Follow ACE On Offers Exclusive Insurance Discount to ACE Certified Fitness Professionals

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – May 30, 2006 – The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America’s nonprofit fitness advocate, is pleased to announce that, an online insurance service for the fitness industry, has chosen to provide an exclusive discount on comprehensive property and professional liability insurance to all ACE Certified fitness professionals who own or operate fitness studios.

The agreement provides a flexible and customized insurance program offered at a discount of 10% to those currently certified. In addition, offers an easy online application process and continuous high quality professional service.

“ACE's certification programs are among the most respected in the fitness industry.” said Robert Kuchefski, creator “Because all four ACE certifications are accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), our underwriters agreed that ACE was the optimal choice when choosing to insure through”

ACE has developed collaborations with reputable businesses who offer valuable services with quality and competitive prices. From insurance to discounted merchandise, ACE Certified fitness professionals are eligible for dramatic savings on products and services to help them successfully develop their fitness careers.

“Many ACE Certified fitness professionals are establishing businesses for the first time, said Scott Goudeseune, American Council on Exercise President. “A critical component in building and protecting a business is securing the right insurance coverage for both property and professional liability; offers a viable option in this area.”

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About ACE
The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America’s Authority on Fitness, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the benefits of physical activity and protecting consumers against unsafe and ineffective fitness products and instruction. As the nation’s “workout watchdog,” ACE sponsors university-based exercise science research and testing that targets fitness products and trends. ACE sets standards for fitness professionals and is the world’s largest nonprofit fitness certifying organization. For more information on ACE and its programs, call (800) 825-3636 or log onto the ACE Web site at

About is an internet-based property and liability insurance agency serving the fitness industry. Robert Kuchefski, a twenty-five year fitness industry insurance veteran, leads the Team. A longstanding associate member of the International Health Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA), Kuchefski is a sought after expert in industry insurance matters and provides insurance coverage for many of America’s leading fitness companies.

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Founded in 1985, the American Council on Exercise (ACE) is a nonprofit organization committed to America's health and wellbeing. Over the past 30 years, we have become an established resource for health and fitness professionals, and the public, providing comprehensive, unbiased research and validating ourselves as the country's trusted authority on health and fitness.

Today, ACE is the largest nonprofit health and fitness certification, education and training organization in the world with more than 65,000 certified professionals who hold more than 72,000 ACE Certifications. With a long heritage in certification, education, training and public outreach, we are among the most respected organizations in the industry and a resource the public has come to trust for health and fitness education.