Fundamentals of Fitness Nutrition

By The Health Sciences Academy. The leading provider of science-based interactive courses on the net.

Course Code: FN163556

This is a fast-track course that will quickly get you up to speed with the essential know-how in fitness nutrition. As opposed to an advisory qualification, your study time is reduced and so are the fees.

Your fast-track course gives you access to the latest techniques in fitness nutrition, such as The Training Food Pyramid™, used by top athletes and sports coaches taking part in our advisory certifications.


What and when should I eat when I exercise? Are sports drinks necessary? Whey protein or casein? Supplements… or food?

Athletes or enthusiasts, all seem to have the same questions. Learn how to answer these and implement a nutritional plan that supports your fitness goals.

Course Structure

There are no required textbooks for this course. There will be links to online documents and resources provided throughout the course.

Module 1: Introduction to fitness nutrition

Module 2: Diet Recommendations

Module 3: Food Chemistry

Module 4: Metabolic Assessment

Module 5: Analysing a Food Diary

Module 6: Planning a Training Diet

Module 7: How the Body Stores Energy

Module 8: Carbohydrates

Module 9: Amino Acids

Module 10: Fat

Module 11: Replacing Sweat Losses

Bonus Module: “Supplements, performance enhancers and engineered sports foods”

Did you know?

This is a fast-track course based on our award-winning Sports and Exercise Nutritional Advisor certification.

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Will I get a certificate after completing this course?

Yes. Students who successfully complete the course will receive receive a Certificate of Achievement.

Recommended Background

There are no prerequisites for this course.

The evaluation system

Each module is evaluated with an assessment before you can progress to the next one.

Your leaning experience

Your course isn’t a library collection but rather a gradual and progressive learning experience so you can obtain the maximum benefit and the most enjoyment during your time with us.

As you go through the course, we encourage you to test-drive the worksheets and planning tools that will help you implement a nutritional plan that supports your fitness goals.

Your investment

This is an investment in yourself and possibly the first step before jumping onto an advisory certification that will allow you to see clients and earn a substantial income in a field that you love.

Course Fees

The cost of this course is £129.

Payments in GBP, EUR and USD are accepted.

Pay for your programme in 12 monthly instalments.

Includes access to your protected learners’ area, all course materials, lessons, interactive quizzes, online assessments, worksheets, a community of like-minded classmates, and Learner Services support.

Get Started

You have the drive and the motivation. We will provide you the tools to put your passion into practice.

Click on the “Apply” link below to enrol.


Many thanks, and see you at the other side, where your new journey and rewards begin.

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