An online course from The Fitness Training Company covers 18 nutrition-related modules. Suitable for fitness or health enthusiasts or professionals, the course covers everything from digestion to weight management. Participants will have unlimited access to the course material for 12 months, enabling them to study the material and take the test for each component.
Course content: Introduction to nutrition | Digestion | Role of carbohydrates | Role of fats | Role of protein | Role of fibre | Role of vitamins | Role of minerals | Food labelling and eating out | Exercise nutrition | Weight management | Goal setting methods | Myths and facts of fad diets | How and why your body stores fat | Stress and weight control | Successful components for successful weight control | Supplementation for successful weight control | Successful planning for weight loss, muscle building and performance
The Fitness Training Company provides courses and qualifications in various fitness-related areas, from physiology to instructor training. Highly specialised tuition is also available, with instruction in areas such as fitness for pregnant women, kettlebell exercises and sports nutrition. Some courses can be taken online, while others involve practical workshop sessions and hands-on assessments.