Optimize Your Performance

Evidence-based sports nutrition and coaching strategies designed to help athletes optimize athletic excellence, health and overall well being.
Berries provide key nutrients for performance nutrition

Sports Nutrition Services

Take your health and athletic performance to the next level with a personalized sports nutrition plan designed specifically for your body, health and performance goals.

Proper hydration is a key focus of performance nutrition & coaching

Triathlon Coaching

Whether you are looking to compete in your first race or striving for a PR, your customized training plan is created with your unique needs and life schedule in mind.

Meet Susan

Susan Kitchen, the owner of Race Smart, is dedicated to helping athletes achieve optimal health, fitness, and performance goals through science-informed nutrition, sports fueling, hydration strategies, and personalized training with ongoing support while maintaining mental and physical health.

She is a Board Certified Sport Dietitian, Master of Public Health and Nutriton, USA Triathlon Certified Level II Endurance Coach, IRONMAN Certified Coach, accomplished endurance athlete, and published author specializing in endurance sports nutrition and coaching.

“Thank you for the 202-mile, 9000 ft gain and 11 hour ride – fuel plan. Not only did I survive, I felt great all day. You are the best! You keyed in on my insulin insensitivity and adjusted my diet to improve body composition by 10%.”

Alan E., Daily Nutrition and Sports Nutrition Client

“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!”

Nutrition Client

“Overall I just feel so much more in tune and in a much better place than I was before I met you. You have and continue to enrich my life on a daily basis!”

Hein P., Coached Athlete

“In the past, trying to lose weight always took a LOT of effort. Now, it feels like my body is just naturally getting closer and closer to my optimal weight.”

Amanda M., Nutrition Client

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