Performance Nutrition for Cross Country Runners
Gain the Advantage
4 Important Tips You’ll Learn
Nutrients in foods. Not only will you learn the difference between the nutrients carbohydrate, protein and fat but you will also learn which foods contain these nutrients and some very important facts about how to choose the best ones.
Nutrient timing. You will learn the best foods to eat before, during and after practices and games to make sure you have enough energy for optimal performance and to ensure that you recover fast.
Supplement education. You will learn a little about the supplement industry, how to be a smart consumer by knowing what to look for and what to avoid in nutrition supplements and the three supplement categories for soccer players.
Eating system. You will learn how to put carbohydrate, protein and fat together at each meal and snack for sustained energy and you will be provided with sample meal plans showing you exactly how to implement this system, which I call the FuelTargetTM.
Bob Seebohar, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS
Bob Seebohar is a nationally known board certified specialist in sports dietetics, a strength and conditioning specialist and a USA Triathlon Certified Elite Level III and Youth/Junior Certified Coach. He was previously the Director of Sports Nutrition at the University of Florida and most recently, a sport dietitian for the US Olympic Committee. In 2008, Bob traveled to the Summer Olympics with Team USA and was the sport dietitian for the Olympic Triathlon Team. He currently owns Fuel4mance, a sports nutrition consulting company, Elite Multisport Coaching, an endurance coaching company for adult athletes and Kids that TRI, a non-profit youth triathlon organization.
Bob grew up a competitive soccer player having played for 18 years. He also coached youth and collegiate soccer players for six years. During that time, he was the head coach for the Colorado State University women’s soccer club where he led the team to be national champions. Currently, he is a competitive endurance athlete specializing in triathlon and cyclocross racing. He has completed hundreds of endurance events ranging from sprint triathlons to Ironman to 100-mile running and mountain bike races. He is a sport dietitian who practices what he teaches.
Bob has an undergraduate degree in Exercise and Sport Science, a masters degree in Health and Exercise Science and a second masters degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition, all from Colorado State University.
Additionally, Bob is an accomplished writer having authored many books including “Nutrition Periodization for Athletes”, “Metabolic Efficiency Training: Teaching the Body to Burn More Fat”, “Performance Nutrition: Applying the Science of Nutrient Timing”, “Metabolic Efficiency Training Recipe Book”, “Sodium Loading Protocol for Endurance Athletes”, “Caffeine Protocol for Endurance Athletes”, and “ Neuromuscular, Dynamic and Functional Strength Training Exercises for Endurance Athletes”. He has also written many chapter for sports nutrition textbooks and produced the DVD, “Strength Training for Triathletes” in conjunction with USA Triathlon.
In 2009, Bob successfully completed the Leadman series in Leadville which consisted of a marathon, 50 mile mountain bike race, 50 mile trail run, 100 mile mountain bike race, 10 kilometer run and a 100 mile trail run in the span of 7 weeks.