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Best Fitness Certification Courses to Excel in Your Career

By September 7, 2021September 15th, 2021Fitness Certification Courses

The fitness industry embraces the professionals that possess accurate knowledge about the science behind all the exercises. If you wish to be one of them then you have begun already!

IFSI is one of the respected and recognized fitness institutions in India. The Integrated Fitness and Sports Institute (IFSI) has certified and placed more than 7000+ students with programs accredited by EREPS (Diploma in Personal Training and Nutrition for Fitness, Performance and Sports) and we also encourage students for specialized credentials certifications.

Each course can be built upon depending on your choice of the course and your passion for the same. By that, we can prepare you to assuredly train people in the future. During the course, we will not only train you with accurate knowledge and practice but also build the skills that you will require to be able to train people realistically and confidently.

Let’s get you started by providing the right and accurate knowledge about the best fitness certification course to excel in your career!

1. Diploma In Personal Trainer (DPT)
The DPT course is internationally recognized, it is the foundation course of exercise science. This course provides the basic comprehensive education (theoretical and practical) and skills to practice in the certified personal trainer career as a professional in the fitness industry.

A few main curriculum overview topics are gym management, improving ADL, scientific approach for effective fat loss, skeletal anatology, introduction to basic nutrition, physiology 1 & 2, biomechanics, PT for special population, anatomy, demonstration of anatomy exercises, cardio 1 & 2, fitness testing, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), kinesiology, introduction to basic supplementation, and many more.

The course duration is for 6 months. To be eligible for this course you need to be very passionate about learning fitness dedicated to transforming your clients. The number of theory lectures includes 46 and practical lectures conducted are 23 gym floor sessions (offline course) and 10 gym floor plus recorded lectures (online course). The exams conducted will be theory, viva, and practical.

2. Master of Exercise Science
This course teaches the compact nature of human body movements and the way the body reacts to acute and chronic physical exertion. Exercise science incorporates advanced levels of various disciplines exercise physiology, motor learning and control, clinical, sports, and occupational biomechanics.

A few main curriculum overview topics are physiology, structural exercises and their benefits, introduction to Olympic weightlifting, the Olympic squat, importance of mental strength and strength training, learning the clean, breathing and trunk rigidity, receiving position & learning the jerk, introduction to jerk, in-depth analysis of squat, deadlift & bench press, learning the snatch, introduction to powerlifting, understanding plyometrics, the overhead squat, understanding functioning training, and many more.

The course duration is for 8-8 months. To be eligible for this course you need to have DPT+NUT or DPT+APT and interview with the head faculty. The number of theory lectures includes 3 and practical lectures conducted are 30. The exams conducted will be theory, viva, and practical.

3. Nutrition for Fitness, Performance & Sports
The fitness professionals are furthermore equipped with in-depth education on diet and nutrition science. It educates you about the changes in body composition, the difference between clinical & sports nutrition, and everything amidst the course.

A few main curriculum overview topics include a scientific approach to body transportation, carbohydrates, the intensity of weight training & cardio activity, most effective exercises, physiology, body fat measuring techniques & fitness testing, various factors affecting BMR, digestive system, calculation of protein for fat-loss & muscle gain diet, fats & protein, ketogenic diet, carb placement for fat loss and muscle gain diet, information of carb cycling diet, micro-nutrients, placements of fats in fat loss & muscle gain diet, minerals, water, and fluids, supplement 1,2 & 3, and many more.

The course duration is for 3-4 months online and 5-6 months offline. To be eligible for this course you need to be very passionate about learning fitness dedicated to transforming your clients. The number of theory lectures includes 43 and practical lectures conducted include 35 real-life case studies. The exams conducted will be theory, viva, and practical.

4. Personal Trainer for Special Population
The technical understanding of this course is advanced physiology which means the advanced education of human body theories for catering to the exercise of the special population. The course includes knowledge about advantageous exercises for the special population and 50+ conditions based on rehabilitation techniques and the latest research.

A few main curriculum overview topics include knee joint and various medical conditions and their rehabilitation, spine (characteristics and features, anatomy), types of arthritis and their management, lifestyle and chronic conditions to heart, sports injuries, pre and post pregnancy yoga exercises (3 lectures), diabetes (juvenile diabetes, NIDDM), physiology of various medical, types of bones in the human body, autoimmune disorders, shoulder, hip joint fractures, ankle and elbow, asthma (respiratory system disorders), anatomical characteristics of bones, acute chronic conditions, gout, and many more.

The course duration is for 3-4 months online and 5-6 months offline. To be eligible for this course you need to have a Diploma in Personal Trainer (DPT) certification. The number of theory lectures includes 26 and practical lectures conducted include real-life case studies. The exams conducted will be theory and viva.

5. Certified Yoga Trainer Course
IFSI focuses on the therapeutic application of yoga and focuses on providing an in-depth understanding of yoga techniques, breathing & meditations, philosophies, and the application of traditional meditation as well. This course prepares you with all the aspects that confidently lead you to thrive for a yoga career.

A few main curriculum overview topics include:
Theory: Meaning of yoga, definition, origin, aims, history & development of yoga, introduction to patanjala yoga sutra, the misconception of yoga, comparison of yoga & exercise, the importance of diet, yogic diet, introduction, the introduction of asana, pranayama, bandh & mudra, kriya (only theory), asanas in standing position, asanas in a supine position, asanas in the prone position, asanas in sitting position, and many more.

Anatomy & Philosophy of Yoga: Importance of anatomy & physiology, the introduction of anatomy (structure & physiology), the system of body & effects of yogic practices, musculoskeletal system, digestive system, circulatory system, respiratory system, nervous system, excretory system, reproductive systems, and many more.

The course duration is for 5-6 months online and offline. To be eligible for this course you need to have an H.S.C. passed certification. The number of lectures conducted includes 23 theory, as well as practical lectures. The exams conducted will be theory, viva, and practical.

IFSI Institute located in Mumbai, Pune, and Goa offers integrated personal trainer courses like Diploma in Personal Trainer plus they also provide offline and online personal trainer certification. IFSI Institute grants one of the most extensive online fitness training courses in India with a complete personalized program that covers all the elements of fitness and training.

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