Reason 3 - Why Do We Need Medical Exercise Program Directors?!


Embrace the Future of Healthcare and Wellness with the Medical Exercise Program Director Training

The Intersection of Healthcare and Fitness

In today's rapidly evolving healthcare landscape, the integration of exercise into medical management plans is becoming increasingly important. The Medical Exercise Program Director (MEPD) Training Series offers a unique opportunity for medical exercise professionals to step into a pioneering role at this intersection.

Why Become a Medical Exercise Program Director?

Being a Medical Exercise Program Director is not just about understanding exercise science; it's about becoming a vital liaison in the healthcare system. This role involves bridging the gap between medical management and fitness programs, ensuring that exercise regimens are not only safe but also effective for various medical conditions. As the Program Director you communicate directly with the medical community to ensure safety and positive outcomes. 


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Reason 2......Why We Need Medical Exercise Program Directors


Attention Medical Exercise Professionals! The Baby Boomer generation is rapidly becoming your most essential client group. Why? Because they're the largest consumer of healthcare services globally. As medical experts increasingly recognize exercise as key in managing chronic conditions, the demand for skilled Medical Exercise Program Directors (MEPDs) is soaring, especially because of Baby Boomers.


Target Market Insight: Baby Boomers need specialized exercise programs for conditions like hip/knee replacements, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and neurological conditions such as stroke, MS, and Parkinson's. They also require exercise routines to maintain functionality in osteoarthritis.


The Role of MEPDs: Every Medical Exercise Training (MET) or post-rehab facility needs a competent MEPD for not just survival but growth. MEPDs play a crucial role in developing, managing, marketing, and administering MET programs, acting as a bridge to medical referral sources.

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Reason 1......Why We Need Medical Exercise Program Directors


The Medical Exercise Program Director (MEPD) Training series enhances the skill and knowledge of the medical exercise professional who manages a medical exercise or post-rehab facility. The number 1 reason to enroll in the MEPD program is the enhancement and the growth of professionalism of all MEPD participants. The MEPD increases your ability to better manage medical conditions using ONLY exercise. This raises the professionalism of our new industry - medical exercise training. A higher professional standard is vitally important in the integration of medical exercise training into the health care system. If you want to become a Medical Exercise Program Director go to

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Why We Need MEPDs?!


There are 7 reasons Medical Exercise Program Directors (MEPD) are needed to lead the growth of our new profession…..medical exercise training. METI announces the launch of our revised Medical Exercise Program Director Training Series (MEPDTS). This program teaches you how to develop, manage, market, and administrate a medical exercise/post-rehab program in any setting as well as serving as the liaison to medical referral sources. The “7 Reasons Why We Need MEPDs” include:

1. Professionalism
2. Baby Boomers
3. Liaison
4. Management
5. Evidence
6. Insurance Reimbursement
7. Leadership

The MEPD Training Series includes a series of MEPD comprehensive education modules that cover clinical aspects, MED-Fit assessments, and MET practice management. These modules range from advanced post-rehab guidelines for all joints and regions to the essentials of ergonomics, pharmacology, and senior fitness, and from medical exercise documentation to...

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Medical Exercise Program Directors are Needed!!


The Medical Exercise Program Director Training Series (MEPDTS), offered by the Medical Exercise Training Institute (METI), represents the highest-level certification in the field. It addresses the increasing demand for specialized medical exercise programs for baby boomers and those with chronic medical conditions. The Medical Exercise Program Director’s (MEPD) role is pivotal in developing, and marketing medical exercise facilities, acting as a liaison between these facilities and the medical community as well as leadership and management of the medical exercise/post-rehab program/facility.

The MEPD certification equips candidates with advanced knowledge and skills in various areas including ergonomics, senior fitness, pharmacology, and advanced medical exercise assessment and progression. The program entails two major projects and 20 hours of observation in a rehab setting. It goes beyond the expertise provided by the Medical Exercise Specialist (MES) or Post Rehab...

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Medical Exercise Specialists......More Choices to Renew Your Cert!!


Hello everyone. We know it is hard to find CEC workshops on medical exercise and post-rehab topics. So, we have added several new workshops you may use to renew your MES, PRCS or MEPD certifications. We have added courses on MET assessments, MET guidelines. the MES Jumpstart to help you get your business started, MET Regional Guidelines and our classic MAPPS - Medical Exercise Assessment Protocols and Progression System workshop. 

These workshops give you detailed guidelines and review specific step-by-step procedures to help you better manage your clients and build your business. Take a look at these workshops and more at for more details. Also, each workshop is available at 50% off thru Veterans Day!!

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Medical Exercise Specialist Podcast Spotlight - Abby Dixson, MES


Good morning MedXPROs!! Check out our new podcast episode as we spotlight Abby Dixson, MES of Laurel, MD. Abby attended the first MES workshop in 1994. Since then, she has built a strong practice with referrals from physical therapists and physicians. Subscribe to our podcast at

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Medical Exercise Specialist Workshop...Top 10 Reasons You Should Attend!!


The Medical Exercise Training Institute is excited to invite you to our 2-Day Medical Exercise Specialist On-Site Workshop in Houston on October 21st and 22nd. With 29 years of experience in this unique field, we are the original and most comprehensive training program dedicated to “Bridging the Gap Between Healthcare and Fitness”. Here are the top 10 reasons why you should attend:


1**Practical Application:** This isn't just reading a book and taking a test. We provide hands-on training, ensuring you understand how to apply medical exercise techniques safely and effectively. 


2**Experience and Reach:** The Medical Exercise Training Institute (METI) has been training professionals for nearly three decades, spanning six continents. 


3**Exercise is Medicine...but:** Learn how to properly apply exercise protocols and techniques for specific medical conditions, enhancing safety and functionality for your clients. 



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MedXPRO Network is BACK and BETTER!!


Hello Medical Exercise Specialists!! The MedXPRO Network (MXP)  is back and better!! We have upgraded the MXP platform, enhanced the online community and added more content to help you grow your MET skills and business. The MedXPRO Network is the only online community specifically to assist you in building your practice. 

We have a number of professional resources, an online forum, training videos and downloadable manuals you won't find anywhere else. Here's a partial list of the MedXPRO Resources.


We are offering our inaugural pricing thru September 9th for all METI MESs, PRCSs, MEPDs and MES-As. Go to to get registered or for more details. 

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Medical Exercise Specialist Workshop is Back and Coming to Houston!!


Elevate Your Career with the Ultimate Medical Exercise Specialist Workshop! The Medical Exercise Training Institute (METI) invites you to join our exclusive Medical Exercise Specialist (MES) Onsite Workshop on October 21 & 22, 2023, hosted at Medical Fitness Pros in Katy, TX.


Why is this the workshop you can't afford to miss? It's the definitive course for "Bridging the Gap Between Health Care and Fitness," designed for professionals who are serious about making a difference. This isn't just another certification; it's the "Real MES" program.


Over two intensive days, you'll gain hands-on experience in applying exercise protocols to manage a range of medical conditions. This workshop is tailored for personal trainers, kinesiologists, massage therapists, athletic trainers, and any fitness professionals committed to elevating their practice by working with clients who have medical conditions.


Don't miss your chance to be among the select group of only 12...

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