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Advanced Nutrition Certification (0.8 CEUs)

The ACTION Advanced Nutrition Certification will give personal trainers a more thorough understanding of nutrition and allow them to apply key concepts to sports and exercise. Recommendations for both weight loss clients and athletes will be addressed.

Topics include:

- Recommendations for the amount of protein, carbohydrate and fat in a person's diet and how this breakdown changes depending on a client's goals.
- How pre-competition, competition and recovery nutritional choices and timing effect a client's performance.
- What supplements are safe and effective based on research and what are the concerns and side effects
- The key nutritional changes weight loss clients should make.
- How nutritional concepts can lead to better stress management, immunity and sleep.
- The nutritional needs of athletes participating in specific sports.

Course format is video lecture, downloadable study guide and a course exam.

Upon passing the exam you will earn the Advanced Nutrition Certification and 0.8 CEUs toward your ACTION CPT recertification.
  • Course Introduction
  • Online Class #1 (36 minutes)
  • Online Class #2 (27 minutes)
  • Online Class #3 (36 minutes)
  • Online Class #4 (29 minutes)
  • Advanced Nutrition Certification Study Guide
  • Class Slides Part 1
  • Class Slides Part 2
  • Suggested Reading: The Female Athlete Triad
  • Advanced Nutrition Certification Exam
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever