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As long as you keep working towards a goal...you’re not going to lose

Athletes understand athletes.

Unless someone’s been through the training, competition, and thrill of victory...they won’t get IT the way an athlete does.

We know how powerful sports, exercise, and competition is in shaping who you are and what you could be.

All our registered dietitians and specialists in sports dietetics have backgrounds in athletics. We combined our passion for sports with an extensive knowledge of nutrition, training, and performance so women athletes have access to experts who practice what they preach. When you work with us 1:1 or in team presentations you'll get a sports dietitian who understands your athletes.

Ready to get
Fierce, Fit & Fueled?


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Lindsey is a former D1 Track & Field Athlete at UMass c/o '11 and the owner and founder of Rise Up Nutrition LLC. She now runs local road & trail races from 5k to marathon. She was inducted into her high school athletics hall of fame in 2019. Prior to starting this amazing biz, she worked as a Sports RD at the University of Georgia, Florida State University, and as lead tacticial dietitian with US Air Force Special Operations. She also contracts with the University of Texas San Antonio and supports our US Military Troops with tactical nutrition. Lindsey currently lives in Texas. She is on a mission to help female athletes overcome disordered eating and use food as fuel to perform their best. 

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registered dietitian,
f.a.s.t nutrition COACH

Jenna is a marathon runner, doggie lover, registered dietitian and sports nutritionist. Notably, she has raced in the NYC Marathon and Marine Corp Marathon among many others. In addition to fueling female athletes here at Rise Up Nutrition, she is also the Sports Nutritionist for NY Islanders NHL and AHL Organization. She has worked with many collegiate and professional athletes including  PGA tour, IMG Academy, Penn State and University of Pennsylvania athletics. Jenna works mostly with clients in the Female Athlete System of Transformation and has helped hundreds of female athletes overcome disordered eating, RED-S, amenorrhea, and diet restrictions to fuel & perform their best!


danielle alder meD RD

registered dietitian, Nutrition coach

Danielle is a Registered Dietitian and boy mom. She obtained her B.S in Nutrition from Arizona State University and a Master's in Health Education with an emphasis in the treatment of eating disorders from Plymouth State University. Danielle is an avid equestrian. She started competing as a child and was also on the ASU Western Equestrian team competing at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association level. She has a strong passion for helping women, athlete and non-athlete, live a life free of dieting and disordered eating. She has worked with athletes of all levels including collegiate athletes at ASU, Florida State University and UCLA. In her free time, Danielle loves spending time outdoors with her family wakesurfing, hiking and riding her horse, Ruby! Danielle provides 1:1 sessions to many youth & high school athletes, and women taking the Female Athlete Nutrition Online Course.

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sam couture MS RD 

registered dietitian, nutrition coach

Sam is a registered sports dietitian and dog mom living outside Boston, Massachusetts. She received her B.S in Nutrition from Boston College and M.S in exercise physiology with concentration on nutrition from Purdue University. She began work with Rise Up Nutrition at its inception as an intern and has since worked in both inpatient eating disorder recovery centers and with collegiate and professional athletes of various sports.  Though she continues to work full time with elite sports teams, Sam has a passion for helping female athletes find balance with food ... so in her spare time, she continues to provide 1:1 consults with our high school athletes or women in 1:1 sessions as they go through the Female Athlete Nutrition Online Course!

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Jennifer Riggs


Jennifer Riggs is a certified hypnotherapist focusing on emotional integration to produce positive changes... incredibly helpful for many of our clients needing additional mindset support! She earned her Hypnotist certification through OMNI Hypnosis in Deland, FL. In addition to that certification she has taken courses in Regression Hypnotherapy: Advanced Concepts and Methods, The Power of Releasing Negative Feelings  and Healing the Body Using the Mind.  She is also certified in The Emotion Code (a method of releasing negative emotions), and is a Reiki Master/Teacher. Jennifer helps clients using techniques such as regression hypnosis, EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique/Tapping), connecting to the Inner Child, guided meditation, breath work, and more. 

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Ruby Wyles


Ruby Wyles is a current student-athlete running indoor and outdoor track and cross country at the NCAA Division 1 level: she also competes in triathlon. Ruby is originally from the United Kingdom where she received 4 offers to attend medical school. Ruby made the leap across the pond to pursue her athletic ambitions alongside majoring in exercise physiology and psychology. Ruby looks to take her running to the professional level, accompanied by a career in sport medicine and dietetics. Here at Rise Up Nutrition, Ruby takes the lead on scheduling in guests and managing our podcast, the Female Athlete Nutrition Podcast. She also does other jobs behind the scenes to help Rise Up Nutrition run smoothly such as coordinating emails or sending client gifts!

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NCAA & Professional Sports Dietitian, Competitive Runner, & Entrepreneur

Lindsey is the premier expert in the sports nutrition industry helping athletes fuel their body... THE RIGHT WAY.

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