A man doing crunches outside
A woman working out on a mat


Home Gym Design Specialization

Learn how to help your fitness clients effectively design and install a home gym.

  • 100% Online; Utilizes our State-of-the-Art Digital Learning Platform

  • 5 In-Depth Chapters

  • Downloadable Resources & Custom Infographics

  • Bonus Exercise Videos

  • Complete in as few as 2 weeks

  • 1 Year to Complete the Final Exam

  • Specialization Certificate Upon Completion

  • CEU Value: 0.7 NASM


$0 down + 12 payments


$ $

One-Time Payment

up to % off

With NASM's Home Gym Design Specialization, fitness professionals will be able to provide additional value to their clients by helping them reach their fitness goals through the preparation, planning, and installation of a home gym.

Fitness professionals will learn about the long-term benefits of a home gym, how to plan and manage the installation process, layout strategies, and ways to monetize design services.  Home gyms are the future - become an expert gym designer with NASM.

NASM has over 35 years of experience training the world’s top fitness professionals, and we do it better than anyone else. NASM credentials stand out to employers and distinguish you as a highly trained fitness professional.

Since our formation, we’ve trained over 1.5 million fitness professionals in 100+ countries. In that time we’ve developed extensive partnerships with over 12,000 gyms and health clubs. That means we have the connections necessary to help you get in the door and gain employment from the fitness company of your dreams.

A man exercising
Not sure which program is right for you?

Answer a few questions, and we'll match you with the right study program for your needs.

Quiz goes here

Program questionairre

Not sure which program is right for you?

Answer a few questions, and we'll match you with the right study program for your needs.

Quiz goes here

Questions? Get guidance from our Program Experts

Ready to start?

Enroll Now


There are no prerequisites for this course, although a personal trainer certification or a fitness specialization is recommended.

Through five chapters of informative content, fitness professionals will learn the benefits of a home gym and guiding clients through the home gym installation process.

  • • 1 Infographic

Throughout this chapter, individuals will establish a plan to understand why a home gym is needed and possible spaces that would be appropriate locations for the home gym.

  • • 1 Infographic

  • • 2 Printable Handouts

Professionals will dive into greater detail on the fitness goals of their clients, using communication strategies to help further define and assess the goals of the individual to ensure proper alignment.

  • • 3 Infographics

  • • 3 Printable Handouts

Professionals and enthusiasts will leverage insights gained from the first two steps to select appropriate exercise equipment for the client’s and/or enthusiast’s home gym installation.

Fitness professionals will be provided tools and templates to help monetize their abilities to design home gyms while reinforcing their lifetime value for their clients.

  • • 2 Printable Handouts

Technogym is a leading company in the field of commercial and home gym equipment. Known all over the world as the “The Wellness Company,” its goal is to help develop the philosophy of fitness and wellbeing and turn it into a true lifestyle.

  • • 3 Videos

After the completion of the course, you will take an online final exam that consists of 50 multiple-choice questions. The exam is timed and cannot exceed 90 minutes. To pass, you need a score of 70% or higher. If you score below that, you have up to 3 attempts to pass.


You will have 1 year from the day of enrollment to complete the course and take your final exam.

No, you do not need to renew your NASM Home Gym Design specialization. Once you pass your final exam, your certificate never expires.

Don't worry! You'll have 3 attempts to pass the final exam, and you can purchase additional retests by calling Member Services at 1-800-460-6276.

NASM-HGD is approved for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by the following organizations:

  • NASM Approved

    0.7 CEUs

  • ACE Approved

    7 CEUs

The final exam is administered online within your student portal. It consists of 50 multiple-choice questions and 90 minutes for completion. You must score a 70% or higher to pass and you will have 3 attempts.