American College of Sports Medicine Certification BlogThe American College of Sports Medicine was the first organization to certify health fitness professionals. Today, we are the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world, and we continue to set the standards in the fitness industry. This blog chronicles the latest trends and news from ACSM. Fitness Studios Reviving Group Exercise TrendGrace DeSimone shares her perspective on boutique studios and group fitness training, which finished in the second spot in ACSM's Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2018., 21 Nov 2017 0:00:00 -0600How to Renew your ACSM CertificationStep-by-step instructions for submitting a certification renewal., 3 Nov 2017 0:00:00 -0500Industry-Presented Blog: New Personalized Activity Intelligence Technology Prescribes Optimal Levels of Physical Activity to Protect Against Cardiovascular DiseaseA recap and Q&A of a webinar presented by MioGlobal on October 17, 2017 by Carl "Chip" J. Lavie, MD and MioGlobal., 2 Nov 2017 0:00:00 -0500USREPS- A Vital Resource for Fitness Professionals, Employers and the CommunityCurrent ACSM President, Dr. Walt Thompson, discusses using USREPS as a vital marketing tool for fitness professionals., 31 Oct 2017 0:00:00 -0500CREP Announcement October 2017The Coalition for the Registration of Exercise Professionals® (CREP®), a not-for-profit 501(c)(6) corporation composed of organizations that offer NCCA-accredited exercise certifications announced new officers and members to its Board of Directors for 2017-18., 24 Oct 2017 0:00:00 -05005 Things to Know About ACSM RecertificationTo maintain credentialed ACSM Certified Professionals must renew certification every three years, here are 5 quick tips., 16 Oct 2017 0:00:00 -0500Industry-Presented Blog: A Tale of Two Proteins: Plant vs Animal for FitnessA recap and Q&A of the webinar presented by the Egg Nutrition Center on September 20, 2017., 13 Oct 2017 0:00:00 -0500What's in a Name? Making Sense of Certification, Certificates and CECsOne of the most difficult concepts to understand in the exercise industry are the terms "certification", "certificate", and "certificates of completion." They are often used synonymously, when, in fact, they mean very different things, 11 Oct 2017 0:00:00 -05005 Quick Tips for Branding your Fitness Biz on InstagramInstagram can be an incredibly beneficial marketing tool for fitness professionals at all levels. Whether you teach group exercises classes at a local church, take personal training clients at a local gym, or provide online/virtual fitness services, Instagram is the fastest growing tool for reaching both current and potential clients., 6 Oct 2017 0:00:00 -0500Earning and Tracking Continuing Education for your ACSM Certification, 5 Oct 2017 0:00:00 -0500