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Fitness Certification


Fitness Certification

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500,049 Students

It’s not only about how much time you spend in the gym but also about what and how much you eat that determines weight loss. Join our online fitness certification that will guide you through the essential nutritional information needed to help fitness enthusiasts of all levels. These online fitness programs are indispensable for any sports or fitness enthusiast who wants personal of professional compliance to healthier nutrition habits and attain unbelievable levels of fitness. With access to online videos and comprehensive study guides as part of the fitness certification course, you can enjoy your journey to obtaining optimal physical fitness and health at every step of the process.

500,049 Successful Graduates

8 Interactive Lessons

4 Weeks Long

  1. Course Details
  2. Course Reviews

Module I - Introduction


8 Interactive Lessons

Weekly Assignments + Fun Quizzes

If you miss a lesson, you can always view the recordings later.

  • Lesson 1 - How Do You Measure Up?? expand!

    With so much conflicting nutrition and fitness information coming from the media, people seem to be more confused than ever about how to maintain their weight, get fit, tone up, and improve their energy. In lesson 1, you will find out why it is so important to eat well and exercise regularly to maintain your physical fitness, mental health and the first step on how to enjoy every step of the process.
  • Lesson 2 - Cardiovascular exercise expand!

    We’ve looked at what fitness means in a practical sense but how do you develop a plan to start? In lesson 2 we will break down one of the most misused types of exercise, Cardio (Cardiovascular exercise). Learn how steady cardio (L.I.S.S.) and high intensity interval training (H.I.I.T) play an important role in your fitness, body shape and overall energy levels.
  • Lesson 3 - Understanding weight loss & weight gain expand!

    The most important factor which determines whether you gain or lose weight is the number of alories you consume on a weekly basis. As the old saying goes “You can’t out train a bad diet.”. In this lesson we look at energy balance, food quality, how these play a vital role in the results you want and why obesity is on the rise worldwide.
  • Lesson 4 - Strength training & shaping the body expand!

    “But won’t weight training make me look too bulky?” Strength training is easily the most misunderstood form of exercise over the past 20 years. In this lesson we look at how strength training is the most effective exercise for shaping your body, burning fat and the basics of starting strength.
  • Lesson 5 - Understanding fat loss and body shape expand!

    Fat loss is not just about creating a calorie deficit. If you negatively effect your hormones from either over training or lack of fuel, then you will slow and even stop your fat loss. In this lesson you will learn how to properly manage your diet, priorities, and daily habit to optimise your hormone levels along with the importance fat los plays in body shape.
  • Lesson 6 - Controlling your body shape expand!

    In this lesson we piece together what you have learnt so far and how this knowledge will help control your weight, body shape and energy levels long term. We will also look at what changes you need to make to get from higher body fat levels to moderate and lean body fat levels through practical meal planning.
  • Lesson 7 - Injury prevention and recovery expand!

    Injury prevention is one of the most overlooked and ignored parts of a healthy lifestyle. Most back problems these days are from postural imbalances caused from sedentary lifestyles or poor mobility. In this lesson, we look at the importance of mobility not just for your training and recovery but also for your daily life.
  • Lesson 8 - Barriers to your results expand!

    Even with the most perfectly designed individual fitness program there are common barriers that can stop people achieving their desired results. In the last lesson of module 1 we look at overcoming stress, fitting fitness into your life and enjoying the whole process.

Module II - Master Your body and mind

  • Week 1: Goal Setting And Tracking Results expand!

    The Mystery is over. After Module 1, you now have the knowledge necessary and are ready to plan your own completely individual fitness plan to help you achieve your specific desired health and fitness results. The key to successfully attaining life changing results is making a realistic, achievable, and enjoyable plan that will fit into your lifestyle, No one else’s.
  • Week 2: Making Health Your No.1 Priority expand!

    With today’s hectic world and fast paced lifestyle, it is so easy to put your health way down the list of your own priorities. When you do this are your family and relationships getting the best of you? In this lesson, we talk about the benefits of putting your physical and mental health as your number one priority, why it is not selfish and why it will change your entire outlook in life.
  • Week 3: Growth Mindset & Motivation expand!

    Being able to judge the right intensity levels when you are training is the main factor in whether you get no results, small results, or big results. It also determines your training safety and enjoyment. This week will look at lactic acid build up, muscular failure and how to find the balance between the two so you can guarantee the most enjoyment with the best possible results.
  • Week 4: Recovery, Sleep, And Progression expand!

    Training puts huge amounts of stress on the body and is one of the most overlooked area’s for successfully achieving your desired results is always recovery. We look at the best methods to maximise your workouts, reduce the chances of burn out and how to optimise recovery through sleep and training frequency.

Module III - Nutrition for optimal health

  • Week 1: Establishing And Customising Your Calories & Macros expand!

    Discussing the importance of understanding an individual’s macro-based diet for optimal weight loss. Students will learn how to properly track their calories (specifically maintenance calories) to determine how to efficiently achieve weight loss based on their diet and lifestyle. The importance of individualised weight loss is explained.
  • Week 2: Meal Planning For Desired Results expand!

    Being unprepared and pressed for time will increase our chances of making poor food choice. Meal planning is needed for optimal results and encourages discipline, which is needed for weight loss and fitness. We will teach students how to customise their meal plans for the various results our students will be looking for.
  • Week 3: Pre/ Post Workout Nutrition expand!

    Proper nutrition is needed when training to replenish the body. Proper nutrition for exercise is needed for faster recover, better gains, better results, and over optimal health.
  • Week 4: Progressing And Adjusting Your Meal Plan expand!

    As fitness levels increase, diet and meal plans may need to be adjusted accordingly. Fat loss will often stall after a period, so we must educate our students on macro adjustments. Metabolic rate slows down being in a calorie deficit, but this can be controlled through proper adjustments.

Module IV - Fitness for life

  • Week 1: Fitness For Life expand!

    It’s time to make sure the changes you have made so far in your transformation you will now keep for life. Planning long term success and learning how to stay motivated is what will finally help you become the best version of you. Remember lots of baby steps add up to one giant step.
  • Week 2: Nutrition And Training In Your 20’S / 30’S / 40’S / 50’S expand!

    Most people don’t realise that nutrition and training in your 20’s is completely different to in your 40’s. In this lesson, we learn to master our body’s health and fitness at any age so we can maximise the health benefits we work so hard to achieve.
  • Week 3: Advanced Fat Loss For Men And Women expand!

    There are many different reasons why men and women lose weight differently. In this last lesson in the advanced course we look at specific training, nutrition and recovery methods which optimize fat loss for both sexes.
  • Week 4: Planning Fitness For Pregnancy, Old Age, And Life expand!

    Through your life you may come across injury, health problems or other life circumstances that may limit your ability to exercise in certain ways. In this last lesson, we look at the most common life obstacles we come across and how to plan your fitness around them.


Elina Kikili
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Shaw Academy Thank you for the Great Job! I'm doing the Diploma in Diet and Weight Loss Management and is AMAZING! So many amazing informations, Stacey is great, explaining all with passion and she sounds so cheerful!! She motivates us all so much!And the recipes are so so good and Healthy!!!


Ruth John
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Its a wonderful opportunity to learn about eating healthy and staying fit with an absolute class room atmoshere, from excellent teachers who are so lively, interactive and fun with some practical useful challenges.


Ilze King
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Doing the Diet and Weight loss course and absolutely loving it! Fantastic information and useful guidelines to maintain a healthy body and give the best possible foods to my family. HIGHLY recommended for anyone, professional or just wanting to take better care of themselves :)


Suzy Dadic
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Excellent course in diet and weight menagement! Stceys entusiasm is contageous. After only 3 lessons I have adopted some healthy habits like drinking enough water, regular eating, avoiding sugar and junk food.


Martina Kirsch Paul
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Taking the diet & weight management course which has been excellent in helping to realize eating healthy is realistic and Stacey has given lots of information on how to do this! Understanding the science behind the responses to junk food is the topper to being committed to healthy eating. Thanks Stacey look forward to the rest of the lessons.


Becky Parr
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I'm taking the diet and weight-loss corse, and I love it! Great information and helps me stay motivated to get and stay healthy.


Angelique van Zyl
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Diet & Weight loss management course: Stacey , the best enthusiastic teacher! Learning so much and enjoying the course a lot! Recommended for those who want to know more about staying healthy!


Chastity Griffith-Gavalek
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I am taking the DIET & WEIGHT LOSS MANAGEMENT. I am loving the coarse.


Walid El Mahy
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I learnt diploma. Health and fitness I am very happy


Kristina Jaku
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I was thoroughly enjoying my Diet & Weight loss management course with Stacey at Shaw Academy. I have learnt so much from it and have been successfully implementing the tips I have learned from Stacey ever since.

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