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American Council on Exercise Offers ACE FitnessMatters Magazine as a Healthy Holiday Gift Idea

SAN DIEGO—While frantically racing from store to store for holiday shopping may be “running” – that’s not quite the workout the American Council on Exercise (ACE) has in mind.

Stress relief may be found, however, in the perfect gift: ACE FitnessMatters magazine.

Published by the nation’s “workout watchdog,” the bimonthly magazine features current research on the latest fitness products and trends, exercise and nutrition tips, and sports-specific workouts. ACE FitnessMatters remains completely unbiased by not accepting advertising. All proceeds go to fund the nonprofit organization’s mission.

Holiday shoppers can give this one-of-a-kind gift of health for just $25 a year (in the U.S., international prices vary) by calling ACE at (800) 825-3636 or placing an order online at

The American Council on Exercise (ACE) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the benefits of physical activity and protecting consumers against unsafe and ineffective fitness products and instruction. As the nation’s “workout watchdog,” ACE conducts university-based research and testing that target fitness products and trends. ACE sets standards for fitness professionals and is the world’s largest nonprofit fitness certifying organization. For more information on ACE and its programs, call (800) 825-3636 or log onto the ACE Web site at

**Photos of ACE FitnessMatters magazine are available in the ACE image library by registering for the “media only” section of the ACE Web site at or call for a slide.

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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 58,000 certified professionals who hold more than 64,000 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.