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By Dr. Geoff Lecovin

MS., DC., ND., L.Ac. CSCS., CISSN, Dipl. Sports Nutrition (IOC)

Fri Jun 12, 2020

Dr. Geoff Lecovin gives a food-first approach to sports nutrition for injury prevention and rehabilitation. 

Resources

See the quickstart guide, “Nutrition for Optimum Performance,” from Dr. Geoff in GritLink University, which summarizes the learnings from this webinar.

Description of Event

Understanding your nutrition needs and the healing process, as an endurance athlete, will not only carry you through challenging workouts and events, but will also empower you to continually improve your performance without interruption due to injury.  In this educational webinar, Dr. Geoff Lecovin will cover the role of nutrition in injury prevention. The learning objectives from this webinar include:  
  • Gain a basic understanding of the healing process
  • Be able to apply a practical nutrition pyramid as a guide in the management of sports injuries
  • Understand the importance of Energy Availability and Energy Balance
  • Understand Macronutrient needs
  • Understand Micronutrient needs
  • Understand Nutritional Periodization/Nutrient Timing
  • Understand how and when to use select supplements to augment healing and repair
  • Understand why it is best to take a food first approach 

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