In the process of achieving a healthy and fit body, there are two vital elements that you need to pay special attention to: nutrition and training. Understanding of nutrition, particularly what goes into your plate, ensures your body receives adequate nutrients that help protect it against injuries, infections, and a variety of illnesses. Giving emphasis on personal training, on the other hand, allows you to improve your strength, lose weight, work around injuries, and ultimately achieve your fitness goals.
Whether you just want to live a healthy and fit life or are preparing for a career in sports nutrition or personal training, this Sports Nutritionist and Personal Trainer Combined Course has everything you need to start working on your goal. The first section of the course guides you through the essentials of sports nutrition, explaining what the discipline is all about, how nutrition is linked to sports, what makes up a good health balance, and the common myths and misconceptions surrounding sports nutrition. It also clearly sets out the role of the sports nutritionist and provides useful strategies for developing and implementing a healthy and nutrition-filled diet and sports meal plan.
The second half of the course gives emphasis on personal training and the personal trainer profession. It gives you an inside look into the responsibilities of a professional trainer and the qualities needed to fit into the role. The course also takes you through the process of fitness testing and training, from client consultation to conducting fitness assessment to structuring an exercise programme. You can also find valuable information about sports injuries and their first aid treatments, diet plan formulation, and fitness motivation.
The general aims of this course are to: (a) acquaint you with the meaning, purpose, and significance of sports nutrition; (b) let you know how nutrition is linked to sports; (c) familiarise you with concepts relevant to sports nutrition including metabolism, diet, periodisation, energy requirements, etc.; (d) let you know the different kinds of nutrients found in food and what are there functions; (e) help you develop a healthy and nutrition-filled diet and sports meal plan; (f) give you an inside look into the discipline and career of personal training; (g) provide you insights into the duties and responsibilities and qualities of a personal trainer; (h) increase your understanding of properly conducting client consultations and fitness assessment; (i) make you aware of how to properly develop an exercise programme with a consideration for clients’ fitness level and health condition; and (j) develop your ability to come up with a sustainable diet plan, help clients stay motivated to get fit, and help modify their behaviour towards fitness for the better.