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Become an expert in one or more high-demand areas of health and fitness and increase your earnings by up to 20%.*

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Fitness Nutrition
2.5 CECs
Fitness Nutrition

Empower your clients to develop healthier, life-long dietary habits by combining nutrition education and behavior change.

$479

Approved by: ACE, ACSM, AFAA, CBRN, NASM, NCSF, NETA, NSCA

Senior Fitness
2.5 CECs
Senior Fitness

Help older adults gain strength, ward off muscle deterioration and reduce instances of inactivity-related disease and cognitive decline.

$449

Approved by: ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NASM, NCSF, NETA, NSCA

Corrective Exercise
2.5 CECs
Corrective Exercise

Design programs for clients affected by chronic conditions or injuries, empowering them to regain daily function and move with confidence.

$499

Approved by: ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NASM, NETA, NSCA

Weight Management
2.5 CECs
Weight Management

Guide clients affected by overweight and obesity to sustainable, healthier lifestyles by coaching with empathy and understanding their unique journeys.

$399

Approved by: ACE, ACSM, CDR, NBHWC

Functional Training
2.5 CECs
Functional Training

Help your clients move more—more efficiently, more effectively and more often to improve their overall quality of life.

$449

Approved by: ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NASM, NCSF, NETA, NSCA

Behavior Change
2.5 CECs
Behavior Change

Build supportive client-coach relationships to help people of all backgrounds move more, eat better and make permanent lifestyle changes.

$479

Approved by: ACE, AAMA, ACSM, AFAA, CBRN, CDR, NASM, NBHWC, NCBDE, NCSF, NETA

Sports Performance
2.5 CECs
Sports Performance

Help a wide range of athletes—from beginners to professionals, youth to adults—increase their skill levels, avoid injury and reach peak performance.

$449

Approved by: ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NASM, NCSF, NETA, NSCA

Youth Fitness
2.5 CECs
Youth Fitness

Build fitness programs to help the youngest generation get moving and get healthy, positively affecting them in their adult life and for generations to come.

$479

Approved by: ACE, ACSM

Pain-Free Movement
1.2 CECs
Pain-Free Movement

Take a whole-person, biopsychosocial approach to movement and help your clients overcome chronic pain and make pain-free living a reality.

$475

Approved by: ACE

Pilates Mat
2.3 CECs
Pilates Mat

Help your clients improve functional strength and overall health with a holistic approach to the Pilates repertoire.

$799

Approved by: ACE

Size Inclusive Fitness
1.5 CECs
Size Inclusive Fitness

Guide an underserved population using an approach that empowers larger bodied individuals to feel welcomed and embrace movement for the long-term.

$379

Approved by: ACE

Cancer Exercise
3.5 CECs
Cancer Exercise

Support patients through treatment into recovery and long-term survivorship, with a specific focus on individualized programming.

$749

Approved by: ACE

The BioMechanics Method Corrective Exercise
8.0 CECs
The BioMechanics Method Corrective Exercise

Help clients correct musculoskeletal imbalances using The BioMechanics Method so they can feel relief and regain freedom of movement.

$749

Approved by: ACE

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