CSULB - Fitness Majors Association

We give our students the tools and skills necessary to be successful in their educational and fitnes

The Fitness Majors Association is a student organization at California State University Long Beach. We provide our members - current and past fitness majors - with a networking experience that allows for growth as fitness professionals. Our events are fitness specific, and are catered towards developing the experience and knowledge necessary for success. No matter your occupational goal, FMA is here to make your educational and professional experience the best it can be.

Operating as usual

Coming Back to Movement.pdf 06/06/2024

For my fellow fitness professionals, please check out (and share!) this amazing resource created by Ilya Parker(he/they) and Dr. Syd (they/them).

Coming Back to Movement.pdf


So proud of Sophia and Kyle for being the two Fitness option award recipients at tonight’s KIN awards ceremony. Congratulations you two!

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The is hiring personal trainers and group fitness instructors! Contact them with any questions!


Check this out!!! ☝🏽☝🏽☝🏽

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Great program for students interested in getting their PhD!


And we’re back!! GO BEACH!! First day of the Fall 2021 semester. 🖤💛

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HUGE congratulations to our KIN fitness option leader, creator, and professor! What an honor to have as our mentor and colleague. Throughout her career she has devoted her life to the fitness industry and the fitness future. She is a teacher and visionary. We are thrilled to stand by her in this mission to change lives through fitness.

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If you’re interested in learning more about body inclusivity in the fitness space, here’s a great opportunity! Anyone with an event registration or free expo hall pass can attend. If you’re not registered for the event, you can pick up a free expo pass at www.ideafit.com/world/expo. You’ll also get access to other panel discussions, workouts, sponsored seminars, keynote, etc! 💪🏽✨🤓


Check out this great job opportunity to work for an incredibly inclusive gym. ❤️❤️❤️


So proud of for being a finalist for Fitness Leader of the year with


•Listen up•

Recently Dr. Walters had the privilege to talk about body inclusivity in the fitness space with and . During our conversation we talked about the current state of our industry and where we can/should go in regards to body inclusivity. Listen on Apple Podcasts and learn more with and at the IDEA World Virtual Event at the Creating Spaces for All Bodies Panel.

To listen to the full podcast, click here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/overcoming-body-bias-in-fitness-how-to-create-safe/id1558562445?i=1000522008116

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Need to get your traditional hours still!? Get them at the Shore Strength Lab!

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The Shote Strength Lab is looking for enthusiastic trainers to become a part of the team. The facility is located on 2nd st in Belmont Shore.
Come be a part of our team! 💪🏻


Join me at the Personal Trainer Institute where I’ll be presenting on body inclusivity in fitness. Read the full description below and use my code to get your discount! ✨

Behavior change is deeply rooted in our innate sense of self and in order for fitness professionals to help their clients make more positive health behavior changes, they must understand how body image—their clients’ as well as their own—influences decision making and client interactions. In this impactful session, researcher and assistant professor Kellie Walters, PhD, provides an understanding of the current body image culture within the fitness industry and ways to interact with clients to ensure a body inclusive space.


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Check out these updates and resources from

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For those interested in pursuing their masters degree and working in strength and conditioning, this is a great opportunity!


For those students interested in getting research experience, check this out! 🤓


Our hearts are heavy to learn of the passing of . He was an incredible man and fitness option alumni. Devon touched so many hearts with his passion, kindness, and devotion. He really was that person that would do anything for others. We are grateful to have had his footprint in our lives. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers. If you feel as though you would like to contribute to his memorial fund please do https://gf.me/u/y36hrm RIP Devon we love you.


Welcome back Fitness Majors!! Meet Kyle And Keaton! Our newest members are here to represent for the the new school year! Drop a 💙below to show your support for the FITlab and these little cuties 🥰😍

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We are so excited to celebrate our very own fitness professor Dr. Jan Schroeder was selected as a finalist for the IDEA Fitness leader of the year!! This is one of the greatest honors of the fitness industry. We are so lucky to have her as a CSULB Kinesiology professor to help guide the future fitness leaders. Please send her a shout out to congratulate her on this special honor!! congratulations


Congrats to our Graduates! The CSULB FitFaculty couldn’t be more proud! 💪🏻🎓 Click on the link below to watch the full video! 🎦⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️



Would you like to be a part of a research study in regards to body image in the fitness industry? In order to participate in this study, you must identify as a person of color, be 18 years old or older, and identify yourself as a fitness professional. Upon completion of the survey, you will be prompted to enter your email address so you can receive a $20 electronic Amazon gift card. This is completely voluntary, you can stop at any time, and has no impact on your career. To confirm that you qualify for the study, please email Dr. Walters ([email protected] ) with the following information: 1) Full name, 2) Where you work (what facilities), 3) What position(s) you have at work, 4) Why you got into the field, 5) What fitness certifications you have and 6) Any social media handles you have. If you qualify for the study, Dr. Walters will send you a unique survey link that can only be used once.


ARE YOU READY!? Spring plank challenge is here! You’ve survived PLANKSgiving, but are you ready for SpringPLANK 2020!? Click on the link below! ⬇️ How many days will you do it!?


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Open up your IDEA Fitness Journal and read what Dr. Alencar has to say about the myths and realities of nibbling, fasting, and feasting!

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doing big things with !!! Stay tuned!!

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is excited to announce we are hosting this innovative workshop and certification!! Grip-free resistance is the next level for any client!! Come learn how you can apply the gravity ball@method to your clients!! This pricing is introductory and won’t last! with
Learn the fundamentals of the Gravity Ball Method®. Whether you're an industry expert or novice, this 6-hour course will teach you how to effectively incorporate the Gravity Ball® Method's movement-based programming into your coaching practice for improved results for your clients, students, athletes, and patients. All levels, all goals.

Coach each exercise to standard + progress/regress for any fitness level.

Integrate challenging "grip-free" functionality into your training practice.

Experience how the Gravity Ball® delivers uniquely effective mobility, core strength, and stability.

Not only will you walk away with a toolbox full of new skills, exercises, and resources perfectly suited for all clientele, but you'll also learn how to create a compelling group and personal training programs with the Gravity Ball®.

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Congratulations to Fitness major alumni .valle for starting her DPT program!!! We LOVE seeing what our Fitness majors are up to next! Tag us in what your up to! And join our alumni newsletter at lbsufitlab.com

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LBSU FitLab at workout!

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