Tara is a Registered Nutritional Consulting Practitioner, specializing in Sports Nutrition, a Triathlon Coach and a certified Personal Trainer. A personal lifestyle change and a growing interest in nutrition led her to leave the corporate world and pursue her career in nutrition and fitness full-time.
Tara graduated from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition achieving First Class Honours and a diploma in Applied Holistic Nutrition. She is a member in good standing of the International Organization of Nutritional Consultants (IONC). Tara also holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and minor in Biology from McMaster University. Tara is trained as an NCCP Triathlon Coach-Intro to Comp and is certified with CanFitPro as a Personal Trainer Specialist and is a Precision Nutrition Level 1 coach.
Tara has been a practising nutritionist and trainer since 2006, and a triathlon coach since 2010. She is also a regular contributor for many publications and guest speaker for many organizations.
Food and exercise is your medicine! Tara loves working with fitness-minded individuals, weekend warriors, and competitive athletes looking to train harder and perform better through natural nutrition and active lifestyles. As a practitioner, coach and trainer Tara’s goals are to make nutrition health and fitness accessible to everyone. As an athlete Tara’s goals are to continually push herself and pursue new challenges while being true to her values.
Tara has completed over 22 half marathons, 4 marathons, 6 half Ironmans and 1 Ironman. Tara routinely reaches the podium in her age group in short course triathlon and has qualified for the ITU World Championships (Olympic distance) three times.