Weight Management Coach

This course is designed to provide clear, simple and accurate facts based on the scientific principles of weight management necessary to promote optimal health and weight-loss for the general population.

Where & How to Study

Online

Weight Management Coach

Course Requirements

No previous qualifications or requirements are needed.

Course Description

HFPA’s Weight Management Course is developed by a Registered Dietitian with 15 years experience in private practice! Dietitian Ashleigh Caradas takes you through the science behind weight control. This course includes:

  • Learning how to demystify popular diets
  • Tools to help you determine the best diet for your clients needs
  • Information about calories and macros and how to distribute these in a meal plan
  • Knowledge to motivate clients to change their behaviours and thoughts around food and diets
  • A must for fitness professionals to learn how to approach a client that wants to lose weight on an emotional, behavioural and physical level. If you don’t know how to help them cope with it, you could be doing more hurt then harm
  • A mini counselling and diet planning course all in one!

*Note: This course lays the foundation for useful advice, but does not allow you to prescribe diet plans or practice as a dietician

Subjects & Modules
  • The Shape I’m in – The Obesity Epidemic
  • Understanding Nutrients – Kilojoules, Proteins, Carbohydrates and Fats
  • Big Fat Lies and History of Fad Diets
  • A Brief History of Food, Agriculture and Processing
  • Basic Guidelines for Healthy Weight loss
  • How to Motivate and Change Behaviour
  • Adjuncts to Weight Loss: The Role of Exercise and Supplements
  • The Assessment Process
  • Fast Food Generation
  • The Basics of Designing a Weight Loss Programme
Accreditations & Certifications

20 REPSSA endorsed CPD points

Career Opportunities
  • Include the importance of nutrition and healthy eating in your discussions with clients to help them get better results and prove your worth as an effective trainer
  • Incorporate tips into your family eating regime for better health

R3,500.00

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