Sports Nutrition Certification
We've all heard that "You are what you eat." But this old axiom tells only part of the story. While correct nutrition is essential to a proper fitness training program, it's also critical to consider HOW you eat. ISSA's Sports Nutrition Certification course teaches you necessary concepts like: meal frequency, macronutrient ratios, specificity to athletic objectives, and periodizing caloric intake. Whether you are a personal trainer, nutritionist, or just new to the fitness industry, ISSA's Sports Nutrition Certification course can vastly improve your client's training programs.
Incorporating a scientifically sound diet and a proper nutrition regimen can radically increase the effectiveness of your clients' fitness training objectivesâ€”resulting in more lean mass, less body fat, and greater energy levels. Through ISSA's Nutrition Certification course you will learn the science behind nutrition and its effects on performance, muscle growth, and fat loss. With this skills learned from the Nutrition Certification course you will amaze your clients with fast results as they apply your integrated approach to nutrition to their personal training routines.
Included in the Nutrition Certification course
In addition to the comprehensive Sports Nutrition Certification textbook (359 pages) two powerful reference tools are included. The first of these tools is a 30+ page glossary that includes every food and supplemental nutrient known, explaining the function of each in the human body. The second tool is an incredibly comprehensive section on supplementation which explains why nutrition supplements are vital to health and well-being and how they can diminish pain, fatigue, lack of endurance, mood swings, and cravings for sugar or fat.
The easy-to-follow nutrition course book is complemented by a curriculum guide with detailed learning objectives to help you get the most out of your studies.
Finally, 2 audio CDs have been included to further enhance your studies.
25 Years of Educating and Certifying Personal Trainers
Since 1988, the ISSA has certified and provided continuing fitness education to over 180,000 people just like you who want to help others feel better, look better and improve the quality of their lives.
We are unconditionally committed to providing expanded access to the highest quality personal training certification and continuing fitness education programs available, advancing our industry as a whole, and developing greater access to career opportunities for those who share our vision of creating a stronger, healthier World.
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