We’re very proud to post this testimonial from Meggie Smith of New York, NY. Meggie signed up for a nutrition consultation with Run SMART coach Alicia Shay this past summer and was kind enough to share some thoughts about her experience. It’s a testament to how dedicated Alicia is and how much she cares about her clients.
Alicia Shay is one of the most compassionate and caring people I have ever “virtually” met. Alicia’s fund of nutritional knowledge is second to none. Further, as a medical student, I can vouch that Alicia’s proficiency in physiology and disease mechanisms match that of a medical student…and sometime even surpass that! With Alicia’s help I was able to not only improve my running performance (PRs in the half marathon by 2 min and 10K by 2 min), but also able to achieve sustained energy levels, which is important with my busy lifestyle. Alicia was always encouraging and her recommendations were never overwhelming. For instance, Alicia suggested I include more vegetables in my diet, rather than subsist on my usual PB and J, and outlined numerous easy ways to do so. In fact, although I had a burger and onion rings right after I finished the NYC Marathon, you know what I craved for dinner that night? A salad. Seriously. I think Alicia succeeded at her job.