About Us


Targeted to young, high school & collegiate student athletes, Legally Lean© is a Sports Performance Nutrition & Performance Education Program geared to tackle the use & abuse of Performance Enhancement Drugs (PED) & steroids & unsafe supplements;  prevent the eating disorders epidemic; & provide healthier, practical strategies, options & resources for achieving athletic & academic success.

Program Goals:

  • Build healthier bodies & minds with evidenced-based nutrition, training & injury prevention strategies from licensed & certified health experts.
  • Promote healthy food & fitness options & resources to help student athletes reach their personal best on & off the field!
  • Enlighten & educate student athletes about the short & long term consequences of Performance Enhancement Drugs (PED) steroids, tainted supplements, energy drinks, alcohol & recreational drugs.
  • Strive to prevent eating disordered behaviors, poor body image & low self-esteem.

Lisa Dorfman, MS, RD, CSSD, LMHC

Founder & Director

lisa-dorfmanDesigned by health expert Lisa Dorfman, MS, RD, CSSD, LMHC, The Running Nutritionist® a Licensed & Board Certified Sports Dietitian/Nutritionist & Licensed Board Certified Professional Counselor, Certified USA T&F & USA Triathlon Coach, former professional triathlete & 2008 US Olympic/Paralympic Sailing Teams Nutritionist.

Since 1983, Lisa has nutritionally coached & educated thousands of student athletes, coaches & parents on healthy strategies for achieving optimal health in the classroom, in sport & in life. Lisa is personal nutritionist to hundreds of youth, teen, collegiate & professional athletes in the NFL, MLB, USTA, US Boxing & more than 20 individual & team sports. The author of 6 books, including Performance Nutrition for Tackling Football (2010) her hands-on practical nutritious advice has been featured on 20/20, Dateline, Good Morning America, ESPN, CNN, MSNBC, E, Lifetime, local & international news & more than 500 publications including: USA Today, Newsweek, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health, Runners World, Bicycling, Muscle & Fitness, Training & Conditioning, Stack, Glamour, & Shape Magazines.

As former Director of the University of Miami Graduate Program in Nutrition for Health & Human Performance/Professor -Department of Kinesiology & Sports Sciences & Hurricanes Athletic Teams Sports Nutritionist (2003-2013), Lisa’s dedication, passion & enthusiasm is evident by the testimonies & respect from her colleagues, coaches, athletes & parents worldwide.