Having been an athlete, Leslie understands the nutritional needs and psychological demands of sport - from pro athletes to fitness enthusiasts.
As a sport dietitian, Leslie has a particular interest in helping her clients understand, prevent, and recover from Relative Energy Deficiency - Sport (or RED-S), a syndrome related to low energy availability.
Early in her career, Leslie began working with young athletes and professional basketball players in Memphis, TN. After working in the field of sports nutrition in her Master’s degree and early career, she became a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) thru the National Strength & Conditioning Association. She then became a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD).
Leslie has worked with elite cyclists, triathletes, competitive runners, numerous collegiate teams, former Olympians, swimmers, gymnasts, tennis players, performing artists, and more. She was the sport nutritionist for the 2014-2015 NBA Memphis Grizzlies and currently works with the professional athletes and performers of Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas, NV.
If you're interested in working with Leslie's team, please e-mail Leslie@SchillingNutrition.com.