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Posts tagged "fitness math" within Exam Preparation Blog

How much math do we need to know for the exam? And why do we need to know it?

By Christopher Gagliardi on Monday, February 04, 2013


The math section of the certification exam can be a source of major anxiety. To help calm your nerves and clear up any misunderstandings, ACE answers your frequently asked questions about fitness math.




Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? ACE Certification Exam Math Refresher

By Brian Greenlee on Monday, February 13, 2012


What’s one thing you can learn from a 5th grader? Math doesn’t have to be that scary! Whether it’s been a few years since you last formally practiced math or whether you’re just in need of a bit of a refresher, check out these helpful formulas and math tips to help you successfully prepare for your ACE certification exam.




The Fick Equation

By April Merritt on Monday, June 27, 2011


The Fick equation. You may have read about it in your Essentials of Exercise Science for Fitness Professional’s book (page 228) or heard about it on the street, but do you really understand it?




Calories to Burn

By April Merritt on Monday, October 11, 2010


Your client wants to lose 20 lbs in the next 15 weeks. Or maybe you have a client who wants to lose 25 lbs in the next 20 weeks. Where do you start? What caloric deficit do they need to achieve this goal? Are they burning calories by exercising as well?




Working with Vo2 on the Exam

By April Merritt on Monday, February 08, 2010


Exam candidates frequently question if they will have to work with Vo2 on their certification exam. Are they going to have to measure Vo2max? How are they expected to do that really big equation? Especially without calculators?