Sports Nutrition Crash Course: Get Started with the Basics

Increase your nutritional knowledge on a basic level.
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (1,420 ratings)
27,486 students
41min of on-demand video
English [Auto]

Describe macronutrients, their functions and recommendations.
Identify classes of micronutrients.
Understand basic supplements and recommendations.
Understand nutritional recommendations for optimizing health.


  • No prerequisite knowledge or experience is necessary.
  • No specific software, additional materials, and/or appropriate mindsets is required.


This course touches on some of the most common topics when it comes to sports nutrition.  No experience is needed as I start off explaining about macronutrients - fats, carbs and protein.

Created for beginners, here is a glimpse of what we'll be covering in this course:

  • Explanation of macronutrients

  • Explanation of micronutrients

  • Benefits and types of supplementation

Knowing about nutrition is great knowledge to have if you are looking to optimize your exercise potential, experience body changing results or just be a healthier you. I've helped many people improve their lifestyles with the knowledge that I teach you in this course. Become more aware of your nutrition and enroll today!

Who this course is for:

  • This course is for people wishing to gain a basic understanding of nutrition.
  • Anyone who wishes to become more educated about fueling themselves to boost energy levels will benefit.


Fitness Instructor
Jen Puzio
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
  • 2,002 Reviews
  • 35,483 Students
  • 15 Courses

Hi my name is Jen!  As a trainer and golf fitness specialist, I want to inspire and educate you about health and fitness. I'll share with you what I know about fitness to help you meet your goals.

Learn through my online training courses, programs and support from me.

My experience working as a personal trainer, athletic trainer, coach and teacher have enabled me to share what I know with you today.

I also was a collegiate soccer player, triathlete and runner for many years.

I currently have a full time job in IT working with Drupal which is a content management system for websites. On my off time from building online courses and working you will find me on the golf course.

I look forward to having you in class.

~ Jen

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