ACE and WIFA Launch New Opportunity to Support Women in Fitness

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A Call for Youth Physical Activity

This past year has been challenging for kids. From online learning to physical distancing and everything in between, most girls and boys have had a difficult time keeping up with their schoolwork, maintaining social relationships and accumulating the recommended minimum of at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) daily. Indeed, the […]

Will My Online Personal Training Clients Drop Me When Gyms Reopen?

This article was originally published at theptdc.com and is republished here with permission from our partners over at the PTDC.  I’ll never forget it. It was a Friday—March 20, 2020—and I was sitting in the staff room with some other personal trainers at the gym in Edinburgh where we worked. We were listening to a live broadcast […]

Inspiring the World Through Group Fitness with Jenny Ford

In recognition of May being Women’s Health Month, we’re hosting a new dialogue series centered on women’s health and women fitness professionals. Hosted by members of ACE’s team, these inspiring talks explore the challenges women face in the fitness industry, address the importance of representation and provide insightful tips for aspiring fitness professionals.  This series aims to continue ACE’s discourse around equity, diversity and inclusion by amplifying the voices of female fitness professionals. According to a 2018 article by MVP Sports […]

3 Reasons Why Social Media Should NOT Be Your Only Marketing Strategy

Social media is often touted as the answer to building the business of your dreams, which, at first glance, makes a lot of sense. Social media can serve up millions of potential customers at little to no cost. However, upon further inspection, there are some unforeseen consequences from putting all your marketing eggs in this […]

How to Get Started in Personal Training in 5 Steps

by Shannon Fable on You take your own health and fitness seriously; you enjoy learning about the body, working out and putting programs together to achieve your health- and wellness-related goals. You’ve seen trainers at the gym and thought, “Now that looks like a fun job!” You’re interested in getting started. So, the big question […]

1 Million Data Points Show what it Really Takes to Lose Fat

This article is from our friends over at Precision Nutrition and is republished here with their permission. Check out the Precision Nutrition course! There is no perfect person (No matter how awesome you are.) Yet when many of us contemplate a health plan, weight-loss program or other lifestyle change, we start with the expectation that […]

How to Get Started in Group Fitness in 5 Steps

by Shannon Fable on Your love for all things group fitness has led you to explore what it takes to move from the front row to face the crowd. Chances are you’ve run across various resources discussing the need to become certified. But beyond that essential step, you’re left wondering what else you need to […]

Physical activity does more than help you look good

Damon Swift, Ph.D., studies exercise training and risk factors for heart-related disease. He spoke about recent research in this area funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Tell us about your recent research in exercise. Our latest study looked at the relationship between the amount of exercise needed to maintain weight loss in […]

What you do now can prevent heart disease later

 Jennifer Robinson, M.D. Jennifer Robinson, M.D., studies cholesterol and cholesterol drug therapies with support from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. She spoke about new research and how people can reduce cholesterol to stay healthy now—and later on in life. Can you tell us about new research in cholesterol? We have begun to research […]

Advantage, Wozniacki: Tennis star on taking charge of life with RA

Tennis great Caroline Wozniacki won 30 professional titles and held the No. 1 ranking in the world for over 70 weeks from 2010 to 2011. In 2018, after returning to the No. 1 spot, 28-year-old Wozniacki was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an autoimmune condition that causes pain, swelling, and stiffness in our joints. She […]

6 Simple Steps to Getting Started in the Health Coaching Business

by Dr. Erin Nitschke on Congratulations! You successfully passed your health coach certification exam and can proudly exclaim, “I’m certified!” Now what? What comes next? Where do you go from here? While achieving certified status is cause for celebration, it is step one on your professional journey. From here, there isn’t a single direction newly […]

How to Talk to Your Clients About the Latest Netflix Nutrition Documentary

This article is from our friends over at Precision Nutrition and is republished here with their permission. Check out the Precision Nutrition course! When it comes to nutrition, there’s plenty we don’t know Although it may be hard to accept, the jury’s still out on, for example, red meat, eggs, low-carb versus low-fat, and Paleo […]

ACE welcomes Dr. Laurie Whitsel and Dr. Antonio Williams to its Board of Directors

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Studies Provide Preliminary Evidence of ACE Integrated Fitness Training Model and ACE Mover Method Effectiveness 

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New Continuing Education Course to Makes Physical Activity More Inclusive

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New American Council on Exercise Campaign Seeks to Take Physical Activity Outside  

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The American Council on Exercise Celebrates its 35th Anniversary by Recognizing Four of its First Certified Health and Exercise Professionals

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ACE and Trainerize Announce New Partnership

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