Pre/Post-Natal Fitness Specialist (PFS)

Cost: $199.00 + $7.00 shipping on materials
CEU Approvals: 4 ISFTA CEU’s
(Textbook & Exam Included)
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Course Details:

ISFTA Pre/Post-Natal Fitness Specialist Certification (PFS) will provide you with the skills and information you need to help your clients remain active and healthy before during and after pregnancy. The ISFTA Pre/Post-Natal Fitness Specialist Certification will help put to rest many of the common myths about pre/post natal fitness and provide you with the most current and relevant information to help maintain your clients fitness program throughout their pregnancy.

The Pre/Post-Natal Fitness Specialist Certification (PFS) from ISFTA can help the experienced fitness professional expand their career through:

  • Confidence in ones ability to modify movements during the varying phases of pregnancy.
  • The tools needed to help your clients experience:
    • Limited weight gain
    • Less physical discomfort
    • More energy
    • Easier, shorter, less complicated labor
    • Quick recovery
    • and much more!
  • Increased marketability.
  • Igniting new ways to engage your clients.
  • Increased confidence with the prescription of Pre/Post-Natal Fitness, exercises and programming.
  • Giving you the edge on the competition with skill sets that diversify you from other trainers.
  • Adding new ways of generating revenue by incorporating Pre/Post-Natal Fitness into specialized group classes or boot-camps for expectant mothers.

ISFTA Pre/Post-Natal Fitness Specialist Certification (PFS) core concepts include:

  • An understanding of why to exercise during pregnancy.
    • Clarifying the debate over exercise and pregnancy
    • Benefits of exercise during pregnancy
  • The benefits of exercise to both mother and baby.
    • Exercise, fertility, and early pregnancy
    • Exercise, premature labor and feto-placental growth
    • Exercise, breast-feeding and infant growth
    • Maternal benefits of regular exercise
    • Benefits of Maternal exercise for the baby
  • Exercise prescription and monitoring.
    • Principles of exercise prescription
    • Preconception and early pregnancy
    • Mid and late pregnancy
    • Postpartum
  • and much, much, more!

The ISFTA Pre/Post-Natal Fitness Specialist Certification is for those who are already certified as a Personal Fitness Trainer and/or Group Fitness Instructor and wish to increase their knowledge of Pre/Post-Natal Fitness principles and programming. Along with the 244 page textbook full of illustrations and information, students will receive a 25 question exam. Upon completion of the exam, it is to be mailed to ISFTA for grading.

A passing score of 90% is required to receive the designation of Certified ISFTA Pre/Post-Natal Fitness Specialist (PFS).

This home study course counts for 4 ISFTA CEU’s toward your ISFTA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer Certification and/or ISFTA Group Fitness Instructor Certification renewals.

Credentialed certificate awarded upon successful completion of all requirements.

ISFTA Credential:

CEU Approvals: