Be Your Own Personal Trainer: Lose Weight w/ a Custom Plan
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Be Your Own Personal Trainer: Lose Weight w/ a Custom Plan

Lose body fat & build muscle by learning how to build your own custom nutrition plan and workouts. No gym required!
4.8 (9 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
156 students enrolled
Created by Dana Habayeb
Last updated 7/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • You'll learn how to increase your metabolism even when you're not working out and make your fat loss automatic.
  • You'll discover how to lose fat in a sustainable as you make small lifestyle changes.
  • You'll stop getting frustrated once find out how you can overcome and avoid unnecessary fat loss plateaus.
  • You'll be able to gain muscle and achieve a toned body when you learn 3 crucial workout routines.
  • You'll save time as you effectively burn fat using only a few key exercises instead of doing the excessive cardio workouts that you see on dvd's
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Requirements
  • weighing scale
  • tape measure
  • yoga mat
Description

Have you ever tried to lose weight before? Chances are you've probably encountered so many challenges and roadblocks that you didn't know which strategy, tactic, workout or diet to follow.

If you've ever felt overwhelmed and told yourself that losing weight was impossible, you're not alone.

I used to think that losing weight meant starving myself & training like hell. I used to wonder if what I was doing was the right thing because I was losing weight at such a glacial pace. And that's why I decided to become a certified personal trainer and what I found out was that the workouts and diet were the opposite of what I was doing. More importantly, it was a lot simpler than I thought and all I needed to do was build these crucial habits to give me some momentum to lose weight and gain muscle easily and permanently. 

In this course:

  • I will share everything I've learned during my Masters in Health Science and as personal trainer. 
  • You'll learn how to increase your metabolism even when you're not working out and make your fat loss automatic.
  • You'll discover how to lose fat in a sustainable way as you make small lifestyle changes.
  • You'll stop getting frustrated once find out how you can overcome and avoid unnecessary fat loss plateaus.
  • You'll be able to gain muscle and achieve a toned body when you learn 3 crucial workout routines.
  • You'll save time as you effectively burn fat using only a few key exercises instead of doing the excessive cardio workouts that you see on dvd's

Right now you're probably wondering if losing weight is even possible for you and I can tell you that with this course, it definitely is. This course is perfect for those who want to focus all of their efforts only on the most effective and scientifically proven tactics to losing weight instead of chasing weird tips and fad diets.

What's included in this course?

With 21 lectures, 2.5 hours of content, and a quiz at the end of each section - you will learn the following. 

  • Answers to your questions on how to lose weight easily and permanently
  • Equations to use to know what to eat for your height, age, and gender
  • Short and simple but effective strength training and cardio workouts
  • Tips on how to lose those last few pounds and get past the weight loss plateau
  • Free resources designed to help you lose weight
Who is the target audience?
  • This course is best suited for students who want to learn the most effective habits, strategies and tactics to lose weight.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 22 Lectures Collapse All 22 Lectures 02:30:26
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Hack Your Mind
3 Lectures 27:21

This section will cover how to set goals that are specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and time-bound. 

Preview 07:10

This section will help you understand what behavioural stage you are in with regards to weight loss, and from there what steps you should take to achieve the best results. Everyone is different and that is why it's important to understand yourself before creating a plan of action. 

How To Change Your Behaviour: Knowing Where to Start
13:42

This section covers the topic of motivation with regards to weight loss. How can you make sure you will get out of bed or get off the couch to workout?

Finding the Motivation
06:29

Hack Your Mind
3 questions
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Back to the Basics
3 Lectures 26:26

Achieving good posture is just as important as losing weight. Not only does having good posture look good, it also ensures you don't get injured while working out. 

Preview 07:27

All good personal trainers should asses their clients' stability and mobility before creating a program. Here I teach you how to do these assessments for yourself. 

Build A Good Base: Don't Get Injured
11:04

Creating a program that you enjoy is the best way to make sure you stick to it. In this section I discuss the many ways to get physically active and get you to discover the kinds of workouts you are more attracted to.

Learn About Yourself: What Do You Like
07:55

Back to the Basics
4 questions
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How to Eat: 70% Diet 30% Workout
5 Lectures 44:17

This is one of the most important sections. Knowing how much you should be eating for your age, height, and gender is key in losing weight. You don't want to be over restricting yourself nor do you want to be too indulgent. Achieving balance in eating habits is important to achieving sustainable weight loss. 

How Much Should You Be Eating
15:01

In this section we address some of the myths around fat and carbs. 

The Truth About Fat & Carbs
11:47

Cravings are completely normal. Here I address why we have them and a number of strategies to reduce them. 

Preview 07:31

Seeing food as a fuel can really help you have a healthy relationship with what you eat. 

Achieving Mental Clarity & High Energy: Fuel Yourself With Food
05:48

Staying healthy while travelling can be tricky, this section will cover tips and tricks to staying on track when away from home. 

What to Eat When Travelling
04:10

How to Eat
3 questions
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30 Minute Home Workouts
3 Lectures 20:13

In this section I cover how to progress in you cardio workouts.

Cardio: Reveal Your Abs
10:06

Strength training is one of the most important kinds of training for weight and fat loss. 

Resistance Training: How to Avoid Being Skinny Fat
08:38

Mind-Body Exercise: How to Relax After a Long Day
01:29

30 Minute Home Workouts
3 questions
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Measuring Progress: Boost Yourself
4 Lectures 18:18

In this section I describe the difference between body fat % and BMI and what that means for you. 

Body Fat % And BMI
06:24

In this section I cover the part of your body personal trainers normally measure to keep track of you progress. You will learn how to take these measurements for yourself. 

The Main Measurements
03:24

In this section I address the issue of over-measuring, and give you some tips on how often to measure and how to measure properly. 

How Often Should You Measure Progress
02:20

The dreaded weight loss plateau happens to almost everyone. It's a perfectly normal part of the weight loss journey. In this section I cover how to overcome it. 

Progress in Training: How to Avoid Plateaus
06:10

Measuring Progress
4 questions
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Your Own Personal Assistants: Free Resources
3 Lectures 13:20
My Fitness Pal: Your Virtual Diary & Best Friend
08:03

Fit Notes: Keeping Track of Your Progress
03:32

10K Trainer: Making Jogging Fun
01:45
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 00:31
Congratulations You're Done!
00:31
About the Instructor
Dana Habayeb
4.8 Average rating
8 Reviews
156 Students
1 Course
Certified Personal Trainer, MSc

Dana Habayeb holds an MSc in Public Health and Health Systems and a joint BSc in Health Sciences and Psychology from the University of Waterloo. She has conducted quantitative and qualitative research in social psychology, cognitive psychology, and the health sciences. In addition, Dana is a certified personal trainer that specializes in teaching clients how to lose fat through proper nutrition and fitness. She has helped her clients understand the psychology and science behind fat loss so they can achieve the results that they want.