Educators are often tasked with educating students on the basics of nutrition. A big task with a lot of considerations! Let’s break it down.
We all eat! But we don’t always get our nutrition information from the place that makes the most sense and neither do our students!
Rebecca Toutant, PLT4M’s Nutrition expert, presents 5 ways we can help students achieve LASTING success with nutrition.
PLT4M Nutrition Slides by Doug Curtin
Rebecca is a registered dietitian, personal trainer, and certified diabetes educator living and working in the Boston area.
Learn more about Rebecca and her background here: Fuel 4 Fitness – Rebecca Toutant
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Students and athletes will take their first foray into dedicated training based on individual goals, preferences, or other circumstances. Must have proper movement education and understanding of technique, as well as baseline data identifying strength, work, and conditioning capacities.
Students and athletes are introduced to the wide world of “training”. Whether it be through PVCs and Med Balls, or Barbells and Squat Racks, athletes are given a thorough education of all different types of training approaches and modalities. From Strength development, to aerobic capacity, to mobility, and everything in between. Athletes should have completed L1, or have had some semblance of proper movement education and capacity training.
No prerequisites, open to all athletes. Serves as a foundational stepping stone into all further programs. Builds a baseline understanding of proper movement, capacity, and overall fitness through bodyweight training and conditioning.
The most in-depth programs, reliant on dedicated students and athletes that are self-motivated or coaches that are progressive & proactive. Athletes should already have a good deal of experience in all aspects of training and fitness (complete all levels below) and have great awareness of their own abilities and weaknesses.