Gillian is recognised as a sports dietitian with a PgCert in Applied Sports Nutrition. She is committed to providing nutritional advice that is scientifically evidence based, to help maximize your performance.
Ensuring the quantity and quality of your energy intake is appropriate will be a priority before, during and after exercise. Hydration, timing of meals and snacks and the use of supplements can all also be covered. You may want to discuss particular concerns relevant to your sport (foods for concentration, keeping weight within desirable levels, etc).
One to One Consultations (lasting 60 minutes):
During a one to one consultation, Gillian will develop a sports nutrition strategy to suit you. Whether it’s nutritional advice for general recreational exercise or competition sport, Gillian will discuss the following with you;
- Your sports nutrition needs with you and find out about your sporting interests
- Current training & recovery nutrition programme
- Medical history, diet history, lifestyle and food preferences.
- Your nutritional requirements and goals
From team sports to ultra marathon and triathlon competitors, Gillian can help you reach your full potential.
Sports Nutrition Talks & Workshops:
If you have a competitive sports club or sporting school in Co. Wicklow or South Dublin and want to improve nutrition practices, Gillian can come and talk to the club members, pupils and coaches on optimizing nutrition for training and matches.
Gillian can also give presentations to local sports clubs throughout Wicklow and Dublin at your convenience. Often this is a good way to help athletes improve on their sports performance as well as find out the latest evidence based guidelines on sports nutrition.
Gillian has given talks to the following clubs on sports nutrition;
- Running clubs
- Junior & Senior GAA clubs
- Swimming clubs
- Boxing clubs
- Gym members & staff