Stephanie Gaskell

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Director of Nutrition Strategies

BND, APD, AN, IOC Diploma In Sports Nutrition, Sports Nutrition Researcher

Accredited Practising Dietitian, Accredited Nutritionist, Advanced Accredited Sports Dietitian, International Olympic Committee Diploma in Sports Nutrition, Sports Nutrition Researcher.

Stephanie Gaskell, is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and an Advanced Accredited Sports Dietitian with a special interest in gastrointestinal nutrition and sports nutrition. She has many years’ experience and sound knowledge working in the area of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and the low FODMAP™ diet, fructose malabsorption, lactose intolerance and coeliac disease.

Stephanie also has a special interest in inflammatory bowel disease and other gastrointestinal conditions. She is a strong believer in educating her clients and giving them the right nutrition tools to be able to manage their condition as best as possible. Her personal experience with Irritable Bowel Syndrome allows her to empathise with her clients.

Steph was a competitive ultra trail runner and is currently getting back into form after a long injury rehab. She is an CLinical sports nutritionAdvanced Sports Dietitian and has graduated with the International Olympic Committee Diploma in Sports Nutrition. Steph is currently researching in the area of exercise-induced gastrointestinal syndrome at Monash University. She provides professional dietary advice to all levels of athletes ranging from elite level to recreational, helping them achieve their nutritional goals.

Stephanie has developed several sports nutrition resources including recipe books for athletes with gastrointestinal conditions, intolerances and who experience exercise associated gastrointestinal symptoms. She was co-author in a chapter on gastrointestinal issues in Clinical Sports Nutrition, a very well respected and internationally known book. She has recently contributed as a co-author of a chapter in a practical guide for students, sports enthusiasts and professionals,  Nutrition for Sport, Exercise and Performance. Stephanie has written for sports magazines in the area of sports nutrition and regarding her achievements in ultra trail running. She has presented to dietitians and health professionals including sports physicians, exercise physiologists, coaches in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and South Africa relating to endurance nutrition and gastrointestinal upset, been an invited speaker to the nutrition department at the Australian Institute of Sports and to High Performance Sport New Zealand.

Stephanie works with all levels of athletes, recreational, elite and professional including Olympic and Paralympic athletes.

Stephanie has developed specially designed portion plates and bowls for her clients to help assist them where needed in achieving their nutrition goals.Portion-set--327x209

A professional service and advice aimed to helping you achieve your nutrition goals is what can be expected when receiving dietary advice from Stephanie.

Stephanie is a member of professional associations such as:

  • Dietitians Association of Australia
  • Sports Dietitian Association of Australia
  • Australian Sport Performance Network

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Running Accomplishments

Primary and Secondary School – SAPSASA long distant and cross-country running


  • First female Port Pirie 11km
  • 2nd Female Adelaide Festival Marathon
  • 2nd Female Barossa Half Marathon


  • 9th female, 84th overall, 2nd in age group at the Melbourne Marathon (2:56:50),
    which ranked me 17th female marathoner in Australia (Cool Running Australia)
  • 3rd Female overall in Torquay (8km) and Mornington (10km)
  • South Australian female state road championship competitor
  • City to Bay 12 Kilometre (first female in age category 18yrs old, 19yrs old)



  • 1st woman, 3rd overall at the You Yangs 50 Kilometer Ultra Trail Event (4hrs 28mins),
    setting a new female course record


  • 6 Foot Track (45km,NSW Australia 12 March) 4:51, 21st female, 135 overall
  • North Face 100km (NSW, Australia 14-15 May) 13:06, 7th female, 53 overall

2012 Training Runs

  • Mt Feathertop 68km (Vic Alps, 26 Nov) DNF ran approximately 42km (see my run report)
  • Bogong 2 Hotham 64km (Vic Alps, 8 Jan), cancelled at 35km due to extreme weather conditions, 5:25:16, 3rd female

2012 Races

  • North Face 100km (NSW, Australia 19-20 May), 14th female, 13:41:10, 87th overall
  • TransRockies Run (approximately 120 miles, six day stage race, Buena Vista, Colorado 21st – 26th August) 5th overall in the Open Mixed Category and came 2nd in one stage which was final stage
  • Yurrebilla (South Australia, 23 September), 3rd female

2013 Races

  • Maroondah Dam, 50km (VIC, Feb) – National Trail Championship – 2nd female, 4:55:56
  • Tarawera Ultra Marathon, 60km (New Zealand, March 16), First Female
  • Yurrebilla 56km (SA, Sept), First Female

2014 Races

  • Bogong to Hotham, 64km (VIC, Jan) – Third female
  • Gold Coast Marathon (Gold Coast, July)

Currently focusing on career goals for now while rehabbing an injury. Still keeping fit and happy.