Andi Bair is a registered dietitian for Shields & Stripes.
Andrea (Andi) Bair is a registered dietitian and board certified specialist in sports dietetics who works with a variety of clients to teach them healthy eating and nutrition. She is currently the performance dietitian for the Vegas Golden Knights, a National Hockey League team, and also works with veteran special operators through various non-profits. Andi teaches healthy nutrition practices to these athletes by breaking down complicated nutrition concepts and translating them into easy-to-understand principles that can be implemented into their busy lifestyles.
Andi graduated with a bachelors in dietetics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012. After becoming a Registered Dietitian, she completed her Master’s degree in exercise physiology at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. Andi has worked with a variety of athletes from recreationally active individuals to professional elite athletes. She develops personalized nutrition programs and helps plan menus to fuel athletes’ training and promote optimal recovery. Andi believes in a practical and realistic approach to healthy eating and enjoys teaching clients how to implement changes to their eating behaviors that are feasible, enjoyable, and most importantly, sustainable.
She is the proud wife of a former Air Force Pararescuemen and mom of a busy toddler. She understands the demands of the special operations lifestyle and how it can challenge the family. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, running, hiking, & spending time outdoors with her family and dog.
Working with Andi, you can expect to cover topics such as nutrition for gut health, inflammation, brain health & cardiovascular health. She may also discuss healthy grocery shopping, meal planning and prepping, and healthy snacks as well as how to maintain healthy habits while traveling and with a busy family. She encourages spouses or other support persons to join for one or more sessions throughout telehealth based on the desires of the athlete.