Youth Exercise Specialization

Educate today’s youth on fitness and nutrition with the NASM Youth Exercise Specialist (YES). Exercise guidelines are different for children and adults. You’ll learn the different terms that identify the youth population, adjustments that need to be made during exercise programming, and more.


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It’s Time To Fulfil Your Potential In The Health & Nutrition Space

Do you want to take your career in fitness to the next level? Are you passionate about health and nutrition and want to spend your time helping others achieve their goals? Or maybe you just want to learn more from experts about what to put in your own body?

Whatever your goals may be, The Clean Health Performance Nutrition Coach Level 1 (CHPNC1) is perfect for personal trainers, strength coaches, health professionals and fitness enthusiasts. Add more skills to your toolbox through the best possible online nutrition education…

Capitalize on the growing demand for physical fitness experts for young people ages 6 to 19

Show kids how to have fun while improving their sports skills, increasing their physical activity level, and losing weight

Boost their reputation, career, and client base by learning to train young people in groups or individually

Provide training solutions for after-school programs, youth sports teams, and the children of adult clients

Curtail the youth obesity trend at the source with exercise and nutritional guidance

Why Become a Youth Exercise Specialist?

Educate today’s youth on fitness and nutrition with the NASM Youth Exercise Specialist (NASM-YES). 

Exercise guidelines are different for children and adults. You’ll learn the different terms that identify the youth population, adjustments that need to be made during exercise programming, and more.

Nutrition Coach

Become a nutrition coach

Separate yourself from the pack and get certified in the nutrition space. Go beyond the bare minimum as a fitness professional and help your clients achieve real, measurable change through a wealth of additional knowledge and experience.

Enhance your current offer

Take your passion for health, fitness and nutrition and combine them into one powerful offer. Build a meaningful career around what you truly care about, and get paid good money to help people achieve their health and fitness goals.

Control your time and money

Build a more stable, reliable career that gives you
total financial and personal freedom. Use your
nutrition qualification to work with higher-profile
clients on a holistic basis. Scale your business (and
your prices!) as you gain more experience.

Change lives for the better

Make a genuinely positive impact on the people you
work with. Share your nutrition knowledge and
expertise to take your clients from where they are to
where they want to be. Watch their transformation
and know that you played a huge part.
Fitness Industry

Become a recognised leader in the fitness industry

Follow in the footsteps of the world’s most popular
personal trainers and build your own brand in the
fitness industry. Combine your qualifications and
certifications with your love of health to become a go-to expert in the field of physical wellbeing.

If you’re looking to achieve all of this and more, you’re in the right place!


Youth Exercise Specialist

Whether you coach a youth sports team, work at a school, or you train children, set them up for success with YES.

The demand for youth fitness programming is at an all-time high. That’s why the NASM Youth Exercise Specialisation was created with the unique challenges of coaching younger clients in mind.

This programme will educate you on how to design safe, effective, and fun training programmes for youth clients aged between 6 and 19.

The Most In-Depth Youth Exercise Specialization
Certification In The World!

Here’s Everything You’ll Learn In NASM-YES

Chapter 1: Rationale For Youth Fitness Training

Understand the different terms that identify the youth population and be able to define and explain the difference between overweight and obesity.

Chapter 2: Anatomical and Physiological Considerations For Youth

Learn the key physiological differences between children, adolescents, and adults, understand how boys and girls undergo various hormonal changes at different times, and the implications this may have on exercise capacity, and differentiate exercise capacity between youth and adults.

Chapter 3: Psychological Considerations For Youth

Understand the five key traits of people who are high achievers, and those who are successful in making lifestyle changes.

Chapter 4: Fitness Assessment For Youth

Learn the importance of subjective and objective assessments for youth and understand the special considerations for test administration in youth.

Chapter 5: Youth Flexibility Guidelines

After completing this chapter, you will understand the general guidelines, options, and rationale behind flexibility for youth.

Chapter 6: Cardiorespiratory Training For Youth

Understand the rationale behind and the training guidelines for cardiorespiratory for youth. Additionally, be able to develop fun cardiorespiratory training programmes for the youth!

Chapter 7: Core and Balance Training Guidelines For Youth

Find out about the importance of core and balance training for youth and be able to determine the appropriate core and balance exercises according to the OPT model.

Chapter 8: Plyometric, Speed, Agility, and Quickness Training for Youth

Learn about the importance of plyometric and speed, agility, and quickness training (SAQ) for youth and be able to determine thee appropriate exercises to incorporate into a youth programme based on the OPT model.

Chapter 9: Resistance Training For Youth

Familiarize yourself with the benefits of youth resistance training, dispel myths about the safety of youth engaging in resistance training, understand general resistance training guidelines for youth, and be able to design and implement a safe, effective, and progressive resistance training programme for youth.

Chapter 10: Integrated Programme Design For Youth Clients

Understand the basic levels and phases of the Optimum Performance Training (OPT) model that health and fitness professionals primarily use when training youth. Additionally, be able to use the ratings of perceived exertion (RPE) method, and understand the Borg scale while being able to correlate circuit training with cardiorespiratory training.

Chapter 11: Nutrition For Youth

Understand the effects of obesity on the youth population, recognize the current trends of youth eating habits, and be aware of basic guidelines for weight management for youth.

Chapter 12: Professional Development

Learn the legal and ethical responsibilities related to a health and fitness professional working with youth.

Why study with online with NASM ?

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With Clean Health, you can feel comfortable and confident in your career in fitness and nutrition. Advance beyond the base level of training most registered training organisations provide, and receive the tools and skills you need to become an industry-leading PT who adds real value to your clients.

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If You Want To Go Beyond The Fundamentals of Nutritional Science, The Performance Nutrition Coach (PNC) Complete Certification Could Be An Even Better Option For You!

While Performance Nutrition Coach Level One teaches you the core knowledge behind dietary program design, nutrition systems and periodisation – the PNC complete certification gives you everything you need to succeed as a nutrition coach across the world. You get access to Performance Nutrition Coach Level One, Two and Three.

If you want to learn ALL there is to know about nutrition, you might find it useful to go for the full package!

Performance Nutrition
Coach L1


Nutritional science fundamentals

Nutritional program design

The basics of nutrition coaching

Performance Nutrition
Coach Bundle


Advanced nutritional science

Base nutritional program design

Expert nutrition coach training

Optimising client health and HPL

Understanding lab analysis

Science of behavioural change

So much more!

By Joining CHPNC1 Today, You Can Take The Next Step On The Ladder When It Comes To Your Fitness Career

In this course, we give you the fundamental information, knowledge and insight you need to become a successful nutrition coach and a leader in the field of fitness.