Episode 19

Sports Nutrition with RD Kayla Martin

Hive Life begins 2020 with Penn State Dietitian Kayla Martin. Host David Willey and Kayla talk about how she balances the needs of a variety of athletes under her care. Listen and learn what you as an athlete should eat and when, no matter your discipline.

As the Assistant Athletic Director of Performance Nutrition Services at Penn State University,  Kayla’s mission is to get her athletes the nutrition they need, while teaching them good habits.

Kayla oversees more than 800 Division I athletes competing in a variety of sports. She knows first-hand how sports nutrition can help maximize their performance, build strength, improve endurance, find more energy and enhance their everyday lives.

Host David Willey and Kayla talk about how she balances the needs of these of athletes under her care, what athletes should eat, and when you should eat it. They dive into how both of those priorities vary from sport to sport and athlete to athlete.


The Hive is our athlete ambassador program designed to provide support and community for athletes and adventurers of all types. Regardless of sport or competition level, we believe all Hive athletes display motivation and enthusiasm while personifying Honey Stinger through their daily lives, sports and community. Hive athletes care about their nutrition and have a desire to represent Honey Stinger’s mission and values. Most importantly, Hive athletes enjoy using Honey Stinger products to fuel their adventures!

The 2020 applications are open! Head to our website to apply today.