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NASM Weight Loss Specialist

Learn the science behind weight loss.
Help your clients achieve long term weight loss success!
Duration: 6 months

From: R734.00 / month for 3 months and a R3,000.00 sign-up fee


Product Description

Take your love of fitness and helping others and expand it with the new Weight Loss Specialisation – the perfect complement to your fitness career.

  • 9 NASM CEUs
  • 100% Online; Access on all Devices
  • 19 High-End Lecture, Demonstration, and Animation Videos
  • 15 In-Depth Chapters
  • 30+ Downloadable Resources; Custom Infographics
  • 1 Year to Complete the Final Exam
  • Specialization Certificate Upon Completion
  • High-End, Easy-to-Use Digital Course Portal
  • 4 Client Personas to Serve as Case Studies, includes Sample Workouts

As a fitness professional, there are two things clients usually come to you for – to look and feel better. With the fully updated and improved NASM Weight Loss Specialist (NASM-WLS), you can help them accomplish just that and so much more!

Thanks to our immersive online experience, you’ll learn evidence-based nutrition, exercise, and behavioral change strategies that will help clients lose weight and keep it off.

By designing weight loss exercise programs that leverage the most up-to-date weight-loss guidelines and methodologies, you’ll help make it easier for clients to integrate effective exercise into their daily routine.

Unlike other methods, the new NASM-WLS teaches a systematic approach to leading a healthier lifestyle that results in weight loss. This process takes into consideration the real-world obstacles clients face and provides them with the skills necessary to overcome them.

With over 30 downloadable forms and templates you can use with clients, 19 educational videos, sample workouts, custom infographics and more, you’ll have all the tools at your disposal to quickly start addressing clients’ habits and teaching them proper behavior change from day 1.


Requirements & Accreditation

The Weight Loss Specialist programme is fully-accredited by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), a globally-recognised sports and fitness institution.

Qualification Content

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Scope of Practice
Chapter 3: The State of Obesity
Chapter 4: The Physiology of Obesity
Chapter 5: Psychosocial and Obesity
Chapter 6: Metabolism
Chapter 7: Nutrition and Supplementation
Chapter 8: The Impact of Exercise on Weight Loss
Chapter 9: Psychology of Weight Loss
Chapter 10: The Client Intake Process
Chapter 11: Conducting Fitness Assessments
Chapter 12: Nutrition Coaching Strategies for Weight Loss
Chapter 13: Fitness Coaching Strategies for Weight Loss
Chapter 14: Integrating Nutrition and Fitness with the Weight Loss Client
Chapter 15: Weight Maintenance and Sustainability

Final Examination

After the completion of the course, you will take an online final exam from the comfort of your own home, or wherever you prefer to take tests, that consists of 100 questions. Each question will be multiple-choice. The exam is timed and cannot exceed 90 minutes. To pass, you need a score of 70% or higher. Don’t fret though, if you score below that, you have up to 3 attempts to pass.

Distance/Online Study

So you’re passionate about fitness, but can’t commit to lectures – we have taken this into account and designed a comprehensive distance learning course, allowing you the flexibility to study in your own time without compromising on the quality of your learning experience.

The Weight Loss Specialist course includes a downloadable course manual and programming manual, video demonstrations, an exercise library and an online exam.

Additional Information

Payment Options

Full Fee, 3 month payment

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