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Latest Posts By Cedric Bryant

Cedric X. Bryant, Ph.D., FACSM, is Chief Science Officer for the American Council on Exercise and represents ACE as a national and international lecturer, writer and expert source. Bryant has written more than 250 articles or columns in fitness trade magazines, as well sports medicine and exercise science journals, and authored, co-authored or edited 30 books. He can often be found as an authoritative resource for fitness and nutrition articles in a variety of respected national outlets including USA Today, Washington Post, The New York Times, Parade, Wall Street Journal, Time, Newsweek, Reader’s Digest, Consumer Reports, Fox News, CNN Headline News and more. Bryant has held a position on the exercise science faculties at several prestigious institutions, including the United States Military Academy at West Point and Pennsylvania State University, and earned both his doctorate in physiology and master’s degree in exercise science from Pennsylvania State University.

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Thursday, October 24, 2013 in Fitnovatives Blog

Understanding & Interpreting the ACE-Sponsored Research on the CrossFit™ Workout

CrossFit is, arguably, the hottest trend in fitness these days, with legions of devotees performing WODs (workouts of the day). To determine if these short, high-intensity workouts are enough to get you fit, ACE sponsored a research study that looked at the calorie burn and intensity of two popular CrossFit workouts. In this article, ACE Chief Science Officer Dr. Cedric Bryant summarizes and interprets the findings of this study.


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