Nutrition for Athletes
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Nutrition for Athletes

Master the fundamentals of nutrition for exercise, and the psychology of heathy eating (free e-book included)
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4.6 (4 ratings)
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Created by Chris Worfolk
Last updated 5/2020
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 5 articles
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand how the body adapts to training
  • The psychology of healthy eating
  • Sweat rates, hydration and how much to drink
  • How to eat before, during and after excercise
  • The science of carbs, fats, protein, vitamins and minerals
  • How to lose weight while maintaining muscle mass
Requirements
  • This course is designed for people with an interest in nutrition, sport and exercise
  • No prior knowledge of nutrition is required
Description

Are you interested in sport nutrition? Maybe you're an athlete or a coach, or a student or a lifelong learner looking to understand more about how nutrition and exercise affect our bodies.

If so, this is the course for you. We will look at how the body adapts to training and why nutrition is vital to this process. We will look at macros (carbohydrate, proteins and fats), micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) but we will also look at:

  • How to construct a healthier diet

  • Calculate your personal nutritional requirements

  • Manage your hydration

  • Fuel appropriately for exercise and competitive sport

  • Understand the psychology of healthy eating

Taught by Chris Worfolk, qualified psychologist, British Triathlon coach, author of The One-Hour Guide to Sport Nutrition, Ironman triathlete and ultramarathon runner.

This course is accredited by IOATH and you will receive a free copy of the e-book edition of Chris's book when you join the course.

Watch the video or check out our preview lessons to get a taste of what is inside.

If that sounds exciting, hit the "buy now" button to get started immediately. I can't wait to see you inside the course!

Who this course is for:
  • Professional and amataur athletes looking to understand their diet and improve their performance
  • Coaches looking to support their athletes with nutrition
  • Anyone who loves health, sport, exercise and nutrition
Course content
Expand all 85 lectures 03:37:23
+ Personalising your nutrition
6 lectures 19:55
Energy requirements
03:53
Physial activity expenditure
03:04
Daily energy requirements
03:02
Athlete's diet pyramid
02:19
+ How the body works
5 lectures 20:00
Introduction to physiology
00:14
How muscles work
03:55
Types of muscle fibre
03:00
Principles of overload
03:28
+ Carbohydrates
5 lectures 13:29
Complex carbohydrates
03:43
Metabolising carbohydrates
03:10
Sugar rush
03:17
Carbohydrates summary
00:37
+ Fat
3 lectures 10:18
Lipids and fatty acids
03:33
Fats in food
01:39
Fat as fuel
05:06
+ Protein
6 lectures 09:44
What are proteins?
01:10
Protein quality
02:10
Protein intake
02:06
Protein and health
02:10
Protein supplements
01:45
Protein summary
00:23
+ Micronutrients
5 lectures 12:09
What are micronutrients?
00:42
Micronutrient taxonomy
03:37
Dietary reference values
02:35
Do athletes need more micronutrients?
03:21
Empty calories
01:54
+ Minerals
7 lectures 15:36
Sodium
02:31
Potassium
01:13
Calcium
03:04
Magnesium
03:01
Iron
03:15
Selenium
00:44
Other trace elements
01:48
+ Vitamins
7 lectures 15:39
Vitamin A
02:10
Vitamin B
04:03
Vitamin C
03:43
Vitamin D
03:04
Vitamin E
00:59
Vitamin K
00:54
Micronutrients summary
00:46
+ Creating a healthy diet
8 lectures 16:06
Building your pyramid
00:15
Diet composition
02:59
High protein breakfasts
01:14
Real food (vs processed food)
03:22
Pervasiveness of processing
01:51
Organic food
02:56
Genetically modified food
02:51
Tracking apps
00:38