrition is such a key component to training, performance, & health and I'm here to help guide you in the right direction!”
Michelle Meinking, MS, RDN
Michelle Meinking MS, RDN is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who received her Bachelor’s in Exercise Sport Science and Master’s in Nutrition & Dietetics with a Sports Concentration. She has worked in various sporting environments with athletes of all levels, ages, and sports.
Michelle has gained experience within the NFL, MLB, Team USA, and MLS. She has worked alongside sports performance staff, medical staff, & coaching staff to oversee team’s performance nutrition needs. Michelle also has experience with Academy & Youth Development Soccer teams.
Michelle aims to help athletes fuel properly, enhance recovery, reduce risk of injury, & optimize performance. Often an overlooked aspect in youth athletics, nutrition plays a crucial role during these times of growth & development. Michelle enjoys educating & helping the youth athlete population about proper nutrition to achieve optimal health & performance.
What others are saying about Michelle....
“In my 10 years of working in college and professional sport, Michelle is the most knowledgeable sports dietitian that I have had the pleasure of working with. She has a unique ability to distill complex nutritional information into easy and understandable concepts for our players. From learning how to cook healthy meals, to understanding the necessity of intelligent supplementation strategies, our players have improved their fueling habits tremendously under her watch”
Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for Real Salt Lake - Major League Soccer Club Formerly at NY Red Bull Soccer Club
“Michelle has always been a huge part of the team. The care and attention she gives to each player is crucial in allowing us to have the best chance to be successful both on and off the field. Her extensive knowledge has really helped players figure out what their needs are and her personality has helped with buying into those changes. She is a beloved member of the staff who can’t be thanked enough for how much she goes above and beyond for all of us.”
Manchester City (2004-2012), Sunderland, Queens Park Rangers (2012-2018) Real Salt Lake (2018-2020)
“I first went to Michelle to try and gain weight. Working with her I learned what I need to fuel my body and improve my performance. Michelle helped me work toward my weight goals while at the same time improving my overall diet. I learned more about what types of foods to be eating and when to be eating them. Michelle really helped me understand how to fuel my body better and take my performance to the next level.”
IF Elsborg (Professional Football Club - Sweden)
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