Learn important nutrition basics, and how they pertain to body fat reduction and changes in muscle mass. Get practical strategies and evidence-based approaches that will help you help your clients to maximize their exercise potential and recover from strenuous activities. Walk away with a greater understanding of nutrient timing and specific nutritional requirements that will benefit you and your clients.
By Amanda Carlson-Phillips, MS, RD, Keith Wheeler
Amanda Carlson-Phillips is a registered dietitian who earned her bachelor's degree in nutritional sciences, with a minor in chemistry, from the University of Arizona. She continued her education by earning master's degrees in sports nutrition and exercise physiology from Florida State University. Carlson-Phillips is committed to helping EXOS athletes, across all facilities, achieve their maximum performance potential through the integration of effective nutrition into their lives. She's delivered both educational seminars and individual consulting to a variety of professional and elite sports organizations. Carlson-Phillips speaks about the importance of improving nutrition for both sports performance and overall health to a variety of populations at coaching seminars, military educational conferences, college symposiums, and state and national meetings. She also contributes to many sports- and fitness-based publications, has edited various sports nutrition books and educational texts, evaluates current research for the American Dietetic Association's Evidence Analysis Library, and is an advisory board member of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. Carlson-Phillips works directly with the EXOS nutrition team to help create year-long systems of success for all EXOS athletes. She also coordinates the company's performance research, undertaking both case studies and peer-reviewed research to help EXOS stay on the on the cutting-edge of sports science. ... read more.
Keith currently serves as a consultant. Previously was Global Director of Medical & Scientific Affairs, Performance Nutrition, for Abbott Laboratories Nutrition Division. My educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in life science from Otterbein College, Westerville, Ohio. I earned both a Master of Science and a Ph.D. in Nutritional Biochemistry from The Ohio State University. Currently I am a Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine and a member of the American Society for Nutrition. Also currently I serve on the Board of Directors for the National Alliance for Youth Sports. I am a frequent speaker and lecture on sports nutrition and clinical nutrition to health professionals and various organizations. In addition, I have lectured to and worked with numerous professional and collegiate teams and organizations on the topic of performance nutrition. I have help develope nutrition edcation modules, programs and/or various related material with organizations such as the National Federation of State High School Associations, the National Wrestling Coaches Association, The National Alliance for Youth Sports, the National Strength & Conditioning Association and the Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association. I have more than 25 publications in the areas of clinical nutrition and nutrition as it relates to athletic performance. ... read more.