Susan KitchenMeet Susan Kitchen, MPH, RD, CSSD, LD/N

Susan Kitchen, founder and CEO of Race Smart, is a sports dietitian, USA Triathlon coach, competitive age-group endurance athlete, and published author – dedicated to helping athletes and fitness enthusiasts achieve optimal well-being and fitness through balanced nutrition, physical fitness, and a healthy lifestyle. As a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD), Susan is committed to providing safe, effective, evidence-based nutrition services for health, fitness, and athletic performance. Because Susan is also an endurance athlete, she has a unique understanding of the many challenges competitors and fitness enthusiasts encounter, and how nutrition can help—or hinder—their progress. No one knows better than Susan that regardless of your athletic ability, age, or fitness level, daily nutrition plays a key role in supporting your health and performance goals. Whether your focus is weight loss, improving performance, or managing a health condition, Susan’s expert insight and personal attention will help you overcome obstacles, optimize your nutrition, and achieve your goals.

"Susan is a master dietitian. Because of her, I feel better, stronger, and healthier than I have in a long time. She's an amazing woman with a genuine desire to unleash the potential that resides in all of us. She will forever be an invaluable part of my training and racing lifestyle!"

From The Blog


The Snack Attack

What comes to mind when you think of a snack? A glass of milk and a cookie, a bowl of ice cream, a handful of pretzels, a piece of fruit, or a small bag of chips? Maybe instead of food, you count on … (Keep Reading)


The Power of Failure

Every person, every business man/woman and every athlete, should embrace failure with open arms. It is only through failure that we learn our greatest, most valuable life lessons. Many of the world’s … (Keep Reading)

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Are You a Sugar or Fat Burner?

Determining how your body prefers to burn fuel is valuable information for endurance athletes. Why? When you’re competing in events longer than 3-4 hours, getting your carbohydrate (CHO) intake right … (Keep Reading)

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