Weight Loss vs. Fat Loss : The Body Perspective

Difference between weight loss and fat loss, and the exercise, nutrition and lifestyle changes to achieve both
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  • Lectures 13
  • Length 34 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 10/2014 English

Course Description

This course covers the differences between fat loss and simply weight loss. These information can be applied to anyone regardless of gender or age. All the lectures include related pictures to the subject, which will explain the energy balance and caloric deficit in the body, different nutrients and their effect on fat loss, weight loss, and performance. Also, the needed amount of each nutrient for different goals. The body type divisions and the concepts of body composition and spot reduce. Also, the environmental and social aspects of weight loss and fat loss procedure will be covered. These lectures have been presented in four sections and at the end there is a test that address all of the main points in the course. After taking this course, you'll have a general overview and approach towards energy expenditure, weight loss, and fat loss in the body.

What are the requirements?

  • General science and math knowledge is sufficient

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the differences between losing weight and losing fat
  • Calculate how many grams of each main nutrients (Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats) they need to acheive their goals
  • What strategies should they follow in terms of eating patterns, exercise routine, and environmental conditions to get to their fitness goals
  • Calculate the amount of calories you need to lose weight, keep the same body weight , or gain weight

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for anyone who wants to get a general overview and knowledge about basics of nutrion, energy expenditure in the body and approach towards exrcise routine and lifestyle changes

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Section 1: Energy And Calorie Balance

This lecture gives a comprehensive and general overview of the whole course


In this lecture you will learn how to calculate the required amount of calories that body needs to lose weight, maintain the same weight, or gain weight


This lecture covers the concept of calorie and energy balance and the general strategies to achieve them

Section 2: Main Nutrients And Their Effect On Fat Loss

This lecture will introduce the role of the carbohydrates in the body, classification of them, and how much the body needs in different physical situations


This lecture will introduce the role of the proteins in the body, classification of them, and how much the body needs in different physical situations


This lecture will introduce the role of the lipids in the body, classification of them, and how much the body needs in different physical situations


In this lecture you will learn which nutrients support the energy production process in the body for different intensity and duration of physical activities


In this lecture the required amount of each of the nutrients and their role in the performance before and after exercise will be covered

Section 3: Body Types And Composition

In this lecture the different body types and the most suitable approach in exercise program selection for each of them will be covered


The general concept of body composition and the examples of their use in a progressive fitness program will be covered in this lecture


This lecture talks about the concept of spot reduction and correcting the approach towards fitness goals

Section 4: Social And Environmental Aspects Of Weight Loss

The social and environmental effects of lifestyle changes, and also different strategies to achieve them will be covered in this lecture


The effects of two separate parameters on obesity will be covered in this lecture

23 questions

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Instructor Biography

With the experience of training clients since 2007 and working as a full time trainer in fitness companies. Started to write fitness articles since last year. Also, working with clients in their facilities and studios.

With my clients I work on different phases and aspects of fitness including Neuromuscular Adaptation, Lean Muscle Mass Hypertrophy, Muscular Endurance, Fat Burning, Strength Training and Power Training for improving the performance, depending on their goals. Also, the researches on nutrition and its effects on performance and training gives a much broader view on the general topic of training including Weight Loss and Fat Loss.

The importance of the details and the approaches towards fitness goals, and also getting the practical knowledge, as well as presenting the comprehensive information that can be applied to get the results, and teaching the proper technique of the exercises will be the main objective of the courses.

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