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ACE and YogaRenew Join Forces to Offer Yoga Certification to Health and Exercise Professionals
Posted: February 12, 2024 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) announces its forward-thinking partnership with YogaRenew. Through this partnership, ACE offers the YogaRenew 200-Hour Yoga Teaching Training & Certification, a comprehensive, online yoga credential for health and exercise professionals that caters to the growing public demand for holistic health and fitness practices. Read More...

ACE and Special Olympics Partner to Support Fitness Inclusion
Posted: December 18, 2023 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - ACE (American Council on Exercise) and the Special Olympics have partnered to build awareness and capacity within the fitness industry to support the inclusion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Read More...

ACE Launches Career Starter Course to Bridge Fitness Industry Skills Gap
Posted: November 15, 2023 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) announces the Intro to Personal Training: A Career Starter Course, a comprehensive online and self-paced certificate program that addresses health and fitness industry staffing concerns around hiring qualified employees. The program features exercise science fundamentals and hands-on experience to kickstart new staff training, so employees are job-ready in under two weeks. Read More...

American Council on Exercise Commits to Equal Pay Pledge in California
Posted: August 24, 2023 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) proudly announces its commitment to the California Equal Pay Pledge. This decision reflects an ongoing organizational dedication to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion and advancing gender equity within the health and fitness sector. By signing this pledge, ACE joins the efforts to close the gender pay gap and support women in their careers by ensuring opportunities to thrive in their professional lives. Read More...

American Council on Exercise Unveils Updated ACE Group Fitness Instructor Certification Study Program
Posted: July 12, 2023 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) announces the launch of its latest offering, the updated ACE Group Fitness Instructor (GFI) certification study program, which includes the all-new textbook, The Exercise Professional’s Guide to Group Fitness Instruction. This updated study program sets a new standard for GFI certification by recognizing the changing fitness landscape that group exercise instructors are navigating in a highly digitized fitness space. Read More...

Five Inspiring Individuals Awarded 2023 IDEA World Convention Scholarships
Posted: July 6, 2023 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The IDEA World Convention Scholarship Program, funded by Kathie and Peter Davis, founders of IDEA Health & Fitness Association (IDEA) and the IDEA Foundation (now the American Council on Exercise, or ACE), announce five 2023 award recipients who will attend this year’s IDEA World Convention in Los Angeles, California between July 12 - 16, 2023. Read More...

ACE Announces New Wix Partnership, Adds to Growing Library of Career Support Resources
Posted: June 22, 2023 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) has partnered with Wix, a leading website building company, to launch the ACE+Wix Website Builder. The ACE+Wix Website Builder offers health and fitness professionals ready-to-use templates and a built-in suite of digital tools to create a website quickly and efficiently. It will also allow users to build their personal brand, reach new customers, increase their polished and professional online presence, connect with clients and gain career and technical support. Read More...

The Power of Personalization: How Customized Exercise Programs Enhance Fitness and Health
Posted: June 19, 2023 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - Recent research from a three-year study reveals consistent evidence that the implementation of personalized exercise programming, like that featured in the American Council on Exercise’s ACE Integrated Fitness Training Model (ACE IFT Model), optimizes training responsiveness and positively impacts a client’s cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular fitness and cardiometabolic health. Read More...

Fitness Industry Experts Address Women’s Health in Exclusive Live Conference
Posted: April 26, 2023 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - On May 19, the American Council on Exercise invite media and fitness professionals to an exclusive live conference about how fitness professionals can better support women’s health. Top industry experts, including Dr. Jan Shroeder of Long Beach State University and Farel Hruska of EoS Fitness, will share the unique physiological, biomechanical and behavioral aspects that go into coaching and training women. Fitness professionals who attend will leave with practical concepts that they can use immediately to level up their programming and coaching. Read More...

New Course Levels Up Fitness Pros’ Public Speaking Skills
Posted: April 24, 2023 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the IDEA Fitness & Health Association (IDEA) take a proactive step in supporting the career growth of health and fitness professionals by co-marketing a new speaking course, developed by experienced speaking coach Andrea Heuston of Artitudes Design Agency. Read More...

American Council on Exercise Joins World Active
Posted: April 4, 2023 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) announces its participation in and full support of World Active. World Active, formerly the World Active Forum, is a worldwide platform and future federation that unites the health, fitness and physical activity sector globally. Read More...

ACE Receives ISO Accreditation Elevating Professional Standards within the Fitness Industry
Posted: March 20, 2023 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) is now an International Organization for Standardization (ISO)/IEC 17024 accredited Certification Organization. This is the highest internationally accepted benchmark of quality for a certification organization. With this accreditation, all four of ACE’s certification programs (Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Heath Coach, and Medical Exercise Specialist) are accredited and recognized worldwide. Read More...

ACE Elevates Standards for Certified Professionals Through New Recertification Requirement
Posted: February 6, 2023 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) announces the formal launch of a new recertification requirement for ACE Certified Professionals. This update will elevate the standards for ACE certified exercise and health professionals, ensuring that they remain the top certified professionals in the industry and aligned with certification requirements within the healthcare industry and peer organizations. Read More...

American Council on Exercise Wins Gold at the 2022 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards
Posted: December 21, 2022 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise, a leader in innovative health and fitness education, won a coveted Brandon Hall Group Gold award for excellence in the Best Advance in Diversity and Inclusion Innovation category in partnership with LearnUpon LMS. Read More...

ACE and WIFA Further Their Partnership to Better Support Women in Fitness
Posted: November 14, 2022 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the Women In Fitness Association (WIFA) have advanced their partnership through WIFA transferring ACE its business and programmatic assets. With this advanced partnership, ACE will deliver all WIFA programs including WIFA LEAD, Writers Academy and Speakers Academy. Read More...

ACE announces new partnerships with Ate Food Journal, CEOwned, GAIN Fitness and Remote Coach
Posted: October 12, 2022 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - ACE announces new partnerships with Ate Food Journal, CEOwned, GAIN Fitness and Remote Coach, all formalized between July - September 2022. These new partners provide exclusive promotions and resources to current ACE Certified Professionals and were forged as another step in ACE’s initiative to lead the industry in career support tools and education development for exercise professionals and health coaches. Read More...

American Council on Exercise Promotes Amanda Cass to Chief Operating Officer
Posted: October 5, 2022 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) has promoted Amanda Cass to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Cass, formerly the ACE Executive Vice President of Central Services, brings expertise in operations, human resources and accounting to the reinstituted ACE senior leadership role. Read More...

ACE Expands Health Coaching Market Share Through Acquisition of Dr. Sears Wellness Institute
Posted: September 7, 2022 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) announces an expansion of its health coaching education and training via the acquisition of the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute (DSWI). DSWI will join ACE as part of a new division, ACE Health and Wellness. This new division is unprecedented for ACE and cements its role as a leader in the health coaching industry. Read More...

ACE Welcomes Becky Roseberry to its Board of Directors
Posted: August 17, 2022 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - Becky Roseberry, former Senior Vice President of Finance for CorePoint Lodging Inc., has joined the American Council on Exercise (ACE) as a member of its board of directors effective July 1, 2022. Read More...

New ACE Education Empowers Exercise Professionals to Better Serve All Individuals Seeking Healthy Lifestyles
Posted: July 25, 2022 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the Size Inclusive Training Academy launched a new continuing education course, the Size Inclusive Fitness Specialist. This new course prepares exercise professionals to equip larger bodied individuals to make healthy lifestyle changes with a weight neutral mentality. This course is part of ACE’s larger effort to build a more inclusive fitness industry. Read More...

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