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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.

  • Does Self Myofascial Release Really Work?

    Self Myofascial Release Exercise (SMR) really does work, as long as you work them correctly. In point of fact, Massage Therapy has been used successfully for over 5,000 years and...
  • Bodyweight Exercises vs Weight Training Exercises – Which is Best?

    The question of “BEST” in Exercise Prescriptions is almost always determined by the needs, goals and current fitness and wellness level, of your personal training client. All IFPA Certified Personal...
  • On Getting Older: Senior Fitness Training

    Getting older is a Blessing not afforded to all of us. Getting older, is far better than the alternative. Getting older can be wonderful if you learn to do...
  • New Food Labels Starting to Hit the Shelves

    Prior to the 1960s, meals were prepared at home with basic ingredients that were harvested from local farmers. There was very little demand for nutritional information because people knew...
  • Building the Best Legs Through Variation: Front Thigh (Quadriceps)

    The most effective muscular contractions occur when a muscle is pre-stretched to 120% of resting length. The pre-stretch is a necessity to optimize the alignment of the attachment sites...


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.