Sports Nutritionist

Sports Nutritionist & Dietitian For Athletes

If you’re looking for a certified sports nutritionist and dietitian in Toronto, Ottawa or elsewhere, look no further! Our sports nutrition specialists will tweak your diet and create a nutrition plan to help reach your fitness and athletic goals, no matter the sporting discipline.

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About Our Sports Nutritionists

Sports Nutrition Training & Expertise

Our certified sports nutritionists and dietitians are more than coaches or trainers. In fact, they are regulated health professionals: registered dietitians specializing in sports nutrition. Each of our sports dietitians has specific areas of specialization, giving you the opportunity to work with experts in given fields.

sports nutritionist and dietitian Kyle Butler

Kyle Butler, Sports Nutritionist & Dietitian

Areas of focus:

Sports Nutritionist Toronto Johnny Zhao

Johnny Zhao, Toronto Sports Nutritionist & Dietitian

Areas of focus:

Registered Dietitian Sports Nutritionist Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Certified Personal Trainer Austin McNally

Austin McNally, Sports Dietitian, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer

Areas of focus:

  • Sport & Performance Nutrition
    • Nutrition programming for health, fitness & athletic performance
    • Specific nutrition recommendations for before, during, and after training to optimize athletic performance & recovery
    • Nutrition strategies for competition day
    • Sport & position-specific nutrition recommendations to accommodate the needs of various activities
    • Evidence-based guidance pertaining to sport nutrition supplements & their dosing protocols
    • Scaled recommendations for beginners, intermediates and advanced trainees
    • Nutrition support for youth, adult, and master athletes
    • Nutritional counselling pertaining to team sports (hockey, soccer, basketball et al.)
  • Strength Sport & Resistance Training
    • Nutrition programming for muscle & strength gain
    • Strategic nutrition & exercise planning to facilitate fat-loss whilst maintaining high level training performance
    • Nutrition & exercise strategies for body-recomposition
    • Scaled recommendations for beginners, intermediates and advanced trainees
    • Nutrition programming for fitness & health enthusiasts of all ages
    • Powerlifting coaching & training
  • And much more

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Sports Nutrition Specialist Sierra Steele

Sierra Steele, Sports Nutrition Dietitian

Areas of focus:

  • Sports nutrition:
    • Nutrition during competitions: on- and off-season
    • Fuelling the body before, during, and after exercise
    • Nutrition recovery focus for recreational and competitive activity
    • Main sports of focus: volleyball, swimming, racket sports
    • Nutritional support for athletes of all ages
  • Weight management (weight loss, weight gain)
  • Body composition: reducing body fat, increasing muscle mass
  • Portion control based on nutrition goals, activity level, and energy/nutrient needs
  • And more

Why Get Advice From a Sports Nutritionist & Dietitian at JM Nutrition?

Gain Access To Latest Evidence-Based Sports Nutrition Information

Our dietitians and nutritionists who specialize in sports nutrition and performance, will take the guesswork out of your hands, separate fact from fiction and provide you with the most current, evidence-based nutrition information. As a result, you will maximize the chances of reaching your individual fitness goal(s). 


Highly Rated By Clients From Across Ontario & Beyond

Our certified sports nutritionists and dietitians continue to receive high praise from clients from all walks of life for the highly personalized and supportive nature of our nutritional counselling and coaching sessions. In fact, our clients come from the Toronto area, Ottawa, from all across Ontario and the rest of Canada because they know the value of outstanding service and a high success rate.

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Who Can Benefit From Our Certified Sports Nutritionist & Dietitian

people of all genders 

 gym-goers & non-gym goers

children, adolescents, youth, middle aged & older adult athletes

beginner, intermediate, advanced & elite athletes

competitive & recreational athletes

✓  team & individual sport athletes

anyone looking to improve nutrition and fitness

athletes following various diets: vegetarian, vegan, plant-based, flexitarian, gluten-free and more

Who are our fitness and sports nutrition clients?

Toronto sports nutrition clients

Our sports nutritionists and dietitians work with clients from all walks of life, sporting disciplines and athletic backgrounds. We have, and continue to work, with clients from the following sporting disciplines:

  • long-distance running 
  • triathlons
  • fitness
  • bodybuilding & strength-training
  • cross fit
  • mixed martial arts
  • boxing
  • cycling & spinning
  • soccer
  • rugby
  • football
  • hockey
  • basketball
  • baseball
  • golf
  • cricket
  • volleyball
  • racket sports
  • track & field
  • swimming
  • skiing & snowboarding
  • yoga
  • zumba
  • pilates
  • dance
  • gymnastics
  • figure skating

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Contact us for a no-obligation phone consultation during which we can:

✓  outline how the process works

✓  discuss your goal(s)

✓  explain how billing and pricing work

✓  address concerns about insurance

✓  answer any other questions

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How You Can Benefit From Working With A Sports Nutrition & Performance Specialist

Learn what & when to eat

If you’re an athlete, someone who aspires to improve his or her own athletic performance, or just a person who is physically active, it’s not only crucial to know what to eat, but more importantly, when to eat. Frequently, learning to do so can be the difference between success and lack thereof.

Therefore, our athletic nutritionist can provide valuable education, tools and guidance, so you can avoid self-sabotage. As a result, you will be in a better position to reach your goal(s), be it weight or fat loss, muscle growth or improved fitness and sports performance.

Receive a meal plan tailored to your athletic needs

Because we are all made differently and we each have our own individualized fitness goals, it’s vital that the nutrition plan we follow is customized to your specific sport or activity.

In other words, it must be tailored to your activity levels, goals, food preferences, budget, religious restrictions and overall lifestyle.

For this reason, the meal plans that we co-create offer structure along with flexibility to fit your needs. Doing so ensures that you’re able to stick to your meal plan in the long-term, and thus, reach your fitness goal(s).

Lose or gain weight

For well over 15 years, our nutrition consultants have helped thousands of clients with weight loss.

Accordingly, our sports nutrition dietitians have extensive training and experience in helping clients with healthy, sustainable weight loss as well as healthy weight gain.

In short, we take a comprehensive look at weight loss and weight gain, carefully analyzing all the contributing factors. Throughout the process, our practitioners will guide, support and encourage you while you make adjustments to your eating habits.

Improve body composition & build muscle

Furthermore, our sports performance & fitness specialists can help you bulk up naturally and/or improve your body composition.

Our Toronto sports nutritionist and exercise physiologist can certainly guide you in doing so in a healthy, nutritionally-balanced and effective way.

With a strong background in nutrition science as it relates to sports performance, and as a competing mixed martial artist himself, he no doubt understands the demands of high level athletic performance.

Increase strength

With their multi-disciplinary backgrounds, our sports nutritionists and dietitians will provide you with valuable insight that supplements your strength training program at your local gym or fitness centre.

As a client of our nutrition service, you will receive the latest evidence-based nutrition information, useful tools and practical tips from qualified nutrition experts. After all, our goal is to help you get leaner, stronger and healthier.

Improve athletic performance

By enlisting the help of our team you can discover many simple ways to improve your athletic performance.

During nutrition counselling sessions you can learn how to plan healthy meals for your specific physical activity. You can also receive countless pre-workout and post-workout nutrition tips. Alternatively, you can optimize your game-day nutrition by working closely with our sports nutritionist. You can also discover more about proper refuelling, hydration and optimum recovery.

Undoubtedly, a sports nutritionist can help to maximize athletic performance and increase the chances of getting the desired results.

Boost energy, stamina & endurance

You can also consult a sports nutritionist to help you avoid energy dips and slumps throughout the day or during workouts, build stamina and increase endurance–key components to better athletic performance.

In addition, you can discover various ways to overcome plateaus, particularly with weight loss or muscle gain. Surely, learning to fuel your body right sets the stage for the right results.

Improve metabolic health

Without a doubt, poor metabolic health can impact your well-being in a number of ways.

Certainly, it can lead to the development of heart disease, diabetes and stroke. It, too, can result in unhealthy weight gain and many associated complications. It can even seriously compromise athletic performance, leading to frustration and disappointment.

As a result, a healthy metabolism is interlinked with nutrition and exercise–something that cannot be overlooked when engaged in physical training.

Certainly, our practitioners can show you ways to boost your metabolism. Ultimately, doing so can result in a healthy weight, better absorption of nutrients, balanced blood sugar, increased energy levels and much more.

Reduce the risk of injury

Additionally, our sports nutritionist, exercise physiologist and nutritional therapist can help you develop and follow a workout meal plan or meal plan for athletes to reduce the risk of various sports-related injuries.

Through an optimization of macronutrients, hydration, proper meal timing, supplementation and effective recovery methods, our athletic nutritionist is well-equipped to assist you in injury prevention.

Doing so will allow you to avoid setbacks associated with injuries while maximizing your performance at the gym or on the sporting field.

Heighten concentration

Unquestionably, a nutritionally-balanced diet can go a long way in sustaining brain health, improving alertness and concentration.

An often misunderstood mental factor, mental sharpness and clarity have an enormous impact on sports performance at any level.

Whether you take part in team or individual sports, it is critically important to nourish the brain so it can thrive.

Consequently, working with sports nutrition experts can ensure you are consuming foods in your meal plan that boost brain health, promoting razor sharp focus.

Learn more about sports supplements

Our Toronto sports nutritionists and dietitians have specialized training with various dietary supplements, including those designed for exercise and athletic performance.

Without a doubt, separating fact from false claims regarding the purported benefits of many supplements can be a daunting task. And this is where we come in.

With this in mind, we will provide you with the latest evidence-based nutritional science and help you choose supplements that are right for you.

Receive help counting macros to avoid errors

JM Nutrition’s sports nutrition specialists can also assist you in counting and tracking macros for weight loss, muscle growth or to help you reach your fitness goals.

Our certified sports nutritionist can certainly make sure you count, balance and optimize your macronutrients, avoiding common mistakes made by so many.

Consult our trusted experts for nutrition information that is current and reliable. Surely, you will be glad you did.

Address other conditions, diseases and needs

Because our Toronto sports nutritionists are registered dietitians, they can help you address a wide variety of other needs:

Additional benefits our sports nutrition clients experience:

+  Light on your feet

Reduced fatigue

More restful sleep

Enhanced vitality

Relieved stress

Improved mood

Better body image

Increased confidence

Greater ability to manage & resist cravings

Increased confidence

Reduced back & joint pain

Healthier skin

Better hormonal balance

Higher sex drive

Sports Nutrition Presentations

Our team of fitness and sports nutrition experts offer fully customized, engaging and informative presentations for a wide variety of athletes, sports teams, clubs and organizations.

Presentations for sports teams