Diets, Sport Nutrition

Meagan Nielsen | MS, RD, CSSD, LDN
Specialties: Strength Sports Nutrition

Meagan O'Connor, MS, RDN, CSSD, LDN

Sport Nutrition Coach

Meagan is a sports dietitian and also holds records in the powerlifting world for both USPA and WUAP. Meagan works for a sports science institute where she uses nutritional principles backed by science to support elite athletes, and was the dietitian for the Chicago White Sox throughout the 2017 season. She is a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD), which is the premier professional sports nutrition credential in the United States and internationally. Meagan has been helping strength athletes to fuel for performance and change body composition for several years now, and is the team dietitian for USA Weightlifting. In 2016, she was the sports dietitian for the Chicago Cubs Triple-A affiliate (the Iowa Cubs) when the Cubs won the World Series. Meagan received her Bachelor of Science degree in Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics from Illinois State University. She then completed her dietetic internship with a sports nutrition emphasis, and received her Master of Science degree from Northern Illinois University.