Skip to main content

CPD Understand the Principles of Exercise and Fitness

Course Overview

Exercise and fitness is important for everyone to maintain their health and well-being, and for anyone looking to improve their mental health or lose weight. Training in these subjects are particularly important for anyone working in the fitness industry such as personal trainers and fitness instructors.

Whether you are looking for online fitness courses for yourself, or you are an employer looking for fitness training for staff, our online CPD understanding exercise and fitness course can help. It covers a range of subjects including nutrition guidelines for a healthy diet and weight loss, the health benefits of exercise, the anatomy and physiology of the human body, and more.

Key Information

Course Length
4 hours

Course Level
Level CPD

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Online assessment

For Individuals


  • Automatic enrolment with an immediate start
  • Fully online course
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Perfect for an introduction or refresher in a subject
  • A great addition to a CV
  • Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
  • Nationally recognised
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • No hidden costs

Cost and Funding Information

Course Price

Study this course

Buy the course today and begin your journey to qualification

Section 1: Exercise

Learn about the important role exercise plays in maintaining general health and well-being, the types of activities that can improve your health and fitness and why we need to exercise.

Section 2: Nutrition

Cover the nutritional guidelines for a healthy diet and explains how nutrition affects our everyday health and fitness.

Section 3: Anatomy and physiology

Explore through the different systems in the human body, including the different terms associated with each system and what effects exercise has on these systems.

For Businesses

With our combination of market-leading learning resources, exceptional customer service and award-winning LMS solutions, we are confident we can assist with your education and training delivery needs.

Enquire now

Need some more information?

Check out our Frequently asked question via the link below

Frequently asked questions