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Change your life and change the lives of others. Get certified in what you love today.

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Become a Group Instructor

Easy-to-follow online training lets you begin immediately and learn at your own pace. Learn more...

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Become a Personal Trainer

The industry's first fully online secure, credible and convenient course for personal trainer certification. Learn more...

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Continuing Education

Stay up-to-date with the latest fitness research, trends, and techniques with continuing education courses. Learn more...


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Learn fitness, not fads. AFAA certifications give you everything you need to be everything they need.

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This course met every expectation and provided what I needed. It provided me with more confidence and knowledge that confirmed and enhanced my teaching skills.

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Overcoming and Excelling

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American Fitness Magazine

Our winter issue features Noah Galloway on overcoming and excelling. This veteran is unafraid to share his plight of transitioning from military to civilian life as a double amputee, choosing to be better instead of bitter, while encouraging others. Read more…

Feeding the Athlete

This issue’s CEU Corner. Research vs. food myths, and understanding how to fuel for performance and life.

Building a Strong and Enduring Foundation

Apply NASM’s Optimum Performance Training™ (OPT™) model to build a strong physical foundation.

Foam Rolling in Group Training

Discover the benefits of this self-myofascial release technique and how to implement in group training.


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Discover how you can become part of the AFAA family.


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