CSCS Practice Questions – Nutrition Part 2

Posted by on May 9, 2013 in Nutrition, Practice Questions, Review Topics | 0 comments

The answer to the previous question is rather simple.  Well, it kind of depends on what type of learner you are.  It’s simple in that it doesn’t require understanding a concept, which makes it difficult for people like me.  So here’s a little mnemonic device to help you remember:

How much liquid should I consume prior to training?

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1/2 of one of these, 2 hours before training…filled with water of course.

Your typical Oktoberfest beer stein is 1 liter of beer.  Drink half of one of these (with water instead of beer), 2 hours before training and that gives you adequate time to urinate the excess water and adequately absorb the water you need.

Don’t do this:

But at the same time, don’t drink nothing.

2 hours beforehand fill that 1 liter stein halfway with water and gulp it down.


Next Question
You have an athlete who wants to add 16lbs to his frame over 8 weeks.  How many extra calories should he consume over the course of a week?  Assume all of the weight will be lean tissue.
A. 7000
B. 5000
C. 3000
D. 2500

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