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ACE and Every Body Walk! Partner for ‘Walk the Stairs’ Month

3/4/2016 12:00:00 AM by American Council on Exercise

ACE is proud to partner with the Every Body Walk! Collaborative to promote the March theme, “Walk the Stairs: For an Active and Walkable Lifestyle.”

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ACE Joins the Exercise Is Medicine Initiative

2/23/2016 12:00:00 AM by American Council on Exercise

The American Council on Exercise (ACE) put another stake in the ground in its efforts to make physical activity–based behavior-change interventions more integral to the healthcare system. At an event at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., ACE announced that it is officially joining the Exercise is Medicine (EIM) initiative begun eight years ago by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). This move is one more manifestation of ACE’s mission to get people moving.

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Walk This Way! A Guide for Developing Community and Individual Walking Programs

10/27/2015 12:00:00 AM by American Council on Exercise

To help Americans increase their physical activity through walking, ACE has created a free toolkit that supports Step It Up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action on Walking and Walkable Communities. It contains a variety of resources that can be used by individuals, community organizations, faith-based institutions, schools, employers, etc. to encourage and support individuals to walk more and create walkable environments.

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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.