Exercise Professional Resources from ACSM

ACSM is dedicated to the continuing education of certified exercise professionals. A variety of educational resources are available to certified exercise professionals, with additional premium resources available to those who are ACSM Alliance Members.

Find free resources below. ACSM Members can access premium resources and book discounts here. 

Not an ACSM Member? Access these resources by becoming an ACSM Member today!  

Featured Resources

Exams updated for ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 11th edition | On July 1, 2022, ACSM certification exams changed to reflect the updated material in the latest edition.

6 Ways to Support Your Clients' Mental & Physical Well-Being | Downloadable Handout from ACSM's American Fitness Index® featuring details on six tactics that fitness professionals can implement into their communications and fitness plan development for clients.

Free Resources for Exercise Professionals

Development and Career Opportunities with ACSM Partner Organizations

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Exercise is Medicine EXI



The following video is a sample of ACSM Member-exclusive premium content: 

Ready to incorporate these ladder drills into your workout plans? Download the handout.

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ACSM provides select high-quality educational content that is available exclusively to ACSM Members, in addition to generous discounts on CECs and ACSM events.


Exclusive Member Content

ACSM Alliance Members can access exclusive members-only content including:

  • Acceleration Drills (Video & Handout)
  • Agility Drills
  • Barbell Progressions
  • Five Keys to Coaching for A Healthy Mindset

Continuing Education

ACSM Alliance Members receive ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal® six times a year, and receive a 53% discount on related continuing education credit (CEC) quizzes.

Discounted Event Registration

ACSM Alliance Members receive a discounted rate to attend ACSM's International Health & Fitness Summit, where the world's leading experts in exercise science gather to provide lectures and hands-on workshops that will give health fitness professionals the tools that they need to elevate their careers.