The OCS Prep Nutrition Program

The OCS Prep Nutrition Program is a self-paced coaching program created to help you improve your training in preparation for the specific challenges of OCS.

Your instructor is Cortney Berling, Registered Dietitian, experienced trainer of Marines, and founder of @eatwell.runbetter.

OCS Prep Nutrition Program

How the Program helps you succeed at OCS

Cortney personally coaches you through her OCS-specific program.

You fuel and train more intelligently, with ongoing feedback.

You perform at a high level at OCS and become a badass USMC officer!

Get the coaching that’s worked for over 50 Marines

OCS Prep Nutrition really helped me to take my training to next level!

Z, OCS Applicant

Thanks so much for putting this program together. It has been a tremendous help so far in overhauling my approach to nutrition!

Mel, poolee

This course is specifically designed to help you prepare to become a United States Marine Corps Officer.

You will learn:

  • Nutrition for overall health
  • Pre-workout nutrition
  • Nutrition for recovery & rest days
  • How to lose weight or gain weight without sacrificing your PFT score
  • Training tips for running your best 3 mile time

Reviews from past students

Not where I need to be, but thanks to following the plan you suggested I have shaved 6 minutes off my 3 mile run.  I wanted to thank you for the help and I will continue to follow the meal plan as I work towards becoming an officer.

Mariana, poolee

The pre/post run nutrition tips you gave in the course are making a huge difference!

Diana, poolee

This class has been great, and something I had no idea I was truly missing out on in my training before.

Alexa, OCS applicant

Thanks so much for holding this course – it was an enormous help to walk through the basics with you.

Tosh, poolee

Coach Bio

Cortney Berling, MPH, RD, CDE

Cortney is the founder of Eat Well. Perform Better LLC, a performance nutrition & run coaching business designed to help athletes learn to fuel & train in a sustainable way to achieve their goals. 

Cortney is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, and Running Coach. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Dietetics and a Masters in Public Health. She ran track and cross country at The University of Cincinnati. She has continued to run competitively and has finished 4th at the Cleveland Marathon in a time of 2:57. 

She is married to a USMC Officer who spent 3 years as the OSO at OST Amherst. Though Cortney has not been to OCS, she certainly understands the demanding nature of OCS and the training it takes to succeed in this environment. 


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