Free course

Eating to win: activity, diet and weight control

Free statement of participation on completion

What should we eat before and after exercise? This free course, Eating to win: activity, diet and weight control, examines the importance of nutrition in physical activity, sport and weight management. The role that physical activity has alongside nutrition in controlling body weight will be discussed, as will considerations for pre-exercise and post-exercise nutrition and hydration.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • recognise the importance of physical activity in weight management
  • compare physical activity and dieting as weight control methods
  • understand the importance of pre, during and post-exercise nutrition and hydration.