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Fueling Athletes and Active Individuals

Hammer Fuel is dedicated to guiding you towards optimal athletic performance through sports nutrition coaching. Your training plan is individualized, so your performance nutrition plan should be too.

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ABOUT

CAT HAMMER

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Growing up a multiple sport athlete, I was always determined to achieve the highest level of performance possible. This led me to find the importance of nutrition for athletic performance. 

I was recruited to play NCAA Division II softball at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, where I became a 3-year starting catcher. At West Chester, I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. During this time, I worked at Maplezone Sports Institute (now Ascent Athlete) as a Sports Performance Intern and earned a Personal Training Certification through NASM.

 

I was then accepted in the Graduate School at the University of Tampa where I earned my Master's of Science in Exercise and Nutrition Science. During this time, I worked as a Minor League Sports Nutrition Assistant for the Pittsburgh Pirates in Bradenton, FL.

 I was then matched to Virginia Tech's Dietetic Internship program where I completed the requirements to become certified as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. Now I currently run Hammer Fuel Sports Nutrition and am the Head Sports Dietitian at The University of Pennsylvania. 

My goal as a dietitian is to help elite athletes and active individuals learn how to fuel properly and to appreciate the amazing things the human body is capable of. I believe we all deserve to understand how to fuel and honor our bodies, and I would love to help you achieve this.

Interested in hearing what my clients are saying? Check out the testimonials page!

Planning meals ahead of time can be tough when dealing with a complex schedule, and even more so when your goal is weight gain. Cat has helped me come up with methods that worked for me and provided me with more energy and ultimately helped me achieve my weight gain goals. With her nutrition coaching guidance and knowledge on sports nutrition, I learned how to set realistic goals for myself that aided in my off season goals.

Dan Hammer 

Baltimore Orioles