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Each FITBIT will grant trainers with one Continuing Education Unit.

Sign-up for our monthly FITBITS, by completing one each month, you will have enough credits to renew your certification(s) for one year. All FITBITs are published by industry experts, ranging in all topics of health and fitness.

  • Combat Those Holiday Blues with New Research on Depression

    While the holiday season is the "Most Wonderful Time of the Year" for most, for others, it can be anything but a time for joy and cheer. For those who...
  • Lunge Variation

    The primary muscles worked in the Lunge are the quadriceps and gluteals, including the gluteus maximus and most of the muscles in the hips and butt. Many people consider the...
  • How Do I Build My Chest?

    Let’s answer the basic question first, “How do you build muscle?” Building muscle requires a solid foundation of nutrition, hydration, sleep and stress management, as well as the following proven...
  • Personal Trainer Career Planning: Management

    One of the many reasons the IFPA has developed over 70 certification courses over the last 25+ years is to afford all our IFPA Certified Personal Trainers and Fitness...
  • Mental Health & Fitness: Stress, Grief, Depression

    As Fitness Professionals, we drive home the importance of physical fitness and nutrition into our clients, every single day. Not only do we preach this to our clients, we...


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.