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Posts published in "February 2004" within ACE Press Releases

President of ACE Receives 2004 Distinguished Service Award

Posted on Thursday, February 26, 2004

San Diego, Calif. –Feb. 26, 2004- The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America’s non-profit fitness advocate, announced today that Ken Germano, president of ACE, has been selected by the Manhattan College Physical Education and Human Performance Department to receive its 2004 Distinguished Service Award. The award will be officially presented to Germano on Feb. 27 in New York. “I am t ...

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American Council on Exercise (ACE) Makes Fitness Trend Predictions for 2004

Posted on Wednesday, February 25, 2004

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Nov. 12, 2003 - The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America's nonprofit fitness advocate, today announced its top 10 fitness trend predictions for 2004. Through its research, "workout watchdog" studies and worldwide network of certified fitness professionals, ACE continues to accurately monitor America's growing interest in fitness. As 2004 begins, ACE's predictions show a ...

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ACE and Consumer Reports Magazine Review the Latest Infomercial Products

Posted on Wednesday, February 25, 2004

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Dec. 16, 2003 – The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America’s nonprofit fitness advocate, applauds the January 2004 issue of Consumer Reports Magazine that features research that tested the claims of twelve infomercial exercise products. The chief exercise physiologist for the American Council on Exercise served as an expert consultant to the Consumer Reports staff who eval ...

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Ave. Thanksgiving Day Meal is More Than 229 Grams of Fat
ACE Shares Secrets to Stay Healthy and Fit During the Holiday

Posted on Friday, February 20, 2004

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Nov. 24, 2003 – From the golden, roasted turkey to the buttery mashed potatoes to the slice of homemade pumpkin pie, Thanksgiving is a festival of favorite family foods. For many though, it’s also a guilt-ridden, downward spiral of diminishing willpower and unhealthy, unwanted pounds continuing through the New Year. The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America’s nonpro ...

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ACE Supports New Children And Teen Fitness and Nutrition Curriculum

Posted on Friday, February 20, 2004

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – October 14, 2003 – The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America’s nonprofit fitness advocate, today announced its support of the new children/teen fitness and nutrition curriculum, The Physiology Storybook: An Owner’s Manual for the Human Body and Buff ‘n’ Stuff: The Art & Science of Getting Strong and Eating Right both by Marla Richmond, M.S. The Buff’n’Stuff complet ...

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ACE Lists Top Four Exercises for a Healthy and Strong Back

Posted on Friday, February 20, 2004

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Oct. 27, 2003 –More than 5.7 million people suffer from back or spinal problems making it the second most common reported health condition in the United States. The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America's nonprofit fitness advocate, suggests performing exercises involving muscle endurance and stability to protect against and prevent future back troubles. Research ...

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ACE Lists Top Six Exercises To Prevent ACL Injuries

Posted on Friday, February 20, 2004

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2003) – According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, nearly 6 million people visit orthopedic surgeons each year because of knee problems. The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America’s nonprofit fitness advocate, offers advice regarding proper biomechanics and a sound exercise training program that may reduce an individuals’ risk f ...

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How to Keep a New Year's Resolution
ACE Offers Ten Ways to Finally Stick to Them

Posted on Friday, February 20, 2004

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Dec. 29, 2003 – It’s almost New Year’s Eve. What better way to mark the occasion than by making bold promises to yourself? Because it’s a major transitional time, New Year’s provides a convenient occasion to take stock of your life. Millions of people make resolutions, but how do you keep them? The American Council on Exercise (ACE) offers the following twelve tips to help you ...

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National Commission for Certifying Agencies Accredits All ACE Certification Programs

Posted on Friday, February 20, 2004

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – September 5, 2003 - The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America’s nonprofit fitness advocate, today announced the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) has accredited all ACE professional fitness certifications programs that include the ACE Personal Trainer, ACE Lifestyle and Weight Management Consultant, ACE Group Fitness Instructor and ACE Clinical Exercise S ...

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ACE Lists Top Ten Reasons to Stretch

Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2004

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (August 20, 2003) – Since flexibility is one of the five components of fitness, stretching should be an integral part of every workout program. As we age our bodies naturally become less flexible and more prone to injury. With flexibility training, however, we can keep our bodies more limber and youthful. ACE, America’s Authority on Fitness, shares the following to ...

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ACE Warns Youth Athletes and Parents of Baseball Related Overuse Injuries

Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2004

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – July 7, 2003 – With the Little League World Series quickly approaching, (August 15-24, Williamsport, Pennsylvania), youth athletes and parents should be aware of the risks involved in repeated overhand throwing, especially pitching. It has been estimated that as many as 40% of all youth league pitchers may experience some type of arm injury during a typical season. The Ame ...

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ACE Joins Coalition Formed to Support Dietary Supplement Regulation

Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2004

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - June 11, 2003 - The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America’s nonprofit fitness advocate, today announced its participation with the Coalition for Anabolic Steroid Precursor and Ephedra Regulation (CASPER) in support of legislation regarding the regulation of dietary supplements that contain steroid precursors or ephedra. CASPER is comprised of the nation’s leading m ...

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ACE Supports President Bush's HealthierUS Initiative

Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2004

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – July 23, 2003 – On July 18, 2003, President Bush visited the Lakewest Family YMCA in Dallas, Texas to highlight his HealthierUS initiative designed to help Americans, especially children, live longer, better, and healthier lives. The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America’s nonprofit fitness advocate, was honored to be personally invited to participate in the event. ...

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ACE Lists Most Common Fitness Myths

Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2004

San Diego, Calif. – May 13, 2003 - Consumers are constantly bombarded with fitness information and “expert” advice from questionable sources. The American Council on Exercise (ACE) recently conducted a survey of more than 1,500 ACE-certified fitness professionals to discover the exercise myths that they most commonly hear from their clients. The following are their top responses: ...

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ACE Advocates Functional Strength Training to Enhance Workouts

Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2004

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – May 20, 2003 – Whether it’s walking, hiking or lifting, functional strength is needed to successfully complete the task. The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America’s nonprofit fitness advocate, suggests incorporating functional strength training into your existing exercise program to enhance coordination, strength and endurance in everyday activities. Functional str ...

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Are Your Workouts Up To Snuff?
ACE Lists Top Fitness and Workout Guidelines

Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2004

San Diego, Calif. - May 7, 2003 - It is easy to develop bad habits that minimize the effectiveness of a workout, habits that waste time, energy and money. For those individuals who are committed to improving their overall fitness, it is crucial to regularly evaluate their workout habits. The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America’s nonprofit fitness advocate, lists several important fitness a ...

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ACE Warns Consumers of the Signs of Exercise-Induced Asthma

Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2004

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- March 24, 2003 –Exercise-induced asthma (EIA), a common but serious condition usually brought on by vigorous aerobic activity, affects up to 20 percent of competitive athletes and 90 percent of asthma sufferers. The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America’s authority on fitness, today reminds the nation of the importance of recognizing the symptoms of EIA and offers tips t ...

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ACE Appoints Program Director for Operation FitKids

Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2004

San Diego, Calif. –March 17, 2003- The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America’s nonprofit fitness advocate, today announced that Deirdre Kleske has joined ACE as Program Director for Operation Fit Kids (OFK), ACE’s youth outreach program. Kleske is responsible for directing and implementing ACE’s goal to improve the health and fitness of America's young people by providing information ...

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ACE Launches Redesigned Website

Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2004

WHAT: To better meet the needs of the public, the American Council on Exercise today launched a new design of its website, www.acefitness.org. The redesign provides certified professionals and general readers with more information on exercise and fitness. DESCRIPTION: www.acefitness.org has added completely new sections – and upgraded others. A large part of the new d ...

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ACE Partners with the American Heart Association
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Training Offered

Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2004

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - August 26, 2003 - The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America’s nonprofit fitness advocate, today announced a strategic partnership with the American Heart Association to provide Automated External Defibrillator (AED), CPR and First Aid training to ACE course offerings. In conjunction with the American Heart Association, more than 50 ACE faculty and staff members wi ...

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ACE Receives Donation of 50 ZOLL AED Plus Training Devices
Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Provides Immediate Emergency Response

Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2004

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - August XX, 2003 - The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America’s nonprofit fitness advocate, today announced ZOLL Medical Corporation (Nasdaq: ZOLL), a manufacturer of non-invasive cardiac resuscitation devices, in conjunction with VitalTen, the ZOLL AED Plus GSA Exclusive Distributor, has donated 50 ZOLL AED Plus™ training devices to the ACE/American Heart Association/AED t ...

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ACE Warns Consumers Against Ephedra Supplements

Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2004

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - April 30, 2003 - A recent study commissioned by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and conducted by the Rand Corporation found that the dangers posed by ephedra far outweigh any potential benefits it may have. The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America’s nonprofit fitness advocate, supports this study --- urging all Americans to avoid using ephedra-containing products ...

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American Council on Exercise Lists Five Ways to Get Your Heart Pumping on Valentine's Day

Posted on Friday, February 13, 2004

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Feb. 10, 2004 - Planning on being active on Valentine's Day? This year, drop the sweets and get physical with your sweetie. Research shows that regular exercise not only improves the well-being of your body and mind, but enhances your sex life as well. Talk about an incentive! The American Council on Exercise (ACE) lists the following five ways to get hot a ...

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ACE Lists Top Ten Ways to Inspire People to Get Fit

Posted on Friday, February 13, 2004

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Jan. 20, 2004 -Are you struggling to come up with new ways to inspire friends and family members to become more active? The fact is, most people know they should exercise-they just need a little extra motivation to get started. Here are ACE's top 10 ways you can inspire people to get fit. Be a role model. Do others see you enjoying the benefits ...

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