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Myth Busting: Nutrition | Virtual Event | March 14th 7pm

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



(Zoom link will go out 15-minutes prior to the start of the workshop to the provided email address)

About the Panelists

Theresa DeLorenzo, RD

Dr. DeLorenzo has been a Registered Dietitian (RD) since 2001.  As owner and founder of Nutrition for Optimal Performance, Dr. DeLorenzo works with athletes to help them to make sure they are eating the correct proportion of macro and micro-nutrients to perform their best. She also helps athletes come up with a race day nutrition and hydration plan to feel and race as good as possible.She serves as the Dietitian for the USA Para- Olympic Powerlifting team.  Dr. DeLorenzo is a former gymnast and diver and currently spends her spare time running and training for the next marathon while also staying flexible with her own yoga practice.

Marisa Bellanca, MS, RD

Marisa is a Registered Dietitian that has spent most of her career in the School Nutrition field as well as individualized menu planning for clients. Marisa has a passion for helping people meet their nutrition goals however it may look. She is very conscious about food intolerances and allergies having dealt with them on a personal level. She believes there is an “alternative” for almost any food desire.

Connor Hesselbirg, PT, DPT

Connor is a physical therapist here at FLPT.  As a runner himself dealing with his own training aches and pains, Connor understands the commitment it takes to perform at one’s best. He notes that to have a PT that knows what you’re going through and knows how to help you get better can be crucial for an athlete’s road to success and recovery, and that is what inspired him to pursue physical therapy – so he could help athletes get back to doing what they love.


March 14
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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