Need to enroll in CECs for personal trainers for ACSM recertification? You’ve come to the right place. At Fitness Education, we have approved NASM courses recognized by the ACSM for recertification that you can take 100% online, anytime and anywhere – even in the safety and comfort of your own home.

All Fitness Education Online courses are registered with NASM and ACSM recognizes NASM courses as alternative ACSM CEC requirements. With our courses, you will be able to achieve ACSM recertification, improve your personal trainer background, increase your ability to attract and help clients, and maintain a high level of professional qualification.

NASM CECs for Fitness Professionals Aiming for ACSM Recertification

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    Resistance Band Course

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  • Training Older Adults Level 2

  • Training Special Populations Package

  • Facebook for Fitpro’s

  • Programming Essentials for Fitness Professionals Level 2

  • Mobility Essentials Level 2

    Mobility Essentials Level 2

  • Training Special Populations Level 2

  • Training Special Populations Level 1

  • Rehab Trainer Express Online

  • Behaviour Change Essentials

    Behaviour Change Essentials for Fitness Professionals

  • Behaviour Change Essentials

    Behaviour Change Essentials for Fitness Professionals Level 2


What is ACSM?

ACSM stands for American College of Sports Medicine. They have over 50,000 members and certified professionals from 90 countries around the world. Representing 70 occupations within the field of sports medicine, ACSM is the only organization offering a 360-degree view of the profession.

Fitness Education Online is one of the trusted providers of approved NASM courses recognized for ACSM recertification in the U.S. Our CECs for personal trainers help you gain access to evidence-based exercise science and health and fitness solutions.

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Personal Trainer Certification Preparation

Prepare for the ACSM-CPT exam with our convenient, online course. Our course covers personal training terminology, principles of nutrition and dietary recommendations, and introduction to Program Design. Learn and study at your own pace!

Business/Marketing Courses

After you’ve earned your units from your ACSM CECs and gained new skills, the next step is to market yourself and the services you offer. Discover sustainable methods in attracting loyal clients both off and online with our Sales and Marketing CEU courses.

ACSM Recertification Requirements

For eligibility, you need to meet the following criteria:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Obtained at least 45 ACSM CECs every three years
  • $45 recertification fee
  • Proof of certificates of completion for your completed ACSM CECs
  • Proof of CPR certification

From there, you can complete the rest of the steps on the ACSM online certification portal and pay the recertification fee. If you have any questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Fitness Online Education. As trusted providers of CEC courses for personal trainers and fitness professionals, we will help you on your journey to becoming ACSM-recertified.

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Why Choose Fitness Education Online?

Finding a trusted provider of ACSM CECs for personal trainers can be a challenge. If you manage to find one, the quality may not be up to par and the fees exorbitant.

Fitness Education Online raises the bar. We have a wide range of courses registered with NASM to help you earn your ACSM CECs at home, at your own pace, and at a price you can afford. ACSM recognizes all of the NASM courses available at Fitness Education Online.

All of our courses are 100% online with no expiry date, designed by personal trainers with a combined experience of 15 years in the field, complete with degrees in Exercise Physiology and Education. We only provide the highest quality coursework material and support you need to advance in your career.

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ACSM Certification FAQs

How often do I need to recertify?

You are required to recertify every two years. This requirement has been put in place by ACSM due to its commitment to health and safety protection in the fitness and sports science industry. It ensures all ACSM-certified professionals meet, instill, and maintain the organization’s principles.

How many ACSM CEUs do I need to recertify?

You need to earn at least 45 ACSM CECs every three years to satisfy the minimum requirement.

Are there additional ACSM recertification requirements?

You will need to maintain your current CPR certifications.

What providers can provide ACSM-certified CEUs?

Only providers recognized by ACSM and NASM, like Fitness Education Online, can provide reputable continuing education to ACSM certified professionals.

Our Reputation Precedes Us

Don’t just take our word for it. Take a look at what our students (personal trainers just like you) are saying about us. Our wide range of courses, workouts, drills, and games have helped them develop exercise programs that are fun, safe, and effective.

The support that they’ve offered has been fantastic. My course is booked solid.


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“Hey jono not sure if you remember but I messaged you about me doing an info session for my first Bootcamp ever and you rang me with some advice. Well 23 turned up for info session and 22 have paid in advance and One apologized stating she would live to do it however she feels her body was not up to it. First session tomorrow morning, yay. Thank you thank you thank you.”

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