Bodybuilding - Online course

Help clients reach their peak physique and performance potential.

The all new NASM Physique and Bodybuilding Coach specialization (NASM-PBC) will deliver your next step in fitness programming knowledge to meet the needs of bodybuilding and physique clients. The curriculum takes a comprehensive approach to physique programming, covering everything from weight training, nutrition, and supplementation techniques for physique athletes and fitness enthusiasts of all levels and experiences.The NASM-PBC takes the guesswork out of training for physique goals.

The NASM-PBC takes the guesswork out of training for physique goals. Through expert insight and detailed resources, you can help clients break through all the misinformation and noise of physique training seen on social media and the internet. You’ll tap into well-rounded programming that gives you the inspiration, insight, and methods to successfully reach your goals or coach clients toward their aesthetic aspirations.

Why Become a Physique and Bodybuilding Coach?

Master the art and science of coaching physique and bodybuilding athletes. Become the expert your clients turn to for all their body transformation needs.

Revolutionary Digital Learning Platform!

Access NASM’s Physique and Bodybuilding Coach program on a high-end, interactive digital learning platform that can be used anytime, anywhere, and on any device! You will get 100% of the highest quality experience and top digital content!

You have one yearto access the course content.

Education includes: theoretical manual, presentations, video presentations, script with exercises and their modifications, database of recordings with exercises, questions for exam preparation, as well as the final test.

The training isin English, with a transcript below each video presentation (also in English) that makes it much easier to understand.

The exam is online in the form of a test where you recognize the correct answers.

Curriculum

Chapter 1: Introduction

Learn about the role of a Physique and Bodybuilding Coach, program objectives and how the NASM Specialization can help enhance your career.

Chapter 2: Introduction to Physique Enhancement

The learner will receive an overview of physique history and then define physique athletes and the broad spectrum of physique athletes. Physique enhancement will be discussed in terms of where it lies within the landscape of health, wellness, and sports performance.

Chapter 3: Fundamentals of Anatomy, Physiology, and Biomechanics

This chapter provides the learner with a basic overview of gross anatomy, and the discussed bodily systems including the nervous, skeletal, muscular, and endocrine systems. The second half of the chapter examines disciplines of biomechanics and kinesiology, collectively termed Human Movement Science.

Chapter 4: Essentials of Metabolism, Energy Balance, and Fat Loss

Gain a deeper appreciation of metabolism, which refers to a living organism’s chemical processes that provide energy. The ability to perform movement requires a constant supply of energy, and the process of generating kinetic energy from sources of potential energy is referred to as metabolism.

Chapter 5: Mechanisms of Muscle Hypertrophy

Introduces the physiology of muscular hypertrophy. t will discuss myofibrillar hypertrophy (in-series in-parallel mechanisms) and sarcoplasmic hypertrophy. Also learn the major mechanisms of hypertrophy: mechanical tension, muscle damage, and metabolic stress.

Chapter 6: Macronutrients

Learn the fundamental concepts of nutrition. The chapter will describe the structure and function of protein, carbohydrates, and fats, and discuss the digestion and absorption of each macronutrient.

Chapter 7: Micronutrients and Hydration

Introduces the learner to micronutrients. The chapter will detail the differences between water-soluble vitamins, fat-soluble vitamins, and minerals. Furthermore, the implications for health and physique considerations will be discussed.

Chapter 8: Supplementation

Learn common supplements’ risks, benefits, and efficacy to enhance fat loss and muscular hypertrophy, and examine myths about supplements.

Chapter 9: Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs)

Learn common PEDs used to enhance fat loss and hypertrophy. This chapter will educate the Physique Coach regarding the dangers of commonly used PEDs such as anabolic steroids and stimulants.

Chapter 10: Fitness and Body Aesthetics Assessments

Teaches the Physique Coach how to perform a comprehensive fitness and body aesthetics assessment as related to the physique athlete.

Chapter 11: Nutrition Assessment

Provides a basic introduction to healthy eating habits, the dietary guidelines, and the components of healthy eating patterns. Next, the chapter will discuss a detailed approach to assessing a client’s dietary intake.

Chapter 12: Warm-up, Recovery, and Injury Prevention

Teaches the Physique Coach how to implement a corrective exercise warm-up to reduce injury risk, increase joint mobility, and muscle activation.

Chapter 13: Resistance and Core Training

Learn scientific and application aspects of resistance training to the aspiring Physique Coach. The chapter also discusses core training, and it will begin by describing the benefits of core training.

Chapter 14: Cardiorespiratory Training and Non-Exercise Physical Activity

Introduces the learner to established cardiorespiratory training guidelines and applications. Also learn the effects of cardio training and NEAT on body composition (fat loss, muscle gain, muscle atrophy).

Chapter 15: Coaching Principles

Understand essential coaching principles to help motivate and support physique athletes through their journey. The chapter will briefly overview psychology and behavior change and how these principles apply to coaching physique athletes.

Chapter 16: Exercise Programming

Understand exercise programming for physique athletes and examine various program protocols and how they apply to the physique athlete.

Chapter 17: Nutrition Programming

Learn various nutrition programming strategies for physique athletes including determining calorie needs, macronutrient targets, and nutrient timing and periodization. Review three example case studies.

Chapter 18: Peaking for Competition or Personal Goals

Learn important nutrition and exercise training components for physique athletes trying to peak at their time of competition. Learn the important considerations when preparing for a physique/bodybuilding competition.

Chapter 19: Physique Transformation Sustainability

dentify strategies for preventing hyperphagia after reaching a physique milestone. The chapter will detail long-term strategies for sustaining gains made during the physique transformation.

After the completion of the course, you will take an online final exam from the comfort of your own home, or wherever you prefer to take tests. The test is 100, multiple-choice questions. You are allowed to go back and reference the course while taking the exam. The exam is timed and cannot exceed 90 minutes. To pass, you need a score of 70% or higher and you have up to 3 attempts to pass.

Exercise Programming Manual: Access canned assessment templates, handouts, and exercise programs, including assessment forms, corrective exercise warm-up programs, and exercise programs for four phases of the OPT™ Model.

Nutrition Programming Manual: Access canned meal plans, including meal plans for various divisions (bikini, bodybuilding, physique) and goals (bulk, cut) from real life examples.

Program includes:

Why Choose NASM?

For almost four decades, the National Academy of Sports Medicine has been the gold standard for turning fitness enthusiasts into fitness leaders. An online bodybuilding trainer specialization can help you achieve the best results. Our Physique and Bodybuilding Coach specialization can help elevate today’s trainers’ careers and turn them into world-class fitness coaches for clients looking to achieve their personal version of physical and weightlifting success.

esigned specifically for professionals (as well as enthusiasts) seeking the most current evidence-based content, strategies, and programming to optimize physique development. this course helps you transform clients into elite physique athletes while you transform your career in the process.

Sign up today to begin your journey as an inspiring, knowledgeable, and goal-oriented coach your clients need.

Frequently asked Questions

NASM-PBC is approved for Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 1,9 CEUs

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You need to know English. The course is in English, with a transcript below each video presentation (also in English) that makes it much easier to understand. It will not be a problem for you to follow the lectures if you have studied this language before.

You can start online course whenever you want. You determine the time when you will attend classes depending on your free time. You can access the content from your phone, tablet or desktop, wherever you are.

You will have 1 year from the day of enrollment to access the course content. You will get access to the exam separately from the content and you will also have one year from the day of enrollment to take your final exam. Also, you will have a total of 3 attempts to pass the exam.

The final exam is administered online. It is all multiple-choice questions and can be taken on your personal computer or mobile device, upon completion of the course content. It consists of 100 multiple-choice questions and 90 minutes for completion. You must score a 70% or higher to pass, and you will have 3 attempts.

Don’t worry! You’ll have 3 attempts within one year to pass the final exam. If you do not pass the first time, you can pause, go over the areas you were not sure about again, and then try again. You can also buy additional tests at a price of 149 euros.

When you successfully pass the exam, the certificate will be immediately available to you in electronic form on your NASM account.

No, you do not need to renew your NASM Physique and Bodybuilding Coach specialization. Once you pass your final exam, your NASM-PBC specialization certificate never expires.

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COURSE PRICE:

105.500 RSD (899€)

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