Become a Weight Management Specialist

Make a lasting impact on your clients, and help them improve their lives beyond the gym.

$399
( Online Course Access )
  • Study at your own pace
  • Online exam at home
  • Unlimited educational support
$399
( Online Course Access )
  • Study at your own pace
  • Online exam at home
  • Unlimited educational support

Be the expert in Weight Management!

Be the expert in Weight Management!

Gain the knowledge and ability to assist clients in managing their weight and sustaining a healthy lifestyle by becoming an ISSA Weight Management Specialist. Help transform your clients’ bodies inside and outside the gym. With ISSA’s completely online Weight Management Specialist course, you are able to learn, study, take the exams, and complete the course on your own schedule in your own environment.

Learn the skills to help your clients transform their bodies beyond their fitness program. As a Weight Management Specialist, you will learn the importance of nutrition and fueling your clients' bodies for specific results. Stand out among other trainers and become the expert in health, nutrition and fitness as an ISSA Weight Management Specialist.

The Importance of a Weight Management Specialist

The Importance of a Weight Management Specialist

As an ISSA Weight Management Specialist, you will be able to coach your clients with empathy and develop the skills to support them through their transformation, and create lasting change.

As a specialist, you will develop plans individualized to your clients’ needs to help them obtain their fitness goals.

Becoming a Weight Management Specialist means you’ll have the specific knowledge to:

  • Conduct nutrition interviews
  • Understand how the body gains and loses weight
  • Design healthy eating plans and lasting lifestyle changes for various clients
  • Develop the skills necessary to become a successful Weight Management Specialist and make a further impact on your current and future clients

As a Weight Management Specialist, you will be able to help your clients achieve fitness and wellness goals they may have been struggling with, and make lasting impacts on their lives.

What You'll Learn From This Course

Our course materials provide everything you need to ensure long-term success as a Weight Management Specialist. We regularly update our materials to ensure ISSA is always at the forefront of current practices and providing the latest in modern innovations.

  • The role of a Weight Management Specialist - Learn what it means to be a Weight Management Specialist, and what makes them stand out from other trainers.
  • Basics and application - Become an expert in the basic principles of the body relating to nutrition, plus how to conduct nutrition consultations and estimating the caloric needs of your client.
  • Myths and Facts - Learn about popular weight loss fads, supplements and drugs. What's real and what's not.
  • Fundamental characteristics for being a successful Weight Management Specialist - Learn what it takes and how you can succeed in this growing niche of the personal training and fitness world.
  • The impact of a Weight Management Specialist - How you can help your clients make these lifestyle changes and commit to them.

Who are Weight Management Specialists?

Who are Weight Management Specialists?

ISSA Weight Management Specialists have a passion for improving the quality of their clients’ lives far beyond what happens in the gym. Equipped with the knowledge of how the body gains and loses weight and how to estimate caloric expenditure versus caloric needs, Weight Management Specialists are able to help their clients reach their goals and establish healthier habits. ISSA Weight Management Specialists are prepared to educate and transform all types of clients.

Becoming a Weight Management Specialist through ISSA means you will be on the path to helping people transform their lives through the creation of healthy eating habits, and improving their physique as well as overall health.

$399
( Online Course Access )
  • Study at your own pace
  • Online exam at home
  • Unlimited educational support

What You'll Get With This Weight Management Specialist Course

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    Online Textbooks

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    Online Videos

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    Textbook Downloads

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    Free Professional Website

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    Unlimited Educational Support


$399
( Online Course Access )
  • Study at your own pace
  • Online exam at home
  • Unlimited educational support
Purchase of ISSA test-prep materials is not an eligibility requirement for the certification exam nor does it guarantee a passing score. Visit our certification process information page to learn more.

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