As The Running Nutritionist®, Lisa is leader to industry, Academia, the public & press for more than three decades Lisa has built a global Integrative Sports Nutrition & Performance Practice, consulting to Olympian, Professional, Collegiate & Junior athletes.She served as the US Sailing Olympic and Paralympics Team Nutritionist for the 2008 Beijing Olympics & Nutrition Expert for Zumba® Plate program.
Lisa is Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, Board Certified Professional Counselor, Certified Reiki Practitioner & Fellow of The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. Lisa spent a decade at The University of Miami as the Director of Graduate Program in Nutrition for Health & Human Performance; Sports Nutritionist for Athletic Teams & professor, Department of Kinesiology & Sport Sciences. In 2014, she co-founded the award winning global mobile app called cTHRUNutrition to help consumers find and select optimal foods at groceries and restaurants worldwide. The author of 8 books, including her latest, Legally Lean: Sports Nutrition Strategies for Optimal Health & Performance. Lisa has appeared on 20/20, Dateline, Good Morning America Health, FOX News, CNN, MSNBC and ESPN and has been featured in numerous publications including: USA Today, Newsweek, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Men’s Fitness, Outside & Runners World magazines. A competitive runner and triathlete, Lisa has competed in more than 34 marathons (PR 2:52:32), Ironman USA Lake Placid, and hundreds of running and multisport races. In 2004, she competed for the United States on Team USA at the World Long Distance Duathlon Championships. Lisa resides in Miami, Florida with her husband and is the mother of three grown children, Rebecca 28, Danielle 27 & Joseph 25.