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Thursday, July 17, 2014 in Fitnovatives Blog

How to Select the Right Rest Intervals and Post-Training Recovery for Your Clients

In the final installment of this series focusing on the variables of exercise program design, ACE Certified pro Pete McCall explains why adequate rest intervals and post-training recovery periods may be the most important of all the variables. Here’s how you can enhance your clients’ efforts during training sessions by ensuring optimal rest and recovery periods.

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in Exam Preparation Blog

Do I Need to Switch to the new ACE Personal Trainer Manual (5th edition)?

If you’re preparing for your ACE Personal Trainer Certification exam, you may be wondering if you should purchase the newest edition of the ACE Personal Trainer Manual (5th edition). Here’s some information that should help put your mind at ease and give you the best chances for success.

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in Fitnovatives Blog

What’s new in the ACE Personal Trainer Manual (5th Edition)?

We’re very proud to announce that our new ACE Personal Trainer Manual (5th Edition) has arrived! Rooted in the latest science, the new manual delivers relevant tools that new professionals and industry veterans from all fields can apply to the clients of today. It marries the most recent peer-reviewed research with new information about managing a personal training business, and the evolution of our ACE Integrated Fitness Training® Model, proven to help you deliver custom, individualized program

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in Fitnovatives Blog

Are You Meant to Be An Infopreneur?

Have you wondered how you can expand your impact and your business through writing or presenting on health and fitness topics? ACE Certified pro Jonathan Ross explains how he made this leap, including

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014 in Fitnovatives Blog

6 Reasons Carbs Are Your Friend

So many people think they have to cut out all carbs if they want to lose weight, but this approach can quickly backfire. The Nutrition Twins explain how choosing the right kind of carbohydrates can make you feel more satisfied, stave off hunger, improve your health and help you lose weight.

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Monday, July 14, 2014 in Fitnovatives Blog

Total-body Plyometrics Workout

Plyometrics exercise are an incredibly effective way to improve reactivity, power and coordination, while also increasing both the calorie burn and challenge of your workouts. And, while the intensity of these exercises means that participants need to be physically ready to do them, plyometrics should be a supplemental part of a well-rounded training program. Here are some great exercises to help you get started.

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Friday, July 11, 2014 in Exam Preparation Blog

Meet Your ACE Resource Center Study Coaches

Ever wonder who’s answering the phones when you call the ACE Resource Center for help with your exam preparation? Here is a brief peek into the lives and backgrounds of the ACE Study Coaches and why they are so committed to health and fitness.

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Friday, July 11, 2014 in Fitnovatives Blog

How to Select the Right Volume and Frequency for Your Clients

Both the volume of a workout program and the frequency of training sessions play a critical role in stimulating muscle growth. If you have clients who want to train for muscle size or definition, volume and frequency are two essential variables to consider when designing an exercise program.

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Wednesday, July 09, 2014 in Fitnovatives Blog

Why We Need to Stop Obsessing over the Scale

Are your clients obsessed with the scale? They’re not alone. Too many people live and die by the number on the scale, explains ACE Certified pro Jonathan Ross, who recommends helping clients change their focus from weight to what they want to do in their lives. After all, living in a capable body that allows us to stay connected and fully participate in that which we love and to do it with those we love is what most of us truly seek from fitness.

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Tuesday, July 08, 2014 in Fitnovatives Blog

10 Exercises for Rock-hard Abs

Sure, rock-hard abs look great, but they’re also crucial for every stage of life. ACE Certified Pro Chris Freytag explains how to train the core smarter—not harder—so it not only looks good, it’s stronger and functions effectively so we can do all the things our lives require. Check out these 10 exercises that, when combined with a healthy diet, will help you develop rock hard abs and a fully functional core.

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