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ACE Launches Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Course for Exercise Professionals to Build More Inclusive Fitness Industry
Posted: July 8, 2021 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) furthers its commitment to advancing equity, diversity and inclusion with a first-of-its-kind course on how exercise professionals and health coaches can build a more inclusive fitness industry. The course, Taking Action with ACE: Practicing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion as an Exercise Professional, is the first step on a journey to ensure all physical activity participants have equal access and feel welcome in every environment. Read More...

ACE and WIFA Launch New Opportunity to Support Women in Fitness
Posted: May 19, 2021 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the Women In Fitness Association (WIFA) reached a new milestone in their partnership with the launch of the WIFA Growth Grant, a scholarship that provides current ACE Certified Professionals the opportunity to build and grow their careers with a one-year WIFA membership. Read More...

American Council on Exercise and Precision Nutrition Join Forces to Educate Exercise Professionals
Posted: May 5, 2021 in Suppliers

ACETORONTO, CANADA - American Council on Exercise (ACE), a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving physical activity levels through education, advocacy and certification of exercise professionals and health coaches, and Precision Nutrition, an online nutrition and healthy lifestyle coaching and certification company announce a new partnership. Read More...

Innovative Course Equips Exercise Professional to Take Their Business Virtual
Posted: April 14, 2021 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the Personal Trainer Development Center have partnered on a new course that provides exercise professionals a complete educational program to build and grow an online personal training business. The new course, Online Trainer Academy, is created and led by Personal Trainer Development Center and provides a timely solution to the growing demand for virtual personal training services. Read More...

New American Council on Exercise Campaign Seeks to take Physical Activity Outside
Posted: April 7, 2021 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) launches a national advocacy campaign calling on local and state governments to expand access and reduce restrictions to using green spaces, parks and other community spaces. These typically under-utilized spaces can provide safe locations for structured, physical activity experiences led by well-qualified exercise professionals and community organizations. With the COVID-19 pandemic ever present, ACE envisions this campaign as a long-term benefit that can improve community health and reduce health inequities. Read More...

ACE and the Special Olympics Launch New Continuing Education Course to Make Physical Activity More Inclusive
Posted: April 5, 2021 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) and Special Olympics have collaborated on a new course to promote inclusion within the fitness industry. This new course, created and led by Special Olympics, is specifically designed to provide exercise professionals with the knowledge and guidance to successfully serve and support individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) in their physical activity journey. Read More...

Studies Provide Preliminary Evidence of ACE Integrated Fitness Training Model and ACE Mover Method Effectiveness
Posted: March 8, 2021 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - Recent research studies reveal preliminary evidence that the American Council on Exercise’s Integrated Fitness Training Model (ACE IFT Model) and the ACE Mover Method are effective in providing personalized exercise programming to improve a client’s cardiometabolic health and facilitate healthy lifestyle changes. Read More...

Updated ACE Specialist Program Equips Exercise Professionals to Aid Older Adults
Posted: February 17, 2021 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - the American Council on Exercise (ACE) has launched an updated and enhanced Senior Fitness Specialist Program. This continuing education program provides exercise professionals with population-specific knowledge and behavior-change coaching skills to best serve older adults seeking to live more vibrant, healthier lives, full of movement. Read More...

ACE and Trainerize Announce New Partnership
Posted: February 1, 2021 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) and Trainerize announce a new partnership that will empower exercise professionals and health coaches to better engage and support clients to make healthy, lasting lifestyle changes. By integrating ACE behavior change strategies into the Trainerize digital platform, it allows personal trainers and health coaches to leverage a powerful combination programming expertise and technology. Read More...

New ACE Education Offers Pilates Instructor Training for Exercise Professionals to Encourage Client Longevity
Posted: November 19, 2020 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) and Pilates Unlimited - The Art of Movement have launched a new continuing education course, the Pilates Mat Specialist Program. This new course prepares exercise professionals to incorporate mat Pilates exercises into their existing training offerings and confidently instruct specific mat Pilates classes. Read More...

The American Council on Exercise Celebrates its 35th Anniversary by Recognizing Four of its First Certified Health and Exercise Professionals
Posted: October 21, 2020 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - While much has changed in the world of health and fitness over the past few decades, one component remains the same: the American Council on Exercise exists to get people moving. In its 35th anniversary celebration, ACE is telling the stories of the exercise and health professionals who have been with the organization since the beginning and who experienced the evolution of the fitness industry from its early focus on dance aerobics group fitness to its more comprehensive approach, which includes health coaching. Read More...

ACE Welcomes Dr. Laurie Whitsel and Dr. Antonio Williams to its Board of Directors
Posted: October 9, 2020 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - Laurie Whitsel, Ph.D., FAHA, Vice President of Policy Research and Translation for the American Heart Association (AHA) and senior advisor to the Physical Activity Alliance, and Antonio Williams, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Associate Department Chair at Indiana University School of Public Health, have joined the American Council on Exercise (ACE) as members of its Board of Directors effective October 9, 2020. Read More...

IHRSA Foundation, ACE Obtains Funding to Improve Exercise Inclusion for People with Intellectual Disabilities
Posted: September 23, 2020 in IHRSA

The IHRSA FoundationBOSTON, MA - The IHRSA Foundation and the American Council on Exercise (ACE), supported by the UNESCO Chair in Inclusive Fitness, Sport & Recreation, PE, have had a first joint project approved by Special Olympics with funding through their Inclusive Health Innovation Grant. The grant, supported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), aims to support organizations in making practices more inclusive and tip the balance toward a fully inclusive world where people with intellectual disabilities (ID) are fully and intentionally included in mainstream fitness programs and services. Read More...

American Council on Exercise Launches All-New Personal Trainer Certification Program
Posted: July 7, 2020 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) launches an all-new ACE Personal Trainer Study Program, once again raising the bar for certification programs of this type. The experts behind the ACE study program say that it provides the current, highest quality education and self-study experience available. The ACE Personal Trainer Certification Program is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), considered to be the gold standard for certification accreditation in fitness and health. Read More...

ACE Makes Donation to the Advancement Project to Help End Structural Racism
Posted: June 3, 2020 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - It's time for structural racism to end. The ACE family's hearts breaks for black people who live in fear of injustice. To do our part, ACE has donated $25,000 to the Advancement Project. We encourage our allies in fitness and physical activity promotion to do the same. Contribute to one of the many organizations working diligently for a more just United States. Read More...

ACE Fitness Commends U.S. Government for Relief Bill
Posted: March 27, 2020 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise, on behalf of its 90,000+ certified exercise professionals and health coaches, commends the U.S. Congress and state legislatures for the approval of legislative relief for small businesses and their employees, independent contractors and self-employed individuals who are either affected by the COVID-19 pandemic or are likely to be. Read More...

ACE Urges Policymakers to Not Leave Independent Contractors, Sole Proprietors and Small Family Businesses Behind
Posted: March 20, 2020 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - ACE commends the U.S. Congress and state legislatures for the recent rapid exploration of legislative relief for small businesses and their employees who are either affected by the COVID-19 pandemic or are likely to be. We are encouraged by the bipartisan commitment to this cause. At the same time, ACE urges policymakers, as relief legislation options are considered, to take great care to avoid leaving independent contractors and self-employed people behind. Read More...

New ACE Specialist Program Prepares Exercise Professionals to Help Those Living With Chronic Pain
Posted: November 6, 2019 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) has launched the Orthopedic Exercise Specialist Program, a new continuing education program that equips exercise professionals with the knowledge and tools to empower clients living with pain or chronic orthopedic-related conditions to return to their daily activities with restored confidence in movement. Read More...

American Council On Exercise Names Jay Grant as Executive Vice President of Marketing
Posted: October 24, 2019 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) announces the promotion of Jay Grant to the role of Executive Vice President of Marketing. Grant, promoted from his role as Interim Vice President of Marketing, has more than two decades of leadership experience, including extensive marketing management for GreatCall, which was acquired by Best Buy and CBS Interactive. Read More...

ACE Expands its Education Offerings With the launch of the Health Coach Live Class
Posted: October 9, 2019 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) has launched Health Coach Live Class, a real-time, virtual classroom experience designed to complement the ACE Health Coach Certification Study Program, improve the comprehension of learning materials and prepare future health coaches for their first day on the job. Read More...

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