Lifestyle & Weight Management Consultant
Available from ACE (American Council on Exercise)
Your clients want to lose weight. They come to you for help – but many of them have health, lifestyle and fitness barriers getting in the way. As an ACE-certified Lifestyle & Weight Management Consultant, you will be able to identify those barriers and design plans to help clients overcome them. You will learn to assess your clients' fitness and related behaviors, readiness to change and unique training needs. By recognizing what motivates clients, you can identify how to effectively communicate your advice and determine the best way to help them safely achieve their goals.
Developed by leading industry experts, the ACE Lifestyle & Weight Management Consultant Certification highlights the essential relationship between physical activity and nutrition, and illustrates how permanent weight loss is most effectively brought about through a change in lifestyle. Upon successful completion of the ACE Lifestyle & Weight Management Consultant Certification Exam, you will have demonstrated the ability to apply your knowledge of:
* Psychological aspects of weight management
* Biomechanical and physiological impact of obesity
* Techniques for lifestyle coaching to facilitate behavior change
* Relationship between exercise and nutrition in weight control
* Exercise programming and weight-management strategies and progressions
ACE's Lifestyle & Weight Management Consultant Certification is NCCA-accredited.