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Posts published in "May 1998" within ACE Press Releases

American Council on Exercise Introduces Exercise for Older Adults: ACE's Guide for Fitness Professionals

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 1998

SAN DIEGO - Noticed a few more gray heads in the gym lately? According to a study conducted by American Sports Data Inc., the number of Americans aged 55 and older who joined health clubs grew 145 percent between 1988 and 1995. This number continues to increase as older adults realize that exercise enables them to live, work and function more effectively in their everyday lives. In res ...

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Are all elliptical trainers created equal? American Council on Exercise Puts Latest Fitness Trend to the Test

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 1998

SAN DIEGO - When it comes to elliptical trainers, you get what you pay for. This was the conclusion drawn by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) on a study of elliptical trainers, the latest breed of fitness machines to hit infomercial airwaves and gyms. ACE’s study also confirms their effectiveness, but uncovers a direct correlation between prices of elliptical trainers designed for home u ...

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