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Nutrition for Athletic Performance (Sports Nutrition)
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This course is designed to provide the participant advanced nutritional information to help athletes reach their optimal performance potentials. Facts and fallacies will be explored from a sports point of view. Topics to be covered include Nutrition for endurance athletes, nutrition for strength and power, energy production and metabolism, Supplements facts and fads, and many topics related to the different methods of athletic training.

Course details
Nutrition and Performance

  • Nutrition for endurance athletes
  • Nutrition for strength and power
  • CHO Loading
  • Pre-event Meals
  • Food for Recovery
  • Post Event Meals
  • Caloric Analysis for Athletes and active individuals

Hydration

  • Water vs Sports Drinks
  • Drinking before, during, and after exercise for proper hydration

Making Weight

  • Fast Weight Loss for athletes to make a weight category

Supplements

  • Facts vs. Fads
  •  Whey Protein
  • Casein
  • Soy Protein
  • Amino Acid and BCAA
  • Glutamine
  • Fat Burners
  • Carnitine (L-Carnitine)
  • Ephedrine
  • Lactate Buffers
  • Thermo-Genesis Stimulants
  • Multi Vitamins and Antioxidants
  • Endurance Supplements
  • Alcohol
  • Nitric Oxide
  • Caffeine
  • Ginseng, Green Tea, and Guarana
  • Omega 3, 6, and 9
  • Creatine and many more…


Certification Requirements
a.    Completion of the Nutrition for Health course (except for Nutritionist)
b.    Completion of the course
c.    One Written exam