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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.

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 and Vision Report, which demonstrate 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 Press Releases

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

September 3, 2015

ACE® SURVEY EXAMINES IMPACT OF WEARABLE ACTIVITY DEVICES ON THE FITNESS INDUSTRY

August 25, 2015

ACE® MEDICAL EXERCISE SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION PREPARES PROFESSIONALS TO SERVE AS THE LINK BETWEEN CLINIC AND COMMUNITY

August 6, 2015

ACE® CERTIFIED PRO MIKE ROBINSON NAMED IDEA PERSONAL TRAINER OF THE YEAR

July 30, 2015

ACE® NAMED AS A 2015 HEALTHIEST COMPANY TO WORK FOR IN SAN DIEGO

June 24, 2015

ACE® CELEBRATES 30TH ANNIVERSARY, REINFORCES COMMITMENT TO ENDING OBESITY EPIDEMIC

June 18, 2015

ACE® Study Evaluates the ElliptiGO Outdoor Elliptical Bicycle

May 26, 2015

New Study Evaluates Whether Pedaling Backward Boosts Cycling Performance

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Media Contact

For media inquiries please contact:
Sarah Sweeney
Phone: (858) 243-4687
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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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.

ACE 2014 Impact Report Download » ACE 2015 Vision Report Download »