Catherine Saenz, CSCS


Catherine Saenz is a doctoral student at The Ohio State University where her focus is on exercise and nutritional sciences. Her research interests include how macronutrient manipulations affect physiology, specifically the interactions of ketogenic diets on metabolism, performance, and overall health and well-being. Catherine earned her Masters in exercise science at the University of Connecticut and earned her Bachelors in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland where she was also a member of the Ballet Company M. She has recently joined the exercise physiology team at REACH, a non- profit organization aimed at providing cancer patients and survivors with evidence based recommendations of physical activity and lifestyle behaviors to optimize survivorship. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA and is a STOTT-trained Pilates instructor.


  • How a Ketogenic Diet Works

    Ketogenic dieting has many researched benefits, if done right. Learn if this popular diet is a fit for your body composition, performance, and health goals!

  • How To Get The Most Out Of Your Multivitamin

    Active people ask more from their bodies. You can get most of the nutrition you need through a smart diet. But for the rest, a multivitamin can be one of the most important supplements in your stack.

  • Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes When Keto-Adapting

    Transitioning from a high-carb diet to a low-carb diet with minimal symptoms requires knowledge and discipline. Use our handy guide to avoid the common pitfalls.

  • 5 Weight Loss Myths For Women

    When fat loss is the goal, knowing what not to do is almost as important as knowing what to do. Here are the myths you need to be aware of, and how to beat them!

  • 5 Low-Carb, Keto-Friendly Barbecue Recipes!

    Even if you're living low-carb, there's no need to miss out on any of your barbecue favorites. Try out these summertime favorites with a keto-friendly twist!