The Female Physique: The Link Between Nutrition, Hormones and Strength Training

by Scott Josephson, MS, RD

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What female client doesn't want to get into superb shape? In this session, you will learn how nutrient timing and specific quantities of protein, fat and carbohydrate intake, in conjunction with various exercise protocols, will make a tremendous difference in your female client's physique! In addition, explore the specific role hormones play in fat storage, substrate utilization and metabolism. We'll also explore the practical link between the physiological and functional needs to create a superb training program that get's results.

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AASFP
0.20
ACE
0.20
ACSM
2.00
ACTION
0.20
AFAA
2.00
AFPA
2.00
CHEK
2.00
FAI
2.00
IFPA
2.00
ISFTA
2.00
ISSA
2.00
NAFC
0.20
NASM
0.20
NBHWC
2.00
NCCPT
2.00
NCEP
2.00
NCSF
1.00
NESTA
0.20
NETA
2.00
NFPT
0.50
NSCA
0.30
NSPA
2.00
PAI
2.00
PTIA
2.00
REPs UAE
2.00
W.I.T.S.
2.00

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe eight important factors about the effects resting metabolic rate in females has on specific stages of life.
  2. Describe various nutrition strategies based upon calorie intake and exercise expenditure.
  3. Explain the physiological differences for women regarding hormonal fluctuations, storing body fat and the role of growth hormone secretion via exercise.
  4. List specific serving sizes of carbohydrates, protein and fat and their roles used in pre-, during and post-training sessions.
  5. Explain important factors that contribute to the best options for ensuring a proper caloric intake for optimal metabolism during the peri-menopausal years.
  6. Describe how cortisol can create catabolism that leads to hypoglycemic issues and beta-oxidation--ultimately decreasing performance.

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The Female Physique: The Link Between Nutrition, Hormones and Strength Training
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About the Author

Scott Josephson, MS, RD

Scott Josephson, MS, RD IDEA Author/Presenter

Scott is a nationally recognized award winning speaker who has been published over 100 times, and has been featured in educational webinars, videos and DVDs sold worldwide. As a well-recognized industry leader with extensive experience, Scott delivers tremendous passion and influence to vast audiences, associations, communities, corporations, private groups and a vast array of health, fitness and wellness professionals. Scott is the recipient of the 2005 Director of the Year for Teaching Excellence, the 2010 Specialty Presenter of the Year, the 2011 Citizen of the Year Award, and is on the International Advisory Boards for the American Fitness Professionals and Associates, and the Canadian Fitness Professionals and Associates. He previous served as an operating partner at The Center for Nutritional Research and Treatment, and as the Director of Operations at the world-renowned Hippocrates Health Institute.

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