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.
Leslie began working with young athletes and professional basketball players in Memphis, TN early in her career. After working in 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. She has also served as a performance nutrition consultant supporting professional athletes and performers of Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas, NV, and across the globe.
If you're interested in working with Leslie's team, please e-mail Leslie@SchillingNutrition.com.