The UESCA Endurance Sports Nutrition Certification (ESNC) is the first of its kind to focus solely on the application to endurance sports. This certification will educate students on all aspects of nutrition as it pertains to the systems of the body and how it relates to human performance, specifically in respect to coaching endurance sports athletes.

Upon completion of this certification, an individual will have a comprehensive understanding of nutrition as it relates to physiology and endurance sports applications and will have the requisite knowledge to inform and educate endurance sports athletes on topics related to nutrition.

The nutrition certification consists of 20 robust video-based modules and is created by renowned sports dietician, Bob Seebohar, who specializes in working with endurance sport athletes.

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What You'll Learn

In short, you’ll learn everything! From the systems of the body that nutrition has a large influence over to understanding specific nutritional nuances of each endurance sport discipline, this certification leaves no stone unturned and moreover it is very granular in detail! The pie chart to the right denotes areas of focus of the certification.

The certification is designed to ensure that you will understand the content so that you can apply this knowledge to any endurance sport athlete.

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Module 1: Introduction / Scope of Practice
Module 2: Energy Systems
Module 3: Nervous System
Module 4: Lymphatic System
Module 5: Immune System
Module 6: Endocrine System
Module 7: Digestive System
Module 8: Metabolism
Module 9: Macronutrients
Module 10: Micronutrients
Module 11: Nutrition Periodization

Module 12: Metabolic Efficiency Training and Daily Nutrition Strategies
Module 13: Metabolic Efficiency Testing
Module 14: Nutrient Timing
Module 15: Supplements
Module 16: Cognitive Assessment and Coaching
Module 17: Female Athlete Considerations
Module 18: Sport-Specific Nutrition Considerations
Module 19: Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport
Module 20: Environmental Physiology

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Best In Class

When it comes to endurance sports nutrition, you will be hard pressed to find someone more qualified in this space than Bob Seebohar, RD. Bob is an exercise physiologist and registered dietician whose focus is on endurance sport athletes. Bob has worked with all levels of endurance sports athletes from novices to elites/professionals – including some of the top professional runners, triathletes and swimmers. Bob also served as the 2008 Olympic dietician and personal dietician and physiologist for the 2008 US Olympic Triathlon team.

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No Tiers

It is our belief that a singular, comprehensive certificate on is the correct method by which to educate a coach. Multiple certification levels often equate to under educated coaches at low to mid level tiers, as well as excessive costs as compared to a singular comprehensive certification.

Service After The Sale

So, you passed the certification exam… now what? Not to worry – we don’t leave you hanging!

Whether it be via our coaches newsletter, live online events, blog or Facebook Coaches group where you can network and interact with other UESCA coaches, we keep you abreast of the most recent training developments.

Oh… and you have lifetime access to the certification content!

What You'll Get

Questions? We Got Answers!

Absolutely! In fact, about 40% of our purchasers are international. However, it is important to note that rules and regulations noted in our certifications pertain to coaching in the United States via the US governing sport bodies. It is the sole responsibility of the individual purchasing the certification(s) to ensure that the UESCA certification meets any and all legal and regulatory requirements in one’s home country. All UESCA modules are in English.

Approximately 25-30 hours

$499 (psst… if you use this link, you’ll get 50 USD off the purchase price!).

Yes, UESCA offers a 30-day, money back guarantee.

Yes, while our certification is very comprehensive, it is developed and paced in such a way that anyone can register for it and have confidence that they will complete the program. We don’t have any experience or education prerequisites.

The exam has no time limit and you have one year after purchasing to take the exam.

Yes. In an effort to reduce the price of the certification and save a few trees, all of the modules are 100% online.

Yes, a score of 80% is required to pass. One retest is included at no charge.

Yes, we have a sample test (50 questions) that is administered using the same testing software as the actual test.

None. UESCA does not require traditional CEU’s but rather requires coaches to write a science-based paper every two years.

Only if you choose not to write the annual paper. Assuming you want to maintain your certification, you will take a re-certification exam and pay a $99 biannual fee.

Yes, our website and modules are responsive to be mobile-friendly.

Yes – upon successful completion of the exam, your certificate will be sent electronically, because who wants to wait for snail mail?!

Yes, you have the option to purchase in two equal installments – 30 days apart. And… you get immediate access!

No, UESCA does not require UESCA certification candidates or coaches to carry CPR certification. This is primarily due to the number of UESCA coaches that solely coach athletes virtually. If you plan on coaching athletes in-person, it is strongly advised to attain CPR/AED certification prior to working with these in-person athletes.

Yes, to both of these! We offer a 50% discount to both military and first responders. Click here to learn more about this discount program.

Yes, we are partnered with seven (… and counting) amazing companies that offer discounts to our coaches.

Our Promise

We are so confident that you will love the UESCA Endurance Sports Nutrition Certification, we offer a 30-day, 100% money back guarantee!

In fact, prior to purchasing our certification, we encourage you to compare our certification to other nutrition certifications on the market.

Price: $499.00