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Friday, July 25, 2014 in Exam Preparation Blog

Practical Application of the ACE IFT Model—Phase 2: Movement Training

The ACE Integrated Fitness TrainingTM (ACE IFTTM) Model is an incredibly useful tool for designing safe and effective exercise programs for your clients. This continuing blog series explains the purpose of the ACE IFT Model as well as its phases and training components, which will help you design individualized programs to meet the varying needs of your clients. In part 3, we cover Phase 2 of the ACE IFT Model: Movement Training.

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Friday, July 25, 2014 in Fitnovatives Blog

3 Health Lies We Tell Ourselves

A little self-delusion isn’t always a bad thing—it can help us cope during some of life’s greatest trials—but it can also derail our best intentions when it comes to making healthy lifestyle choices. ACE Certified Pro Jonathan Ross describes three of the most common health lies many of us tell ourselves to feel better and why they may be doing more harm than good.

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Friday, July 25, 2014 in Fitnovatives Blog

Six Tips for Staying Cool during Summer Workouts

Exercising outdoors in the summer can be a lot of fun, but it also can increase your risk of heat-related illness like heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Learn how you can safely exercise outside even when the mercury is on the rise. Here are six tips for staying cool while you heat up that calorie burn.

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in Fitnovatives Blog

6 Moves for a Stronger Core

While most of us wouldn’t mind having a flatter belly, what we really should be after is a healthy core and the muscular development that goes along with it. When combined with a balanced diet and a comprehensive fitness plan, the following exercises provide a multi-directional strategy for working the muscles of abdomen and back, which will give you the waist you both want and need.

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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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