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GMP Fitness Professional Specialist Courses

Exercise Development Specialist

🏆 Professional 🕑 15 Hours 💻 Online 💰 179 Points See Icon Meanings >

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Exercise Development Specialist

🏆 Professional 

🕑 15 Hours 

💻 Online 

💰 179 Points 

See Icon Meanings >

 REVIEWS (132)

$179 Add to Cart

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Learn program design concepts that can be used for rehab, general fitness and sports conditioning. This Course gives you the tools to design exercise programs for all client populations to achieve maximum results. It incorporates the use of the G Ball (Stability Ball) and Resistance Cord and offers over 125 specific exercises and variations for training the shoulders, upper and lower back and the neck which will allow you to create your own personal training routines. The Exercise Development Specialist Course will help you expand your marketability to fitness individuals who need to increase their balance, strength and flexibility and help advance your business.

Exercise Development Specialist Course Objectives
• Promote trunk stabilization, balance, flexibility and strength.
• Practice stability ball/resistance cord training.
• Employ and integrate stability ball/resistance cord  training for all muscle groups.
• Demonstrate proper teaching cues.
• Create  stability ball/resistance cord workouts.
• Reinforce and promote shoulder stability, flexibility and strength.
• Address all the muscles of the shoulder, as well as the rotator cuff.
• Improve thoracic and cervical flexibility and strength.
• Improve core flexibility and strength.
• Safely and effectively train your client’s with stability ball/resistance cord exercises.
• Amplify knowledge for exercise tips at the home or workplace.
• Discuss sequential resistance and flexibility exercises on the stability ball.
• Provide a complete schedule of exercises that will encourage and incite individuals to take their exercise to the next level.
• Provide appropriate instructional cues for proper exercise technique.
• Explain diverse applications and progressions.

Valuable CECs/CEUs
The Professional Specialist programs are approved for CEC’s/CEU’s with almost every major fitness education body. If your certification organization is not in the list, prior to purchasing a course, please contact GMP Fitness (or click here) to learn about discount options for courses that are not formally approved by your certification organization.

What does it take to be a Professional?
To become a Professional Specialist, you will need to complete the course and pass the exam. Upon completion, you will be recognized as a Professional Specialist.

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GET REWARDED FOR YOUR SUCCESS AND ACHIEVEMENT

When you pass the final exam you will receive your Professional CEC/CEU Certificate Credential.

GMP Fitness Success Testimonials

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Chris Manning

ACE Certified Professional


 ★★★★★

Great course! I would highly recommend this course! It is laid out in an easy to fallow format, from start to progression which is easily transferable to practical use with clients from a beginner client to a professional athlete! This course gave me a great assessment tool to start with clients and then use the format of progression. Great course, easy to implement with clients What a nice and easy way to get some very usable CECs … 5 stars. Thanks GMP Fitness!!!

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Tresa Anderson

AFPA Certified Professional


 ★★★★★

The course has provided me with fundamental balance training techniques that I can utilize immediately with my clients. I plan to use the knowledge gained in this program to create progressive balance enhancing training for my clients. Terrific, no nonsense course.

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Carol Witham

ACE Certified Professional


 ★★★★★

There are some sports specific training ideas that will be useful for people with whom I work who play tennis. I work with an older population and with people who have Parkinson’s disease. Many of the drills for balance, agility and coordination are quite applicable to the condition of most of my clientele. I like the organized way in which the course is designed. The information within the course is reinforced throughout each section so it can become knowledge and be a useful part of a trainer’s repertoire versus a course that one takes simply to earn CECs.

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Exercise Development Specialist

Online Course Format – What You Get
✓ You get instant access. No waiting for material to be shipped to you. Dive in and start learning right away.
✓ Course Book – Digital (PDF).
✓ Online Video Demos.
✓ Trainer and Client Charts (PDFs).
✓ Online lesson plan.
✓ Online final exam.
✓ Full lifetime access.
✓ Education tech support.
✓ Valuable CECs/CEUs.
✓ Instant grading and downloadable Certificate of Completion.
✓ There is no shipping cost as this course is delivered online.

Related Course Options
✓ The Course DVD (video clips) and CD (with ALL Printable PDFs) – Optional Purchase

✓ Printed Course Workbook – Optional Purchase
The Course Workbook (not on the CD) is designed to help you present your results, check your understanding of the material and reinforce important topics from the course. This learning tool is full of descriptions and demonstrations of the techniques discussed in the course. It will help you retain the course information better and prepare you for the exam.

Note: You will have an opportunity to purchase these items in the secured area of the GMP Fitness Online Learning Platform after you buy the course. Shipped by FedEx or USPS. Shipping charges may apply.

WE MAKE IT EASY FOR YOU TO GET YOUR CECs/CEUs
We make the petition process simple and smooth … not complicated at all … it’s really that EASY!!!

Renew your continuing education requirements and obtain valuable education to expand your training. The continuing education hours or CEC/CEU point value is different for each association.

I don’t see my certification organization on your list. Now what?
If you do not see your certification company on the list below—please contact GMP Fitness. The course may be pending approval. If not, we can go over simple options to help you get your CECs/CEUs for this course. Just call GMP Fitness at 888-467-3488 or email info@gmpfitness.com because we want the process of getting your CECs/CEUs to be easy for you and we help many individuals when a course is pending approval or is not currently approved. It takes only a few minutes to go over the options to help you get your CECs/CEUs quickly and easily and we are more than happy to assist you!

Accreditations & Certification Board Approvals
GMP Fitness is proud to be nationally approved and accredited by the following organizations. Renew your continuing education requirements with almost every major certifying agency and obtain a valuable education to expand your training. The continuing education hours or CEC/CEU point value is different for each association.

✓ ACTION Certification—ACTION—15
✓ American Council on Exercise—ACE—1.2
✓ American College of Sports Medicine—ACSM—15
✓ Athletics and Fitness Association of America—AFAA—15
✓ American Fitness Professionals Association—AFPA—15
✓ British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association—BCRPA—15
✓ The Cooper Institute—CI—15
✓ International Fitness Professionals Association—IFPA—15
✓ International Tennis Performance Association*—ITPA—15
✓ International Sports Sciences Association—ISSA—15
✓ National Academy of Sports Medicine—NASM—1.5
✓ National Association of Sports Nutrition—NASN—15
✓ National Council on Strength and Fitness—NCSF—6
✓ National Council For Certified Personal Trainers—NCCPT—1.5
✓ National Exercise Trainers Association—NETA—15
✓ National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association—NESTA*—15
✓ National Federation of Professional Trainers—NFPT—2.0
✓ National Strength Professionals Association—NSPA—15
✓ Professional Fitness Instructor Training—PFIT—15
✓ American Senior Fitness Association—SFA—1.2
✓ World Instructor Training Schools—WITS—15

** Call or Email GMP Fitness
We make the petition process simple and smooth … not complicated at all … it’s really that EASY!!! So just call or email GMP Fitness at 888-467-3488 or email info@gmpfitness.com. We are more than happy to assist you.

*Note: NESTA (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association) accepts GMP Fitness courses for credits, however, a CEU Petition Form will need to be filled out and there may be a small fee.
*Note: The International Tennis Performance Association (ITPA)—ITPA members can earn continuing credits for their certifications through GMP Fitness.

GMP Fitness Exam Facts
✓ Online true/false and/or multiple/choice final exam.
✓ Online exam instructions.
✓ 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 test results.
✓ Instant download to your certificate of achievement.

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

Do I get continuing education credits?
You will receive CEUs/CECs credit after you pass the final exam. Each course is individually accredited and exact CEUs/CECs will vary for each certification organization. Check each course for specific CEUs/CECs for your 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?
We recommend that you complete the specialist program 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.

Professional (P) Course Prerequisites
Just One Prerequisite … To qualify to take any of the GMP Fitness Courses you must be at least 18 years of age.

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

Recertification Requirements
• No Re-certification Fees. Your Specialist Certificate does not expire.
• After successful completion of the final exam, you will earn the professional title of Exercise Development Specialist on your certificate.

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 info@gmpfitness.com or call 888-467-3488.

COMING SOON
GMP Fitness Profinder
→ The GMP Fitness Profinder is only for health and fitness professionals who currently hold one or more of our Specialist Credentials. As a GMP Fitness Elite Specialist you will receive a complimentary listing which will help prospective clients find you. 
GMP Fitness Specialist Portfolio 
→ The GMP Fitness Portfolio is only for health and fitness professionals who currently hold one or more of our Specialist Credentials. This Credential Portfolio serves as the culmination of your learning, field experiences, skills, competencies and more. Optional Purchase.
Additional Specialist Awards, Certificates and Badges
→ Optional Purchase
GMP Fitness Tool Kit
→ Includes sample forms, coach tip cards and client handouts.

Exercise Development Specialist Study Material Course Options

 ✓ Exercise Development Specialist DVD & CD – Optional Purchase
– Exercise Development Specialist Videos
– Exercise Development Specialist Manual (PDF on CD – can be printed)
– Exercise Development Specialist—Bonus Research and Resources (PDF on CD – can be printed)
– Exercise Development Specialist Trainer & Client Charts (PDFs on the CD – can be printed)

✓ Printed  Course Workbook – Optional Purchase
The Course Workbook (not on the CD) is designed to help you present your results, check your understanding of the material and reinforce important topics from the course. This learning tool is full of descriptions and demonstrations of the techniques discussed in the course. It will help you retain the course information better and prepare you for the exam.

The workbook really helped understand the subject better.- Chaitra Chandrashekar, ACE-Certified Professional
I processed the course better by using the follow along workbook – Steve Lutes, ACE Certified Professional

NoteYou will have an opportunity to purchase these items in the secured area of the GMP Fitness Online Learning Platform after you buy the course. Shipped by FedEx or USPS. Shipping charges may apply.

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