American Council on Exercise Health eTips Newsletter
August 2009
Not Your Average Day at the Gym
PhotoThink your fitness routine has become monotonous? Check out these unusual and exciting alternatives others have discovered as a way to stay active. Trapeze school, parkour, punk rope and Ultimate Frisbee are just some of the unique activities gaining popularity across the nation. It may or may not be for you, but we guarantee you’ll find them interesting!

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Part 2: Summer Total-Body Circuit
PhotoWe head outdoors again with ACE’s Jessica Matthews for another 30-minute, total-body summer circuit workout with 9 exercises that target the abs, chest, arms, butt, thighs and back. With a mix of cardio and strength training this workout will turn up the heat this summer.

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Ask the Expert
PhotoHave a burning question related to fitness and healthy living that you’ve been wanting to ask? Looking for reliable and effective answers you can count on? Next month, the American Council on Exercise will launch its “Ask the Expert” blog hosted by ACE’s very own, Jessica Matthews. Each week, she’ll select one question from consumers and provide an answer from ACE experts including our team of certified trainers, exercise physiologists, and Chief Science Officer, Cedric Bryant. In addition, guest blog authors such as nutritionists and other specialized experts will be brought in to help you separate fitness fact from fiction. Send your questions to for a chance to have your inquiry featured in an upcoming blog post. All questions are listed anonymously.

Health & Fitness News
With parkour, the whole world’s a playground
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Feel the beat
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Certification Exams & Workshops
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ACE Workshops and Educational Programs Nationwide
August 22 - Personal Training in Practice
September 9 - Personal Trainer Exam Review Live Webinar
September 26 - Heartsaver First Aid with CPR and AED Workshop
October 24 - Functional Training & Assessment Workshop
November 4-7 - ACE Fitness Symposium
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ACE Fit Facts™
ACE Fit FactDiet Myths Debunked

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Exercise of the Month
Exercise of the MonthStanding Dumbbell Hammer Curl

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Healthy Eating
Healthy EatingWaffles with Fresh Fruit

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Fitness Q&A
Cedric BryantQ: Should I exercise when I have aches and pains?

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Discussion Boards
"Plateau advice?"

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