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    Nutrition and Exercise

    $150 for this course

    Stay tuned…online course becoming available soon! (.4 NASM CEU’s)

    The fitness market is crammed with diet and nutrition fads, making it taxing for modern fitness professionals to differentiate what’s good, what’s bad, and what’s downright unsafe. This course begins by introducing the groundwork of nutrition to provide each trainer better knowledge of how the human body handles what we eat. With a base foundation, students will see how to arrange a nutrition plan that suits your client’s health. Then, our class will learn to structure a nutrition plan that meets a client’s objectives, ranging from losing weight, gaining muscle, building endurance, starting power sports, and much more. 

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    Nutrition and Exercise

    The fitness market is crammed with diet and nutrition fads, making it taxing for modern fitness professionals to differentiate what’s good, what’s bad, and what’s downright unsafe. This course begins by introducing the groundwork of nutrition to provide each trainer better knowledge of how the human body handles what we eat. With a base foundation, students will see how to arrange a nutrition plan that suits your client’s health. Then, our class will learn to structure a nutrition plan that meets a client’s objectives, ranging from losing weight, gaining muscle, building endurance, starting power sports, and much more. 

    Course Learning Objectives

    • Preparing students to comprehend the 6 basic nutrients
    • Covering where digestion and absorption occur for each nutrient
    • Learning to determine average daily caloric intake from varying activity levels
    • Learning to determine daily intake macronutrient levels through of meals a day in grams and calories
    • Gaining insight on meal frequency and nutrient timing for one’s specific level of activity

    Contents

    • Introduction (Time: 1hr)
    • Why do humans eat?
    • 6 classes of nutrients
    • Carbohydrates (monosaccharides, disaccharides, polysaccharides)
    • Lipids (triglycerides, phospholipids, fatty acids)
    • Proteins (essential, semi-essential, nonessential)
    • Vitamins (fat & water soluble)
    • Minerals (macro & micro)
    • Water (% of body, muscles, & intake)
    • Digestion & absorption
    • Digestive system
    • Enzymatic function
    1. Caloric Intake (Time: 3hrs)
    • Daily average recommendations
    • Caloric quotations (Harris-Benedict & Mifflin-St. Jeor)
    • Determine daily caloric intake total (by meal in calories & grams)
    • Explore meal structure and frequency suited for each client’s goals  
    • Losing Fat
    • Gaining Muscle
    • Performing sports

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