ACE is building a community of individuals who:

  • Are fascinated by the idea that the healthcare system might one day include structured physical activity facilitated by well-qualified fitness professionals and health coaches.
  • Want to know what organizations like ACE are doing to shape the laws, regulations, and other public policies that shape our profession’s capacity to help far more people.
  • Committed to staying informed not only about the latest trends and techniques in physical activity but about the environmental factors shaping the future of the fitness.


Contact Information

American Council on Exercise
c/o ACE Advocacy

4851 Paramount Drive
San Diego, California 92123

Call: 858-380-3899

About ACE

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 health and fitness professionals, and the public, providing comprehensive, unbiased, scientific research impacting the fitness industry 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 55,000 certified professionals who hold more than 60,000 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.

Impact Report

Download the Impact Report 2014 for more information about ACE and its efforts to help people live its most fit lives.

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