National Academy of Sports Medicine

Aligning Diet and Exercise

This course is part of Science of Diet and Exercise Specialization

Taught in English

NASM Faculty

Instructor: NASM Faculty

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  • Align common diet archetypes with exercise programming.

  • Learn which macronutrients are preferential for specific workout types and training goals.

  • Compare the energy pathways, their functions and how they use macronutrients to fuel work.

  • Learn the key principles of energy systems within the human body.

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Intermediate level

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3 hours (approximately)
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When considering body composition goals, modifications to both diet and exercise are inevitable. Most often, an individual’s dietary interventions do not align with their exercise regimen, which may diminish the potential for success. This course explores the energy pathways and how macronutrients fuel exercise across intensity and duration, in addition to popular dietary interventions and their alignment with exercise recommendations. After completing this course, students will have a clear understanding of the body’s energy pathways, the effects of various dietary interventions on these pathways, as well as aligned diet and exercise recommendations that will help maximize success.

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2 readings1 quiz1 app item1 discussion prompt

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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