Claire Shorenstein is a Registered Dietitian (RD, CDN) with a Master's degree in Clinical Nutrition from New York University, and a RRCA certified coach. Claire coaches the Gilda's Club NYC Marathon charity team and sees private running and nutrition clients at Physical Equilibrium. She counsels a wide variety of nutrition clients, with specialties including weight loss, sports nutrition, chronic disease prevention and management, pre- and post-natal nutrition, and general healthy eating. Claire collaborates with her clients to create individualized, sustainable plans that allow them to achieve their nutrition and exercise goals without sacrificing all the joy in their lives!
Claire is an avid distance runner with over 20 years of personal running experience and has competed in numerous solo and team events from the 5km to 50-mile distance. She particularly enjoys trail running and thus far has completed three trail ultra marathons and nine road marathons, including two Boston-Qualifying times. Other running accomplishments include finishing the Boston Marathon in 2013 and 2014 and winning 1st place in the female relay division at the 2013 NYC Triathlon (2nd place in 2014 and 2015) as a member of team Dietitian Divas with Physical Equilibrium co-owner Sarah Currie.
Claire, originally from California, attended Yale University and received a B.A. in Humanities and a M.M. in Oboe Performance. After more than seven years in the corporate world and a year-long solo trip throughout South America, she switched career paths to pursue her longstanding interests in nutrition, running, and health. In her spare time, Claire can be found running around NYC or on local trails with her husband, experimenting in the kitchen, exploring new restaurants, and writing about her experiences on her website, Eat for Endurance. Follow her adventures on her Instagram/Twitter account, @eatforendurance.
Claire's credentials include:
• Road Runners Club of America Coaching Certification (2011)
• Red Cross First Aid/CPR Certification (Oct 2011, Jan 2014, Jan 2016)
• Registered Dietician (2014)
• Certified Dietitian Nutritionist (2015)