Become a Sports and Fitness Nutrition Specialist | Building Careers in Healthcare | NEIH

Updated: Mar 19

Who are Sports and Fitness Nutrition Specialists?

If you have a passion for Fitness, a career as a Sports and Fitness Nutrition Specialist may be the career for you. Staying fit is a dream we all wish to achieve as an athlete and as a personal goal. It Is a necessity to seek the right nutrition and proper diet to provide an adequate amount of energy needed to perform a high intensity workout.There are numerous resources available to make a healthy diet plan, but athletes who need endurance and stamina will require professional help and workout routines that only a sports and fitness nutrition specialist can help make.

What does a Sports and Fitness Nutrition Specialist do?

A sports and fitness nutrition specialist has theoretical and practical knowledge of concepts on how to create a balanced nutrition plan for sports athletes. The aim is to seek a balance between the intake of nutrition and goals such as optimal health, performance, and exercise. With their expert knowledge of the right amount of nutrition in a variety of beverages, foods, and supplements, they make plans that complement health, training, and performance. Many sports and fitness nutrition specialists also monitor the influx of amino acid and antioxidants that are critical for a healthy body and nervous system. Antioxidants reduce the damage done by free radicals and reduce the risk of cancer and heart diseases.

This program can help you build a career as:

  • Tele-Nutrition Dietitian

  • Gym and Fitness Instructors

  • Nutrition and Dietary Supplement Education Specialist

  • Director for Nutrition and Dietary Wellness

  • Clinical Nutritional Specialist

  • Nutrition and Dietary Researcher

  • Weight Management Consultants

  • Corporate Nutritional Consultant

What knowledge will you Gain from the Program?

Sports and fitness nutrition specialist certification program can provide knowledge on how proteins, vitamins, fats, carbohydrates, exercise patterns, and eating habits can play a critical role in the overall performance of an athlete. Naturally, when we eat and exercise, energy builds up and it should be released in a controlled manner to maximize its impact. It is important to ensure that the blood sugar levels, intake of fats and carbohydrates is regulated to not build up excess muscle that can hinder athletic performance. Enrolling this certification will also help you understand how the weight loss process works from both physical and nutritional aspects. If you have the drive we can help you reach your peak! Visit us for more information on our program and how to enroll.



At successful completion of the program you will receive a Certification of Completion with your name on it from NEIH. A certificate of completion displays that you have successfully completed the course work required in the program. It sets a benchmark that others may or may not have achieved. 

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Simply visit the program page of your choice and register.

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