ACSM Exercise Professional Resources

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Exercise Professional Resources

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

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.

Reopening Your Fitness Facility: Proving Hybrid In-Person and Virtual Options | Video, Part 1
Tony Maloney, ACSM-EP, has over a decade of experience managing a large-scale fitness facility. He shares insights that can help you to reopen your gym/fitness facility and reengage clients following mandatory shutdowns. He offers recommendations on proving hybrid in-person and virtual fitness options.
Videos Part 2-4 are available exclusively to ACSM members. Watch them here! 

How the CARES Act Can Help ACSM Members and Certified Professionals (COVID-19 Financial Relief) | Information on state resources, recovery rebates (including who qualifies), small business loans and student loan relief.

Access More Important COVID-19 Information.

ACSM is dedicated to supporting its certified exercise professionals with resources that can be utilized during the COVID-19 pandemic, including resources to enable you to support your clients in a virtual/online environment. Please check this page often as we will continue to add resources. 

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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.

Benefits are accessible to ACSM members whose dues are up to date.

Not an ACSM Member, but want to access these resources? Join today!