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Active Video Games Do Not Lead to Increased Exercise in Children

By ACE FITNESS on Wednesday, February 29, 2012


In an age where modern technology rules, some parents may have purchased active video games — or exergames — for their children, hoping that these would get them moving. Find out why these hopes may not come true. ACE-sponsored research studies also shed light on if the Wii exergames are effective — or not.




It's American Heart Month: ACE Fitness Expert, Jonathan Ross, to Discuss Exercise and Heart Health

By ACE FITNESS on Tuesday, February 07, 2012


Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, so this month, American Heart Month, it's important to reflect on heart health. ACE Fitness Expert & Personal Training Senior Consultant, Jonathan Ross, will discuss exercise and heart disease on Lifetime's "The Balancing Act." Learn more about the disease and when he will discuss this important topic.




Nike Releases FuelBand That Tracks Daily Physical Activity

By ACE FITNESS on Thursday, January 19, 2012


Nike released the latest fitness gadget — its FuelBand. They say, "Life is a sport. Make it count." What do they mean and how does this gadget work?




Fit or Fat? Research Finds Fitness May be More Important for Long-term Health

By ACE FITNESS on Tuesday, December 06, 2011


Does how much you weigh or how physically fit you are affect your overall risk of death and death from cardiovascular diseases?




Can you bust four common fitness myths? (Part 1)

By Jessica Matthews on Wednesday, November 30, 2011


It's so easy to believe those fitness myths, but they're just that — myths! ACE Fitness Expert & Exercise Physiologist, Jessica Matthews, busts four common fitness myths in this two-part series. Ready to see those pesky myths get busted and also learn how you can incorporate the truth into your fitness routine?




Man's Best Friend? Dogs Are Fitness Motivators, Too

By ACE FITNESS on Tuesday, September 27, 2011


More than an electronic gadget or new treadmill, dogs help people stay fit and active.




Encouraging Teens to Exercise May Help Them Quit Smoking

By ACE FITNESS on Thursday, September 22, 2011


New research shows that teens who were encouraged to exercise as part of the American Lung Association's program for teens increased their chances of actually quitting than those who were not.




KEEN Wants Adults to Recess

By ACE FITNESS on Wednesday, September 14, 2011


Dodgeball, anyone? Citing anti-obesity efforts, increased productivity, happiness and overall workplace wellness as reasons, KEEN, Inc. wants employers and employees to take their recess pledge.




KEEN Wants Adults to Recess

By ACE FITNESS on Wednesday, September 14, 2011


Dodgeball, anyone? Citing anti-obesity efforts, increased productivity, happiness and overall workplace wellness as reasons, KEEN, Inc. wants employers and employees to take their recess pledge.




Stay Fit by Ordering a Treadmill for Room Service

By ACE FITNESS on Monday, September 12, 2011


Staying on track with your fitness goals by ordering a treadmill instead of unhealthy room service food. Working out while traveling just got easier.