The International Fitness Institute (IFI) is the home of the world’s top health
and fitness courses. We help you master topics in health and fitness, lifestyle
management, and behaviour change.
Build skills and expand your knowledge with courses and certifications designed
and taught by world-class experts. Taking courses at IFI qualifies you and equips
you with the tools to confidently coach clients and guide sustainable behaviour change.
Here at IFI we envision a world where anyone, anywhere has the power to transform their life and the lives of their clients, through learning. We believe that learning allows us to redefine what’s possible. That’s why IFI is here – to provide you access to the best learning.
IFI is the global online learning platform that offers anyone, anywhere access to the world’s top health and fitness courses. We conveniently deliver you cutting-edge courses designed and delivered by world-class experts in health, fitness, and behavioural sciences. Our scientifically proven, and evidence-based approaches provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to transform the lives of your clients.
Our data is clear: to help people get the results they want, the best thing for us to do is teach you to focus on their health, fitness, and longevity, through small-incremental behaviour change. IFI Certifications are the only ones in the health and fitness industry that teach you all of this.
Since 2010 we’ve used our methodology to coach over 100,000 of our own clients. We use our experience to figure out what works, and we constantly refine our approach as we learn over time.
Whether you are just starting out, or far along in your career, you are ready to become IFI Certified.
The underlying philosophy of the International Fitness Institute is to produce the highest quality graduates who are recognised as the benchmark by industry in training related health, wellness and fitness programs.
The International Fitness Institute will, through its curriculum, its staff and supporting resources, seek to produce graduates recognised for their critical reflection, their strong theoretical knowledge base upon which to reason and evaluate, and comprehensive practical skill set for the development and implementation of functional exercise programs and sport or activity specific training techniques.
International Fitness Institute graduates will be recognized by:
Developed and taught by Professor Chris McLellan, PhD Exercise and Sports Sciences/Physiotherapy, Adeel Khan, M. D. Sports Medicine, Ben Pakulski, B.S. Kinesiology, Andy O’Brien, M.S. Sport Sciences, and Louise de Lannoy, PhD Exercise Physiology.
The IFI Certifications are the synthesis of everything we’ve learned over 20+ years of research and coaching in health, fitness, and behavioural sciences.
Our experts teach trainers/coaches around the world, from elite, high-performance trainers, to those just starting their careers. They have published peer-reviewed research that continuously contributes to the industry and is used at IFI to perfect our approach.
Our experts teach coaches from around the world, from elite professionals to those just beginning their careers.
Louise de Lannoy