As the population world-wide grapples with obesity, being equipped to educate clients in a sound, research-based manner is imperative for the fitness professional. Weight Management, Version 2.0, offers a balanced, three-pronged approach to helping clients manage their weight. The electronic text and online course cover the latest research in weight management, including fitness programming, nutrition education, and behavioral coaching. It provides you with the information you need to interpret body mass index classifications and cholesterol, LDL, triglyceride, and HDL levels. Armed with this information you’ll be able to better educate your clients about the causes of obesity and the health risks associated with being overweight or obese. You’ll also learn which physical activity modes, intensity, duration and frequency are effective for weight loss.