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Nutrition for Sport and Exercise

Provide Nutrition Advice to Clients with Sport or Exercise-Related goals.

This online e-learning course is accredited by CIMSPA.

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Gain a CPD Certification

This unique Association for Nutrition certified e-learning course focuses on the nutrient requirements of those involved in sport and exercise. Gain an understanding of all elements needed to succeed in this area with our CPD training.

Provide Nutriton Advice for Sport and Exercise Enthusiasts

Whether you’re a nutrition enthusiast, health and fitness instructor, or personal trainer wishing to gain a sound understanding of how to adapt the diet to optimise energy levels needed to fuel exercise, this online nutrition course will give an extensive understanding of sports nutrition, enabling you to provide appropriate nutrition advice to clients with sport or exercise-related goals.

Learn about Common Sports Nutrition Supplements

In addition to the general application of nutrition to sport and exercise, this course will provide you with a thorough understanding of the range of sports supplements currently on the market and evidence supporting their effectiveness and use.

Advise Sports People and Athletes

This course will equip you with the knowledge to advise a range of clients on how to optimise their diet to enhance exercise performance and recovery.

Advise on Sports Supplements

With millions of people taking sports supplements to enhance their athletic performance, how do athletes make an informed decisions when bombarded by marketing hype from the sports supplement industry? Learn about the effectiveness and ineffectiveness of specific nutritional supplements.

Help Clients Achieve Body Composition Goals

Learn how to help clients achieve long term sustainable results.

AfN certified

This course is certified by the Association for Nutrition at Level 4 of the Health & Social Care Competency Framework. AfN Certification was granted in September 2017 and is due for renewal in September 2020.

Course specifics

This is an E-Learning course

You can attend this course online from the comfort of your own home.

Please check the other tabs for entry requirements.

There are no entry requirements for this course.

If you are completing this course as part of your Diploma, we recommend that you complete the Nutrition and Weight Management course before starting this course.

However, we recommend reading our nutrition blog posts prior to starting the course. There are loads of useful material to help cement your understanding of nutrition! Read them here:

Format

An interactive e-learning course. We recommend you work through the course more than once.

Content

  • How the body uses energy production for exercise
  • Using carbohydrates for performance and recovery
  • Fats for exercise
  • Protein and amino acids
  • Micronutrients
  • Optimal hydration and sports drinks
  • Sports supplements and nutritional sports aids
  • Creating a personal nutritional programme
  • Evaluation and assessment

Assessment

Short questions and theoritical case study.

Options available to pay for your course:

Training for a new career is a big investment and with all things in life you tend to get what you pay for.

At Future Fit Training, we make it easy and affordable for you to achieve your dream career without comprising on the quality of your learning experience or more importantly, your future career! We offer a variety of payment options including;

  • Pay your course in full - all of our CPD courses can be purchased through our website in full
  • Flexible payment schemes - pay a deposit and then the balance, pay as you learn, pay by company invoice or finance through OMNI (only available on selected courses)

Looking to talk to one of our advisers?

To speak to a Careers Adviser about any of our diploma courses and qualifications you can call us on the number below.

Call us today: 01329 829444

FAQ

Our Support Team is ready to answer any questions you might have. These are the most commonly asked questions we get from our students.

How do I know you’re the best training provider for my course?
  • We have over 20 years of experience in the fitness industry
  • We were winners of the ukactive's Training Provider of the Year in 2016 & 2017
  • We are ISO 9001:2015 registered by the British Standards Institute
  • We offer you affordable and flexible payment options
  • Our flexible training format allows you to train at your own pace and in your own time
  • You will receive unlimited support throughout your training
  • Our team of experienced and highly qualified tutors make your training rewarding and fun
What is CIMSPA?

CIMSPA (the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) is the professional organisation that provides development, leadership, support and empowerment for professionals working in sport and physical activity.

Their goal is to create a standardised industry that everyone, from apprentices to CEOs, are confident in and proud to be part of. Some quick key facts are:

  • Backed by Sport England and DCMS (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) to lead developments in the sports and physical activity sector’s workforce.
  • Set a rigorous system for standardising all sport and exercise professionals, assessments and awarding and validating qualifications.
  • Has membership options for everyone working in, or interested in working in, the sport and physical activity world.
  • CIMSPA already provides a route to chartered status for those working in leisure operations, and is developing similar routes for the whole of the sector.

For more information go to www.cimspa.co.uk.

Is there a deadline to complete my training?

Each individual module within your training programme has a specific deadline or time-frame of completion that must be achieved in order to pass. The aim of the deadlines are to encourage you to succeed and ensure that you become qualified. The overall deadline to complete all your courses is 3 years from when you purchased.

How long will the course take? How many hours should I study for per week?

We would ask how much time can you dedicate to your study? The more time available, the quicker you can complete your course/diploma. If you don’t have lots of time, we advise taking it step-by-step.

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Student Success Story...

Sports Nutritionist, Author & Fat Loss Coach

Scott specialises in fat loss, muscle gain and nutrition for sports performance. He likes to challenge and encourage his clients to surpass their physical and mental boundaries by using effective, scientifically-proven nutritional strategies to help them achieve their goals. He was attracted to Future Fit Training as he has heard many positive reviews about the company and believed it would be a welcome addition to his current qualification portfolio. At the moment, Scott is involved in a wide range of fitness and nutrition projects and there are several exciting things on the horizon.

I love my job. I enjoy meeting with new clients and I am always excited when I am presented with an opportunity to help clients achieve their goals. The sense of satisfaction is unrivalled when you hear of clients successes.