Every week, the Louisville Women’s Sports Network highlights a local woman by asking her six questions about her health and fitness routine. This week’s guest is Dr. Robin Curry. If there is a woman you’d like us to feature, email suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
I am a sports medicine physician with Norton Orthopedic Specialists in St. Matthews. I treat athletes of all ages ranging from adolescents to the elderly. My goal is to safely return athletes to the sports that they enjoy following an injury.
I have a passion for treating the female athlete specifically. In May of 2016, we started a Women’s Sports Health program at Norton Healthcare. As a female athlete myself, I understand the unique needs that we as women deal with on a daily basis. Through a multi-disciplinary approach we hope to be able to address these specific needs. My job also provides me with the opportunity to engage with athletes in the community.
I am a team physician for Bellarmine University and also the co-medical director for the Louisville IRONMAN and Kentucky Derby Festival mini/Marathon. I am also a board member for Girls on the Run Louisville.
I have been involved in sports since early in my childhood. I was an avid basketball player-turned-fanatic runner. I ran cross country in high school. I have continued to run in road races of various distances since that time.
When I’m not at work or running, I spend my free time with my husband, Rob, and our daughter, Harper.
Six Questions About Your Fitness & Health
1) What is your weekly training/exercise routine?
My training routine is relatively simple. I run in the evenings after my daughter goes to bed. I tend to run shorter distances during the week. On the weekend, I try to fit in a longer distance run on Saturday or Sunday mornings. I will add in additional workouts of Pilates/yoga/barre work intermittently.
2) How do you prepare for a workout?
I do a dynamic warm up while listening to my favorite music
3) What do you eat, drink or do for quick energy?
I drink green tea or will eat a banana/Greek yogurt for energy
4) What is your daily nutritional meal plan when training?
I eat Greek yogurt with strawberries for breakfast in the mornings. I will occasionally have a snack of banana before lunch. For lunch I’ll have a whole wheat turkey wrap, hummus, etc. Dinner varies, but usually involves a lean protein with veggies.
5) What do you snack on between meals when training?
I don’t snack often, but if I do it is usually with a banana or nuts.
6) What are your fitness & health goals?
My goal is to be a good role model for my daughter so that she lives a healthy, active life as she grows into an adult.