- Covers various food groups and the role of nutrients in exercise
- Course covers 18 modules
- Course accessible for 12 months
- Support available Mon to Fri
- Sports nutrition starter pack documents available on completion
- Certificate in Sports Nutrition on successful completion
- Electronic downloadable certificate issued at the end of the course
- Final exam is online
- Can progress to a Diploma in Sports Nutrition for a supplement
Purchase: Limit 1 per person. May buy 1 additional as a gift.
Booking: Required online at http://www.fitnesstrainingcompany.com/#Voucher%20Redeem. No cancellations once log-in has been provided.
Restrictions: New clients only. Must be 16 or older.
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This course provides 12 months' access to online training materials that cover numerous aspects of the relationship between nutrition and sports. The course materials survey food groups and the different ways in which the body makes use of them during exercise. Other modules detail the energy requirements of specific types of sport and provide suggestions for optimising nutrition to aid recovery. If participants pass a final online exam, they are awarded a Fitness Training Company certificate in Sports Nutrition, and those wishing to pursue the subject further can then opt to work towards a Diploma in Sports Nutrition for a £149 supplement.
Introduction to sports nutrition
Anatomy of digestion
Carbohydrate requirements for sport and exercise
The glycaemic index
Fuelling sport and exercise
Food choices for optimal fuelling
Eating for recovery
Sports beverages and liquid nutrition
Weight loss supplements
Optimal nutrition for athletes
Fat metabolising during exercise
Protein and increasing performance
Nutrition for teenage sports
The Fitness Training Company provides courses and qualifications in various fitness-related areas, from physiology to instructor training. Highly specialised tuition is also available, with instruction in areas such as fitness for pregnant women, kettlebell exercises and sports nutrition. Some courses can be taken online, while others involve practical workshop sessions and hands-on assessments.