The Latest Scoop--Sports Supplements

by Fabio Comana, MA, MS


Recommendations to use supplements are considered outside of the scope of practice legally and ethically, yet fitness professionals are constantly asked to give recommendations. In reality, dieticians and other licensed practitioners are not present in the health club environment, so what are we to do? Get the truth on the efficacy and risks associated with the newest sports supplements and educate your clients so they can make informed decisions and avoid wasteful spending and possible harm.
By Fabio Comana, MA, MS

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Video Chapters

1. Introduction Play
2. Protein Supplement Play
3. Protein Needs Play
4. Which Protein is Best? Play
5. Pre-Exercise Protein Consumption Play
6. Other Protein Sources Play
7. Caffeine Play
8. Creatine Play
9. Echinacea Play
10. Omega-3 Fatty Acids Play
11. Herbal Supplements Play

About the Presenter

Fabio Comana, MA, MS

Fabio Comana, MA, MS IDEA Author/Presenter

Fabio Comana, MA, MS, is an exercise physiologist for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and a faculty member at San Diego State University (SDSU) and the University of California, San Diego. Prev...