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.http://certification.acsm.org/blogWho is Francis Neric?Meet the new National Director of Certification for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).http://certification.acsm.org/blog/2017/october/who-is-francis-nericWed, 4 Oct 2017 0:00:00 -0500What's in a Name?As an ACSM certified exercise professional, you have the unique ability to use the certification name or acronym as a mark of distinction in the fitness industry. This blog entry teaches the proper usage of your earned distinction acronym.http://certification.acsm.org/blog/2017/october/whats-in-a-nameWed, 4 Oct 2017 0:00:00 -0500Industry Presented Blog: Life After 30: Preserving Lean Body Mass and StrengthThey say the best years of your life are in your 20s - some now argue 30s. However, while you are building your career and family, your body may be reaching its peak!http://certification.acsm.org/blog/2017/september/life-after-30-preserving-lean-body-mass-and-strengthWed, 27 Sep 2017 0:00:00 -05002017 ACSM-GEI, ACSM-CEP and ACSM-RCEP Exam Updates: What to ExpectACSM Group Exercise Instructor (ACSM-GEI), ACSM Clinical Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-CEP), and ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-RCEP) exams will have minor updates December 18, 2017. The 2012 exam content outlines are still in effect. Full content outlines provide specific content areas you need to know and/or be able to perform.http://certification.acsm.org/blog/2017/september/2017-acsm-gei-acsm-cep-and-acsm-rcep-exam-updates-what-to-expectThu, 21 Sep 2017 0:00:00 -0500Preparticipation Screening Webinar Follow-up Questions and AnswersFollow-up questions and answers from the Application of ACSM's Updated Exercise Preparticipation Health Screening Algorithm webinar.http://certification.acsm.org/blog/2017/september/preparticipation-screening-webinar-follow-up-questions-and-answersThu, 14 Sep 2017 0:00:00 -05002017 ACSM-CPT and ACSM-EP exam updates: What you need to knowACSM-CPT and ACSM-EP exams are changing December 18, 2017. The exam crosswalk documents compare old (2012) and new versions (2017) of the exams. Full content outlines provide specific topics you need to know and/or be able to perform.http://certification.acsm.org/blog/2017/september/2017-acsm-cpt-and-acsm-ep-exam-updates-what-you-need-to-knowWed, 13 Sep 2017 0:00:00 -0500Application of ACSM's Updated Exercise Preparticipation Health Screening AlgorithmMiss our exercise preparticipation webinar? Get caught up with a recorded version and additional resources.http://certification.acsm.org/blog/2017/august/application-of-acsms-updated-exercise-preparticipation-health-screening-algorithmFri, 25 Aug 2017 0:00:00 -0500Exercise Professionals: The EIM Credential Can Advance Your CareerTake the next step in your career as an exercise professional: learn more about earning your Exercise is Medicine (EIM) credential.http://certification.acsm.org/blog/2017/july/exercise-professionals-the-eim-credential-can-advance-your-careerMon, 24 Jul 2017 0:00:00 -0500Connecting the Dots: Change Your Mindset and Change Your Life (Part 3 of 3)Eric and Paul were friends first, client and trainer second. Read more about their weight loss journey in the final part of this three-part series.http://certification.acsm.org/blog/2017/july/connecting-the-dots-change-your-mindset-and-change-your-life-part-3-of-3Mon, 10 Jul 2017 0:00:00 -0500Navigating the Middle: Significant Weight Loss Means Making Some Tough Changes (Part 2 of 3)Eric and Paul were friends first, client and trainer second. Read more about their weight loss journey in the second part of this three-part series.http://certification.acsm.org/blog/2017/july/navigating-the-middle-significant-weight-loss-means-making-some-tough-changes-part-2-of-3Mon, 3 Jul 2017 0:00:00 -0500