Justin Robinson

Justin Robinson

Justin Robinson is a Registered Sports Dietitian and Strength and Conditioning Coach who has worked with athletes from youth to professional level. As the nutrition director and co-founder of Venn Performance Coaching, he specializes in practical sports nutrition recommendations and functional conditioning techniques. Over the past 15 years, he has worked with athletes from the youth to professional level, including runners and triathletes, MLB players and U.S. Military Special Operations soldiers. He graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a dual degree in Nutrition and Kinesiology, completed his dietetic internship at the University of Houston and earned his Master's Degree in Kinesiology at San Diego State University.

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Build the Perfect Diet for Yourself: A DIY Guide

You have heard the phrase practice makes perfect. Or likely that I perfect practice makes perfect. But what steps are necessary to have a perfect diet?...

Train Like a Pro: Beginner Triathlon Training Program

Triathlon is an amazing sport because anyone can compete. For those who want to finish a beginner triathlon, various distances and supportive race...

Dig Like a Pro: Exercises for Volleyball Mobility

Fast-paced sports, such as volleyball, require quick reactions in multiple directions. During reactive movements, athletes do whatever it takes to get...

Wrestlers: How Nutrition Can Help You Make Weight During the Pre-Season

Wrestling is the ultimate combination of power, strength and endurance. And even though matches are "only" 6 minutes or less, wrestlers burn a ton of...

The Complete 5K Nutrition Plan

The 5K is an amazing event . . . some people hope to cross the finish line in one piece, while others train hardcore for the sub-20 minute mark (or even...

5 'Good Foods' That Might Be Bad for You

For years, we have been told that healthy foods are those low in fat and sodium and high in fiber and protein. Evil can lurk, though, among what we...

4 'Bad Foods' That Might be Good for You

As nutritionists, we learned in Nutrition 101 that unsaturated fats are the "good" fats whereas saturated fats are the "bad" ones. For years we were...

Tired of Tiring During Runs? Try These Jogging Pace Drills

As we start to fatigue during a run, one of two things scenarios typically occurs - we keep the same effort level and slow the jogging pace or increase...

Flexibility for Cross Country From the Ground Up

Cross Country athletes, and runners in general, typically have two goals: Run faster and stay injury free.  Both performance and injury prevention are a...

5 Keys and A Workout Plan for An Awesome 5K

Athletes in all sports and of any ability benefit from following a structured, tailored training program - and even if you are just a walk/jogger, you...

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