Blog By:(Akshita Piplani)
The struggle to lose weight is real – we are seeing an alarming escalation in overweight and obese people to the point that it is now labelled a global health epidemic.Many health and Fitness Training and Education organisations have warned of the serious health issues obesity brings and the need to take serious action to combat it.Not surprisingly, there is a huge need for people like you to be educated in effective weight loss – to help yourself and others.
The Weight Management Certification is designed for experienced health and fitness professionals certified with BFY and other organizations, nurse practitioners, registered dietitians, medical assistants, community leaders and members of the allied health team.
The primary purpose of the course is to introduce the student to latest research in the field of weight management and applied areas within the field. This program will allow you to understand healthy eating, the value of regular activity and ways to reduce body fat. This course will provide excellent strategies and tools for fitness professionals to help them educate others about how to build a healthier body.
As a Weight Management Specialist, you’ll possess the knowledge needed to lead clients to long-term weight management success through a balance of behavior change strategies, exercise and nutrition. You’ll also hold a greater understanding of the psyche of clients impacted by overweight or obesity, the concept of empathy, and how you can work with other health and fitness professionals to craft a sustainable path to healthy change.
With the knowledge you gain from the Weight Management Specialist Certification course you can demonstrate to your clients that you have the knowledge to develop sound, balanced weight-management programs that will help your clients achieve long-term weight management success through nutrition, exercise and lifestyle change. You will design programs that meet each client’s unique needs by recognizing what motivates them, by determining the best way to help them safely achieve their goal and by identifying how to effectively communicate your advice.
To work effectively with clients in the field of weight management, it’s critical to gain an understanding of what the day-to-day life is like for those whose lives are impacted by overweight and obesity.
Weight management is the #1 reason that people join a gym or hire a personal trainer.The overweight and obesity problem in the world is growing at epidemic rates, including in children and teenagers.People are willing to pay for the services of a certified weight management professional.
Look around – more than a third of adults are obese, even more are overweight.It’s time to help and make some changes, really big changes.