We have examined the scientific literature and integrated our extensive hands-on experience to build an all-in-one resource, spanning six chapters and arming you with everything required to excel in the real world of nutrition; from the bare fundamentals to advanced nutrition science.
Whether you are a nutrition novice or expert, looking to gain muscle, lose fat, or simply improve your health and wellbeing our book offers practical information and strategies that will help you achieve your goals.
If you have had enough of nutrition fairy tales and fantasies, want to achieve lasting and sustainable results and are willing to invest in your nutrition education, then this book will be a worthwhile investment.
Authors: Martin Refalo, Jackson Peos, Stacey Rogers, Jacob Schepis
Foreword: Eric Helms
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER 1 – INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 2 – NUTRITION FUNDAMENTALS
CHAPTER 3 – FACTORS THAT IMPACT YOUR DIET
CHAPTER 4 – HEALTH
CHAPTER 5 – FAT LOSS
CHAPTER 6 – PERFORMANCE & MUSCLE GROWTH
CHAPTER 7 – DESIGNING YOUR DIET
CHAPTER 8 – MEASUREMENTS & ADJUSTMENTS
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Stacey Rogers is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, Sports Dietitian and personal trainer. Growing up in Perth, Stacey graduated from university in 2013, and went on to work as a Dietitian in both clinical and private practice before completing her personal training qualifications. Stacey has always had a keen interest in the science behind nutrition, so it was a natural progression for her to pursue a career in this area.
Jacob Schepis is the owner & director of JPS Health & Fitness, where he has helped thousands of individuals improve their strength, body composition and well being through evidence based resistance training and nutrition.Taking a scientific based approach to training and diet has enabled Jacob to excel in a variety of sports, including playing VFL, bodybuilding, where he has won multiple state and international titles, along with competing in the International Powerlifting Federation, where he has competed at a national level and achieved a top 8 Ranking in Australia. Working in the fitness industry for over 8 years, Jacob’s wealth of knowledge coupled with his experience in the trenches has led him to become one of Melbourne’s most sought out trainers.His role extends far beyond working with his beloved clients, to now mentoring aspiring personal trainers, holding workshops and seminars, and writing for the nations personal training governing body, Physical Activity Australia.His motto is simple, whatever the mind can conceive, can be achieved.
Jackson Peos is a competitive boxer, bodybuilder, rower and sports nutritionist, currently completing his PhD in Clinical & Sports Nutrition at the University of Western Australia. He has completed a BSc in Sports Science, and Exercise & Health, and an Honours degree (First Class) in Exercise Physiology. Jackson’s research focuses on novel strategies for maximising performance and muscle retention while reducing body fat. He has also directed the largest athlete weight-loss trial in Australia, and the first randomised controlled trial investigating diet breaks in weight-trained athletes.
Martin Refalo has a Master’s Degree in Applied Sport Science, is an evidence-based coach and university level teacher with an intense passion for the fitness industry and the science behind training and nutrition. He has 5 years of coaching experience that is accompanied with athletic experience and continual education through academia. His areas of expertise include human physiology, muscle hypertrophy and nutrition for body composition – enabling him to work effectively with individuals who have physique related or competitive bodybuilding goals. He is currently also complete a Sports Nutrition Australia qualification and endeavours to complete pHD studies in the coming years.