Robert Santana is a Registered Dietitian, Starting Strength Coach and owner and head strength & nutrition coach at Weights & Plates Strength & Nutrition Center in Phoenix, AZ. For the past 17 years Robert has developed and refined his knowledge, skills, and experiences through both higher education and practical experience. Robert holds both a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Master of Science in Kinesiology. He has extensive experiences as a lecturer, nutrition coach, strength coach, and competitive lifter. He built upon his foundational knowledge by providing effective nutrition coaching in conjunction with teaching and coaching the barbell lifts through application of the Starting Strength model to help clients achieve their performance and/or body composition goals. Robert has worked with a variety of clients both recreational and competitive CrossFitters, strengthlifters, and powerlifters as well as a wide range of clinical populations. Robert’s commitment to helping individuals to improve their quality of life by optimizing their nutritional status while getting stronger under the barbell. His commitment and passion is to help develop stronger and healthier human beings over the long haul.
Online Strength Coaching Services
Pricing – $200.00 per month*
Online strength coaching includes individualized programming with movement analysis. Clients are provided with unlimited email access and one phone or Zoom call per month to check-in with their coach and review goals and progress. Online coaching clients are provided with free open gym access (Up to 4 visits per month) to Weights & Plates Strength & Nutrition Center in Phoenix, AZ. Live coaching is available on site at an additional charge.
Online Nutrition Coaching Services
Pricing – $150.00 per month*
Nutrition coaching can be done with Robert or a Registered Dietitian on his team. Nutrition coaching includes, but is not limited to, the following nutrition coaching methods:
- 1:1 Online Nutrition Coaching
- The Nutrition Linear Progression
- Photo-Based Habit Coaching
- Macronutrient Prescription (i.e. “macro coaching”)
- Traditional Meal Plans/Schedules
All plans will be personalized and individualized to client needs with unlimited direct access to a Registered Dietitian. All clients will receive a phone consult at baseline to discuss client goals and to set expectations for the plan. Additional calls can be provided as needed.
Online Strength & Nutrition Coaching
Pricing – $280.00 per month*
Online strength & nutrition coaching with a Registered Dietitian and Starting Strength Coach is our highest tier service. Hiring a specialist in both the areas strength training and nutrition ensures that both your strength training and nutritional needs are met. Robert will provide you with all of the services listed above in a single comprehensive package to ensure both your training and recovery are configured so that you achieve optimal progress.
*Requires a 3-month commitment