A certified sports nutritionist can develop customized nutrition plans tailored to an athlete’s specific sport, goals, and performance needs.
- Assess an athlete’s current diet and make recommendations to optimize nutrient intake for enhanced performance and recovery.
- Provide guidance on proper pre- and post-workout nutrition to maximize energy levels, endurance, and muscle recovery.
- Help athletes manage their weight effectively while ensuring adequate nutrition for optimal performance.
- Educate athletes on the importance of proper hydration and offer strategies for maintaining optimal fluid balance during training and competitions.
- Advise on nutrient timing, including when to consume carbohydrates, proteins, and fats for optimal energy production and muscle building.
- Offer advice on sports supplements and help athletes navigate the often-overwhelming market.
- Work closely with athletes to monitor progress, make necessary adjustments to their nutrition plans, and offer ongoing support and motivation.
- Collaborate with other members of an athlete’s support team, such as coaches and trainers, to ensure a comprehensive approach to sports performance and nutrition.
With this program you will get all of the knowledge, skills, expertise and tools that are required to successfully become an INHS certified Sport Nutritionist.
- All course materials
- Digital eBook or physical textbook ( all eBooks are included)
- Self-assessments and assignments
- Necessary forms and guidelines for starting your own business
- Online Final exam
- You need a minimum final exam grade of 85% to pass.
- A $50.00 retest fee will apply.
To enroll into this Program, you must:
- Be at least 18 years of age.
- Have an excellent understanding of the English language.
- 6 months or less
After successful completion, you will earn the title of “Certified Sport Nutritionist” on your certificate.
Below topics are specifically designed by industry experts to teach you how to develop and implement effective nutrition strategies for sports and fitness. Also, this course incorporates the latest cutting-edge research and more than 50 delicious, healthy, easy to make recipes.
- An overview of sports nutrition
- Energy for exercise
- Carbohydrate and performance
- Protein requirements for sport
- Vitamins and minerals
- Sports supplements
- Body fat and dietary fat
- Weight loss
- Weight gain
- The female athlete
- The young athlete
- The vegetarian athlete
- The older athlete
- Competition nutrition
- Your personal nutrition plans
- Various recipes
- Maximizing endurance, strength and performance
- How to calculate your optimal calorie, carbohydrate and protein requirements
- Advice on improving body composition
- Specific advice for women, children, mature athletes and vegetarians
- Eating plans to cut body fat, gain muscle and prepare for competition
- Sports supplements
Upon completing this course and on becoming an INHS Certified Sport Nutritionist, you can also apply for optional Board Certification.