Darla O’Brien is recognized as an ACSM/ACS Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer®, a fitness professional who uses a well-rounded understanding of cancer to develop exercise programs for specifically suited for survivors. Having earned a certification sponsored jointly by the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Cancer Society, ACSM/ACS CETs have passed a rigorous written exam. CETs empower cancer survivors to display their significant inner strength by improving their own physical fitness.
Beyond assessing and creating individual exercise programs unique to each individual, ACSM/ACS Certified CETs have working knowledge around cancer-related topics from surgeries to side effects, from diagnoses to survivor stages – specialized knowledge that allows them to better create the ideal fitness experience no matter what a client has been through. ACSM/ACS CETs truly uphold the gold standard by working to adapt fitness best practices that equip cancer survivors to attain a quality of life that may have seemed out of reach.