Fitness Professional’s Handbook – 7th Edition
Edward T. Howley, Dixie L. Thompson
(IFTA’s Group Fitness Textbook)

This is the Textbook IFTA uses for the Group Fitness Certification and is only available as shipped.

Once you register, you are sent the study guide that compliments this Textbook.




Nationally recognized certifications and certificates in group fitness, personal training, aqua, cycling, senior fitness, pilates, yoga, youth fitness, and many more.
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Certification by IFTA validates your commitment to excellence. Continuing education and recertification are vital parts of this commitment.
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For fitness professionals certified by AFAA, AAAI, and IFTA. Renewal is easy and cost effective.
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IFTA offers a variety of workshops available at various events and many available on video. Check out our workshops offered in a huge span of fitness categories!
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