Trusted Dietitians

Nutrition for Climbers was built on the mission to serve the climbing community with quality information and resources. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of dietitians that offer quality, science-backed nutrition services for climbers. If you’d like to be included on this list, please email us at

Marisa Michael, Real Nutrition, LLC

The woman behind the website, Marisa Michael, MSc, RDN, CSSD is a board certified specialist in sports dietetics, registered dietitian, certified personal trainer, and holds the International Olympic Committee’s Diploma in Sports Nutrition, as well as a master’s degree in Sports Nutrition. You can reach her at to find out how to hire Marisa for one-on-one nutrition consultations, workshops and speaking engagements, content writing for publication, and expert review for publications.

Find Marisa on Instagram @realnutritiondietitian and @nutritionforclimbersbook and Facebook @realnutritionllc.

Hayden James, satiate nutrition

Hayden James is a sports Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, runner, climber, skier, and lives in Salt Lake City, UT. She owns satiate nutrition, a sports nutrition and wellness company and social media platform. Through one-on-one coaching, Hayden helps clients feel empowered about fueling their sweaty endeavors and living well. satiate nutrition publishes modern, impactful content to athletes to improve their performance and health by merging research with real-world applications. Learn more at and find her on Instagram @satiatenutrition

Brianna Bruinooge, RDN, LD, CSSD

Briana is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, certified personal trainer, and lover of all activities outdoors. She is a chef for outdoor adventure programs like rock climbing and white water rafting through First Descents. Briana’s philosophy is: “Good health takes time to achieve and a lifetime to maintain”. Briana helps individuals plan out a balanced lifestyle to meet their unique nutritional needs and fitness goals. She has a strong background in sports nutrition and worked for the Minnesota Twins Baseball Organization during their Spring Training, 2018. She works as a nutrition counselor in New Hampshire and Maine through Nutrition in Motion, LLC. You can reach her through email at, Facebook @BrianaBruinoogeRDN.