Abbey Copenhaver - Dairy Spot

About Abbey Copenhaver

Abbey a dairy farmer, Registered Dietitian (The “Dairy Farmer RD”), aunt, sister, graduate student, dog mom, and Ironman hopeful. Follow her journey to balance the hectic life of dairy farming with her dream to finish her first Ironman in Lake Placid, NY at Dairyspot.com
16 03, 2017

Ironman Nutrition: It’s All About The Food

By |March 16th, 2017|Categories: Dairy Farming, Home-Featured, uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Greetings faithful readers!!!

February was amusing; I had the opportunity of training in 10° and 60° weather… sometimes in the same weekend! I’m a month into training and it happens to be “National Nutrition Month”, so I figured the most appropriate topic for this month would be fueling the body. After all, everyone needs to eat!

Picture overload disclaimer:  I may have been a bit picture-happy with this blog. It’s food… I promise you will thank me.
Ironman Nutrition: A Full Fridge
It’s one thing to coach someone on what to eat before, during, and after training. It takes a whole new set […]

08 02, 2017

Dairy Farmer and Future Ironman

By |February 8th, 2017|Categories: Dairy Diary|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Introducing (future) Ironman – Abbey Copenhaver! 
Hello curious readers, future friends, and fans,

My name is Abbey Copenhaver, I’m a dairy farmer and Registered Dietitian (otherwise known as the “dairy farmer RD”). I’m also a triathlete, dog mom, aunt, sister (to 7 awesome siblings), graduate student, and current Ironman pursuer. I consider myself a pioneer of combining my passion for farming, food and fitness into a career and lifestyle.
The Challenge:
Last August, I announced my ambitious plan to race in the Ironman Lake Placid 140.6 (IMLP) this upcoming July. As I prepare to test my mettle with a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike […]