Renee McGregor – Sports Nutritionist

05 January 2012

Renee McGregor Bsc(hons)RD PGCERT(sportsnutr) is a registered dietitian and sports nutritionist based at the University of Bath Sports Injury Clinic and Human Performance Centre.

Renee is on a mission to spread the word of sport and nutrition to University of Bath students and has recently featured on Student Cooking TV. She challenges the hockey team to create a healthy, balanced post-match meal. Can they score a winner? Watch the video and find out:

Renee is available for appointments every Wednesday; some weekend and evening appointments may be available on request.

Please call 01225 383636 discuss or book an appointment or email Renee McGregor.

See our dedicated Sports Nutrition web page.

Renee has recently featured on the BBC Food Blog – Tour de France: a mountain of calories

Accredited by the Health professions Council and a member of SDUK – Sports Dietitians UK, Renee has over 10 years expertise and knowledge in nutrition, including experience working with elite athletes and their coaches; she is a regular contributor to Cycling Plus and Runner’s world Magazines.

Specialist nutritional advice for

  • Individual athletes
  • Parents and junior athletes
  • Teams/squads
  • Coaches
  • Training days

Professional nutritional plans tailored to your needs

  • Enhance sports performance
  • Food diary assessments
  • Practical recipe ideas
  • Identification of nutrient deficiencies
  • Allergies and intolerances
  • Eating disorders
  • Weight management , general and specific  for weight category sports

Renee is a keen sports person herself and trains with Team Bath athletics club.

She often competes in middle to long distance races and team relay events. This has helped her to recognise  the importance of training and how the right type of nutrition will enhance performance.


In preparation for my third marathon I was looking for way to improve my training. Having run for 25 years, I felt that my knowledge of how to get myself to the peak of fitness was pretty well complete. However, the one area that I had ignored consistently over that period was my diet. I decided that to reach my full potential at the marathon distance I could no longer ignore this and asked Renee to have a look at my diet and recommend changes and improvements. Renee did a thorough and scientific analysis which she summarised and then gave me some advice on changes I could make. I found the analysis complete, accurate and extremely useful and the advice, which I put into practice, gave me the belief to change things I needed to and gave me confidence in the things I was doing right. In addition to the analysis, Renee gave me an incredible pre-race eating plan which I followed. I had a great run going under the 3 hour mark! My recovery was quick and this I definitely attribute to Renee’s advice – Thank you so much Renee!
Jo Thompson (Team Bath AC)


Renee portrays a high level of professionalism and sincerity in every task she undertakes. Her comprehensive approach combined with cutting edge interventions and in depth personalised assessment and testing make her a very unique nutritionist.  As an elite marathon runner she has helped me increase my energy levels whilst controlling my weight. She has also worked with me to develop my race day eating plan and recovery strategy with excellent results.
Its been a pleasure working with Renee and I couldn’t recommend her enough!
Holly Rush, GB marathon runner.

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