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Try this complimentary course to get a taste of what Megabite is all about. Dietitian Rachel Scrivin includes hydration guidelines, and introduces the different macronutrients and how they affect athletic performance, so you can train and compete at your best!
Professor Louise Burke provides an overview of the history of fluid guidelines for endurance sport, and the evolution of the latest hydration recommendations. Prof. Burke discusses the implications of over-hydration and Exercise Associated Hyponatremia, and provides clear guidelines for symptoms, treatment and prevention.
LCHF (Low Carbohydrate Healthy Fat) is proving to be popular for many athletes and people with insulin insufficiency, or those just wanting to make a lifestyle change. Dietitian Dr. Caryn Zinn presents the biochemistry and physiological principles behind LCHF diets, and how to apply these into your lifestyle.
Dr. Kirsty Fairbairn outlines the importance of the 'Sunshine' Vitamin in Health. She starts with the biochemical pathways of Vitamin D2 and D3 in the body, and moves on to deficiency issues, sun exposure guidelines and the potential dangers of over-supplementation of Vitamin D.
Learn about how a Low Carb, Healthy Fat diet may be used as an alternative fuel method for endurance athletes. Dietitian, lecturer and researcher Dr. Caryn Zinn outlines how to get the healthy fat intake just right so you don't go into ketosis, and can access huge fat energy reserves for endurance sport.
IBS Specialist Dietitian Chloe McLeod gives the latest research evidence on Irritable Bowel Syndrome and FODMAPs. Learn how to implement the FODMAPs protocol to ease the symptoms of IBS, and improve your or your clients' health.
Dietitian Gabrielle Maston explains the latest research evidence in regards to Bariatric Surgery and 'Super Obesity', and talks through the 4 main types of surgical procedures. Learn how to manage your nutrition before and after surgery so you or your clients get the desired results.
Training and competing in Fitness and Figure sport is challenging mentally, physically and nutritionally. Dietitian Angie Clark provides an experienced insight into how to eat, drink and train just the right amount to get lean, and have plump muscles and great vascularity on show day.
COMING SOON - Dr. Gary Slater is an expert in body composition, ISAK level 3 Instructor and Australian New Zealand Bone Mineral Society (ANZBMS) clinical densitometry technician. Learn between the difference between the various physique assessment methods and how you can apply a specific technique into your practice.
Advanced Sports Dietitian Alicia Edge defines Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S), and discusses the latest research evidence regarding it. Learn how to diagnose RED-S, and how to avoid it when training as an athlete. This is important information for clinicians when providing nutrition advice and care to athletes.
How do you organise and feed the hungry, growing adolescent athlete?? Dietitian Rachel Svenson tackles the big question, and provides ideas for parents, coaches and nutritionists of how to stock up your fridge to get them the energy they need.
Dietitian Dave Shaw outlines some of the latest research evidence on Immunology and Sports Nutrition. Getting coughs, colds and infections will impact your training and performance. The recommendations in this course will help athletes to maintain optimal health and fitness.
One of the most important aspects of being able to successfully train and compete at an elite or recreational level is learning how to recover effectively with food and fluids. Dietitian Joanna Shinewell provides practical advice on how to do this across the 2 main phases of recovery.
Trained Dietitian and Elite Competitor Emily Miazga provides the latest research evidence and ‘personal experiences’ on the nutritional considerations for Ultra-Endurance and MultiSport racing. She includes detailed meal plans and guidelines on carb loading to maximise race day performance.
Sports Dietitian and Squash player Rachel Scrivin starts wth a background of the physiological and energy demands of the main Racquet Sports. She gives detailed food and fluid guidelines for training to enable athletes, coaches and clinicians to get the performance results they or their clients desire.
Learn about the unique nutritional considerations for Para-athletes from Dietitian Kath Fouhy, who was the Performance and Recovery Manager for the NZ Paralympic team in Rio 2016. Kath outlines the 10 main classes of Para-athlete, and how to optimise food and fluid intakes to aid their training and competition performance.
Learn about how to fuel for brick sessions, recovery days and ultimately the big event. Getting your nutrition and hydration sorted for Ironman competitors is essential for success, whether recreational or elite. Advanced Sports Dietitian Sally Garrard shares advice and a full race day nutrition plan for athletes, coaches and clinicians to use to prepare for these gruelling events.
It can be frustrating for Dietitians, Parents and care-givers when feeding a fussy child. Anna Sloan provides expert advise on when Fussy Eating is more than just a stage and tips and tricks to overcome fussy eating behaviours.
Learn about the different types of intermittent fasting and how these may impact your health and sports performance. Georgia provides an insight into Intermittent fasting and the purported reasons for its use.
Learn about the unique physiological demands of Australian rules Football and the pre-season nutritional considerations for these athletes
Hannah Gentle has first hand experience with implementing Food Biodiveristy programmes. She explains about food biodiversity and how to implement strategies, tools and activities to help integrate food biodiversity into (national, regional and local level) policies, food systems, educational programmes, and daily diets
COMING SOON - Learn about the latest researched evidence on the correct use of protein supplements and its application in both resistance and endurance training
COMING SOON - Understand the different definitions and classifications for sports supplements and the role of an appropriate supplementation programme within an athletes training schedule
Angela Berrill is an experienced Dietitian who provides an insight into the latest evidence and research on the nutritional considerations for Saturated Fats (SF) and Health
If you are a competitive rower, how do you make weight safely without compromising your performance? Sally Baumann is an experienced Dietitian working mostly with lightweight rowers who need to make weight. This presentation outlines how to make weight for competition day safely and how to fuel appropriately.
COMING SOON - Can Vitamin D enhance athletic performance? Dr. Kirsty Fairnbairn explains how the sunshine vitamin may effect athletic performance by discussing the research and evidence around the use of Vitamin D.