with Michael Ormsbee
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Changing Body Composition Through Diet & Exercise

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Overview

Dive into the exciting new field of performance nutrition and get a complete, comprehensive look at your body’s physiology. Drawing on cutting-edge research, Professor Michael Ormsbee, Ph.D., offers diet and exercise recommendations to help you meet your needs and reach your goals — regardless of sex, age or fitness level.

Details

  • beginner
  • 24 episodes
  • 12h56m

Included in this Class

1. Body Composition: Managing Our Expectations
33m

1. Body Composition: Managing Our Expectations

Meet Michael Ormsbee and get started with an overview of the performance nutrition field. Discover all the information you need to set your personal body composition goals, and reach them.

2. A Healthier Way to Measure Body Composition
37m

2. A Healthier Way to Measure Body Composition

Feel, look, and perform better! Find out why the proportion of fat to muscle is an effective gauge of health, and how to measure it properly.

3. How Food Is Digested & Absorbed
32m

3. How Food Is Digested & Absorbed

Learn about the chemical reactions involved in digestion and absorption, and the mechanisms of nutrient partitioning, or how nutrients are moved into specific storage areas in your body.

1. Body Composition: Managing Our Expectations

1. Body Composition: Managing Our Expectations

2. A Healthier Way to Measure Body Composition

2. A Healthier Way to Measure Body Composition

3. How Food Is Digested & Absorbed

3. How Food Is Digested & Absorbed

4. Nutritional Needs & Cellular Function

4. Nutritional Needs & Cellular Function

5. Bioenergetics: Converting Food to Energy

5. Bioenergetics: Converting Food to Energy

6. Carbohydrates: Composition, Storage & Use

6. Carbohydrates: Composition, Storage & Use

7. Fat: Not the Nutritional Bad Guy

7. Fat: Not the Nutritional Bad Guy

8. Protein's Critical Role in Body Composition

8. Protein's Critical Role in Body Composition

9. High-Protein Diets & Anabolic Resistance

9. High-Protein Diets & Anabolic Resistance

10. Critical Micronutrients & Water

10. Critical Micronutrients & Water

11. Food Labeling & Nutritional Choices

11. Food Labeling & Nutritional Choices

12. Nutrient Timing & Frequency

12. Nutrient Timing & Frequency

13. Nighttime Eating

13. Nighttime Eating

14. Evaluating Dietary Supplements

14. Evaluating Dietary Supplements

15. Energy Balance & Weight Control

15. Energy Balance & Weight Control

16. The Caloric Cost of Exercise

16. The Caloric Cost of Exercise

17. Exercise for Fat Loss

17. Exercise for Fat Loss

18. Exercise for Healthy Muscle Mass

18. Exercise for Healthy Muscle Mass

19. Hormones & Body Composition

19. Hormones & Body Composition

20. Novel Ways to Change Body Composition

20. Novel Ways to Change Body Composition

21. Nutrition & Exercise: Special Needs

21. Nutrition & Exercise: Special Needs

22. Set Point Theory & the Last Five Pounds

22. Set Point Theory & the Last Five Pounds

23. Choosing Your Nutrition Plan

23. Choosing Your Nutrition Plan

24. Motivation to Change Your Body Composition

24. Motivation to Change Your Body Composition