Peak (CHES)

Peak (CHES)

This course is only for CHES professionals.

This book covers the latest evidence-based, practical sports research on how to train and compete at the athlete’s highest level. Whether a weekend athlete who wants to get better or a top competitor, there are component secrets like overall health, nutrition, sleep, stress management, training, and recovery that can be adjusted to greatly change outcomes. Inside Peak:

  • Connecting the importance of sleep, digestion, the athlete microbiome, and blood glucose control metrics
  • Creating personalized deep nutrition strategies for building muscle, burning fat, or “making weight” for competition
  • Rethinking nutrition specifically for team sports
  • Learning how elite endurance athletes fuel, including training techniques to boost performance
  • Applying the new science of recovery that enhances performance
  • Emphasizing the tremendous role of emotional intelligence and mindset in overcoming roadblocks and achieving athletic success (the next frontier in performance)
  • Analyzing the qualities of elite leaders and how to develop them authentically


Peak is one of the most impressive and detailed books on applied sports science ever published—a must-have for any practitioner in performance. Fergus Connolly, PhD, performance expert; author of Game Changer

Loved it! This was fantastic information not only for sports, but life. MO 5/2020

The cutting-edge science of sport. The newest information & science behind it for Professional and Olympic level athletes of all types—endurance, strength, team, not for recreational athletes. 3/2020

Choose between two versions:

Program ID # SS114228_PEAK_15   Max CHES 15 hrs/ Advanced 6 hrs

Program ID # SS114228_PEAK_25   Max CHES 25 hours/ Advanced 11 hrs

Dr. Marc Bubbs, ND, CISSN, CSCS
Course Expiration Date: Mar-04-2027
Course Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 6.1.2, 8.3.2, 8.3.6
Product Name

Book Only (1810)

Regular price $23.00 $23.00

15 CE Online Test Only (1811CHES)

Regular price $122.00

25 CE Online Test Only (1812CHES)

Regular price $147.00

15 CE Book & Online Test (1813CHES)

Regular price $140.00

25 CE Book & Online Test (1814CHES)

Regular price $165.00

Book Details

Author Dr. Marc Bubbs, ND, CISSN, CSCS
Year Published 2019
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Chelsea Green
ISBN 978-1-60358-809-6
Format Hardback
Page Count 384
CDR Activity Numbers
  • 15 CE Online Test Only: 181714
  • 25 CE Online Test Only: 181710
  • 15 CE Book & Online Test: 181714
  • 25 CE Book & Online Test: 181710

Course Objectives

CHES Competencies:

1.2.3 Review related literature

1.2.6 Determine validity of existing data

1.3.1 Identify data collection instruments

1.4.3 identify the impact of emerging social, economic, and other trends on health

1.2.1 Identify sources of secondary data related to health

4.3.4 Identify usable items from existing instruments

1.1.4 Apply theories or models to the assessment process

2.3.3 Apply principles of evidence-based practice in selecting or designing strategies/interventions

4.3.1 identify existing data collection instruments

4.6.8 Develop recommendations based on findings

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Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)

Why We Chose This Book

Marc is a popular speaker and very good writer with years of practical sports nutrition experience. The reviews on this book are excellent. We wanted a good evidence-based sports book on how to bring your best game to your peak performance.

About the Author

Dr. Marc Bubbs, ND, CISSN, CSCS, is the Performance Nutrition Lead for the Canadian men’s national basketball team. He is an internationally known speaker, and conditioning coach. He hosts a podcast where he interviews world experts in performance. Marc has been a consultant to sports teams in the NBA, NFL, NHL, and MLB.