ENC and ACSM Present: Optimal Recovery: Practical Recommendations for the Recreational Athlete

Presented by: Rachel Bassler, RDN, CSSD, LDN and Irene Lewis-McCormick, MS ACSM Moderator: Shawn Arent, Ph.D, CSCS*D, FACSM, FISSN

SKU: ACSM-ENCWEB1

Description

Trained athletes understand that optimal recovery from strenuous exercise can help maximize performance and minimize injury risk. Appropriate recovery practices play an important role in helping active individuals replenish lost nutrients, and facilitate muscle repair and synthesis. But what are the components of recovery, and what can recreational athletes and active individuals learn from elite athletes regarding recovery from a nutrition and physical perspective? This session will provide practical recommendations for optimal recovery for the recreational athlete.

Available Course Credits

ACSM
2.00

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the key nutrition principles for optimal post-exercise recovery
  • Identify the key physical components necessary for optimal recovery
  • Apply recovery recommendations into practice

Course Content

Optimal Recovery: Practical Recommendations for the Recreational Athlete - VideoVideo
Optimal Recovery: Practical Recommendations for the Recreational Athlete - TestTest