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American Council on Exercise (ACE) Certification Exams Approved for Veterans Association Reimbursement

SAN DIEGO--Active military, veterans and eligible spouses and dependents can now receive reimbursement from the Veterans Association for exam fees for any of the four American Council on Exercise (ACE) certifications.

Under the G.I. Bill, all ACE exams taken on or after March 1, 2001, qualify for reimbursement. This applies to first-time and re-take fees. This new benefit will assist military personnel to develop new skills and embark on new careers. More information on benefits covered under the G.I. Bill may be found at

Currently, ACE offers four fitness professional certifications: Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Clinical Exercise Specialist, and Lifestyle & Weight Management Consultant. More information on preparing for an ACE certification exam may be obtained at, or by calling 800-825-3636.

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 targets 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

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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.