Krista Austin, PhD, CSCS, is an exercise physiologist, nutritionist, and NSCA-certified strength and conditioning specialist. She is also a research associate with the International Center for East African Running Studies.
Austin was a performance nutritionist with the English Institute of Sport, where she provided services to 18 Olympic sports and the England cricket team. Most recently she served as a physiologist with the United States Olympic Committee, where she worked with multiple sports in preparation for the 2008 Olympic Games. In particular, she is well known for her nutrition work with USA Taekwondo.
Austin is owner of Performance & Nutrition Coaching, LLC, which provides physiological testing, nutrition, and coaching education to professional and amateur athletes as well as Olympic national teams, including USA Track & Field, USA Canoe/Kayak, USA Wrestling, and USA Triathlon.
A former collegiate tennis player, she obtained a PhD in movement science from Florida State University and holds a master’s degree in exercise physiology from San Diego State University. She is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and has also served as associate editor of the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism.
Performance nutrition can improve health, workforce productivity, and resilience. Incorporating nutrient timing into daily life not only can help people achieve their weight management goals but can also improve mental fitness in the workplace. In this hour-long webinar, Krista Austin, author of Performance Nutrition: Applying the Science of Nutrient Timing, provides techniques to help fitness and health professionals develop nutrition programs that improve health as well as improve resilience and vigilance for work and activities of daily life. Fitness trainers, strength and conditioning professionals, nutritionists, dietitians, and health care professionals will learn the scientific evidence behind performance nutrition in order to differentiate facts from common myths in the world of nutrition and exercise.
The Raising the Bar webinar series provides personal trainers, group fitness instructors, strength and conditioning coaches, students, and other fitness enthusiasts with another avenue to obtain practical fitness information and education. We have covered a wide range of topics, some of which include stretching, group fitness instruction, nutrition, balance training, and aquatic exercise.