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This course will teach you how to maximize fat loss, accelerate metabolism, and maintain muscle mass through metabolic strength training strategies.


  • Incorporate more than 150 exercises into your client’s training sessions
  • Give nutrition recommendations
  • Enhance your scope of practice

Strength training for Fat Loss


This course will teach you how to maximize fat loss, accelerate metabolism, and maintain muscle mass through metabolic strength training strategies.



  • You ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PAY immediately.
  • The course you have chosen will be placed in your CART. Thereafter you will continue with the registration process.
  • Once you have completed the registration form you will be given the option to choose:
  • If you choose to pay by EFT we will INVOICE you and provide banking details
  • Choose to pay with CARD, you will proceed through the PAYMENT GATEWAY
  • If you choose the Capitec Education Finance you will need to click on the link to see if you qualify and finalize the Capitec Education Finance application. Remember to click on Place Order to finalize the order with HFPA.

R2 650,00

As an innovator in the field of human performance and training, Nick Tumminello now gives everyone access to his elite training program with Strength Training for Fat Loss. Offering a scientifically based plan for melting fat, Tumminello provides over 150 exercises and nearly 30 ready-to-use workouts to help readers begin transforming their bodies. This course is science-based programming using sensible strategies, and a guarantee that your clients will see results. In Strength Training for Fat Loss, Nick Tumminello, renowned trainer and innovator in the field of human performance, explains how to use the 3 Cs of metabolic strength training—circuits, combinations, and complexes—to accelerate your metabolism, maximize fat loss, and maintain muscle. Included:

  • More than 150 exercises using barbells, dumbbells, resistance bands, machines, and body weight
  • Realistic nutrition recommendations for staying healthy, maintaining muscle, and regulating your metabolism
  • Step-by-step instructions, photos, and advice for performing and sequencing the most effective fat-loss circuits, combinations, and complexes
  • Warm-up and cool-down exercises that include stretches and self-massage techniques to activate or restore muscles
  • Home-, gym-, and body-weight-based workouts along with comprehensive programming for losing fat quickly and keeping it off

Whether you’re a beginner looking for a step-by-step guide to fat loss or a seasoned fitness professional looking for new exercises to spice up existing routines, Strength Training for Fat Loss is the safe programme that produces results.

This course Includes:

  • Online Course, Online lessons and assessments
    • X10 online lessons
    • X1 online summative assessment
  • E-Text Book: Strength training for fat loss (Human Kinetics publication)

This course is completed using the HFPA Online Learning Platform. The course material includes a downloadable Human Kinetics textbook (e-book), online lessons and assessments. If you would prefer a hard copy textbooks, they are available upon request (additional courier charges will apply). Please request your hard copy upon registration.

This book is set up so that each chapter can be used as a stand-alone resource for training concepts and techniques that you can keep coming back to.

  • In chapter 1, Benefits of Fat Loss, it presents a number of reasons for losing fat that go far beyond just looking better.
  • In chapter 2, Strength Training and Fat Loss, the three Cs of metabolic strength training—complexes, combinations, and circuits are discussed.
  • In chapter 3, Nutrition for Fat Loss, tells you everything you need to know (and nothing you don’t) about how to eat in a simple, sensible and realistic way to stay healthy and accelerate your metabolism in order to maximise fat loss and keep your muscle.
  • In chapter 4, Circuits, covers what a metabolic strength training circuit is, how to use the various types of fat-loss circuits, and how to perform a multitude of exercises using barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells, cables, and machines.
  • In chapter 5, Combinations, metabolic strength training combinations is discussed and a multitude of combination exercise applications using barbells, dumbbells, and kettlebells is described.
  • In chapter 6, Complexes, metabolic strength training complexes and look at various complex exercise sequences using barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells, and Olympic weight plates is explored.
  • In chapter 7, Body-Weight Training, you are shown how body-weight training can be used for fat loss by providing a variety of body-weight exercises, combinations, and complexes.
  • In chapter 8, Warm-Ups and Cool-Downs for Fat Loss, you’ll get a variety of warm-up sequences and self-massage drills you can use to bookend your workouts and make your training well rounded.
  • In chapter 9, Fat-Loss Workouts, body-weight and gym-based beginner workout programs and intermediate workout programs to develop your training base is provided.
  • In chapter 10, Fat-Loss Training for Life, rest and recovery, cross-training options, and the general rules of training safety and exercise selection to ensure you continue to achieve the best training results for a long time to come is discussed.

REPSSA CPD Points: 5

5 REPSSA endorsed CPD points

HFPA Certificate of Achievement

If you do not hold a fitness qualification you will be required to complete:

  • A Basic introduction into anatomy and physiology (self- study module.)