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What do a doctor, dietitian, licensed clinical social worker, side-hustling nutrition coach, and personal trainer all have in common?

No, this isn’t the beginning of a terrible joke…

The answer: We interviewed people in each of these careers, and they all said getting a nutrition certification was worth it. 

But is a nutrition certification worth it,for you?

In this article, we’ll explore that question.

The truth is, a nutrition certification’s worth-it score depends on your situation.

To help you weigh all the pros and cons, we put together this comprehensive guide, complete with a free self-assessment tool to help you make the decision for yourself.

In this article, you’ll also find:

  • The essential questions to consider before getting a nutrition certification.
  • 5 unexpected side benefits of getting certified.
  • Why a nutrition certification often translates into greater client success.
  • How a nutrition certification can boost your income potential.
  • Insights from seven successful certified nutrition coaches from a wide range of professions.

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5 questions that’ll help you decide if a nutrition certification is worth it

Figuring out whether a nutrition certification is worth it can be tricky. In part, because we all define “worth it” differently.

For instance, is a nutrition certification worth it if you:

  • Gain knowledge you need to achieve your career goals?
  • Earn more money because of it?
  • Get more clients or new opportunities afterwards?
  • Learn something that changes your nutrition philosophy?
  • Create connections with like-minded people in your industry?

Consider the following questions to define what “worth it” means to you.

How to use this quiz to make your decision

Each section below ends with a question. You’ll rank your response on a scale from 0 to 5. (Just click the number on your screen, and your results will automatically populate at the end of the quiz.)

Once you’ve answered all five questions, you’ll get a worth it/not worth it result.

If you’re not sure how to answer one or more of the 5 questions (or just want to consider it from multiple angles), you’ll find boxes labeled “dig deeper” with prompts for further reflection.

Our advice: Keep a journal handy. Jot down your thoughts so you’ll have something to refer to when making your decision.

Question #1: Does a nutrition certification fill a gap in your knowledge?

A nutrition certification is worth it if it helps you gain key knowledge or skills, according to the coaches we interviewed.

Here are a few real-life examples of how a nutrition certification can fill knowledge gaps.

The personal trainer who wanted to master nutrition

The release of a massively popular Netflix nutrition documentary, coupled with a resulting deluge of client questions, made personal trainer Tyler Buckingham, PN1, PPSC, realize the full extent of nutrition misinformation.

He wanted to better understand the discussion as well as be able to answer client questions with authority. “I was like, okay, it’s time to get certified in nutrition,” says Buckingham, who trains a group of former athletes.

Since getting certified, he’s much more adept at answering the nutrition questions clients lob his way—especially tricky ones with no clear answer.

“I like having that flexibility and being able to say, ‘Hey, you could try this, or you could try that. What do you want to do? Let’s have a conversation about it.’”

In the end, Buckingham knows his clients are getting answers to their questions, and the actionable advice they need to keep moving forward.

The doctor who wanted to give better advice

A family medicine resident and CrossFit Level 1 coach, Kristina Hines, DO, PN1, felt confident talking to patients about exercise. But the few hours of nutrition education she got in medical school just weren’t cutting it.

“I didn’t really know what to tell patients nutritionally,” she says.

Her patients often had specific questions about how to eat, whether various diets were right for them, and what foods calmed their symptoms.

Dr. Hines wanted a deeper level of nutritional understanding, so she decided to pursue a nutrition certification.

Thanks to the certification course, Dr. Hines now feels comfortable answering just about any nutrition question patients come up with.

The registered dietitian who wanted to learn about behavior change

Jennifer Broxterman, MS, RD, was already a dietitian when she got her nutrition certification. But she wanted to learn more about the psychology of behavior change and motivational interviewing.

“As a university professor, I like to see different teaching methods and different learning styles,” she says.

For her, getting a Precision Nutrition Level 1 certification meant gaining perspective on how behavior change actually works, so she could better implement it with her clients.

Will a nutrition certification fill a gap in your knowledge?

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Dig deeper

  • What are you hoping to learn from a nutrition certification? How will the certification help you learn it?
  • What skills would help you reach more people, or improve your work with them? Could a nutrition certification help?
  • How do you feel when nutrition questions come up? How does that compare to how you’d like to feel?

Question #2: Will a nutrition certification bring you additional and valuable benefits?

People often cite benefits of becoming certified that go beyond their initial reason for doing so, such as:

  • enhanced credibility
  • more confidence
  • improved communication skills
  • opportunities to learn from peers and experts in the field
  • a healthier relationship with food

Below, we’ll cover each of these benefits in detail, so you can decide if they’re worth it for you.

Benefit #1: Enhanced credibility

After Vivian Gill, MA, RN-BC, CPT,  earned her nutrition certification, she noticed something that surprised her: “My credibility increased,” says the registered nurse, personal trainer, and lifestyle coach. “Clients know I’m evidence-based and not biased, and they’ve felt the difference.”

Gill saw that lots of other trainers in her community pushed dieting, counting macros, and detoxing. Her nutrition certification helped her realize that a different approach would resonate more with her clients.

“I’ve decided to be the voice of reason and grace,” she adds.

Benefit #2: More confidence

What does Buckingham see as the biggest hidden benefit of getting certified? “Definitely the confidence I have now,” he says.

Not long ago, a client came to him wanting to lose weight. During their intake, Buckingham learned the client had already lost several pounds. Clearly, the person was doing a lot right.

In the past, Buckingham would have felt pressured to deliver a completely different program—for the sake of it. Thanks to what he learned from his certification, however, he confidently encouraged his client to keep going with some of the same strategies.

Buckingham also feels more at ease talking about nutrition’s gray areas.

Instead of claiming to know it all, he feels comfortable saying: “Hey, I don’t know the answer to this question, but I’ll find out,”  or “Why don’t we see if it works? Then after a week, we can see what happened, and take it from there.”

Benefit #3: Improved coaching and communication skills

Some nutrition certification courses, like Precision Nutrition Level 1, include information on the art of coaching as well as nutrition science. In other words, part of the course trains you to talk to your clients more effectively. (Want to see what we mean? Check out our FREE Nutrition Coaching e-course.)

Josh Chang, PN1, a dietitian and owner of Mycro Nutrition, says getting a certification was worth it for him because it taught him how to talk to clients about their barriers.

“Dietitians are trained to use a little bit of motivational interviewing and empathize with clients, but Precision Nutrition teaches you to take that one or two steps further—to get to know the client and how to dig into why they might be saying what they say or doing what they’re doing.”

“A nutrition certification may be worth it if you need a little help strengthening those communication or rapport building skills,” he adds.

Benefit #4: Opportunities to learn from peers and experts in the field

Some nutrition certifications offer Facebook groups, online forums, and even in-person events. These resources provide coaches with a chance to connect with like-minded health professionals, get input from others on challenges and, in some cases, access top experts in the nutrition field.

Having a large community of coaches at his fingertips was one of the biggest unexpected benefits for Chang.

“Once you enroll in PN Level 1 or 2, you get invited to a Facebook group. I particularly enjoy seeing how different coaches respond when people post questions. Some coaching suggestions are just so out of left field, in a good way. I’m like, ‘I would’ve never thought of that, but it’s brilliant.’”

Benefit #5: A healthier relationship with food

Jenna Ashby PA-C, PN1, an oncology physician assistant, decided to become a nutrition coach after overcoming disordered eating.

Though Ashby primarily uses her nutrition certification in her side job at Breathe CrossFit in Derry, New Hampshire, she also came away from the experience with some personal takeaways.

“It helped solidify what I’ve been building upon the last few years, and it helped me find more peace with myself,” says Ashby. “I now know, without a doubt: I can love my body, be okay with my body, and appropriately nourish it.”

“That’s huge because I once thought that, if I wanted to eat, I had to exercise, or vice versa. Now, that mentality is reversed: In order to be strong and feel strong I need to nourish myself. The PN certification really solidified that for me,” she says.

Will a nutrition certification bring you additional and valuable benefits?

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Dig deeper

  • How would you like clients to view your knowledge about nutrition, and how do you think you’re currently measuring up to that?
  • How confident do you feel about your nutrition recommendations when working with clients? When you aren’t sure about something, how do you handle it?
  • How would you rate your current coaching and communication skills? When you talk to people about nutrition, how does your message seem to be received?
  • Where do you currently connect with peers and experts in your field? How might you benefit from additional opportunities?
  • How would you describe your current nutrition philosophy and your relationship with food? Is there room for improvement here?

Question #3: Does a nutrition certification line up with your career goals?

A nutrition certification enables you to make nutrition recommendations to otherwise healthy clients. 

With a nutrition certification, you’ll be qualified to:

  • Give the right nutrition advice at the right time
  • Develop an action plan your clients will actually follow
  • Help people transform their bodies and their health

These qualifications can be useful in a variety of careers.

What are your career opportunities with a nutrition certification?

People often wonder if they need to go to (or go back to) a university to get started with a career in nutrition. For certain jobs (such as registered dietitian), you need a specialized degree and training.

But there’s also a lot you can do with a nutrition certification alone. Coaches in our community have job titles like:

  • Nutrition coach
  • Sports nutrition coach
  • Weight loss coach
  • Weight management consultant
  • Corporate wellness educator
  • Nutrition program manager at a gym or other health facility
  • High-performance consultant
  • Stay-at-home parent and part-time nutrition coach

If you already have additional certifications or degrees (or plan to get them), there may be other career options. Some PN-certified coaches are also:

  • Registered dietitians
  • Sports nutritionists
  • Personal trainers and strength coaches who do nutrition coaching
  • Physical therapists who do nutrition coaching
  • Doctors, nurses, and physician assistants who do nutrition coaching
  • Psychologists, psychotherapists, and social workers who do nutrition coaching
What are you not qualified to do?

It’s important to note that Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT)—which involves giving nutrition advice to treat or cure disease—is out of scope unless you’re specifically MNT-accredited. You won’t be qualified to do this with a nutrition certification alone, and you should never try.

Depending on where you live, rules and regulations vary on what people with nutrition certifications are allowed to do.

For instance, in some states in the US, the only people who can provide meal plans are registered dietitians. But in these states, nutrition coaches can still help people with their eating as long as they’re not telling people exactly what they should and shouldn’t eat.

If you take a Precision Nutrition certification, you’ll learn that meal plans, deeming foods “off-limits,” and telling people exactly what to eat aren’t our style anyway. In our nutrition certification, you’ll learn how to get results without using these tactics.

Does a nutrition certification line up with your career goals?

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Dig deeper

  • How can nutrition coaching fit into your current job? Or are you looking to pursue a new career in nutrition?
  • Take a look at the job titles listed above. Which ones sound interesting to you and/or resonate with your career goals?
  • Do you need a nutrition certification to be qualified (or feel confident enough) to hold the job titles you listed in the previous question? Why or why not?

Question #4: Will a nutrition certification help the clients you work with (or want to work with)?

Our grads say a nutrition certification can help you provide a better service to your clients (or potential clients). This service can not only focus on what they eat, but also how they think, feel, and go about their daily routine. (We call this “deep health” coaching.)

This allows you to figure out what’s really holding clients back from making the lasting changes they really want.

That’s important since many people get a nutrition certification, at least partly, because they want to help people—even if it’s their friends or family members. So it’s worthwhile to consider how getting certified will help the people you work with (or eventually want to work with).

For instance, Buckingham now includes nutrition coaching his personal training clients as an added value service. “If you’re meeting me in person, I’ll often say, ‘Hey, let’s talk nutrition. Let’s make sure that you get those questions answered,’” he explains.

Getting a nutrition certification may also improve client experiences. “I think it’s made me a better practitioner,” Dr. Hines says.

Developing her motivational interviewing skills, she says, helped her approach conversations about nutrition in a way that makes patients feel more at ease.

“Now, I’m able to meet my patients where they are instead of having them feel like I’m just lecturing them. I really try to empower patients to know that they have a say in this. It’s not just me telling them what they have to do.”

Lastly, a nutrition certification may help clients get better results.

For example, Kelly Lynch, LCSW, EMT, CPT, PN1, a therapist who specializes in treating first responders, began suggesting clients talk to their physicians about blood work and other diagnostic tests, especially when she suspected their mental health symptoms might be related to (or exacerbated by) nutritional deficiencies, GI dysfunction, or hormonal issues.

When one of her clients described worsening depression along with digestive issues, Lynch thought of a condition she’d learned about during her certification that could contribute to these symptoms: SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth). She encouraged the client to ask their doctor about it.

Sure enough, testing revealed Lynch’s hunch was correct, and the client’s depression improved once the SIBO was treated.

Will a nutrition certification help your clients?

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Dig deeper

  • What additional value would your clients receive if you got a nutrition certification?
  • How would more knowledge and better coaching/communication skills improve clients’ experiences?
  • In what way would nutrition and coaching expertise help your clients get better results?

Question #5: Will a nutrition certification boost your income potential, or provide other financial benefits?

Based on our survey of 1000 nutrition coaches and additional independent research, coaches with a nutrition certification earn slightly more per hour than coaches without one.

If you have two to three certifications, you’ll earn an average $12 more per hour than coaches with just one.

And coaches with a Precision Nutrition certification earn 11 percent more than people with other certifications.

So it’s safe to say that, on average, certified coaches earn more.

For Chang, getting a nutrition certification was the impetus to start his own coaching business, getting him out of a hospital nutrition setting and into the driver’s seat of his own career and earning potential.

Lynch experienced greater interest in her therapy services after sharing that she’d gotten certified in nutrition. It also helped her launch a coaching side business, providing an additional revenue stream.

For some, a nutrition certification might be an avenue to saving money. In addition to enabling her to start a side job as a nutrition coach, Ashby says getting certified meant she no longer felt like she needed to pay for nutrition coaching from someone else. Now, she feels totally confident adjusting her own eating habits.

Will a nutrition certification boost your income potential, or provide other financial benefits?

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Dig deeper

  • Will getting a nutrition certification allow you to charge clients more than you are currently, or offer new services?
  • How might getting certified in nutrition increase interest in your services? Could it help expand your client base?
  • How might getting a nutrition certification potentially save you money, in terms of services you’ll no longer need or outsourcing you’ll no longer have to do?

So is a nutrition certification worth it?

YOUR TOTAL SCORE:

Now find your score range to see if a nutrition certification is worth it.

20 and above: Yes, a nutrition certification is worth it for you!

Based on your answers, it sounds like a nutrition certification will pay off. By getting certified, you’ll level up your:

  • nutrition science and coaching knowledge
  • career opportunities and coaching services
  • ability to help clients
  • income potential
  • and so much more.
6 to 19: A nutrition certification might be worth it for you.

Based on your answers, it sounds like a nutrition certification will pay off in some ways, but might not in others.

The big question for you to consider: Do the likely benefits outweigh the costs?

To answer that, take another look at your quiz answers, specifically at the ones where you scored a 4 or 5.

Compare the benefits with the cost associated with getting certified.

For example, let’s say you ranked high for a certification filling a knowledge gap as well as for it likely bringing in more income. For costs, maybe you already have the money set aside as well as the time to take and pass a course. In that case, you’ll likely decide that a certification is worth it.

On the other hand, let’s say you picked 5 for a certification lining up with your career goals. For all of the other questions, you choose a 3 or lower. On top of that, you’d have to borrow money to pay for a certification. And you’re already working two jobs. Oh, and you’ve got a baby on the way. Well, a certification might not be worth it to you—not right now anyway.

5 and under: It doesn’t seem like a nutrition certification is worth it for you.

Based on your answers, it’s not clear that you’ll find a nutrition certification to be worth it. That said, there are always exceptions.

You might be interested in getting a certification just for your own personal benefit—not for your career. You may not want to work with clients, earn money through nutrition coaching, or change jobs, and that’s totally legit.

No matter what you decide, it’s important to have a clear picture of your reasoning. Hopefully, that’s what you’ve gained through this self-assessment.

Where to go from here

If you decide to get a nutrition certification, you have quite a few programs to choose from.

For guidance, check out this in-depth article: How to choose the right nutrition certification program for YOU.

Learning how to coach clients, patients, friends, or family members through healthy eating and lifestyle changes—in a way that’s personalized for their unique body, preferences, and circumstances—is both an art and a science.

If you’d like to learn more about both, consider the Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification. The next group kicks off shortly.

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On Wednesday, October 7th, 2020, we’re opening registration for the Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification, the world’s most recommended nutrition education program.

Developed over 15 years, and proven with over 100,000 clients, the Precision Nutrition curriculum stands alone as the authority on the science of nutrition and the art of coaching.  It gives you the knowledge, systems, and tools you need to feel both confident and qualified to coach nutrition with anyone—in-person or online.

Whether you already work in health and fitness, or you’re starting a new career or side business you’re passionate about, the PN Level 1 Certification is your springboard to a deeper understanding of nutrition, the authority to coach it, and the ability to turn what you know into results—for yourself and your clients.

For more about the program, check out the frequently asked questions below.

But, first, watch these two short videos; the first is a full breakdown of the program from Dr. Krista Scott-Dixon, and the second video features
interviews with renowned coaches like Eric Cressey, Molly Galbraith, Adam Lloyd, and Jon Goodman:

Dr. Krista Scott-Dixon gives you a sneak peek inside the brand-new edition of the Level 1 Certification.

 

Dr. John Berardi and fitness industry leaders discuss what makes the Level 1 Certification so unique and effective.

 

As we’re about to open the program—and last time we sold out in hours—we’re getting lots of questions. Here we’ll answer the most common ones so you can decide if it’s a good choice for you.

What is the Precision Nutrition Certification?

Q: What's the program all about?
A:

Developed over 15 years, and proven with over 100,000 clients, the Precision Nutrition Level 1 curriculum stands alone as the authority on the science of nutrition and the art of behavior-change coaching.

We’re the only nutrition certification company in the world that coaches its own clients every day, which means everything you’ll learn in the program has been tested and proven in the real world, with real people.

Whether you’re already mid-career, or just starting out, the Level 1 Certification is your springboard to a deeper understanding of nutrition, the authority to coach it, and the ability to turn what you know into results.

This means you’ll feel qualified to offer nutrition advice and confident in your ability to coach anyone to better health and fitness.

But, here’s the thing:

You don’t have to currently work in, or operate, a health and fitness practice to benefit from the Precision Nutrition Certification.

Many people who join the program see it as their first major step toward becoming a health and fitness professional. (Often they’re still in the job they plan to leave for this new career).

Others want to coach people on the side without leaving their job, so they can earn extra income doing something they love.

Still others complete our certification program simply to learn more about how nutrition influences a person’s health and fitness… so they can eat better themselves and help others do the same.

Whatever stage you’re at in your career, this program will give you everything you need to confidently coach nutrition with anyone.

Here’s what our recent grad Darius Pinkney had to say about the program:

PN Coach Darius Pinkney

“Before joining the PN Level 1 Certification I felt lost and confused about what good nutrition is. I didn’t have the confidence in my abilities to successfully coach nutrition, and I believe that held me back from reaching my full potential. 

Now, after going through the Certification and receiving my credentials, I feel so much confidence in my abilities and skill set. Having this knowledge now gives me the assurance of being able to coach and guide my clients. The Precision Nutrition Certification helped me combine the science of nutrition and coaching in one course. There’s no other program like it.”

Q: What’s included in the program?
A:

Since we first launched the Precision Nutrition Certification, we’ve been the definitive source of nutrition education for health and fitness professionals who want to catapult their careers and make a difference in people’s lives. Yet we’re never satisfied with yesterday’s success.

Nutrition science is dynamic, new discoveries are made almost daily. And that’s just on the research side. As we continue to coach our own clients (over 100,000 and counting), we’re discovering new methods of helping them achieve real, lasting behavior change.

As we train and certify health and fitness professionals (nearly 100,000 and counting), we’re also uncovering the best ways to help our Certification students learn, retain, and apply the material.

That’s why we spent last year re-envisioning and redesigning the program from the ground up. Now in its 4th edition, it’s more valuable and practical than ever.

Inside you’ll find:

  • 3 unit textbooks, beautifully packaged in a box set—to give you everything you need to know about nutrition, behavior-change psychology, and coaching practice (click here to download the table of contents). Plus, it’s easy to carry from your house, to the car, to the gym, so you can study anywhere!
  • 20 animated instructional video seminars, to help you better understand each chapter (check out a sample video below).
  • Workbook and study guide, with exercises and thought experiments to help prepare you for the end-of-chapter exams.
  • Real-world case studies, drawn from our work with over 100,000 clients, to help you practice and retain the powerful new concepts you’re learning.
  • Active learning tools, to help you use what you’re learning in the real world, right away.
  • Over 40 premium coaching tools, including assessment forms and questionnaires, to help you learn more about your clients and unlock their full potential (click here to download an overview of the questionnaires and assessments).

The 4th Edition of the Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification is beautifully packaged in a box set and packed with the latest research and proven coaching practices.

As promised, here’s “What is a great coach?”—which supplements Chapter 3 of the text. (Remember, every chapter has a video like this, to go along with the text.)

Free access to ProCoach—our online coaching software

Since our company’s inception, we’ve coached our clients 100% online. And we’ve helped thousands of coaches around the world do the same.

As a PN Level 1 Certification student, you’ll get free lifetime access to ProCoach—our online nutrition coaching software—for use with up to one client, friend, or family member. Now you can try coaching online, put what you’re learning into practice immediately, and develop the confidence to coach nutrition the right way.

Tested with over 100,000 clients, ProCoach helps you deliver world-class nutrition coaching. Now you can grow your business while working less & getting better results.

Community of like-minded people + top experts

As a PN Level 1 student, you’ll get instant access to our private Facebook community. Now you’ll be able to learn alongside an extremely supportive group of health enthusiasts from around the world—including top strength coaches and personal trainers, world-class yoga instructors, doctors from a variety of disciplines, and more.

With study tips, live webinars, and other resources, being part of this community will deepen your learning, introduce you to new people, and help you level up your career.

You’ll have the chance to connect daily with experienced coaches, fellow students, and even textbook authors. Ask questions, troubleshoot specific coaching scenarios, and get feedback or advice whenever you need it.

With the Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification, you’ll learn a science-proven method for coaching nutrition the right way, from the company that Nike, Equinox, Titleist, and professional athletes worldwide turn to for advice and expertise.

Now, more than ever, our certification is guaranteed to give you a one-of-a-kind education experience—plus the knowledge and confidence to coach nutrition with anyone who comes to you for help.

Q: Why choose Precision Nutrition over other certification options?
A:

Both research and experience show that the best way to help someone transform their health is to start with their nutrition.

But understanding nutrition science is only a small part of what it takes to get people the results they deserve. It only matters if you also know how to help someone change their behavior.

This is where other nutrition programs miss the mark: They may teach a little science (that you’ll probably never even use), and then they send you on your merry way to figure out the “coaching” part on your own.

None of them teach you the science of nutrition and the art of behavior-change coaching.

Specifically, that means knowing how to break down your client’s complex goals into a series of proven practices that will lead to lasting changes. And then communicating with your client in an authentic way that builds trust and sets them up to succeed.

This is where Precision Nutrition is different: We’ll teach you all the nutrition science you need to feel competent. And we’ll give you the behavior-change coaching skills you need to help people get the results they deserve.

Here are a few reasons why we’re the obvious choice…

We coach people every day

We’re the originators of habit-based nutrition coaching. Since 2005, we’ve helped over 100,000 clients transform their lives through better nutrition. As we mentioned above, we’re the only nutrition certification company in the world that coaches our own clients. Through the years, we’ve built, refined, and perfected our coaching method for helping people change how they eat, look, and feel. Now we’re ready to help you become the kind of coach who can get results like these…

#1 recommended nutrition program

In a recent third-party industry report, close to 1,000 health and fitness professionals rated nearly a dozen well-known nutrition certification programs on a variety of factors.

The Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification is top-ranked across the board:

  • #1 most recommended nutrition education program
  • 94% of customers rate our program better than anything else out there for learning how to become a better coach and helping clients change their behaviors
  • Highest rated in customer satisfaction, reputation, nutrition content quality, and program effectiveness

Bottom line: If you want to learn nutrition science and coaching from the best in the field, you’ve come to the right place.

Science-backed and peer-reviewed

The Precision Nutrition Method, which drives our Certification and ProCoach programs, was recently validated in 3 peer-reviewed studies. This means that the system you’ll learn in the Level 1 program is truly evidence-based.

For years, we’ve known how effective our coaching method is for helping people lose fat, build strength, and make big health improvements. Now the medical and scientific communities know it, too.

Our method was recently validated in peer-reviewed studies published in Internet Interventions, the Journal of Cancer Survivorship, and Obesity Science and Practice.

After being authored by some of the world’s top health and fitness experts, each new version of our program text is peer-reviewed by dozens of top professionals in a range of disciplines. This means everything you’ll learn has been vetted by top experts and validated by science.

We’re the experts other experts come to for advice

When elite athletes, professional sports teams, and Fortune 100 companies need game-changing nutrition programs, they come to us.

We’ve worked with top sports organizations like:

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In the PN Certification, we’ll peel back the curtain and give you the same world-renowned knowledge and tools we share with our elite clients.

Q: Which is better—taking the Precision Nutrition Certification or going back to school?
A:

While we won’t pretend to have the perfect advice for every situation, here are some facts to help you decide…

If you decided to go back to school for a nutrition degree or to become a registered dietitian, you’d likely spend anywhere from $10,000 – $20,000 USD per year. If you did a four-year degree, you’d be looking at spending upward of $40,000 – $100,000 USD.

The only problem? Most university programs don’t teach you the skills needed to help people transform their bodies and health. They’re intended for people looking to become professors, researchers (people who work at universities), or clinical dietitians (people who work at hospitals). If you want to do any of that, you go to college, study for years and get a Ph.D. or an R.D. Both noble professions.

Our co-founder John Berardi got a Ph.D. in the field, so we’re not knocking it. Brian St. Pierre, who co-wrote the textbooks for the Precision Nutrition Certification, earned both a master’s degree and R.D. and worked at prestigious hospitals and research institutes. And both Krista Scott-Dixon and Helen Kollias, our other co-authors, earned Ph.D.s at respected universities.

But neither of those roads teach you how to actually coach an exercising client through a health and body transformation. That’s a very specific skill set, requiring both an understanding of the science of nutrition and—this is critical—a reliable system for coaching it.

So unlike anything else out there, the Precision Nutrition Certification does both of those things. It was designed from the ground up, specifically for those who want to help clients transform their bodies and health through better nutrition.

In other words, it’s like getting a graduate-level education in nutrition science and behavior-change coaching, so you can get results for anyone who comes to you for help—at a tiny fraction of the cost of attending a university.

What will the Precision Nutrition Certification do for me?

Q: Who is this program for?
A:

The Precision Nutrition Certification is for:

  • Anyone working in health and fitness who wants to help their clients get better results than ever
  • People who are passionate about health and fitness, and want to help others—either on the side or as a new career
  • Those who want to learn all they can about nutrition—so they can improve their own health

We’ve worked with nearly 100,000 students from every corner of this industry and beyond—from personal trainers and yoga instructors to physicians, therapists, nutritionists, holistic wellness coaches, stay-at-home parents, and people who want to coach nutrition on the side.

Carolina Belmares is a full-time personal trainer and nutrition coach who used the PN Certification to level-up her skills…

PN L1 Certified Carolina Belmares

“The Precision Nutrition Certification gave me the confidence of knowing I’m following a proven method that’s brought success to thousands of clients. And it shows! My own success has increased since applying what I learned.”

 

Kelly Slagh is a kindergarten teacher who loves to coach nutrition on the side…

PN L1 Certified Coach Kelly Slagh holding certificate

“Upon completing the program, I feel prepared to coach others, and I have a clearer focus of what my next steps are. I can’t wait to see where this new adventure leads me!”

 

Gonzalo Torres joined the PN Certification to improve his own nutrition. Now he uses his coaching skills to help his friends and family…

PN Coach Gonzalo Torres

“Now I have a proven nutrition coaching methodology, and I’ve made a real difference in my family’s health.”

 

And Ray Chan is a former accountant who decided to switch careers and become a full-time health and fitness coach…

PN L1 Certified Coach Ray Chan holding certificate

“Now that I’m PN Certified, I have the confidence to have crucial conversations about nutrition with my clients. And I can help them get past the inevitable plateaus standing in the way of their goals.”

Whether you already work in health and fitness, or you’re starting a new career or side business you’re passionate about, this certification will give you the knowledge, systems, and tools to make a real, lasting change for anyone you work with.

Q: What will I learn in the program?
A:

We couldn’t find a textbook or a course that did all the things we wanted to do, nor all the things we wanted to teach others.

So we created the Precision Nutrition Certification, based on our extensive research and work with over 100,000 clients.

It’s packed with the latest findings in nutrition and behavior-change psychology, and includes practical coaching strategies, plus a step-by-step system for getting results with anyone.

Let’s get specific…

In Unit 1, you’ll learn all about the Precision Nutrition approach to coaching. After working with over 100,000 clients (and counting), we’ve learned what really works for helping people change. Now we’re passing it onto you.

We’ll show you how to:

  • Set yourself up for the best learning experience
  • Explore your own coaching style
  • Use scientific evidence in coaching
  • Build a healthy coaching relationship with clients
  • Coach people to “deep health”—where your clients thrive in all areas of their lives (physical, mental, emotional, and so on)

Next up is Unit 2, where you’ll dive into the science of nutrition. We’ll cover topics like:

  • The body’s systems, organs, and cells
  • Calories and metabolism
  • Digestion, absorption, and water balance
  • Energy production, fat storage, and muscle gain
  • Macronutrients: protein (amino acids), carbohydrate (fiber, sugar, and starch) and fat (triglycerides and fatty acids)
  • Vitamins, minerals, and zoonutrients (yes, zoonutrients!)
  • And much more

It’s like getting a graduate-level education in nutrition science. Yes, you’re going to “nerd out” a bit! But don’t be intimidated. Each chapter is written in a way that’s easy to consume and comprehend.

In Unit 3 you’ll learn how to best apply this new information, including how to:

  • Walk clients through the PN Coaching process step-by-step
  • Assess clients, gather data, and identify their goals
  • Create an action plan they’ll actually follow
  • Measure their progress and adjust where necessary
  • Help them achieve lasting changes in their health and lives
  • Work with all types of clients and situations
  • Build a coaching business, in-person or online

In all, you’ll get nearly 700 pages of the latest, most effective research in nutrition science and behavior-change psychology—co-authored by some of the industry’s leading authorities in health and fitness.

And that’s not even including the workbook & study guide, case-studies, and video seminars you’ll have access to.

With this incredible learning resource we’re doing everything in our power to change the game. We’re out to educate and train a new, more effective kind of health and fitness coach… one who’s ready to deliver life-changing results for anyone who comes to them for help.

Q: Why offer a certification like this?
A:

Because an effective nutrition coaching system is the missing component in the health and fitness industry today.

If a health intervention or exercise program isn’t accompanied by an effective nutrition system, you’ll get mediocre results—no matter how badly the client or patient “wants it.”

The fact is this: Many very good coaches, in a variety of health and fitness fields, see their efforts go to waste because their excellent programs aren’t accompanied by a proper nutrition intervention. And that’s not merely our opinion.

To give you a very specific example: There’s ample research demonstrating that in the absence of nutrition change, even very intense exercise programs with experienced trainers, will yield an average of merely 3 to 6 pounds of fat loss in 6 months’ time.

Think about that: A client would spend $3,000-$5,000 for 6 months with a personal trainer, only to lose a few measly, unnoticeable pounds of body fat. That’s not good.

To give you a counter example, in our Precision Nutrition Coaching program, clients average around 15 pounds of fat loss in the first 6 months. That’s nearly 3 times as effective.

In Precision Nutrition Coaching, we provide both exercise and nutrition coaching, and that’s the difference.

But keep in mind: Our coaching is 100 percent online. They get those results without ever meeting us in person.

If they work with a coach or trainer while doing Precision Nutrition Coaching (which can help them work harder in the gym and stay accountable locally), they lose closer to 25 pounds of fat in 6 months. That’s over 4 times as effective.

(Of course, nutrition coaching isn’t just about fat loss. It’s also about building strength, improving health, feeling energetic, and more. We’re just using fat loss as an example.)

So something is missing, and that something is a proven nutrition coaching system.

That’s why we developed the certification program: To teach you both the science of nutrition and the art of behavior-change coaching. Because once you really understand both, on a deep level, you can deliver results that are impossible with exercise alone.

Equally rooted in the latest nutrition science and behavior-change psychology, the Certification offers a proven and practical coaching system that shows you exactly what to do at every stage of the nutrition coaching process—from the very first time you meet with a client, until they reach all of their goals.

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Q: What do you mean when you say, “Exercise alone doesn't work”?
A:

We mean exactly that: Exercise alone doesn’t work.

If a person doesn’t change their nutrition, nothing else they do will matter much when it comes to body composition change (fat loss, muscle gain) and the associated health improvements.

And that’s what 95 percent of people are looking for, isn’t it?

Simply put, the past 25 years of published scientific research show that while exercise alone can promote very small changes in body fat, lean mass, and the associated health markers, those changes are almost negligible.

In fact, one published review, a meta-analysis of more than 700 previous exercise studies done over 25 years, showed that about 6 months of supervised exercise programming will produce only 9 pounds of weight lost.

If we assume 50 percent of that weight lost is fat (which is a safe assumption, based on the research), that means that clients can expect to lose around 4.5 pounds of fat during a 6-month training program.

So, let’s assume a client meets with their trainer four times a week at $50 an hour. That’s $200 per week, $800 per month, and $4,800 for 6 months. All for 4.5 pounds of fat lost? That’s a cost of $1,000 per pound of fat lost.

After all that time and money spent, would an overweight client even notice 4.5 pounds fat loss? Would their cholesterol be significantly lower? Would they feel like they got their money’s worth?

Not likely.

Q: What results can I expect when I integrate nutrition coaching into my current practice?
A:

Again, let’s look at one comparator, Precision Nutrition Coaching, which incorporates both exercise and nutrition.

During the first 6 months of the online-only program, the average fat loss is around 15 pounds. In addition, we see hundreds of reports of clients being taken off blood pressure, cardiovascular disease and diabetes medications.

If that client uses our exercise and nutrition system while working with a trainer in-person, they’ll see an average of 25 pounds of fat loss over the course of 6 months.

And the best performers are losing up to 100 pounds in 12 months. It’s quite amazing.

So with the right exercise and the right nutrition programming, supervised by an in-person coach, the cost per pound of fat loss can go down from $1000 per pound to $100 per pound. That’s nearly 5 times the fat loss and 10 times the cost-effectiveness.

If you’re a health and fitness professional, imagine how in-demand you’d be if you could regularly deliver results like that.

It’s absolutely possible. In fact, it’s what we should expect. But no one is teaching this stuff.

Nothing out there covers the specific problem: How to deliver nutrition coaching in an exercise, personal training, health, rehab, or sport coaching environment. And that’s why we created this certification.

We wanted to create a new kind of program: one that helps you become a body (and health) transformation expert, and one that helps clients get the kind of results they deserve.

The Precision Nutrition Certification is a massive step in that direction.

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Q: Would nutritionists and dietitians benefit from this program as well?
A:

Absolutely. In fact, we wish every dietitian would find their way to this program and get involved.

Although RDs have excellent training in all aspects of clinical nutrition, most dietetics programs don’t even offer a sport and exercise nutrition course. If they do, the course is usually too general to be of any use in the field.

Trust us. We know because we’ve taught in dietetics departments. Just because someone has earned an RD or LD credential doesn’t mean they’re done learning. The best dietitians, physicians, trainers, and coaches make lifelong education an important priority.

The Precision Nutrition Certification program would be an asset for every dietitian.

Q: Can I earn CEUs from my training or dietetics organization with this program?
A:

Most likely. The curriculum is pre-qualified for CEUs with the following organizations:

  • ACE: 2.0 CECs
  • ACSM: 20 credits/hours
  • AFAA: 15 CEUs
  • CDR: 16 sessions
  • CPTN: 14 CECs
  • CrossFit®: 20 CEUs
  • ISSA: 20 CEUs
  • NASM: 1.9 CEUs
  • NBHWC: 15 CECs
  • PTA Global: 24 CECs
  • REPs UK: 16 credits
  • USA Cycling: 15 CEUs

This means that, if you are certified by any of the groups listed above, CEUs are guaranteed upon successful completion of the course.

We should also note that a host of additional organizations accept our course on a one-off basis. For these, graduates from our program submit a summary of the course and their certificate for review.

How was the Precision Nutrition Certification developed?

Q: What qualifies you to teach a course / offer a certification like this?
A:

First and foremost, we’re practitioners, not just theorists. In fact, we’re the only nutrition certification company in the world that coaches our own clients, in addition to educating health and fitness professionals.

We’re in the trenches every day, coaching thousands of people around the world, from all walks of life. We’re constantly improving our coaching process based on our own learnings from the field, along with the latest research in nutrition science, exercise physiology, and behavior-change psychology.

Our team includes some of the best nutritionists, PhDs, dietitians, and specialists in the industry.

For example, Dr. John Berardi, Precision Nutrition’s co-founder and co-author of the Level 1 program, has had vast exposure to almost every aspect of health, fitness, and nutrition. He’s been:

  • A student of nutrition, completing his Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology and Nutrient Biochemistry at the University of Western Ontario.
  • A teacher of nutrition at multiple universities, including the University of Texas, Eastern Michigan University, and the University of Western Ontario.
  • A competitive physique athlete, winning Mr. Jr. USA in 1995.
  • A personal trainer, running a successful training business in Miami.
  • A researcher who has published studies in peer-reviewed academic journals.
  • An author of over half a dozen nutrition books and hundreds of articles in magazines like Men’s Health, Women’s Health, and many more.
  • A consultant to companies like Nike, Equinox and Titleist.
  • A nutrition coach to thousands of everyday people and quite a few pro athletes and Olympic gold medalists.

So apart from being qualified academically, he has a pretty unique perspective—one that’s very well-suited to teaching this material, especially to professionals.

Dr. Berardi has seen the field of nutrition from more angles, both personally and professionally, than almost anyone else teaching nutrition today.

In addition, he’s written chapters for other nutrition textbooks, he’s created Masters-level university courses on sport nutrition, and he’s created nutrition certification material for other certifying bodies.

So he has extensive experience creating academic course material.

But most of all, we think our team is qualified to teach this because we’ve used and tested this very system extensively with our own clients here at Precision Nutrition.

Remember: Precision Nutrition isn’t just a certification company.

Over the past 15 years, through our Precision Nutrition Coaching system, we’ve been quietly conducting the largest body transformation research project in the world.

We’ve had over 100,000 clients go through our nutrition coaching curriculum, doing what is essentially a total exercise, nutrition and lifestyle intervention.

The purpose of this coaching is simple: to help people lose fat, gain lean mass, and completely transform their bodies (and lives).

Now, here’s the thing: Since the entire program is online, we’re able to collect data on everything. And we mean everything.

Because we don’t see clients in person, we can’t “eyeball” things. We need data. So we have detailed psychometric (personality) profiles on our clients. We track compliance and every measurable and relevant behavior. And, of course, we regularly collect photos and monitor body composition and performance outcomes.

As a result of this rigorous data collection, we’re guessing we here at Precision Nutrition know, better than almost anyone else in the world, which variables are most important to body transformation success.

Now, remember, we’re not talking about what we think is correlated to success. We’re talking about what we absolutely know is correlated with success. Success here means compliance, consistency, and ultimately, fat loss, muscle gain, and life-changing health improvements.

It takes a long time to gather this kind of information, especially since no one in the health or fitness industry has ever done anything like it before. But now that it’s been gathered, analyzed, and tested, we believe it’s time to share it.

From there, the Precision Nutrition Certification was born.

Q: Will there be multiple levels of certification?
A:

Yes, two.

This is the first, the Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification, and includes the textbooks, the online material, and the online exam.

Essentially, Level 1 certifies that you have a solid understanding of nutrition science and behavior-change coaching. Once you pass the exam, you get a Level 1 certificate acknowledging your completion of that part of the certification program.

Some people will stop there. And that’s cool with us. With the Level 1 certificate, they’ll be equipped with the knowledge and tools to help people improve their bodies and health through better nutrition.

The Precision Nutrition Level 2 Master Class is only open to students and graduates of the Level 1 program.

The Level 2 student is required to do an online mentorship, perform regular research reviews, and produce client case studies showing that they can actually deliver results. Level 2 certifies that you can take the theory and apply it with your clients all the way through a successful health and body transformation.

So, unlike other nutrition certification programs, the Precision Nutrition Certification has both a self-paced component where you learn the material (Level 1) and a mentorship component where you practice under the watchful eye of a world-class coach (Level 2).

Those who complete both levels will be among the best in the world at getting results.

Q: How long does it take to complete the Level 1 program?
A:

The Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification is entirely self-paced, so there’s no deadline. You can take as much or as little time as you like.

The pace that seems to work best for most of our students is completing one chapter per week. That means reading the chapter, reviewing the online video, answering the workbook questions, and writing the 10-question exam.

If you follow that structure, you can expect to spend 3-5 hours per week on the certification materials. Since there are 20 total chapters, you’d earn your Precision Nutrition Certification in a little over four and a half months.

But here’s the best part: You don’t need to wait to get certified in order to feel confident and qualified to coach nutrition. Since you’ll be learning and practicing from Day One, you’ll be in a perfect position to start helping your clients immediately.

Q: How do I stay committed and on track if the program is self-paced?
A:

That part is easy.

In addition to the printed materials you’ll receive (i.e. textbooks, workbook, client assessment forms), you’ll also get access to our online course platform.

The platform hosts our educational videos, case studies, online quizzes (one per chapter), and innovative learning tools to help you practice and retain the material. It also encourages (and tracks) your progress.

We built the online platform ourselves based on the best practices of distance-based education. Most students find it the perfect blend of flexibility and accountability. And the proof is in our graduation rate, which is well above the industry standard.

You’ll also get access to a private online study group where you can ask questions and get support from your peers and the Level 1 authors. They’ll help you overcome any roadblocks and keep making progress through the program.

Q: How about Level 2?
A:

The Level 2 program is an in-depth online mentorship that takes 12 months to complete.

And, as discussed above, it’s only available to Precision Nutrition Level 1 students and graduates.

Q: Do I need to have a science degree to become certified?
A:

No. We assume no prior knowledge of biology, chemistry, etc., and so we don’t require a university degree.

Now, if you were terrible in science, you can expect some parts of this certification to be semi-challenging. But if you’re willing to read and understand new concepts, you can definitely learn the material.

Q: Is this program accredited by a national education board?
A:

While our certification program isn’t “accredited” by the national education boards, you can still be sure that it is the most respected (and most recommended) nutrition certification in the world.

If you want letters and a rubber stamp, there are organizations for that. At Precision Nutrition, we’re all about passing on important and life-changing knowledge. We’ll leave all the bureaucratic hoops to other organizations.

However, we should mention that we are recognized as a continuing education provider by the top fitness and nutrition organizations in the world (see below). In addition, as mentioned above, our course material is approved for teaching at the master’s level.

What happens after I get certified?

Q: Once I'm Precision Nutrition Certified, will I be listed on your site?
A:

Yes. And given our exposure online, that’s a big advantage for Precision Nutrition Certified professionals. As we grow our online coaching programs, that advantage will grow with it.

For example: Our coaching clients are often interested in finding a local coach, one who actually knows what the heck they’re doing, to help them out with their new exercise movements, etc.

In the past, we had no one to send them to.

We can’t just send them blindly into the local fitness club with their Precision Nutrition exercise and nutrition program in hand. It would be a disaster.

So with the Precision Nutrition Certification we’re creating an army of health and fitness coaches who actually get it. Coaches who our readers, clients, and customers can trust.

What’s more, by being Precision Nutrition Certified, coaches will be part of a network of local professionals that we trust and that we can refer our own clients to.

Once you’re certified, you’ll have a professional profile in our new online directory of Precision Nutrition Certified Professionals, so you’ll be easy to find when people are looking for local help.

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Q: Are there any requirements to maintain my certification?
A:

As a Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certified professional, you’re required to re-write an exam every two years from your date of course completion to keep your certification current.

Taking an exam every two years will ensure your knowledge is up-to-date, and you’re still practicing at the top of your field.

If you take the recertification exam before your Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification expires, you’ll maintain your status as “certified” in the PN Directory of Certified Professionals. And we’ll send you a new certificate.

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Q: What about those people specifically looking for national accreditation?
A:

People come to Precision Nutrition to get certified because they want the best possible exercise and sport nutrition training—from one of the world’s most recognizable exercise and sport nutrition companies.

For those of you looking for some other end, like national accreditation (which often means that the program has been reviewed by your government; and we all know how awesome they are at offering nutrition information), give us a shout at info@precisionnutrition.com.

There are other programs for that and we’ll be happy to point you to those types of certification programs.

Q: What advice will someone be able to offer clients or after completing the course?
A:

That’s a great question and one we cover in-depth in the course.

Most health and fitness professionals are allowed to make nutrition recommendations to otherwise healthy clients. So even without the Precision Nutrition Certification, most folks can make nutrition recommendations. What we’re offering is a much better system for making those recommendations.

The only scope of practice that’s restricted is Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT), which means giving nutrition advice to treat or cure disease. You won’t be qualified to do this, and you should never try, unless you’re specifically MNT-accredited.

Q: What are other people saying about the program?
A:

The feedback on the Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification has been overwhelmingly positive.

In the past 7 years we’ve enrolled nearly 100,000 students in the course. And student satisfaction ratings exceed 99 percent, meaning nearly 100 percent of our students rate the course as “excellent.”

And, in case you missed the video above, here are some thoughts from a few of the top coaches in the industry:

Precision Nutrition co-founder Dr. John Berardi gives you a sneak peek at the Level 1 Certification.
(Plus, industry leaders share their thoughts on the program).

 

 

How do I sign up?

Q: When does the Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification program begin?
A:

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We always like to begin with the nightlife, meeting single Burlington girls during the day will follow that up before we tell you about a cool online dating site for fast hook ups. Date night ideas and all kinds of cool things to do in the city or around Lake Champlain will be how we end this.

Nightclubs & Pick Up Bars

We might as well begin with a list of the best singles bars and nightclubs to pick up Burlington girls:

The main area for singles nightlife is Church Street right in the center of town. If you are thinking about taking a trip here we highly suggest you get a hotel as close to Church Street as you can, particularly if hooking up with Burlington girls is the main goal of your trip.

You can find more bars spread around the Lake Champlain area, but the best singles nightlife is right downtown. Remember that this is a college town so if class is not in session you may not find much going on.

Though with that said during the summer tourists should start visiting Lake Champlain so it can sort of even out. Either way, if you aren’t really liking the scene there are plenty of beautiful women in Toronto only a short drive away.

Meet Burlington Girls During The Day

That downtown Church Street area should also give you some option during the day. The shops, bars, and cafes in the area will be drawing in single Burlington women before the sun goes down as well.

Other good spots to potentially meet some girls would be other malls and shopping districts like:

  • Champlain Centre
  • Dorset Square Mall Shopping Center
  • University Mall
  • Shelburne Road Shopping Plaza
  • Plattsburgh Consumer Square

If you are young enough to pull it off strolling around campus may not be a bad idea either.

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The world has changed a lot in our lifetimes, like how much better it is to order a ride from an app instead of standing on the side of the road waiting for an open cab to drive by. That is a big time improvement, yet online dating sites offer that same convenience even though some have a strangely negative opinion about them.

Take a minute to think about the last time you went out to party in a bar or club. Were most of the girls near you there to drink and have a good time? Or were they there to get a new backdrop for an Instagram photo shoot?

How is a guy ever supposed to get laid if most girls don’t care about anything other than how they looked in their latest selfie? But we can’t blame tech for everything and it has broadened our horizons thanks to online dating sites. If you want to meet girls in Burlington online and are just looking to hook up then check out Adult Friend Finder.

You will be surprised at just how popular this site is all across the Northeast. You could put on some nice clothes, wait in a long line, and then spend way too much money on drinks to be around a bunch of women who may or may not even notice you exist.

Or you could just log on to Adult Friend Finder and start messaging girls who actually want to get laid right now. By the way, if you are a tourist this site won’t only work well to meet girls in the Lake Champlain area, it probably will work even better in your hometown.

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Burlington Dating Guide

The best ways to meet single girls near you are now out of the way and our Burlington dating guide needs to help prepare you for your date night. You are only going to hook up if she has a great time being with you.

Any of these romantic restaurants and cocktail bars should make for a good tone setter:

The sunset over Lake Champlain is the perfect back drop for a date night before partying in the Church Street nightlife or taking her to see a live performance at one of these venues:

Day Date Ideas

Getting out to enjoy a sunny day is always advisable if you can and there are few better places to do just that then Lake Champlain. Here are some good great areas to enjoy nice weather outdoors together:

  • Battery Park
  • Waterfront Park
  • North Beach Park
  • Red Rocks Park
  • Point Au Roche State Park

You could rent a boat or go kayaking on the lake, or in the winter ski on the Green Mountains. Along with those thee Burlington Bike Path would be perfect if you are with a sporty girl.

Or you could just take a Ben & Jerry’s Factory Tour and sample some more delicious treats at the Lake Champlain Chocolates Factory Store. For some cool museums and landmarks try out:

  • Shelburne Museum
  • Echo, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain
  • Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
  • Fleming Museum of Art
  • Ethan Allen Homestead

Boston seems like a good spot to go for a weekend getaway when you find the right lady to take.

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That is all that we have for you right now but we try to update our pages as often as possible so check back. If you have any special tips or want to correct any out of date information here please go ahead and do so in the comments.

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If you are looking for the best places to meet girls in Cortina d’Ampezzo with a dating guide then you can find the info you need here. It won’t take very long for us to cover picking up single women and where to take her out on a date night in full detail.

Trying to hook up in the nightlife is how we will start before pivoting to meeting single Cortina d’Ampezzo girls during the day or how you can use online dating sites to speed things up. Date night spots and a variety of stuff to do at any time will also be discussed.

You may be interested in reading more of our dating guides for Italy.

Nightclubs & Pick Up Bars

Some of you may only be here for a list of singles bars and nightclubs to pick up Cortina d’Ampezzo girls so here it is:

Like most ski towns this one is pretty small and easy to figure out. The main area for singles nightlife is right in the heart of the city along Corso Italia.

Anyone who is reading this before planning a trip would be wise to get a room in that area, particularly if hooking up with Cortina girls is a big part of your plans. The last thing you want to do is try and get women to leave an area they feel comfortable in to go to a hotel far away from where they feel comfortable.

Not only will being in the center of town improve your chances of getting laid but it will also pay dividends in your day to day life while here. Of course towns like this really revolve around tourists so the party could be great one weekend and almost non-existent the next, you really never know.

Normally we would tell you about some other nearby cities to go to if there isn’t much going on here, but there really aren’t any. The closest big city with great nightlife is Munich but it is hours away.

Meet Cortina Girls During The Day

Once again Corso Italia in the heart of town will be the best spot for day game. Hopefully there will be many single Cortina women walking around going to the shops, cafes, and restaurants in the area.

You may also want to look for big groups of girls who are about to hit the slopes or go on some kind of tour and try to tag along. Plus hotel après ski bars and lobbies can often be gathering spots pretty early.

Chat With Girls Online

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Alright guys, we aren’t going to tell you that there are any great online dating options here since this is a town built on tourism. During peak season you can probably have some success with meeting Cortina d’Ampezzo girls online but you are going to need to move fast because you can’t expect them to stick around town for long.

Instead what we want to do is tell you about a great way to bring this party mountain life back to your home town when your vacation ends. How can you do that? By using Adult Friend Finder, the biggest hook up site in the world.

When a girl signs up for it you know she is ready to get laid right as soon as she can. You can go ahead and try using it here, but you will also be shocked at how many girls in European and American cities use this site when they want to get laid soon.

You can have some success using Adult Friend Finder to hook up with Cortina d’Ampezzo girls,but  also look into it while you are sitting in your home town wishing you were back on your trip. Like we said, you probably are going to be surprised at the options you will find.

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Cortina d’Ampezzo Dating Guide

We just fully covered the best ways to meet single girls near you so now this Cortina d’Ampezzo dating guide needs to cover the next part of your plans. Getting one to go out with you is definitely a positive, but now you have to show her a good time on your date night if you want to have any chance of hooking up.

Any of these romantic restaurants and cocktail bars could do the trick:

After your meal go party at an après ski bar from the nightlife list or just get a nice bottle of wine plus a warm blanket and sit by the fire in your room.

Day Date Ideas

We probably don’t even need to mention it but most people come here for the skiing or hiking. Even if you don’t ski you can ride the Faloria Cable Car to get some amazing views of the stunning surroundings.

The adventure park can be a lot of fun, and these are some of the best outdoor sights to see:

  • Three Peaks Nature Park
  • Regional Natural Park of the Ampezzo Dolomites
  • Parco Nevesole
  • Cascate di Fanes
  • Lago di Limides
  • Lago di Sorapiss
  • Giau Plass Hike

They even have some cool museums and historic sites here like:

  • Mario Rimoldi Modern Art Museum
  • Museum Of The Great War
  • Forte Tre Sassi
  • Museo Paleontologico Rinaldo Zardini
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Confession: I used to be a professional pickup artist.

Yes, I read women’s palms and rehearsed ridiculous lines that other men claimed were the secret to getting laid.

I even used a “cool” pseudonym, Niko.

But, that was a lifetime ago. I’ve spent the past twelve years teaching men to honestly know themselves and communicate with integrity. I’ve written healthy, effective dating advice that treats women with respect.

Yet still, month after month, men ask me about my journey as a certified PUA.

They’re fascinated by what I’ve learned, the stories I can tell, and what it was really like working as a coach for various companies.

In truth, the pickup community did teach me about the critical roles that leadership, non-verbal communication, and flirting have in creating attraction. It helped me find other men who wanted to go out and challenge their comfort zones, too.

But most importantly, it made me believe.

It made me believe that I had the capacity to proactively improve myself to become more appealing and social. It planted the seed that I could learn the art of human connection and talk to whoever I wanted, whenever I wanted.

For this, I will be forever grateful.

Despite that, when someone asks me, “What was it like being a pickup artist?” my gut response is…

Weird. Really fucking weird.

Because during my time as a PUA, I experienced many surreal moments that made me question what I was doing. So much so that I eventually got disgusted with it all and left to start my own practice.

So today, instead of sharing some wild and crazy success stories, I’d like to share the times when I saw major red flags in the industry. I want to show you why I don’t teach pickup today.

The leader of the wolf pack

Lead them like dogs

As an impressionable young man, I joined the Boston pickup scene. It was a private club where 200 men would share advice on a forum, meet for local seminars, and go out to talk to women together.

Only months after joining, I became a lead coach. I was so proud of myself.

One day, we were out walking around the city. I joked and laughed with the guys to help them loosen up. We talked to new people and kept it all lighthearted and fun.

This natural ebb and flow of energy was my favorite way to socialize.

Suddenly, one of the other coaches pulled me aside. With an incredulous look, he said, “What do you think you’re doing?!”

“What?” I was totally caught off guard. I thought I was doing a great job.

“Stop treating them like they’re your friends.”

“Who? The other guys?”

“Yes!” He pointed at my chest and said, “You are their pack leader. You must lead them around like dogs. You’ve got to show them who the true Alpha is.”

I unsuccessfully stifled a laugh. Before I could even reply, he had whipped himself into another frenzy:

“I can tell just by the way you’re looking at me you’re seeking my approval.”

“Dude, I have no idea what you’re talking about…” And I just walked away, shaking my head, and rejoined the group.

This interaction was just another example of pickup’s bizarre obsession with competitiveness and having to be “Alpha” all the time.

I saw guys fiercely debate about who had the best conversation routines and compare their sexual conquests. All they ever talked about were the intricate mechanics of convincing women to sleep with them on a regular basis.

And here I was, a guy who just wanted to have a good time while being more social. I loved hanging out with friends and talking about books, technology, games, and whatever else came to mind.

I was completely out of place with the men who were always serious, silent, and plotting their next perfect pickup line. I was done with treating social interactions like a chess game.

The eye of the predator…I mean tiger

Hidden camera is no fun

I attended a weekend pickup conference in New York City. A lot of the famous coaches were there. And the coach giving the final presentation said he had something big in store for us: a “top secret” video.

He was only going to show it to a few stops on his tour and then destroy it forever. We all had to turn off our phones and put them away.

All this suspense had hundreds of men on the edge of their seats. We were dying to find out what was in this video and how we could become legendary PUAs, too.

Cue the video projector. “Eye of the Tiger” starts playing, getting louder and louder. Fade in with photos of the coach as a pale, nerdy teenager. He looked like a young Marilyn Manson.

It cuts to a picture of a beautiful woman. Then hidden camera footage of him talking to her in a bar and using a cheesy story to break the ice.

I’m thinking to myself, “Okay, it’s a montage video of him talking to beautiful women to inspire all of us. That makes sense.”

Abruptly, the bar scene cuts to a hidden camera in a bedroom where he’s aggressively having sex with that same woman.

I’m like, “Holy shit, alright that was pretty intense. I don’t think she knew there was a camera.”

Then there was a new picture of a gorgeous woman. Followed by bar footage with him telling the SAME EXACT STORY. Then boom: him having rough sex with her, clearly filmed without her consent.

And it went on. And on. And on. Same stupid story. Same hidden camera.

I remember feeling sick to my stomach. I looked around and saw the few female coaches and staff members with expressions of absolute horror. Some of them just got up and left.

At the end of the video, the lights came on and the coach stood at the front with a huge grin. He shouted, “Now who wants to work with me?” and at least half of the men in the room ran to sign up for his services.

I recall sitting there thinking, “What the hell just happened?”

Men were applauding a guy who manipulated and humiliated women. I was in a conference room full of lonely, aroused men who would pay anything to be just like him.

Yeah, I originally got into pickup because I wanted to feel desired and get laid. But not like this.

I grew up watching my mother get abused by terrible men. I had a little sister I practically raised. I couldn’t imagine a sick fuck doing the same thing to either of them.

It was then that I fully realized, “This is super messed up.” Any man of sound mind could tell — this was disturbing behavior.

I knew I didn’t want to be like these men and I didn’t want to teach anyone to be like this, either.

The men who can only count to 10

So many women

One of the guys in our pickup community began dating a woman he was excited about. He wanted some of us to meet her so he brought her to hang out with us at the bar.

Big mistake.

The way the other guys started talking about her behind her back was like something out of a National Geographic documentary – except by really mean anthropologists. Things like…

“Pssh, she’s not that hot.”

“I’d say she’s a 7, at most.”

“She could still lose a few pounds.” And so on.

May I remind you: these guys themselves had NEVER dated anyone nearly as attractive as this girl!!!

Yet they lacked so much self-awareness that it was no big deal to completely objectify and critique her one minute into meeting her.

Did they care whether or not their friend was happy? Did they try to get to know the woman on a personal level? Did they wonder if she was interesting, funny, or smart.

Of course not.

They reduced her value to how aroused they were by her biological symmetry on a scale of 1 to 10.

In pickup, a perfect “10” of a woman is the ideal. Followers are obsessed with sleeping with as many 10’s as possible.

But it never stops.

There was a coach who’d been with over a hundred beautiful women and when he came out and said it didn’t make him happy, he was mocked.

And the antithesis of convincing oodles of women to sleep with you is actually getting into a relationship with one of them. How dare anyone want to do that!

Even Neil Strauss, whose book The Game started it all, was shunned when he wrote about falling in love with his (model) girlfriend. Many in the community vowed to burn his books and never look back.

During the time I spent in the industry, I made this pivotal observation: not one person could sustain a real relationship. Instead, they all treated women like disposable numbers and were so performative, they kept everyone at arm’s length.

They never let anyone get close to them or have a chance at a real connection. Their avoidant behaviors left them lonely, jaded, and bitter.

The way men objectified women and counted them like Pokemon cards never resonated with me. I didn’t want to be one of those old dudes ranting about his heyday banging “broads” and acting pervy to young women.

Goodbye to strange times

These stories illustrate only a few of the many red flags I saw within the pickup community. They don’t include…

  • How some men obsessively consumed gigabytes of pickup books, courses, and videos while rarely implementing the advice in the real world.
  • The thousands of “lay reports” where men detailed their sexual conquests online for other men to live vicariously through them.
  • The multiple guys I knew who moved to countries in Asia or Eastern Europe solely because they believed they would get laid easier with impoverished foreign women.
  • The lingo the community invented and how we all spoke in code like we were badasses.
  • The coaches who’ve been literally banned from various countries for harassing and assaulting women. No really, they can’t enter the country.

Looking back on it, I wish I had recognized this world of weirdness sooner. But when you want something so bad for yourself, it’s easy to justify behaviors and detach from reality.

Like everything, though, you have to experience things for yourself before discovering the cold, hard truth. These interactions forever changed my perception of the industry and I’m glad they did.

So the next time you’re thinking of asking me, “What was it like being a pickup artist?”

Know my answer will be, “I went down the rabbit hole and trust me, you don’t want to go there. It’s weird man, really…fucking…weird.”

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Introduction

A common development task is reading data from files. A common file format is the .csv format.

While you can read CSV files using the fs module that comes with Node and get the content of the file, in most cases, parsing and further conversion is much easier with the help of modules made exactly for that purpose.

Multiple modules provide such capabilities like the neat-csv or csv-parser packages. However, in this article, we'll be using node-csv - a suite of CSV packages for generating, parsing, transforming and stringifying CSV data.

Installing node-csv

The module consists of csv-generate, csv-parse, csv-transform and csv-stringify packages.

You can either install the whole suite or each package one by one if you don't need them all. Let's initialize a Node project with default settings:

$ npm init -y

Then, let's install the entire node-csv suite:

$ npm install node-csv

We'll be working with a CSV file with these contents:

Account Name,Account Code,Type,Description Cash,101,Assets,Checking account balance Wages Payable,220,Liabilities,Amount owed to employes for hours not yet paid Rent expense,560,Expenses,Cost of occupied rented facilities during accounting period Reading CSV Files with csv-parse

To read CSV files, we’ll be using the csv-parse package from node-csv.

The csv-parse package provides multiple approaches for parsing CSV files - using callbacks, a stream + callback as well as the Sync and Async API. We'll be covering the stream + callback API and the Sync API.

Stream + Callback API

Let's create a file, called index.js and construct a parser:

var fs = require('fs'); var parse = require('csv-parse'); var parser = parse({columns: true}, function (err, records) { console.log(records); }); fs.createReadStream(__dirname+'/chart-of-accounts.csv').pipe(parser);

First, we import the native file system module (fs) and the csv-parse module. Then, we create a parser which accepts an object literal, containing the options we'd like to set. The second argument is the callback function that's used to access the records - or just print them out, in our case.

The options we can set aren't mandatory. In most cases, you'll be using any of the delimiter, cast or columns options:

  • The delimiter option defaults to a comma ,. If the data from the file you’re trying to parse uses some other delimiter like a semi-colon ;, or a pipe |, you can specify that with this option.

  • The cast option defaults to false and is used to indicate whether you want to cast the strings to their native data types. For example, a column that is made up of date fields can be cast into a Date.

  • The columns option is to indicate whether you want to generate the record in the form of object literals. By default, this column is set to false and records are generated by the parser in the form of arrays. If set to true, the parser will infer the column name from the first line.

Finally, we've opened up a read stream using the fs module and started piping it into the parser.

Let's run this file:

$ node index.js

This results in:

[ { 'Account Name': 'Cash', 'Account Code': '101', Type: 'Assets', Description: 'Checking account balance' }, { 'Account Name': 'Wages Payable', 'Account Code': '220', Type: 'Liabilities', Description: 'Amount owed to employes for hours not yet paid' }, { 'Account Name': 'Rent expense', 'Account Code': '560', Type: 'Expenses', Description: 'Cost of occupied rented facilities during accounting period' } ]

Instead of just printing the contents out, you can manipulate this data, construct objects with the information from these fields or save them into a database, for example.

Using Sync API

Let's replicate this functionality using the Sync API:

var fs = require('fs').promises; var parse = require('csv-parse/lib/sync'); (async function () { const fileContent = await fs.readFile(__dirname+'/chart-of-accounts.csv'); const records = parse(fileContent, {columns: true}); console.log(records) })();

Again, we're importing the fs module and the Sync API from the csv-parse module.

Then, we're creating an async function, in which we retrieve the contents of the file by awaiting the response of the readFile() function.

Then, we can create a parser which takes in the file contents as the first argument and an object literal as the second. This object literal contains options for creating the parser (we've set columns to true). This parser is assigned to a constant variable and we simply print its contents out for brevity's sake:

[ { 'Account Name': 'Cash', 'Account Code': '101', Type: 'Assets', Description: 'Checking account balance' }, { 'Account Name': 'Wages Payable', 'Account Code': '220', Type: 'Liabilities', Description: 'Amount owed to employes for hours not yet paid' }, { 'Account Name': 'Rent expense', 'Account Code': '560', Type: 'Expenses', Description: 'Cost of occupied rented facilities during accounting period' } ] Writing CSV Files using CSV Stringify

Similar to reading, we'd sometimes like to write data down into a CSV format. For this, we'll use the csv-stringify package from the node-csv suite. Stringification just means that we'll convert some data (JSON in our example) into a string. This string is then written to a file, in CSV format.

Let's assume you've got some JSON contents that you'd like to write down as a CSV file:

var someData = [ { "Country": "Nigeria", "Population": "200m", "Continent": "Africa", "Official Language(s)": "English" }, { "Country": "India", "Population": "1b", "Continent": "Asia", "Official Language(s)": "Hindi, English" }, { "Country": "United States of America", "Population": "328m", "Continent": "North America", "Official Language": "English" }, { "Country": "United Kingdom", "Population": "66m", "Continent": "Europe", "Official Language": "English" }, { "Country": "Brazil", "Population": "209m", "Continent": "South America", "Official Language": "Portugese" } ]

The csv-stringify package also has a couple of API options, though, the Callback API offers a really simple way to stringify data, without the need to handle events like with the Stream API.

Let's go ahead and stringify the data above, before writing it to a file:

var fs = require('fs'); var stringify = require('csv-stringify'); stringify(someData, { header: true }, function (err, output) { fs.writeFile(__dirname+'/someData.csv', output); })

Here, we're importing the fs and csv-stringify modules. Then, using the stringify() function, we supply the data we'd like to convert to a string. We've also supplied an object literal containing the header option. Finally, there's also a callback function that's used to write the contents down into a file.

Other options like cast, columns and delimiter are also available. In our case, we’re setting the header option to true to tell the stringifier to generate the column names in the first record.

Running this code generates a file with the proper contents:

writing csv to a file in nodejs

Conclusion

The node-csv module is a suite of smaller modules used to read/parse, transform and write CSV data from and to files.

We've used the csv-parse module to read CSV files and the csv-stringify module to stringify data before writing it to a file using Node.js.

https://stackabuse.com/reading-and-writing-csv-files-in-nodejs-with-node-csv/

The difference between webpage and website is unanimously erred in terms of their functionalities, and often when anyone reads these two terms starting with “Web.”

Both these terms “Webpage” & “Website” reflect each other in many ways, and most of the time, they are used interchangeably. However, that’s the reason these two terms are frequently misunderstood and plunged into the confusing modern English literature.

If you’re new to the web world, or maybe not, you might be taking this common phrasing illusion many times in your work life. These two terms do reflect each other but are distinct. And moving ahead, we’ll clear the confusion. 

The Misconception!

A webpage is a document that can be viewed on any browser such as Firefox, Chrome, and Safari, and it is a single page that provides all the related information. On the other hand, a website is a combination of several webpages interlinked to each other, working collectively as a website.

Okay, that’s the basic difference! 

But this is the misconception people develop that both are the same. Generally, everyone assumes that they both have the same ultimate aim to display the information, and also they work in the same manner. 

Nevertheless, it is not the same. This is what we are going to clear with you all – the difference between webpage and website.

Difference between Webpage and Website Definition

Webpage

Webpage

A web page can be described as a single homepage. In order to access a web page, a user can launch it with a URL, which can also be copied and shared with others. In comparison to the website, accessing a webpage needs no navigation. They can include text, images, audio, video, hyperlinks to other pages. Web browsers are used to access the webpage content by linking to a website to view remote files. These are created using HTML, PHP, Python, and Perl programming language. The HTML pages are basic, not interactive, but take less time to load and search.

Website

Website

A website is usually listed under the generic domain name containing the collection of webpages. Normally, the homepage of a website is more specifically referred to as a “website.” For example, a company’s website could be connected to different web pages, including home, about us, products, services, and other information. It can be accessed via a web address. Users can use static websites or dynamic web pages to create clients’ websites. The website contents are also viewed globally, and it always remains constant wherever a user is located.

Common Uses

Webpage

  • In sales and marketing, webpages are often used as landing pages or lead capture pages to target and capture the customers’ information.
  • Webpages are also helpful in the form of the sales letter to convince the buyers through persuasive techniques.
  • One of the digital use of webpages can be as a portfolio. Architects, designers, digital marketers, and other professionals can use a single webpage as their portfolio to attract new customers.
  • Another exotic use of a webpage is in the form of an interactive digital resume. This type of resume lets recruiters associate with the applicants’ skills and fundamentals areas on a webpage. 
  • Webpages are more user-friendly in terms of interaction with users and lead to a better understanding of customers.

Website

  • Websites embrace broader fields than a webpage, for example, a company’s website has different webpages such as product, contact, services, and various others. A website helps navigate consumers into a deeper understanding of what the company deals with.
  • Several online gaming websites allow users to play online games for free or maybe with a fee. Besides, in the same way, there are various services websites available in the market.
  • Nowadays, we’re more focused on apps; however, web-based versions of various social media sites are still popular, and people love to use them on their laptops and PCs.
  • Blogs (Travel, News, Technical, Educational, Govt, etc.) are extremely helpful for people when planning to learn something new.
  • Other uses of websites include information sharing, online grocery, spreading awareness, NGOs and non-profit organizations, consultancy, and many others. 
Comparison Table Basis Webpage Website Meaning A webpage is a single page document that has the web address like of Website A website is a cluster of several webpages that are interlinked with each other in a single domain Navigation Accessing a webpage needs no navigation Access several webpages in a website needs navigation Address Dependency A webpage address depends on the website’s address A website does not rely upon webpages’ address Extension An extension is used in the URL of webpage No need of extension in website Usablity Landing pages, lead generation, information displaying, etc. Company’s website, online store, etc. Complexity Webpages are more user friendly than a website as it is a single page and there are no clusters Websites are more complex as they form a cluster of several webpages Cost Efficiency A webpage maintenance is cost efficient than a website The maintenance cost of website is higher than a webpage Development Time Development time of a webpage is less Development time of is more as there are several webpages in a website Identity Multiple webpages can have the same name if they reside in different documents In a website, multiple webpages are identified by a unique URL Display of Content Website is a location used to display the content Webpage is a content that is to be displayed on the website Examples Contact pages, landing pages, login page, etc. Amazon.com, Facebook.com, unicef.org, etc. Infographic

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Final Words

A website includes all the contents of the individual files put online and published. The web page is part of a platform that runs and manages a website.

There are many points to include in the difference between webpage and Website, but the distinction is in scope at a more realistic stage. A web page focuses on an extraordinarily specific topic, like a letter of sale or a description. Websites offer more broad-based information or services.

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empowerment

Relationship expert, Barry Price, believes that empowerment is the key to having the healthiest relationships. Tune in to hear Barry’s excellent tips!

Barry Price teaches women about empowerment in relationships. He is a Relationship Expert, trained by renowned psychotherapist Esther Perel. He started at eight-years-old by helping his single mom through her relationship ups-and-downs. He brings empathy and a male perspective as he teaches women how to be empowered in relationships, Barry has helped thousands of powerful women create healthy, empowered relationships.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

– Why it’s challenging for powerful women to find love

– The difference between powerful and empowerment

– The type of man an empowered woman seeks

– The keys to strong, successful women finding love

Empowerment Is The Path to A Healthy Relationship

How did you get started as a relationship coach?

I loved my mom and wanted to see her happy. My parents divorced when I was four. My mom was powerful and vivacious, but she had some unhealed stuff when it came to men. I watched her go through the roller coaster of dating, and I wanted to help.

Why do you coach powerful women on empowerment?

When I began coaching, I was marketing to guys, but I had more powerful women who were interested in my support. I can make the greatest impact on women. I get what they’re going through. I care so much about empowerment, helping women get the partner they deserve. 

What does empowerment have to do with dating and relationships?

The more a woman can be empowered, the better her relationships will be. I help her ask herself powerful questions to step more fully into her authentic self; “Who have I been in my past relationships?” “Who do I need to be?” “Who am I when I’m not putting a wall up?” After we take care of the internal, we can focus on the external.

What’s the difference between a powerful woman and an empowered woman?

Empowerment and power can be very misconstrued. We have different sides to our energy. If the feminine role model in a family is dis-empowered, it can lead us to believe that being in masculine energy is empowered. Feminine energy can feel weak. There’s nothing more powerful than an empowered feminine. It’s having both energies balanced. Know when to call upon each energy. True empowerment is complete self acceptance. Powerful women can struggle with the feminine side.

Why do powerful women attract boys but empowered women attract men?

If you’re massively in your masculine energy, you’ll attract men who are in their feminine energy. To change that, Go to Stop Being His Mommy, Date Men Not Boys. Email Barry at barry@healthyempoweredrelationships.com to get your copy.

What are the 5 M’s to tell the difference between men and boys?
  1. Maturity. Emotional literacy, talks and processes through his feelings. Socially mature. 
  2. Mission. Defined sense of purpose. His work is meaningful to him.
  3. Masculine. Healthy versions of the masculine. Takes on challenges. 
  4. Myself. Knows himself and his boundaries. 
  5. Makes you feel safe. Depends on what safety represents to you. Financially, emotionally, etc.
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Introduction

In this tutorial, we'll be converting a Java Array into a Java Stream for primitive types, as well as objects. This can be done either via Arrays.stream(), as well as Stream.of().

Arrays.stream()

A good way to turn an array into a stream is to use the Arrays class' stream() method. This works the same for both primitive types and objects.

Primitive Types

For primitive types, you can use Arrays.stream() with an array reference as the parameter.

Optionally, you can also specify the range of indices that should be used as the starting and ending point of the stream/array. If these are not supplied, the entire array will be converted:

// Entire array is used for constructing the Stream
Arrays.stream(T[] arr)  
// Construct Stream with a range of elements
Arrays.stream(T[] arr,int start_ind_Include,int end_ind_Exclude) 
)

Let's instantiate an array and convert it into a stream:

long[] array = {2, 5, 9, 10, 15, 18, 56};
LongStream stream = Arrays.stream(array);
System.out.println("Long stream:");
stream.forEach(x -> System.out.print(x + " "));

This results in:

Long stream: 
2 5 9 10 15 18 56 

Similarly, we can create a stream from a range of indices (0,4) by supplying them as the parameters. Note the starting index of the range is included and end index is not included when a range is specified:

LongStream stream = Arrays.stream(array,0,4);
System.out.println("\nLong stream from index 0 to 3:");
stream.forEach(x -> System.out.print(x + " "));

This results in:

Long stream from index 0 to 3: 
2 5 9 10 

Objects

For objects, Arrays.stream() returns a Stream of the specified object. It accepts an array reference and optionally takes in a range of indices. Let's make a String array and convert it into a Stream:

String[] array = new String[]{"John", "Jenny", "Martha", "Adam"};

// Create a Stream
Stream<String> stream = Arrays.stream(array);
System.out.println("Entire array:");
stream.forEach(c -> System.out.println(c));

// Create a Stream from a range
System.out.println("\nSubarray:")
Stream<String> streamWithRange = Arrays.stream(array,0,2);

The above code generates the following output:

Entire array:
John
Jenny
Martha
Adam

Subarray:
John
Jenny

Stream.of()

Primitive Objects

Instead of using the Arrays class, we can also use the goal class - Stream. The of() method, as the name implies, creates a Stream with a given collection, such as an array.

Keep in mind, Stream.of() returns a stream of objects, regardless of the type you're using. You'll have to flatten it for primitive types. The conversion/casting is done automatically for objects, since in that case, the Stream.of() method just calls Arrays.stream().

Let's make a primitive int array:

int[] array = {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9};
Stream<int[]> stream = Stream.of(array);
System.out.println("\nInt stream: ");
// Need to be flattened to its primitive type
stream.flatMapToInt(Arrays::stream).forEach(x -> System.out.print(x + " "));

The flattening is done via the Arrays.stream() method, which in this case just adds redundancy to the code. Instead of using Stream.of() on primitive arrays, we can use built-in classes for these such as IntStream.

This code results in:

Int stream: 
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Objects

Now, let's create a Stream of String type. We'll then filter out only names that start with the letter 'J':

String[] array = new String[]{"John", "Jenny", "Martha", "Adam"};

Stream<String> stream = Stream.of(array);
System.out.println("Printing only names that start with 'J'...");
stream.filter(string -> string.startsWith("J"))
        .forEach(System.out.pritnln(string));

The code has the following output:

Printing only names that start with 'J'...
John
Jenny

Conclusion

In this article, we've covered the two ways you can create a Stream from an array. This goes for both primitive arrays and object arrays.

The Arrays.stream() method is a straightforward one, which accepts an array reference and an optional range. The Stream.of() method calls Arrays.stream() for object types, while it requires flattening for primitive types.

https://stackabuse.com/java-convert-array-to-stream/

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