Gritty Genius features it’s first ever guest with Marni Sumbal M.S., R.D. CCSD, LD/N, Author of Essential Sports Nutrition (2018), 6x Ironman World Championship qualifier, Board Certified Sport Dietitian, Master of Science in Exercise Physiology, and 14x Ironman finisher.
Marni and Dr. P discuss how grit, persistence, and passion played a role in Marni’s journey to publishing her new book, Essential Sports Nutrition. Also, how the loss of her father motivates her daily to be the best person she can be and to inspire others for a healthy lifestyle. Dr. P discusses how TriMarni helped her uncover her personal genius and coached her to a podium spot at 2014 Ironman Texas. They also discuss mental health and encourage athletes to break the stigma.