Nancy is an internationally known sports nutritionist and best-selling author trusted by many top athletes.
Technically speaking, Nancy is a registered dietitian (RD) and board certified specialist in sports dietetics (CSSD). Practically speaking, she is a food coach and nutrition educator. She offers one-on-one personalized sports nutrition counseling to casual exercisers and competitive athletes at her private practice in the Boston-area (Newton) as well as online in her virtual office. She teaches her clients how to have more energy, lose undesired body fat, enjoy a winning sports diet—and feel confident about their food choices.
Nancy’s best selling Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook has sold over 750,000 copies. It is now available in it’s 6th edition (2020). Her food guides for new runners, marathoners, soccer players and bicyclists, are handy resources. They include tips on daily eating and how to effectively lose weight.
Nancy also has created sports nutrition handouts and PowerPoint presentations that are available for purchase by nutrition educators and professionals throughout the country.
Some of the more renowned clients that have relied on Nancy’s expertise in diet for sports conditioning to gain a competitive edge have included members of: Boston Celtics, Boston College, and many collegiate, elite and Olympic athletes from a variety of sports. She has been Team Nutritionist for the Boston Red Sox baseball team. Her online workshops with teams and clubs have gotten rave reviews. As coach Tommy Owens said, “I can’t begin to tell how perfect your Zoom sports nutrition presentation was for our training group. In my 29 years with Team in Training, I have never seen such an attentive group. It was fantastic to see their interest and involvement. “
For Casual and Competitive Athletes
Nancy has extensive sports nutrition counseling experience with both fitness exercisers and serious athletes. In one-on-one sessions, she coaches her clients on ways to create a daily food plan that is sustainable for the long-term, and helps them reach their weight, health, and performance goals.more info
Nancy’s experience working with sports-active people is also evident in her writing. She knows what nutrition information people need and want. She has written popular books for the serious athlete or active person who wants to eat optimally for health and energy. Her books offer the “how to’s” of sports nutrition, including sample meal plans and recipes that will become part of your daily sports diet. more info
A few of the topics covered include importance of nutrition in sports conditioning/training and diet, triathlon training, proper nutrition for endurance sports and strength/power sports, how to lose undesired body fat with the right balance of exercise and diet, and how to correct dieting gone awry.
Nancy conducts sports nutrition workshops locally, nationally, and online. She has paired up with renowned sports nutrition researcher John Ivy PhD. to deliver valuable info you can put into practice immediately. If you are a serious athlete, this online workshop offers the information you need to achieve a personal best. more info
For Health Professionals
Nancy has created a full spectrum of sports nutrition teaching resources. No need to re-invent the wheel! She has outstanding Power Point presentations that make giving talks fun for yourself and the audience. She offers four complete presentations: Sports Nutrition for Student Athletes (quiz format), Sports Nutrition (lecture format), Commercial Sports Foods, and Dieting, Weight & Exercise. more info
If you have considered writing a sports nutrition column for a newsletter or your own clients but never seem to find the time to do so, Nancy has a solution for you. Every month, you can receive a fresh, new article — all the research, and writing is done for you. more info
If your clients are asking you for information on exercise-related nutrition topics, Nancy’s handouts are ready and waiting. She has 16 copier-ready handouts, each on a different sports nutrition topic, available individually or as set. more info
If you are a registered dietitian, coach, personal trainer or athletic trainer, check out Nancy’s online workshop on nutrition for exercise; you can earn 10 hours of CEUs. If you’d prefer to hear Nancy speak in person, consider inviting her to be a keynote speaker at your meeting or conference. She enjoys sharing her knowledge with other health professionals. more info