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Next Cohort Starts May 14th.

Embark on a comprehensive exploration of the human body in our Anatomy and Physiology for Fitness Professionals course, tailored for those pursuing careers in fitness. This course provides a deep dive into the muscular and skeletal systems with a particular focus on movement dynamics. Offering a thorough understanding of all body systems, participants gain valuable insights into the interconnected functions of the human body. Rooted in principles of human anatomy and physiology, this course provides a foundational knowledge base essential for individuals aiming to excel in the fitness industry. 

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Course Information

*This course can be taken concurrently with a fitness certification course, in advance to prepare you with a base of knowledge before starting a certification, or after your certification and courses to prepare you for your exams. Certified fitness professionals are also welcome if you want to go deeper with your understanding of the human body. 

Example: Merrithew IR and/or IMP Course

Virtual Class Times

This Anatomy & Physiology for Fitness Professionals class offers a fully online and virtual learning experience, providing the flexibility and convenience of engaging with top-notch course material and expert instructors from anywhere.

Tuesday evenings and Thursday afternoons from March 19th – April 11th.

Full Class Schedule:

  • March 19, 5:30-6:30pm (CST)
  • March 21 12:30-1:30pm (CST)
  • March 26, 5:30-6:30pm (CST)
  • March 28, 12:30-1:30pm (CST)
  • April 2, 5:30-6:30pm (CST)
  • April 4, 12:30-1:30pm (CST)
  • April 9, 5:30-6:30pm (CST)
  • April 11, 12:30-1:30pm (CST)

Credits Earned:

  • .8 CECs (NASM & AFFA)
Anatomy & Physiology for Fitness Professionals

Course fee includes:

  • *Course Materials


  • .8 CECs (NASM & AFFA)

*= purchased from

Your Coach: Kelly Hegarty

With experience as a high school teacher and coach, a master’s degree in education, personal trainer certifications, and a B.S. in biological science with an emphasis on health and fitness, Kelly brings a wealth of experience to her online classes. Her influence extends beyond typical classrooms as she has presented on various topics for students and coaches at camps and conventions throughout the Midwest, as well as several local colleges and universities.

A diverse background in track and field, dance, strength training, endurance sports, pilates and personal training give her a unique perspective on fitness. Drawing from her roles as a personal training manager and educator for new trainers at Life Time, she possesses a keen understanding of the qualities that contribute to success in the fitness industry. Currently serving at Life Time as a personal trainer, pilates instructor, nutrition coach, and Life Time Academy CPT instructor, Kelly’s passion for bringing out the best in her athletes, students, clients, and colleagues shines through in every class.

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