Fuel to Train Like an Olympian

Dr. Kimberly Kaiser and performance dietitian graduate assistant Shae Carson offer insight on eating like an Olympian.


LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 23, 2018) - Whether you're a casual gym-goer, college athlete or an Olympic athlete, the food one eats plays an important role in his or her ability to accomplish fitness goals. Many college and professional athletes have access to dietitians and experts who plan and prepare their meals.

For those who don't, we asked UK Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery's Dr. Kimberly Kaiser and UK Athletics performance dietitian graduate assistant Shae Carson for their insight.

Watch the video above to discover how to dish up a meal to fuel Olympians (and Olympians at Heart)!

This year, "Blue" will be going for the "Gold," too. We will take you on the journey with special athletes and those who support them and have insight into what makes the Olympics so special. Be sure to visit www.uky.edu/Olympics and follow along on all of our social media channels by looking for #olympiCats.