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Posts published in "June 1999" within ACE Press Releases

How to Choose a Personal Trainer: Guidelines from the American Council on Exercise

Posted on Wednesday, June 30, 1999

SAN DIEGO - Would you go to an unlicensed doctor? No. So, why work out with an uncertified fitness instructor? The American Council on Exercise (ACE), a nonprofit educational organization, stresses the fundamental importance of using qualified personal trainers as the number one way to ensure a safe and effective workout. According to ACE Chief Exercise Physiologist Richard Cot ...

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American Council on Exercise Helps Take the Guesswork Out of Purchasing Home Exercise Equipment

Posted on Friday, June 04, 1999

SAN DIEGO - It’s no surprise that much of the home fitness equipment bought these days winds up in the closet collecting dust. A recent Fitness Products Council study found that 50 million households nationwide own some type of fitness equipment, but nearly one-third of the equipment isn’t used regularly. With sales of $5 billion a year, the industry offers many options which can make ...

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Winning Treadmills in ''Excellence in Customer Satisfaction'' Awards Announced Today by Harris Black International and the American Council on Exercise

Posted on Thursday, June 03, 1999

NEW YORK - Since 1996, nearly 12 million U.S. households reported purchasing a treadmill-making it one of the most popular pieces of home fitness equipment. Now, home treadmills have undergone intense evaluation, thanks to the "Excellence in Customer Satisfaction" awards, a new survey jointly announced by Harris Black International, Ltd. (HBI), a leading market research firm, and the American ...

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Flat Stomach, Strong Muscles and the Right Equipment are What Americans Want Most According to the American Council on Exercise

Posted on Thursday, June 03, 1999

SAN DIEGO - Flat stomachs, strong muscles and the right fitness equipment top the wish list of callers to "Fitness on Call," the third annual hotline sponsored by the nonprofit American Council on Exercise (ACE) and Family Circle magazine. Although these subjects were the most asked about there was a wide range of interest in fitness issues. The youngest caller, a 13 year old, wanted to know ...

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