ACE Fitness Nutrition Specialist Program

About The Course

This Nutrition Programme is designed to provide you with theoretical knowledge and contextual understanding necessary for a successful career in the fitness industry. As an ACE Fitness Nutrition Specialist, you will be armed with essential behaviour change strategies paired with science-backing nutrition information to help your clients become more knowledgeable about their nutrition and develop life-long dietary habits that lead to better health.

Course Objectives

Upon Completion The Course You’ll Have Better Understanding About:

  • Carbs, Proteins and Fats Their Structure, Storage, Digestion and Absorption.
  • Vitamins and Minerals, Digestion and Absorption.
  • Energy Systems and Their Bioenergetics.
  • Body Composition Assessment, Weight Management and Energy Balan
  • RDA, EAR and UL Levels for Macronutrients.
  • Dietary Guidelines, Myplate and Supertracker.
  • Carbohydrates and Sports Nutrition, Carbohydrate Loading, Recommendations, Quality and Athletic Performance.
  • Role of Fats in Weight Management and Athletic Performance.
  • Proteins and Sports Nutrition, Proteins for Vegetarians, Benefits and Risk of a High Protein Diet.
  • Weight Loss and Health Supplements, Ergogenic Aids and Banned Substances and Doping.
  • Fuelling Pre, Intra and Post Exercise.
  • Hydration and It’s Application in Sports, Water Absorption, Water and Thermoregulation.
  • Environmental Factors That Affect Water Regulation.
  • Nutrition for Special Population and Athletes with Chronic Diseases Like GERD and Crohn’s
  • Engineered Foods, Alcohol, Drugs and Stimulants, Food Borne Illnesses, Food Labels, Food Safety and Selection.
  • Food Allergies and Treatments, Insight on Haunting Eating Disorders.
  • Cultural Consideration Pertaining to Diets, Eating Healthy When Eating Out.
  • Nutrition Coaching and TTM Model for Behaviour Change in Clients.
  • Food Frequency Questionnaire, Motivational Interviewing, Smart Goal Setting.
  • Essentials of Meal Selection and Preparation, Grocery Shopping Fundamentals.
  • Nutrition Scope of Practice, Selling Nutrition Services.
Program Schedule
Duration 3 Months
Schedule Days Saturdays and Sundays
Total Hours 60-70 hours
Teaching Format Theory
Theory Exam Language: English
Exam Format: Online – Multiple Choice Questions