Nutrition & Body Composition

Optimal nutrition is essential if you are to reach your athletic potential. We can provide analysis of your body composition providing your with information on percentage body fat, lean mass and somatotype (body type) and your current dietary intake and event feeding practices. From this we can provide recommendations on how to effectively lose weight, increase muscle mass or tailor the timing and type of nutrition around your event.

Body Composition

Skinfold Assessment (£50)

 

This assessment provides a detailed and accurate analysis of body composition and will identify percentage body fat, lean muscle mass, a skinfold map of fat distribution, total body mass and height and an indication of muscularity, leanness and roundness (somatotype). The assessment involves taking a number of skinfold measures from the arm, trunk and lower limbs, bone widths and several girth measurements. Clients are required to wear shorts and a loose fitting top, as access to skin on the arm, back, waist and legs is required. The assessment take approximately 1 hour and does not cause any pain. 

Nutritional Assessments

Event/Race Nutrition Assessment (£30)

 

This service provides an analysis of your current race/event nutrition practices and provide advice on improvements where necessary. Whatever your experience we can provide detail on the optimal timing and periodisation of nutrition and hydration pre, during and post event to aid performance and recovery.

Please click here to purchase this service. You will then be directed to the payment page where you will also be asked to complete a questionnaire relating to your event and current nutritional practices. We will then review your information and send you a report within 5 working days. The report will provide suggestions on food and drink to consume in the week prior to your event, during the event itself and what to eat and drink to speed up the recovery process.

Nutritional Analysis (£100)

 

This assessment provides a more detailed analysis of your current macronutrient intake (fats, carbohydrates and protein) along with micronutrient intake (vitamins and minerals) along with your current training. From this we can identify any areas for improvement in your diet and make recommendations to help you achieve your goals.

This service is perfect for athletes looking to make dietary improvements to support performance and recovery or those wanting a more detailed analysis to aid their body composition goals.

 

The assessment includes an initial consultation* were we will discuss your nutritional/exercise goals, followed by the completion and analysis of a 5 day diet diary of everything you eat and drink during those days. We will then provide you with a comprehensive report outlining area for improvement. Included in this service is unlimited email support for a one month period following the consultation. 

Personalised meal plans

We can develop bespoke personalised menu plans to meet your nutritional requirements. This service is best used in conjunction with our nutritional analysis service so we can accurately tailor your meal plan to meet the nutritional analysis. Meal plans can be devised from a single day plan or multiple days. Typically we recommend a 7 day meal plan. Cost for this service is £20 per day planned.

*Consultation and discussion of the results can be conducted either in person (within the North West) or via telephone or skype. 

We recommend you call or email us prior to purchasing one of our services so we can suggested to most appropriate package for your needs.

Please contact us at howard@proformsportscience.co.uk or 07881 817625 to book one of our tests or for further information.

 

 

Level 1 Qualified ISAK Anthropometrist

AfN Registered Nutritionist (RNutr)

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