- 14 In-Depth Chapters
- 14 Videos, highlighting professional insights from each chapter’s author
- Downloadable Women’s Fitness Programming Manual
- End-of-Chapter Quizzes
- Typically Completed in 2-3 Weeks
- 1 Year to Complete the Final Exam
- 100% Online; Access on All Devices
- Specialization Certificate of Completion
Women's Fitness Specialist
What You’ll Learn
The all new NASM Women’s Fitness Specialization (NASM-WFS) will deliver your next step in fitness programming knowledge to meet the needs of your female clients.
Whether it’s your own interest in the topic or wanting to better address the fitness needs of women, the NASM-WFS gives you the insights to confidently design safe and effective programming to support women on their fitness and health pursuits across various ages and life stages. Unlike other women’s fitness courses you may have encountered, the NASM-WFS is a comprehensive program that dives into the many health and fitness topics that women want to know more about – and do something positive about!
Expand What You’ll Learn
The NASM-WFS walks you through the changes happening across the lifespan, ranging from the impacts of hormonal sways and physical changes, to pregnancy and menopause, to evolving nutritional needs, motivational nudges and psychological issues. Everybody is different, and every fitness need is just as unique, especially when it comes to the biological experiences that women may go through across their lifespan.
With this online program, get everything you need to know about fitness assessments, physiological and anatomical considerations for pregnancy and menopause, nutrition, and implement business strategies to expand career opportunities to reach female clients. Plus, you'll learn more about exercise variables and modifications for resistance training, flexibility, cardiorespiratory, core, balance, plyometrics and how to put it all together.
Sign up today and get the resources, expert insight, and knowledge to help you discover innovative ways to train and lead women.
Why Become a Women's Fitness Specialist?
- Expand your fitness knowledge
- Boost your reputation, career, earnings, and client base by training women of all ages and stages
- Invest in your clients' lives and futures
- Earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) towards your Personal Trainer and Group Fitness certifications (Approved by NASM and AFAA)
- Learn about nutritional guidelines
- Apply the Optimum Performance Training (OPT™) Model to reach their goals
- Dispel common women’s fitness myths and how to encouragingly communicate science to clients
- From teens to seniors, pre-natal to postnatal, be an inspiring leader for all women
Revolutionary Digital Learning Platform
Access NASM's Women's Fitness Specialization on a high-end, interactive digital learning platform that can be used anytime, anywhere, and on any device! Take a quick tour below to get a firsthand look at the tools and features of this revolutionary platform.
Free Mini Course:
Improving Nutrition Habits
Learn about unrestrictive strategies to guide your clients' dietary habits.
NASM-WFS is approved for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by the following organizations:
"NASM-WFS is a great course for those looking to specialize in women-focused fitness. It covers the basics for training women across their lifespan from adolescence to adulthood, to motherhood. Great content and material to help you through the course and final Exam."
Victoria S., TX
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"NASM has a way of explaining the content in a calm and relaxed manner. I felt at ease while studying the material. I was eager to get to the next lessons after completing each module."
Elizabeth C., SC
"Since I work in an all-female gym, the info in the WFS course was especially appropriate for both my group and individual clients. Studying this material raised my excitement level to reach out to women and encourage them to keep working on their fitness throughout their life."
Deb N., IL
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Why Choose NASM
At NASM, we're all about providing the best courses the industry has to offer. We're helping trainers and clients reach their personal fitness goals through our innovative resources and unmatched devotion to deliver the best programming for the best results.
By connecting our world-renowned approach to program design with scientifically-backed content creation, we're helping trainers discover safer and more effective solutions to their clients' needs. We create fitness programs to bring the joy of working out to everyone, no matter the limits, no matter the condition. We know what it means to help people achieve their dreams—whether it's losing weight, being consistent in their training, or breaking out of plateaus.
Through our Women's Fitness Specialization (WFS), you'll reach a whole new set of clients who have been there all along but who need a more personalized approach to their individual fitness needs.
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