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Founded in 1985, the American Council on Exercise (ACE) is a nonprofit organization committed to America's health and wellbeing. Over the past 30 years, we have become an established resource for health and fitness professionals, and the public, providing comprehensive, unbiased research and validating ourselves as the country's trusted authority on health and fitness.

Today, ACE is the largest nonprofit health and fitness certification, education and training organization in the world with more than 60,000 certified professionals who hold more than 67,000 ACE Certifications. With a long heritage in certification, education, training and public outreach, we are among the most respected organizations in the industry and a resource the public has come to trust for health and fitness education.

Contact ACE to find health and fitness experts for media interviews, articles and public service campaigns; information on the latest research; official position statements on health and fitness topics; quotes on the role of physical activity and behavior change as part of the healthcare continuum; consumer health tips, and more.

You can also explore our annual Impact Report, which demonstrates the work our organization has done in the past year and the progress our country has collectively made in response to the obesity and chronic disease epidemics.

Latest Health & Fitness News

May 19, 2016

ACE® STUDY EVALUATES HEALTH BENEFITS OF ULTIMATE FRISBEE

April 20, 2016

NATIONAL LEADERS GIVE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY MOVEMENT MORE MOMENTUM WITH RELEASE OF NEW PLAN

February 23, 2016

Industry Leaders Announce Unprecedented Marriage Between Healthcare and Fitness

February 17, 2016

NATIONAL HEALTH CHANGE AGENTS AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION AND AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EXERCISE TAKE ACTION TO REDUCE HEART DISEASE AND STROKE

February 17, 2016

ACE® STUDY EVALUATES HEALTH BENEFITS OF AERIAL YOGA

February 17, 2016

ACE® STUDY EVALUATES EFFECTIVENESS OF HIGH-INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING (HIIT) FOR FITNESS NEWCOMERS

February 17, 2016

ACE® STUDY EVALUATES EFFICIENCY OF TITIN WEIGHTED COMPRESSION SHIRT

November 5, 2015

ACE SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED TO OVER 1,000 VETERANS TO HELP WITH TRANSITION TO NEW CAREERS IN FITNESS AFTER MILITARY SERVICE

October 29, 2015

ACE® LAUNCHES NEW WALKING TOOLKITS

October 27, 2015

ACE® HOSTS CONGRESSIONAL ROUNDTABLE ON ROLE OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN POLICY

October 22, 2015

ACE® STUDY EXAMINES EFFECTS OF BOKS BEFORE-SCHOOL PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PROGRAM

September 30, 2015

ACE® APPLAUDS FOCUS ON ‘CLINIC TO THE COMMUNITY’ APPROACH TO REDUCING OBESITY

September 21, 2015

YMCA OF THE USA AND ACE® PARTNER TO IMPROVE AMERICA’S HEALTH

September 16, 2015

Fitness Industry Trends Around the Globe Examined

September 9, 2015

ACE® APPLAUDS U.S. SURGEON GENERAL’S NATIONAL CALL TO ACTION ON WALKING

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For media inquiries please contact:
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Phone: (301) 395-4145
Email: PR@ACEfitness.org

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Research & Studies

As part of our mission to protect people against unsafe and ineffective fitness products and trends, ACE often commissions independent, third-party research studies from major universities across the country. In some cases, those studies have prompted action by the Federal Trade Commission against several companies making false claims.

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ACE 2015 Impact Report Download » Get a more in-depth look at the work ACE has done in the past year, as well as the progress our country has made in responding to the obesity and chronic disease epidemics.