Listen Up! Podcast: Carbohydrates and the Triathlete

Today's Listen Up! podcast addresses the important topic of carbohydrates and triathlon training. My special guest to discuss these important questions is Sports Dietitian Niki Kubiak, RD, CSSD. Niki is Director, Nutrition and Health for Infinite Sports World, an Official Training Facility of TriDot.

In this role she creates and develops sports nutrition education and counseling  services for recreational and professional/elite athletes to improve athletic performance. She  also offers weight loss and general nutrition counseling to individuals of all ages seeking a healthier lifestyle.

Niki graduated with a Bachelor's of Science, Dietetics/Dietitian from the University of Nebraska at Omaha where she was a member of the Cross Country and Track teams. She is also an accomplished runner, having won the 2015 Great Heartland Half Marathon in Omaha.

About Coach Vicki

TriDot Triathlon Coach Vicki Vandergriend hosts Listen Up!, a TriDot podcast channel dedicated to topics, features and profiles related to the sport of triathlon and triathlon training. Coach Vicki has been mentoring and coaching since 2009, with numerous clients making it to the podium and many setting PR’s. 

Her coaching is focused on athletes training smarter, not harder. This is the reason she uses TriDot. Their technology and big data find hidden insight in athlete training data that produces better results in up to 30% less training time.

Coach Vicki's numerous credentials include: USA Triathlon Certified Coach - Level I, USA Triathlon Certified Race Official, USA Cycling Certified Coach - Level III, National Academy of Sports Medicine CPT and a 3x Ironman Finisher. She holds a Bachelor's of Science in Education from the University of Nebraska and a Master's in Education from George Mason University. 

Enjoy the podcast!