ASFA’s Sports Nutritionist Certification is a continuing education option designed for experienced fitness professionals who want to appeal to clients interested in the nutritional aspects of fitness. The Sports Nutritionist Certification provides fitness professionals specialized knowledge in sport-related nutrition. This qualification assists trainers in helping their clients meet fitness goals more effectively through dietary considerations.
ASFA's Sports Nutritionist Certification address areas such as: pre-sport dietary preparation, vitamin/mineral/supplement intake, carbohydrate loading, dieting for muscular gains, and more. Understanding nutrition as it relates to sports activity is an important step towards optimizing the effectiveness for any fitness professional's training regimens.
A Sports Nutritionist Certification from ASFA® can help the experienced fitness professional expand their career through:
- Increased training effectiveness through enhanced dietary knowledge
- Enhanced understanding of the relationship between sports and dietary considerations
- Ability to help clients meet fitness goals more effectively
- Greater ability to help clients with sport and fitness specific nutritional choices