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Diploma in sports & exercise nutrition

  • What Fuels Energy Systems?

    Why exactly is sports nutrition so important? We start the course discussing macronutrients, the fuel sources we use during exercise and give an overview of energy metabolism. You will become crystal clear on the importance of sports nutrition and why it is key to obtaining fitness and high performance.

  • Carbohydrates

    Here you will learn the importance of carbohydrates as a primary source of fuel for exercise. We will look at the current recommendations for different groups of athletes and discuss their carbohydrate intake, and how it can improve performance by optimising energy stores in the body.

  • Protein

    Fat as a fuel for exercise is a very interesting topic, in this lesson we explore different types of fats including their structure, properties and how to incorporate in your daily life.

  • Fats

    In this lesson, you will learn all about the role of protein in energy metabolism, with a comprehensive analysis of the effect of essential amino acids for optimal health and performance.

  • Supplements & sports foods

    Today you will learn the truth about sports supplements. We will discuss the effects of supplements on exercise performance and review the rationale for their proposed beneficial effects.

  • Hydration

    You will gain a comprehensive understanding of how hydration status effects your performance and we will consider the science behind sports drinks. We will look at the exact recommended requirement of fluid pre, during, and, post-exercise. You will also learn about the fluid and electrolyte loss during exercise and what environmental factors can contribute to this.

  • Micronutrients

    In this lesson, we get to the bottom of the mystery surrounding vitamins and minerals. As micronutrients are often equated with energy, strength and optimal performance, this lesson will examine the prevalence and effects of vitamins and mineral deficiencies in athletes.

  • Weight loss & the physically active

    Do you want to know more about weight loss principles in the physically active (without being detrimental to your performance)? In this lesson, we give you the facts...

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Really enjoying my sports nutrition course. Can the wait to do more!

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Really enjoying the Sports Nutrition course. Only half way through but it's great! Opened my eyes about a few things and looking forward to putting it into practice. Using it to get fit and get healthy

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Sports nutrition course. Great beginner course for anyone who wants to improve their sports nutrition knowledge for personal or job reasons. Amazing, interactive instructors take time to answer questions and give clear and comprehensive lessons.

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