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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.

  • 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...
  • 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...


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.