The course is broken down into 6 modules:
1.AN INTRODUCTION TO NUTRITION
This module is an introduction to nutrition, highlighting the role that nutrition plays on health and performance. In this session you will learn about the role of each food group: protein, carbohydrates, fats, fruits and vegetables as well as the importance of hydration.
2.NUTRITION FOR TRAINING GOALS
This module focuses on how to use nutrition to fuel the demands of your training (what to have before, during and after), using nutrition to achieve your training goals such as losing weight and increasing muscle strength and size.
3. NUTRITION FOR COMPETITION DEMANDS
This module focuses on what to consume around competitions (both home and away), nutrition on the day before, day of and day after an event plus how to use nutrition to help you recover after an intense competition.
4.NUTRITION FOR INJURY AND ILLNESS
This module focuses on how to use nutrition to help you recover efficiently from injury whilst minimizing weight gain. This session also focuses on how to use nutrition to help maintain a strong immune system to help reduce the risk of illness.
5. SUPPLEMENTS AND THE ASSOCIATED RISKS
Supplements are often seen as a quick fix to any nutrition issue, however there are a number of risks associated with using supplements. This module will focus on what to look out for when considering using supplements as well as highlighting some they may benefit performance.
6. ADDITIONAL NUTRITION CONSIDERATIONS
This session covers other important nutrition factors including the benefits of meal planning, shopping and budgeting as well as understanding food labels and nutrition tables.
How does this course work?
Each module has been created based on the latest science and research in Sport nutrition. There are a number of additional resources throughout for you to download. Each section can be completed in your own time.
*PLEASE NOTE YOU WILL NEED TO CREATE A FREE ONLINE ACCOUNT FIRST BEFORE PURCHASING ANY OF THE COURSES*
1. Nutrition for Rugby Performance Course: £65
By the end of this course, it will provide you with an in depth knowledge of how you can use nutrition in order:
Fuel for competitions to help you perform at your best
Recover effectively between training sessions to maximise training adaptations
Hit your training goals such as lose weight or increase muscle mass
Reduce your risk of injury and illness
There is a free sample course, An Introduction to Nutrition for Rugby Performance that can be accessed here
Sign up the course here