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ACE Press Room

Founded in 1985, the American Council on Exercise (ACE) is a nonprofit organization committed to America's health and wellbeing. Over the past 25 years, we have become an established resource for both fitness professionals and consumers, providing comprehensive, unbiased, scientific research impacting the fitness industry and validating ourselves as the country's trusted authority on fitness.

Today, ACE is the largest nonprofit fitness certification, education and training organization in the world with 53,000 certified professionals who hold more than 59,000 ACE certifications. With a long heritage in certification, education, training and public outreach, we are among the most respected fitness organizations in the industry and a resource consumers have 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.

Latest Press Releases

September 18, 2014

New Scholarship Prepares More Professionals to Educate Youth on Healthy Behaviors, Combat Childhood Obesity

September 4, 2014

ACE COMMENDS THE STATE OF OBESITY REPORT FOR RECOMMENDING INTEGRATION OF COMMUNITY-BASED OBESITY PREVENTION PROGRAMMING WITH CLINICAL CARE

August 26, 2014

BEHAVIOR-CHANGE COUNSELING HIGHLIGHTED IN U.S. PREVENTIVE TASK FORCE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THOSE AT RISK FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

July 30, 2014

NEW STUDY REVEALS BEST BICEPS EXERCISES

July 17, 2014

NEW AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EXERCISE MANUAL REPRESENTS INDUSTRY’S MOST UP-TO-DATE, COMPREHENSIVE PERSONAL TRAINING RESOURCE

June 26, 2014

NEW PARTNERSHIP HELPS 53,000 HEALTH AND FITNESS PROFESSIONALS CAPITALIZE ON TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE CLIENT ENGAGEMENT

April 24, 2014

NEW STUDY PROVES TRADITIONAL CRUNCH STILL MORE EFFECTIVE THAN POPULAR ABDOMINAL EQUIPMENT, EXERCISE TRENDS

April 16, 2014

ACE INTRODUCES MOBILE STUDY IPAD® APP FOR ASPIRING PERSONAL TRAINERS ON THE GO

April 4, 2014

CAMPAIGN TO END OBESITY NAMES ACE PRESIDENT AND CEO SCOTT GOUDESEUNE TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

April 1, 2014

CALIFORNIA CHIROPRACTIC ASSOCIATION, AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EXERCISE PARTNERSHIP HELPS BRING CERTIFIED HEALTH COACHES INTO HEALTHCARE SPACE

March 14, 2014

NEW PARTNERSHIP PLACES CERTIFIED HEALTH COACHES AT THE CENTER OF WORKPLACE WELLNESS

February 24, 2014

NATIONAL VIDEO CAMPAIGN HIGHLIGHTS EVERYDAY HEALTH HEROES

January 29, 2014

ACE STUDY FINDS GAPS IN YOUTH COACHES’ LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE

January 27, 2014

American Council on Exercise Releases New Tool to Help Aspiring Professionals Choose a Group Fitness Certification

January 21, 2014

American Council on Exercise Applauds Congress for Passing $74.5 Million For Physical Education Programs in 2014

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For media inquiries please contact:
Phone: (858) 825-3636, EXT. 709
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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Download the Impact Report 2013 for more information about ACE and its efforts to help people live its most fit lives.

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