Attention Members

Personal Trainer IDEA FitnessConnect is the largest fitness professional directory, connecting more than 16 million consumers to more than 250,000 fitness professionals with credentials verified by the top 100 fitness certification/training bodies. Get registered !

IFA's Personal Training Manual "Fitness ABCs" is now available in Spanish as well as English. So be sure to download the free updated 2nd Edition. You can also purchase a printed copy direct from our publisher Lulu, or from Amazon or Barnes & Noble Bookstore.

If you already hold an IFA certification, you are eligible to apply for the Master Fitness program. Click here for the requirements to this very special certification level Master Fitness Certification.

Members who are due for Recertification, should take the test at least two weeks before your expiration date to avoid a gap in your membership and insurance. Your new Certification Card will start on the date the old one expires. Certifications are mailed within 72 hours of payment. You can then print out an interim certificate using the Get Certificate option for use until your materials arrive in the mail.

SEMINAR ATTENDEES: Verify your status here using your CI number. If you are not listed as active yet or do not have a CI number, call 800-227-1976.

IFA Instructors and Clubs interested in Hosting a certification workshop, Email or call us at 800-227-1976 or 407-579-8610.

Clients, Employers and Insurance Agents can call us to verify an instructor's certification status or use the online form to Verify Instructor. We cannot verify personal information only instructor status. Stay current!

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