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The IFPA, together with our subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading fitness education producer and provider recognized worldwide. Our commitment to improving the lifestyle of others and raising the bar in the fitness industry can be seen through the success of our trainers and the impact they have on their communities.

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Ask Dr. Bell

Ask Dr. Bell your health and fitness questions!

When Cupid’s Arrows Turn Deadly – Heart Attack

February 14, 2019

Most individuals aren’t aware, there are two basic types of Heart Attacks. Both involve the buildup of fatty deposits in one or more of the coronary arteries.

Is Cardio Day Effective After Leg Day?

May 15, 2018

Can you do cardio with your legs sore from Leg Day the day Before? The Scientific Research is still scattered on this issue, but my best educated guess and a lifetime of experience tells me the answer is YES!

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Accreditation is the process by which a credentialing or an educational program is evaluated against defined standards and is awarded recognition if it is in compliance with those standards.

The IFPA is accredited by NCCA: National Commission for Certifying Agencies and EREPS: European Register of Exercise Professionals. All our fitness certifications including both the Personal Fitness Trainer Certification and our Advanced and Specialized Certifications, are approved by the VA: Veterans Affairs.


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