My name is Matt Dengler M.Ed, MS, RDN, LDN I am a Registered and Licensed Dietitian in Charlotte, NC. I am a former NCAA football player who has always strived to achieve optimal physical performance for athletes and myself. As a former teacher and coach for 8 years, I've developed a passion for helping athletes perform at their highest levels through proper mechanics and nutrition necessities. This passion led me to quit teaching and pursue further education in nutrition. I dedicated the next 8 years of my life to receive a formal education in both physiology and nutrition. In my pursuits, I earned a Masters Degree in Sports Sciences from Wingate University, Wingate, NC (2011) and a Masters of Science degree in Human Nutrition from Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC (2016).
In early 2018, I opened my private practice, RxRD Nutrition LLC. in Charlotte, NC and I work closely with fitness communities providing science-based nutrition information to help athletes fuel their performance, achieve nutrition goals, and help create lifestyle changes. I currently work with multiple gyms in the area to not only provide accurate nutrition information but I also work with clients 1-on-1 to provide detailed customized nutrition plans for athletes. By providing science-based nutrition information I strive to help athletes of all ages to achieve their weight management, sports performance, and lifestyle change goals.
Dengler, M. & Acquaviva, J. (2015). A comparison of game-day habits of female adolescent basketball players to non-athletes. The North Carolina Journal of the NCAAHPERD, 49, 61-73.
Kate Emproto RDN, LDN, CPT
Kate Emproto MS, RDN, LDN. Kate is a New York native and moved to Charlotte in 2018 after finishing her nutrition undergraduate degree at Long Island University. She earned her Registered Dietitian qualification and Masters of Science degree in Exercise Science from Lenoir-Rhyne University. In Kate’s free time you will find her working out at Orange Theory Fitness or walking the rail trail in Southend with her dog, Mickie. She has a passion for nutrition and helping people meet their goals through exercise and a balanced lifestyle plan.
Orange Theory Fitness, multiple studios
South Charlotte Crossfit
Latitude 35 Crossfit
Providence Day School, Varsity Girls Basketball team
Edge Performance Training
Teaching Fellows Institute Foundation
Greenapple Sports and Wellness
Syracuse, NY Police Department
Sydney Cummings, Royal Change
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