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300,000 Certifications Worldwide

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143 Countries Around The Globe

30+ Years in Fitness Certifications

30+ Years in Fitness Certifications

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About The Course

Looking to run your first marathon? Is one of your training clients wanting to complete a marathon? Regardless if it is you or one of your clients, training for a marathon is no walk in the park. This course is designed to prepare you to successfully train and complete a marathon while preventing injury. Learn what to eat, what to wear, how best to train, and more with this course!

Hear how ISSA has helped students like you

Shoeb Iqbal

I have been training this 13-year-old girl and it's been more than 8 to 9 months. Her parents were extremely happy about her body language, and she has improved a lot in endurance/stamina.

Shoeb Iqbal

Jessica Moyle

When I received the course material it was more in-depth than I expected which was good! I knew I was being provided with all the knowledge I need to become the best trainer I can.

Jessica Moyle

Cindy Jacobo

My experience has been great and the support team makes it very easy to complete the course and get back to me with answers to any questions I have very quickly.

Cindy Jacobo

Nathaniel Mosher

I just completed the Bodybuilding Course through the ISSA. Josh Bryant, the author, is a well-known strength coach and strength athlete. He delivers a course that provides plenty of time-tested bodybuilding methods mixed with modern application.

Nathaniel Mosher

Natalie Specioso

I feel confident to go into the work force as a personal trainer now, and I'm excited to start this chapter in my life.

Natalie Specioso

Christopher Romano

Of my now 25 coaching certifications, I was super impressed with how in-depth and thorough the ISSA SSC is.

Christopher Romano

Carolyn Ansel

I was extremely impressed with the overall course and materials ISSA provided; now ISSA has truly prepared me for my future as a personal trainer!

Carolyn Ansel

Evette Wrinkle

I was so overwhelmed at first but chatted with a master trainer on the website and they gave me some wonderful study tips that built my confidence back up. I actually finished a month early.

Evette Wrinkle

Ilona Kinney

ISSA offers lessons of real-world cases and the insights of professionals.

Ilona Kinney

Gabriela Cumberbatch

This Strength and Conditioning Certification from ISSA gave me the opportunity to expand my knowledge in strength and conditioning, whether it be in the gym or outside on the field or court, with a team or an individual.

Gabriela Cumberbatch

Sean Shimada

The International Sports Sciences Association was easily the best choice I've ever made towards a career in helping change people's lives.

Sean Shimada

Brittany Marsh

I am so overly emotional and proud that throughout these last 12 weeks of insane studies and working all the time; I finished. I can't wait to see how ISSA helps me better myself and everyone around me.

Brittany Marsh

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