Weight Loss Fundamentals - Don't waste time with Fad Diets!
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Weight Loss Fundamentals - Don't waste time with Fad Diets!

My 100% Free guide to Understanding Fat Loss & Weight Loss. Learn to Get in shape, and change your Lifestyle!
4.1 (277 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.
7,357 students enrolled
Last updated 8/2017
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Price: Free
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand How Fat Loss Works
  • Learn why Fad Diets are just wasting your time, and UNHEALTHY!
  • Save hours and hours of time by not wasting your own valuable time with Fad Diets
  • Shortcut your success with my 7 bonuses that will be included for free!
  • Define a diet vs a Lifestyle
  • Choose foods based on the 80/20 principle
  • Define IIFYM - If It Fits Your Macros
  • Create your own healthy, sustainable lifestyle!
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  • A willingness to get in the best shape of their life.
  • Everything you NEED to know will be outlined for you!

Thank you for Looking at my FREE online weight loss and fat loss success course! 

My Udemy course on fat and weight loss contains all the information I've painstakingly learned through hours and hours of reading, working with one on one with people, and applying this to my own life. The picture you see above is of me. I used the tactics that I am going to explain step by step to you in this course to go from zero to hero. The course is designed to teach you what I wish was taught to me in school. Everything you need to build a solid foundation in weight loss success. It is 100% free for you, and I am constantly updating it using user feedback as well as any information I feel you need to know. 

Why My Course is Different From Others: Weight Loss Made Simple

  • Most weight loss programs teach you things with a goal of knowing the information. My goal is to get you to understand the information I present so that you can formulate your life to meet your personal lifestyle goals
  • I teach you why Fad Diets will ultimately make you worse off in the long term
  • Finally, I teach you how simple it really is to obtain any goals. Stop making your life and nutrition plan so difficult on yourself, you have enough things in your life that cause stress! What you eat on a daily basis shouldn't be one of them!

You're busy, don't have time, and are tired of not getting REAL results...

You've come to the right place. In my course, I simplify all the information out there giving you your freedom back. I am giving you a nutritional foundation that took me years to cultivate and understand. I distill what works from what doesn't and show you how to problem solve for yourself in real time and stop relying on outdated and worthless methods.

Fad Diets are dead. DEAD.

Well, they should be. People are far too intelligent to get sucked into their marketing schemes. They claim to lose outrageous amounts of weight in short periods with little or no work. Or conversely to lose outrageous amounts of weight after paying some "expert" thousands of dollars. What most people don't know is the real secret behind fad diets, I will show you how to not buy into the hype in my course. 


This simple phrase that is changing the way people think about eating habits. However, it is not as simple as some would think. 

  • IIFYM Defined
  • Can I just eat candy all the time?!
  • It can't be that simple, can it?
  • How to use IIFYM positively vs negatively

Why should YOU take this course:

  1. Take this course if want to learn the fundamentals of nutrition and information I wish they taught me in school.
  2. Take this course if you are tired of losing weight in the short term but can't achieve long term success
  3. Take this course if you are a busy person who wants a simple, effective way to integrate weight loss into your life without sacrificing everything.
  4. Take this course if you are ready to change your life for the better! There is NO risk, only reward!

Here What you are Getting for free in this course:

  • Knowing Something vs Understanding It
  • The Most Important Factor in Weight Loss
  • What are Macro-nutrients? And...
  • How Many Calories Does Each Have?
  • What is IIFYM?
  • Diet vs Lifestyle: The KEY to Success
  • What are Fad Diets?


What you need to complete this course:

  • Nothing other than a willingness to learn!

Who is the Target Audience:

  • Beginners, weekend warriors, and people who value knowledge!

Losing weight can be one of the hardest things you do in your life, but it doesn't have to be. If you have been struggling to lose weight or are intimidated to start, this is the solution for you.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is intended to be THE foundation for anyone looking to gain knowledge in nutrition and weight loss. I have custom tailored it so that all levels can benefit from it. Whether you are frustrated that you can't lose weight or consider yourself knowledgeable with regards to nutrition, this course will be beneficial.
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Curriculum For This Course
It's Time To Begin!
6 Lectures 11:51

In this introduction video, I explain everything you can expect from my series. I discuss fad diets and current trends, and why you should avoid them! The start of my "Everything I wish they would have Taught me in School" series!

Introduction - Learn what you're getting out of this course!

Hey Guys!

Check out this article! It answers all your questions!

BONUS Lecture

Let me briefly give you my background! This video will let you know more about me and more about what to expect given my background as a physical therapist and a macros coach for OneBetter Fitness!

Who Am I? Learn about Nick Helton, MPT,CSCS your instructor.

This Lecture is all about the New Applied Nutrition Course! It is newly added, and has valuable information on How To Calculate your macros, figuring out your deficit, and Applying Nutrition!

NEW: Applied Nutrition

Using everything I teach in my courses, I show you how I made significant changes in my personal life and lost 30lbs while adding muscle! i outline how I went from overweight and 20%+ bodyfat to a lean, healthy version of myself. I used minimal cardio, and the majority of what I did was macro based nutrition! I used a combination of IIFYM (If It Fits Your Macros) and Alan Aragon's 80/10/10 Rule outlined in "The Lean Muscle Diet!"

My Transformation! How I used the Principles I outlined to lose 30lbs!

Very Quick, simple disclaimer.

Quick Disclaimer!
Everything I wish They Would have Taught me in School Series:
11 Lectures 44:12

Learn the most important factor that stands between you and your goals! I explain the Golden Rule of Fat Loss, talk about energy balance, and how to utilize it to your advantage.

The GOLDEN Rule of Fat Loss

1 question

How to figure out your maintenance calories - may be one of the most common questions. Maintenance calories are more difficult to understand than some think, but I give you what worked best for me to figure out your daily calorie needs.

All About Calories!

Go more in depth learning about calories in vs calories out. I show you how to differentiate the two.

Calories in vs Calories Out

Short, simple definition of macros (macronutrients) for those that are unaware. 

Macronutrtients: Defined

Are you ready for a quiz?!

1 question

THE most common question. How do I calculate my macros? This is the question that I and every one else has heard the most. Everyone wants to know, how do I do it?! I give you a preview of my methods and the future lectures to come on this topic.

How do I calculate MY Macros?

Step by Step Breakdown of how to Analyze a food label. Looking at a label is a very important thing, that some people tend to ignore. It's a basic, simple task that yields great results. 

Analyze a Food Label: Practical Knowledge

Define this term!

What is IIFYM?
1 question

This may be a tough one

Trans Fat
1 question

Are you aware of your food content? I show you how you can increase your awareness of your food content and the food label itself.

What's in Your Food?!

Good or bad? Let's clear it up! IIFYM - the internet's favorite debate. It seems that everyone has an opinion on what it is, why the love it or hate it, and what the heck does it mean?

IIFYM: Possibly the most Misunderstood Term EVER

This section is all about making technology work FOR you. It's how to get the tech that you already have tracking your macros, calories, and daily intake so that you don't have to. It is a great way to keep you on track and give you objective numbers to understand fluctuations in weight on a day to day basis.

Make Technology Work FOR You!

If you can understand the concept of Diet vs Lifestyle, your results will potentially be endless. A Diet is short term and a lifestyle is so much more. I breakdown why your diet will always fail you in the long run, and how to not re-gain all the weight you lost.

Diet vs Lifestyle: Learn the MASSIVE distinction

Why is this so important?

Diet v Lifestyle
1 question

Connecting the dots, summarizing the data, and giving you a chance to ask me any questions or anything that you would like! 

Putting It All Together: Achieve Long Term Success
About the Instructor
Nick Helton, MPT, CSCS
4.2 Average rating
310 Reviews
8,809 Students
3 Courses
7,000+ Students, Physical Therapist, The TravelPhysio

Nick wears many hats. He holds a Master's in Physical Therapy, has a Bachelors Degree in Health and Human Sciences, and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) though the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He is also the Founder of OneBetter Movement, which is a small personal fitness consulting company. 

Nick has been working with people for years to improve their lives and help them reach their goals. His primary focus is working with each client on an individual basis while focusing on achieving long-term results. He was worked with a diverse group of people from stay at home moms to entrepreneurs to collegiate athletes to individuals looking to shed bodyfat and keep it off.

He has ran the Dublin Marathon, competed in numerous Spartan Races, and finished the Tough Mudder. His hybrid style of training consists of a blend of hypertrophy, powerlifting, and functional strength. 

His passion is making each human he interacts with OneBetter.

The @TravelPhysio Nick Helton