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The Science of Nutrition

The Science of Nutrition

The No 1 Online evidence based nutrition course for personal trainers, nutritionists & strength coaches

Learn how to design nutrition plans for clients from all walks of life, for fat loss, hypertrophy and body recomposition goals!

The No 1 Online evidence based nutrition course for personal trainers, nutritionists & strength coaches

Learn how to design nutrition plans for clients from all walks of life, for fat loss, hypertrophy and body recomposition goals!

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Who is this online course for?

Are you a personal trainer, athletic trainer or strength coach who wants to take your client results to the next level, whether that is for fat loss, hypertrophy or athletic performance?

Are you looking to separate yourself from the pack and become equipped with advanced client assessment and programming methodologies to maximize results with all clients, from general population, physique athletes all the way up to Olympic medalists, in record time?

Are you looking to get incredible results which will help your business grow organically and grow faster than you could ever imagine, without any paid advertising?

Are you looking to learn and master a process for your training programming, from assessment to game day, that is repeatable, easy to use and will guarantee you a much higher level of client or athlete success than you currently have?

Are you unsure how to periodize and structure both short- and long-term program design to peak your clients and athletes for 12, 24, 48 week and performance events?

Who is this online course for?

Are you looking to learn a trialed, tested and evidence based nutrition course that will teach you how to create effective and results driven diets for clients from all walks of life?

Are you looking to learn how to coach nutrition for fat loss, hypertrophy and body composition results with all clients, from general population to elite athletes?

Are you a fitness professional who struggles to understand the science and application of protein, fats and carbohydrates when it comes to client diet design and what needs to be the priority based on the client’s goal?

Are you a fitness professional who wants to understand the science and application of energy balance, reverse dieting and more to maximize client health, fat loss and hypertrophy results short and long term?

Are you looking to learn a step by step process when it comes to designing diets for fat loss, hypertrophy and body recomposition for beginner clients all the way to elite athletes? 

Are you looking to maximize client compliance and learn how to coach all types of clients, dispeling many of the nutritional myths out there when it comes to diets, so you can get long term, sustainable results? 

Are you looking to separate fact from fiction when it comes to supplements, basing your recommendations purely on evidence based literature that supports only a fraction of what the industry is pushing in 2020 and beyond? 

Are you looking at taking your business to the next level by adding on another revenue option as a nutrition coach or, if you are already a nutritionist, taking your skill set to the next level? 

If you answered yes, you are in luck!

Designed by world leading nutritionist and personal trainer Dr Layne Norton and the Clean Health Fitness Institute, The Science of Nutrition is THE online course if you want to learn a trialed and tested evidence based system to create diets for all clients, from general population to elite athletes.

Science of Nutrition is Dr Layne Norton & The Clean Health Fitness Institute’s precursor or ‘Level 1’ course, to be followed by the next level Training the Physique Athlete certification which can be found here

The Science of Nutrition was designed to give you a scientifically grounded, step by step process you can use to take a client from the initial consultation all the way through to a life changing, internal and external transformation. You will learn how to make your client healthy on the inside, whilst helping them achieve amazing fat loss or hypertrophy results on the outside!

Whether your client is obese and trying to lose fat, skinny and trying to build muscle, or they just want to refine their physique and training performance, this course will give you all of the lifestyle, nutrition and training tools you need to truly change your client’s life and build a reputation as a world leading personal trainer & coach!

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About Layne Norton

Layne Norton, Ph.D., is a scientist, pro natural bodybuilder, raw elite powerlifter, and physique coach, among other things. He received his BS in Biochemistry, and his PhD in Nutritional Sciences. He is a current IPF and USAPL world and national record-holder in squat (668 lb. at 93 kg), and a USAPL national record-holder in deadlift (711 lb. at 93 kg)

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What Will I Learn?

1. You will learn how to design scientifically based nutrition programs and diets safely and effectively to help you maximize client results again and again

2. You will learn the science behind macronutrients, how to prescribe them, when to prescribe them and how you can manipulate them with clients to improve their performance and results to achieve their goal

3. You will learn all about the metabolism of the macronutrients and why this is important when it comes to programming and designing results driven diets for fat loss, hypertrophy, body recomposition and performance!

4. You will learn the science of energy balance, calories in & calories out, maintenance, surplus… we cover it all in depth to ensure you have a detailed, evidenced based approach when it comes to prescribing calories for fat loss, hypertrophy and body recomposition goals

5. You will learn to dispel all myths when it comes to diet and nutritional program design, what works, what doesn’t and what the literature backs up as being safe, effective and, most of all, current in 2020!

6. You will learn how to specifically prescribe diet plans for fat loss, when to refeed, when to diet break and the science behind it all. Simply put, you will learn trialed and tested methods to maximize clients fat loss result in record time!

7. You will learn how to effectively coach your clients as a nutrition coach, not just a ‘trainer’, which will give you the tools to improve client retention and will positively influence your business to help increase your revenue both short and long term

8. You will learn the science of reverse dieting along with a system you can apply to maximize your client’s health and results long term, over and over again!

9. You will learn how to specifically prescribe diet plans for hypertrophy, when to refeed, when to diet break, how often to go into a surplus and the science behind it all. You will learn trialed and tested methods to maximize client’s hypertrophy results in record time!

10. You will learn which supplements work and which ones don’t! You will learn the evidence-based facts around supplements for each individual goal, allowing you to separate fact from fiction when it comes to providing sound, scientific advice to your clients

In summary, you will learn a simple, evidence based system you can implement with personal training and coaching clients straight away to help them maximize their fat loss, hypertrophy, body recomposition or performance goals!

Check out the course video to see what your Science of Nutrition online student experience looks like!

Check out the course video to see what your Science of Nutrition online student experience looks like!

Are you ready to become the go-to Nutrition Coach in your community and beyond, right now?

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Your Online Course Syllabus

With over 50 lessons spread out over 9 action-packed modules, our interactive and engaging online learning portal was designed to make your student education experience as results driven as possible, whilst still being fun!

The Modules Covered in this Online Course are as follows:

  • Module 1: Course Introduction & Learning Outcomes
  • Module 2: Macronutrient Fundamentals
  • Module 3: Understanding Energy Balance
  • Module 4: The Science of Fat Loss
  • Module 5: The Problem with Weight Loss
  • Module 6: The Science of Reverse Dieting
  • Module 7: The Science of Hypertrophy
  • Module 8: The Fundamentals of Supplementation
  • Module 9: Putting it All Together & Conclusion

Plus much more, including downloadable coaching templates you can use straight away to start getting industry leading results with your athletes and clients.

So, if you are ready to learn the science of nutrition coaching from an industry leading nutritionist and personal trainer who has done this with thousands of clients from around the world over the last two decades, it’s time to take action! Register now to learn from the BEST in the industry, just like over 1000 students have, today!

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Still need more reasons to enrol?

As a Clean Health Fitness Institute certified coach, you will join a global network of over 20,000 fitness professionals who have either become certified through us or enrolled in our continuing education programs.

As a certified Science of Nutrition coach you will receive the following bonus offerings:

  • Online support through our student support team to help you with your exams or anything else you need help with to complete this online course.
  • Exclusive Clean Health Fitness Institute digital certificate that you can print to add to your office or gym set up, showcasing you being certified by the industry leaders!
  • Online registration to our global trainer directory, so that people in your local country can look up Clean Health Fitness Institute certified coaches to help them on their fitness journey.
  • Access to exclusive Clean Health Fitness Institute certified coach offers, discounts and promos on our wide array of online courses, webinars and online offerings with industry leaders such as Layne Norton, Sebastian Oreb and more!
  • Access to our exclusive student group, where you get access to our world leading educators to help you on your journey within the fitness industry now and ongoing.
  • Downloadable nutrition and training templates that you can implement straight away to start coaching world leading results right now!
  • And much more!

So, what are you waiting for?

NOW is the time to change your career forever and become a certified Clean Health Fitness Institute Science of Nutrition Coach!

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Do you need to make a final decision?
Read our course FAQs

This course gives you a results driven, evidence based nutrition and dietary prescription system, that you can apply with your clients to maximize their fat loss, hypertrophy, body recomposition, well-being and performance safely and effectively!

Personal trainers, strength coaches or nutritionists who need a step by step scientific approach to help coach their clients and athletes to a world leading level of results.

This course is delivered via a combination of interactive videos, slides and textbook. The average student takes approximately 10-16 hours to complete this course. It would be considered a two day event if this was done in person.

Yes of course you can! About 10% of our overall students are people who are doing this for their own personal development and fitness knowledge. Having some prior knowledge of health and fitness does help, however everyone has to start somewhere!

All of our students get access to their online course for the life of the course as long as it is active, so that you can refer back to it at any time. Any superseded updates however, you will need to pay for. This usually occurs every few years, however as a previous student you are entitled to special offers and discounts.

They are true or false and increase in difficulty as you progress through the course.

You cannot progress through each module unless you pass all the questions with a perfect score. Other online providers are not as high, but our point of difference is we are looking for quality first.

Our objective is to build industry leading personal trainers and coaches, so you don’t pass you don’t proceed, however you are given an unlimited amount of chances to pass so don’t worry if you fail the first time, you can make it up with more study and / or contacting our student support team!

The Performance Nutrition Course (PNC) is an introductory course to diet prescription, whereas the Science of Nutrition expands upon the principles of this course in great depth and gives you a broader range of information across multiple topics.

We created the PNC off the back end of conducting over 200,000 personal training and consulting sessions with clients and athletes over the last decade, as our online learning methods for achieving such drastic, world leading results in health and fitness.

The PNC is also a recognized international qualification that we have taught to over 10,000 fitness professionals alone around the world since 2014.

We recommend all four of our nutrition courses, akin to the learning found in a Diploma of Nutrition, at only a fraction of the time and cost:


Introduction to Nutrition: Performance Nutrition
Mastering your Nutrition: Performance Nutrition Coach Level 2
Nutrition for special populations: Training the Physique Athlete
Becoming a global nutrition leader: Science of Nutrition

Yes you sure do, you also get added to our global trainer directory of Clean Health Fitness Institute certified personal trainers and coaches, the world’s leading fitness professionals!

As mentioned above, you are given an unlimited opportunity to redo the online exam, so don’t stress if you don’t pass straight away. Our online student support team is there to help guide you to success!

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We have tried to have this course accredited with as many global governing bodies as possible, however sometimes due to the information that some require we have not chosen to proceed. Our current international partners include:

  • AFAA – Aerobics and Fitness Association of America
  • NASM – National Academy of Sports Medicine

With many more partnerships currently underway, so that you are able to maintain your CEU’s or CEC’s where relevant. 

In summary however, our mindset is success leaves clues, so even if this is not registered with your own local governing body this should not stop you from learning.

Follow the knowledge, not the badge!

All three courses will offer various knowledge from industry-leaders, and all courses focus on program design. The Advanced Program Design course will provide you with a specialized approach to program design through systems and methods which will allow you to understand, and apply fundamentals of neurobiology! Advanced Program Design uniquely blends program design and neurobiology to allow you to customize your programming and systems for each client’s unique neurotype! Making you an industry-leading program design coach!

Are you ready to become a certified Clean Health Fitness Institute Science of Nutrition Coach in your community and beyond right now?

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