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Working with a qualified exercise professional  can help you achieve greater fitness more quickly, safely and comfortably. One thing to look for in an exercise professional is certification from a recognized organization. Here's the B.C. organization and the types of certification it offers.  

British Columbia Recreation  & Parks Association (BCRPA)

  • Registered Fitness Leader
    • For people who have no experience or education in health and fitness.
    • Must complete BCRPA courses and exams, and have First Aid/CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) certification.
    • May specialize in areas like weight training, yoga, aquatics, Pilates (an exercise method designed to improve flexibility and strength, and create balance in the body), older adults, group fitness and adapted fitness for special populations.
    • No university degree required. 
  • Registered Personal Trainer
    • Must complete BCRPA courses and exams, and have First Aid/CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) certification.
    • Certification includes weight training.
    • May specialize in areas like older adults and adapted fitness for special populations.
    • No university degree required. 

☚☚ For more information, visit http://www.bcrpa.bc.ca/fitness_program/overview.htm

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