Fibromyalgia Health and Exercise Specialist

Fibromyalgia Health and Exercise Specialist

25 CECs/CEUs – See Below

The Fibromyalgia Health and Exercise Specialist Certification provides the necessary guidelines, exercise protocols, lifestyle recommendations and resources to be successful in helping clients with fibromyalgia achieve a healthier lifestyle.



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Fibromyalgia Health and Exercise Specialist

The Fibromyalgia Health and Exercise Specialist program will help you guide clients to more effectively manage their pain and symptoms through education, coaching and a holistic approach and position you as a vital link between physicians and the community.

This Specialist Certification is suitable for a wide array of health experts and professionals including personal trainers, chiropractors and chiropractic assistants, physical therapists, massage therapists, athletic trainers, coaches, health educators, registered dietitians, registered nurses, occupational therapists, safety experts, physical education teachers, recreational activity instructors, physicians, osteopaths and other allied health professionals.

Achieve and fulfill continuing education hours in many professions. This Elite Specialist Credential course is approved for 25 

✓ GCAQ Specialist Credential
✓ No Credential Renewal Fees
✓ Certificate of Completion
✓ Mobile and Tablet Optimized
✓ Full Lifetime Access – 24/7
✓ No Extra or Added Fees

✓ No Final Exam Retake Fees
✓ No Time Limit on Final Exam
✓ Paper Exam Option
✓ Supplemental Resources
✓ Client Handouts & Charts


All you need to know about the course.

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GMP Big Advantage – Instant access – dive in and start learning right away. Download the materials to the course and view offline – so you are not confined to be online.

Downloadable Components
Course Manual: Great for offline learning.
Lesson Plan: Guides you through the course.
Activity Workbook: Contains questions that lead you through the course.
Course Notebook: To learn more effectively and efficiently.
Bonus: Client Handouts: Simple shareable tips.

Online Components
✓ Final Exam and Instant Grading
✓ CEC/CEU Certificate

Big Bonus: Specialist Designation
✓ Your Specialist Designation does not expire
NO FEES to keep your Credential current

And More
✓ No Final Exam Retake Fees
✓ Education Tech Support
✓ Lifetime—24/7 access

“Valuable tool. I have gained so much information on fibromyalgia from this course. I feel that I can better assist and guide those with the symptoms of fibromyalgia. I feel more educated. Definitely recommend!” – Stacey Reif ACE Certified Professional 

Accreditations & Certification Board Approvals

GMP Fitness is proud to be nationally approved and accredited by the following organizations. If you do not see your certification company in the list below—please contact GMP Fitness at 888-467-3488 or email (or click here). The course may be pending approval.

✓ American Council on Exercise—ACE—see the special notes below
✓ ACTION Certification—ACTION—2.5+
✓ American College of Sports Medicine—ACSM—25+
✓ America Fitness Professionals Association—AFPA—25+
✓ British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association—BCRPA—25+
✓ The Cooper Institute—CI—25+
✓ International Fitness Professionals Association—IFPA—25+
✓ International Tennis Performance Association—ITPA—25+
✓ International Sports Sciences Association—ISSA—25+
✓ National Association for Fitness Certification—NAFC—25+
✓ National Association of Sports Nutrition—NASN—25+
✓ National Council on Strength and Fitness—NCSF—8
✓ National Council For Certified Personal Trainers—NCCPT—1.9
✓ National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association—NESTA—see the special notes below
✓ National Federation of Professional Trainers—NFPT—2.0
✓ National Strength Professionals Association—NSPA—25+
✓ Professional Fitness Instructor Training—PFIT—25+
✓ American Senior Fitness Association—SFA—2.5+
✓ World Instructor Training Schools—WITS—25+

ACE (American Council on Exercise)—If you are an ACE Certified Professional and would like to earn CECs for this course please email or call GMP Fitness to find out if this course is going through the approval process.
*NESTA (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association)—accepts GMP Fitness courses for credits, There MAY be a petition fee.
*ITPA (The International Tennis Performance Association)—ITPA members can earn continuing credits for their certifications through GMP Fitness.

GMP Fitness Exam Facts
✓ Exam instructions are online.
✓ 60 multiple-choice and true/false questions.
✓ You must pass the exam with 80% or higher.
✓ NO time limit to take the exam.
✓ You can save your final exam if you cannot complete it in one sitting.
✓ Immediate grading and exam results.
✓ Instant download to your certificate of achievement.
✓ NO fees to take the examincluded in the price.
✓ NO fees to Retake the examincluded in the price.

3 Simple Steps To Get Your Certificate
1. Pass the online final exam.
2. Automatic certificate generation.
3. Download your CEC/CEU Certificate.

Distinguished Fibromyalgia Health and Exercise Specialist Certified CertificateGreat for your Portfolio and Binder!

This is a verified certificate, that is on parchment paper and includes an elite credential ribbon, an embossed gold foil seal and the CAQ Certified Badge.

This is an optional purchase and is mailed.

If you have already completed all coursework and successfully passed the final exam, contact GMP Fitness for details on how to receive your Distinguished Certified Certificate.

Note: A downloadable CEC/CEU Certificate is included with the price of the course.

To receive the CEC/CEU Certificate or the Distinguished Certified Certificate, you must successfully pass the final exam and complete any other required coursework.

What does it take to be an Elite Specialist?To become a Fibromyalgia Health and Exercise Specialist, you will need to complete the course and pass the exam.

Keeping your Credential Current
There are NO FEES to keep your Credential current, but we do strongly encourage students to take further education. This will not only elevate your skills and fortify your knowledge, but it will also show your dedication and commitment to your clients and your profession.

Do I get continuing education credits?
You will receive CEUs/CECs credit after you successfully is complete the final exam. The course is individually accredited and exact CEUs/CECs will vary for each certification organization.

How long do I have access to the Specialist Curriculum?
You will have lifetime access to this Specialization Program. There are no time limits or constrictions in this course and you are welcome to revisit the materials as many times as you like.

How long does it take to complete the Course?
There is no time limit to complete the course, but we do recommend that you complete the Specialist Course within 1 year after registration. The length of time required to complete a specific program depends on the individuals’ dedication and available time to study.

Elite (E) Course Prerequisites
While anyone over the age of 18 years old can complete the educational content included in the GMP Fitness Courses we do recommend a few of things for the Elite Specialist Courses.
• Knowledge of English and arithmetic.
• High school diploma or equivalency.
• A background in fitness equipment and exercises.
Note: Continuing Education Credits (CECs/CEUs) will only be applied for certified fitness professionals and other health professionals.

Customer Course Support
As part of the GMP Fitness commitment to customer service, you’ll receive unsurpassed, exceptional customer support. Have a question after you purchase the course—contact us at or call 888-467-3488.

Fibromyalgia Health and Exercise Specialist Testimonials

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The Fibromyalgia Health Specialist Level 1 provides fitness professionals, health educators, coaches, nurses, dietitians, athletic trainers, occupational therapists and all other health professionals with the necessary guidelines, exercise protocols, lifestyle recommendations and resources to be successful in helping clients with fibromyalgia achieve a healthier lifestyle. The Fibromyalgia Health Specialist Course prepares you to work, aid and expedite change with individuals that have fibromyalgia. The Fibromyalgia Health Specialist Course will position you as a vital link between physicians and the community. The course will help you guide clients to more effectively managing their pain and symptoms through education, coaching and a holistic approach.


You also will have the expertise to help clients:

✓ Attain psychological well-being and happiness. ✓ Decrease the feeling of tension, stress, fatigue and anxiety. ✓ Lower body and emotional pain. ✓ Reduce inflammation and relieve pain and joint stiffness. ✓ Promote mind-body connection awareness. ✓ Balance body energy. ✓ Release emotional barriers and toxicity. ✓ Improve communication. ✓ Enhance emotional intelligence. ✓ Achieve a healthy lifestyle.


You will be able to:

✓ Support clients to achieve their lifestyle health goals. ✓ Promote healthy lifestyles, positive thoughts and constructive actions. ✓ Implement rejuvenation fitness strategies. ✓ Create a personalized action plan including coping tips. ✓ Encourage hope and healing for fibromyalgia patients. ✓ Provide therapeutic training intended to relieve symptoms that are related to fibromyalgia. ✓ Develop and supervise an exercise management plan. ✓ Adjust the exercise program components as needed. ✓ Establish short-term and long-term goals. ✓ Be a supportive mentor. ✓ Motivate individuals and help them make lasting changes and feel their best.


✓ Gain an understanding of pioneering and alternative treatments. ✓ Gain insight on integrative therapies for fibromyalgia. ✓ Know traditional medicine and complementary treatments. ✓ Learn how stress management and relaxation help control aggravated symptoms. ✓ Gain insight on encouraging clients, while working to improve activities of daily living. ✓ Get a better grasp how exercise, diet and nutritional supplements can help alleviate FMS. ✓ Learn appropriate conditioning guidelines and discover suitable stretches for FM clients. ✓ Discover mind-body connection methods. ✓ Amplify knowledge on nutrition and healthy eating habits. ✓ Gain insight on appropriate exercise programming for clients with fibromyalgia. ✓ Acquire information on concepts of healing. ✓ Review information on therapeutic exercise parameters and techniques. ✓ Expand knowledge on concepts of range of motion and flexibility.


Module 1—Alternative Therapies—Some Module Topics Include:

  • Acupuncture for Fibromyalgia Chronic Pain
  • What Should The Fibromyalgia Patient Know Before An Acupuncture Treatment
  • Biofeedback For Fibromyalgia Pain
  • homeopathy For Fibromyalgia
  • Homeopathy To Balance Energy Levels
  • Chiropractors Diagnose & Fibromyalgia?
  • What Are The Benefits of Hydrotherapy?
  • Does Hypnosis Work For Fibromyalgia
  • Key Principles Of Massage Therapy For Fibromyalgia
  • What is Naturopathic Medicine And Natural Medicine
  • How Does Naturopathic Medicine Help In The Treatment of Fibromyalgia Syndrome
  • What is Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)?
  • Osteopathy An Alternative Therapy For Fibromyalgia
  • Facts About Osteopathic Medicine For Fibromyalgia
  • Physical Therapy For Fibromyalgia Treatment
  • How Can a Physiatrist Help Fibromyalgia Patients?
  • What Are Some Physiatry/Physical Medicine Fibromyalgia Treatment Strategies?
  • Relaxation Therapy for Fibromyalgia Symptom Relief
  • What is a Rheumatologist?
  • What Does TENS Stand For?

Module 2—Sleep & Stress—Some Module Topics Include:

  • How Can You Control Fibromyalgia Stress Symptoms
  • What Are Common Fibromyalgia Symptoms Of Stress
  • Helpful Stress Tips
  • What Are Proven Stress Management Strategies for Fibromyalgia?
  • What Are Simple Stress management tips For Fibromyalgia?
  • How Does Disturbed & Insufficient Sleep Aggravate Fibromyalgia Symptoms.
  • Why is Sleep Important for Individuals With Fibromyalgia Sleeplessness Symptoms
  • Effective Sleep Tips
  • How To Use A Sleep Diary

Module 3—Self-Care & Exercise—Some Module Topics Include:

  • Optimum Body Posture As A Natural Treatment For Fibromyalgia
  • Meditation For Fibromyalgia Patients
  • Stretching to Relieve Fibromyalgia Symptoms
  • Mobilizations As A therapeutic Exercise System
  • Fibromyalgia Exercise Safety Tips
  • Why Is Swimming A Valuable Fibromyalgia Exercise
  • Benefits Of Walking For Individuals with Fibromyalgia
  • Benefits Of Cycling For Individuals with Fibromyalgia
  • Important Facts About Tai Chi & Fibromyalgia
  • Why Yoga For Fibromyalgia
  • Some Safe Yoga Poses For Fibromyalgia Patients
  • Why Breathing exercises are Important For Fibromyalgia
  • How Can An Individual Monitor Their Fibromyalgia Exercise Routine.

Module 4—Self-Care—Some Module Topics Include:

  • Humor For Self Help
  • Why Is Laughter is Good for You
  • The Key to the Mind’s Influence on Health
  • Benefits of Laughter for Fibromyalgia
  • Ways to Combat Fear to Relieve your Symptoms of Fibromyalgia
  • Steps to Stop Fear – Self-Care for Fibromyalgia Syndrome
  • Strategies to Stop Fear – Fibromyalgia Self-Care

Module 5—Nutrition & Water—Some Module Topics Include:

  • Nutrition & Water Tips
  • Can Nutritional Supplements & Homeopathic Medications Be Effective For Fibromyalgia Symptoms.
  • Can Prescription Medications Cause Digestive Disturbances For Patients With Fibromyalgia Symptoms.
  • Why Is Water A Necessity
  • What Are Easy Tips for Drinking Water
  • What Is A Healthy Fibromyalgia Diet

Module 6—Guidelines & Stretches:  Incorporates Valuable Information on Therapeutic Exercise/Exercise Therapy To:

  • Evaluate what exercise basic principles are applicable.
  • Arrange a safe, effective and structured exercise program.
  • Support coordination and balance.
  • Enhance exercise performance and endurance.
  • Improve muscle strength.
  • Advance respiratory capacity.
  • Mobilize joints.
  • Promote relaxation.

Module 7—Resources/Handouts

  • Printable handouts and tips for you and your clients that you can use as educational resources.
  • 5

    I have nothing but a positive experience with this “GMP Fitness” course. I gained Valuable information! The Fibromyalgia course I took, linked my previous rehabilitation knowledge from my work in a physiotherapy clinic, with very useful information for my fibromyalgia clients. The material was prese ...Read More

  • 5

    This was an excellent course, as are all the GMP Fitness courses I have taken. The subject matter and study materials are superior in my opinion. I have gained a wealth of knowledge that I can apply to my personal training clients who suffer from FMS. I have been nothing but pleased with all the cou ...Read More

  • 5

    Because the diagnosis of Fibromyalgia is on the rise, it would be beneficial for all Personal Trainers to be educated on the condition and proper ways to guide their clients. Within this course the necessary resources are provided for empowering these individuals. Stress Management and mind body act ...Read More

  • 5

    This course was a valuable tool in educating oneself on being able to identify fibromyalgia, as there have been some confusion between fibromyalgia and other syndromes. Once learning how to correctly and identify fibromyalgia this course has helped in learning how to cope with and seek treatment for ...Read More

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