Provider: ACE - American Council On Exercise
Type: Online Course
Online Content
Online Quiz
CEC Credits: ACE 0.7 CECs , ACSM - American College Of Sports Medicine 7.0 CECs, NBHWC 7.0 CECs

Please note:  You will earn CECs as indicated below for each individual course you complete. If you have previously earned CECs for any of the courses in the bundle, you will not earn credits for those courses again. You may check your course history in your My ACE Account.

Encourage Healthier Nutritional Habits

As an exercise professional and health coach, it is important to remain within the scope of your practice when coaching nutrition and better nutrition choices to your clients. The Applying Nutrition Principles course bundle will equip you with information and meaningful behavior change techniques to help you support your clients in healthier food choices and implement into your practice immediately.

Courses include:

Nutrition Coaching: Changing Habits, Not Diets (0.1 CECs) – Learn how to coach clients to improve their nutrition by using three elements of the “Habit Loop”—cue, routine and reward—to rewire undesirable habits and transform them into positive ones.

The 3D Approach to Finding Nutritional Balance Diets (0.1 CECs) – Find out why the adage “calories in, calories out” is outdated, and learn the most effective energy expenditure exercise methods and nutrition recommendations so you can help your clients better maintain their weight.

Fitness Nutrition: The Experts Weigh In Diets (0.1 CECs) – Get advice on all things nutrition from three expert registered dieticians! You’ll learn latest information in fitness nutrition and learn how to stay within your scope of practice as a certified personal trainer, group fitness instructor, health coach or medical exercise specialist.

Fitness Professionals' Guide to Sports Nutrition and Weight Management (0.4 CECs) - Helping your clients reach their health and weight loss goals requires more than fitness instruction alone—nutrition is a critical component. Learn the basics of sound nutrition and weight management, and understand the acceptable scope of giving nutritional advice as a health and exercise professional.

CEC Credits

Approved by the following organizations for continuing education hours:

ACSM - American College Of Sports Medicine
7.0 CECs

ACSM - American College Of Sports Medicine CEC Approval

The American College of Sports Medicine's Professional Education Committee certifies that "American Council on Exercise" meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2017 - December 2020). Providership # 687637

7.0 CECs


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