LEARNING OBJECTIVES: After completing this course, you should be able to: • Understand healthy food guidelines and how to plan diets • Identify how nutrition aids in health and how foods are used by the body • Define vitamins and minerals and their role in the body • Understand the credibility of nutrition information and how nutrition used in the food industry • Identify the nutritional needs throughout the lifespan • Understand the importance of physical activity and nutrition for wellness • Identify the steps for measuring body mass and assessing physical fitness • Identify methods for building and maintaining muscular strength and flexibility • Understand the importance of stress management for fending off ailments of the mind and body • Identify the steps for starting your own coaching business • Recognize the relationship between body type and how this affects fat burning and weight loss • Identify the various body type categories and recall characteristics of each • Recall the initial steps in fat burning and enhancing your metabolism • List meal plans and exercise for your body type DESCRIPTION: This assessment-rich program is designed for those of you who want to become a certified fitness and nutrition coach. Thus, as a coach, you will be responsible for providing your clients with valuable and scientifically-accurate information that will help improve the quality of their lives. This program features a variety of audio and visual presentations that will help explain certain parts of the curriculum. This feature can make the learning experience a lot more exciting and engaging as well. Thus, this program will provide you with all the necessary information you’ll need to train people on how to adopt healthier lifestyles. Throughout this program, you can expect to learn: • Various aspects of wellness and health and how to apply them to unique individuals • Practical information on fitness and health topics, which range from stress management and nutrition to strength and flexibility We also understand that knowing how to make a career for yourself is just as important as the job requirements. Therefore, in this course, you’ll also learn how to: • Develop a coaching business • Market your practice • Attract clients • Grow your profit over time The goal of this program is to help you become a certified fitness and nutrition coach and teach you how to create your own business successfully. CERTIFICATION: Upon successful completion of our Certified Nutrition and Fitness Coach program, students will be prepared to sit for the NCCB national certification exams to become a Certified Health and Fitness Coach (CHFC) and a Certified Nutritional Coach (CNC). Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.