National Academy of Sports Medicine

Metabolic Makeover

This course is part of Science of Diet and Exercise Specialization

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NASM Faculty

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  • Learn the biochemical processes we call metabolism to keep the human body alive.

  • Compare approaches used to track calorie intake and energy expenditure requirements.

  • Discover static and dynamic components of metabolism and how they impact weight loss.

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals


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Intermediate level

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2 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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With people around the world obsessing over metabolism and weight loss, there remains great interest in discovering hacks and shortcuts that boost metabolism and accelerate weight loss. Apart from a basic understanding that metabolism translates to expended calories, how much is understood about the complexities of human metabolism? This course explores key concepts in metabolism and how they relate to weight management, discusses how to accurately measure metabolism, and introduces a variety of simple ideas and strategies employed to increase overall metabolism while promoting safe and effective weight loss.

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2 readings1 quiz1 app item1 discussion prompt


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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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