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Want to make your dream aesthetic a reality? Master the essential fitness and meal prep skills you need to succeed in physique and bodybuilding. Fitness and nutrition go hand in hand, and in this bundle, you’ll get the well-rounded foundation you need to get your clients – or yourself -- the desired results.

  • Help your clients achieve the physique of their dreams through a multidisciplinary approach to losing fat, building muscle, and fueling the body through balanced meals

  • Make meal prep easy with our detailed, entertaining “MasterClass” style course

  • Learn professional techniques to step on stage for a bodybuilding competition or photo shoot

  • Boost your reputation, earnings, and client base by training athletes of all ages and physique levels

  • Master the mental game with coaching principles and mindset shifts to help your clients make the changes necessary to achieve their goals

  • Gain access to a comprehensive curriculum crafted by 23 of the top physique & bodybuilding scientists, coaches, and athletes in the world

  • Self-paced online programs make it easy and convenient to learn from home in as little as 4 weeks


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In NASM’s Physique & Bodybuilding Coach program, you’ll learn the diet and fitness secrets to help yourself, or your clients reach physique goals. With sections on nutrition, body aesthetics, exercise training principles, biomechanics of physique enhancement, and more, this comprehensive curriculum will arm you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence you need. Paired with NASM’s Bodybuilding Meal Prep Made Easy, you’ll learn how to avoid meal prep burnout, create tasty meals designed to fuel results, and keep food safe at home and on the road.

When you choose NASM for your fitness career training, you’ll get access to:

  • • World-class fitness & nutrition experts

  • • The latest peer-reviewed, scientific content from the brightest minds in the industry

  • • State-of-the-art digital learning platform designed to meet multiple learning styles

  • • A curriculum that is consistently reviewed and updated with the most up-to-date material available

NASM’s bundles are a cost-effective way to rapidly grow your fitness expertise and earning potential. Once you enroll in the bundle, simply complete the included courses at your own pace and in whichever order you prefer.

NASM has over 35 years of experience training the world’s top fitness professionals, and we do it better than anyone else. NASM credentials stand out to employers and distinguish you as a highly trained fitness professional.

Since our formation, we’ve trained over 1.5 million fitness professionals in 100+ countries. In that time we’ve developed extensive partnerships with over 12,000 gyms and health clubs. That means we have the connections necessary to help you get in the door and gain employment from the fitness company of your dreams.

Physique & Bodybuilding Coach (PBC)

    Gain the tools you need to help your clients achieve their physique goals through effective weight training, diet, and supplementation.

Bodybuilding Meal Prep (BMP)

    Learn how to align consistency and discipline to achieve your physique and bodybuilding goals without sacrificing flavor.

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I help clients achieve their fitness goals by complimenting their nutrition. It's definitely a tangible benefit I see. This is my happiness because I feel fulfilled as a personal trainer and a nutrition coach.

Yulibeth L.| NASM CPT and CNC


NASM offers a diversity and assortment of certifications across the board, they have the professionals to help you get there and that's something that I love. Their online program is flawless. I love everything about them.

Jack T. | NASM CPT


Nutrition coaching removes the guesswork for nutrition coaches and clients. Takes into consideration the differences in your clients, from goals to dietary preferences. Fitness and health go hand in hand.



I'm passionate about my clients making permanent changes in their lives because I know it's what they want and I know that they have certain goals that they want to meet and I want to be there to support them to get there.

Regina S. | NASM CNC


I wanted the most broad certification that I could apply to the general population. Getting certed through NASM, it was the perfect foundation for me to begin my journey.

Chris Powell | NASM CPT, IFBB Pro
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NASM is very supportive in becoming a personal trainer and furthering the education. I became a CNC on top of my CPT certification in order to help my clients achieve their goals.

Melina C. | NASM CPT


As one of the most trusted sources of fitness training certifications in the world, NASM is a distinguished name that will stand out to fitness employers. When you choose NASM for your Physique & Bodybuilding Coach certification, you’ll get access to world-class fitness experts, your top choice of gyms to work for, and much more:

  • • Peer-Reviewed Content from the Brightest Minds in the Industry

  • • State-of-the-Art Digital Learning Platform

  • • Programs Designed to Meet Multiple Learning Styles

  • • 35+ Years Of Experience Training Fitness Professionals

  • • 1.5M+ Fitness Professionals Trained

  • • 100+ Countries with NASM Fitness and Coach Professionals

  • • 12K+ Gym & Health Club Partnerships

Becoming a Physique & Bodybuilding Coach can boost your fitness knowledge and career in a variety of ways. The bodybuilding techniques you learn will help you to achieve your own physique goals, boost your professional reputation, and grow your earnings by expanding your client base to include athletes of all ages and physique stages.

You’ll have 365 days to complete the Physique & Bodybuilding Coach program, which can be completed in as little as 4 weeks.

You’ll have five years to complete the NASM Bodybuilding Meal Prep Made Easy program, which can be completed in as little as one week.

Prescribing meal plans is outside the scope of the fitness professional, so this course focuses on educating the individual about the fundamentals of meal prepping before implementing individualized nutrition programming. Topics include kitchen setup, food safety, strategies for grocery shopping, creating meals on-the-go, and balancing nutrients for delicious meals, with the aim of providing fitness professionals and enthusiasts with the knowledge and skills to make meal prep a rewarding experience.

The NASM PBC program is an advanced specialization intended for fitness professionals, bodybuilding and physique competitors, and fitness enthusiasts. There are no official prerequisites, but it’s recommended to have a fitness credential, such as being a Certified Personal Trainer, or a bachelor’s degree in a related field.

The NASM PBC course is approved for the following Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 1.9 CEUs.

The NASM BMP course is approved for the following Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 0.6 CEUs.

Yes. Once you have successfully completed your courses, you will be awarded 1.9 and 0.6 CEUs, respectively, and may count towards the NASM CPT 2.0 CEU recertification requirement.

There are no official prerequisites: Bodybuilding Meal Prep Made Easy is intended for any physique and bodybuilding enthusiast, from those with little to no knowledge on sustainable meal prep strategies to those who consider themselves meal prep pros.

The Physique & Bodybuilding Coach program exam is taken online inside your student portal. You'll have 365 days from the date of purchase, to study and complete the exam. This exam features:

  • • 100 multiple-choice questions

  • • 90 minutes to complete

  • • Open-book format

  • • 70% required to pass

  • • 3 test attempts included

The Bodybuilding Meal Prep Made Easy course exam is administered online and easily accessible within your student portal. You’ll have 5 years from the date to access the content and take the exam. The exam features:

  • • 20 multiple-choice questions

  • • 1 hour to complete

  • • Open-book format

  • • 70% required to pass

  • • Unlimited attempts

Don’t worry! You’ll have 3 attempts to pass the final exam, and you can purchase additional retests by calling Member Services at 1-800-460-6276.

No. Once you pass the final exam, your Physique & Bodybuilding Coach specialization with NASM will never expire.