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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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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.