American Council on Exercise (ACE) Certification
Lifestyle & Weight Management Consultant – 12 Hours Course
Many of your clients have health, lifestyle and fitness barriers to overcome. As an ACE-certified Lifestyle & Weight Management Consultant, you will be able to identify those barriers and design plans to overcome them. You will learn to assess your clients’ body composition and unique training needs.
By recognizing what motivates them, 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. Topics range from the psychological aspects of weight management, behavioral change, the physiology of obesity, techniques for lifestyle coaching and the interaction between exercise and nutrition in weight control. The course prepares participants for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) Lifestyle & Weight Management certification exam.
Topics and sequence
Communication & Counseling
Communication and interviewing clients to know their current lifestyle and daily nutrition to help achieve their goals and also understand the psychological and physical obstacles they are facing each day. Learn to motivate them through out process of losing weight and be fitter.
Digestion, Nutrition and Application
Most clients will know that eating a healthful diet is good for their bodies. What they may not understand is why certain foods are considered healthier than others, such as why protein helps build muscle or why carbohydrate is the best energy source for endurance training. While LWMC should focus on practical recommendations and suggestions when counseling and educating their clients, they should understand basic nutrition.
Programme Design & Implementation
Change the lifestyle and behavior of your clients by learning the Effective Weight Management, Safe & Effective Weight Lost and Exercise Programming. Implement the best possible exercise routine for them.
Am I eligible for Lifestyle & Weight Management Consultant certification?
• You must be at least 18 years of age.
• You must hold a current adult CPR and AED certificate
• You must hold a current ACE Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor or Advanced Health & Fitness Specialist certification; or an NCCA-accredited personal trainer or advanced fitness related certification; or have a four-year (Bachelor’s) degree in an Exercise Science or related field at the time of registration and submit supporting documentation. Exam candidates holding degrees in Nutrition, Nursing or Health may be required to submit documentation supporting completion of Exercise Science related coursework at the time of registration.
Class size will be limited to 20 participants per class. A minimum of 6 participants is required to start a class.
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