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 wealth of knowledge on endurance sports, coaching, and nutrition. She's a great listener and tailors her advice to you as an individual. Amazing resource!”

From The Blog


How to Plan your 2015 Race Season

It’s cold and dreary outside, the holiday festivities are over, and it’s time to get back to work. Welcome to January! Whether your self-discipline fell by the wayside in December or you’re just ... (Read More)


Your Offseason Diet

After a long successful race season, most athletes welcome the offseason as a time to rest and recover. Structured training sessions are over; therefore it becomes more difficult to navigate the post ... (Read More)


Caramel Stuffed Pumpkin & Spice Cookies

Every Christmas one of my absolute favorite holiday parties is "The Cupcake Girls" (my running group) annual cookie exchange and gift stealing party. We tend to bring our favorites, mine being Oatmeal ... (Read More)

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