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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 60,000 certified professionals who hold more than 67,000 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.

Contact ACE to find health and fitness experts for media interviews, articles and public service campaigns; information on the latest research; official position statements on health and fitness topics; quotes on the role of physical activity and behavior change as part of the healthcare continuum; consumer health tips, and more.

You can also explore our annual Impact Report, which demonstrates the work our organization has done in the past year and the progress our country has collectively made in response to the obesity and chronic disease epidemics.

Latest Health & Fitness News

November 16, 2016

Report: Less than one quarter of U.S. children meet physical activity guidelines; ACE® offers new solutions

October 19, 2016

ACE® STUDY FINDS MINI-TRAMPOLINE WORKOUTS AS EFFECTIVE AS RUNNING, YET PERCEIVED AS EASIER AND MORE FUN

October 19, 2016

ACE® STUDY FINDS TRX® TRAINING PRODUCES UNEXPECTED RESULTS

September 2, 2016

ACE Praises the State of Obesity Report for Recognizing the Importance of Community Collaboration in Obesity Prevention Programs

July 28, 2016

ACE® STUDY FINDS ELEVATION TRAINING MASK OFFERS SOME TRAINING BENEFITS ASSOCIATED WITH IMPROVED ENDURANCE PERFORMANCE

July 28, 2016

NEW ACE® STUDIES CHALLENGE CORE-STRENGTHENING CLAIMS OF STAND-UP PADDLEBOARDING

July 6, 2016

ACE AND ZUMBA ANNOUNCE GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP IN SUPPORT OF NEW PROGRAM LAUNCH, “STRONG by Zumba™”

May 19, 2016

ACE® STUDY EVALUATES HEALTH BENEFITS OF ULTIMATE FRISBEE

April 20, 2016

NATIONAL LEADERS GIVE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY MOVEMENT MORE MOMENTUM WITH RELEASE OF NEW PLAN

February 23, 2016

Industry Leaders Announce Unprecedented Marriage Between Healthcare and Fitness

February 17, 2016

NATIONAL HEALTH CHANGE AGENTS AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION AND AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EXERCISE TAKE ACTION TO REDUCE HEART DISEASE AND STROKE

February 17, 2016

ACE® STUDY EVALUATES HEALTH BENEFITS OF AERIAL YOGA

February 17, 2016

ACE® STUDY EVALUATES EFFECTIVENESS OF HIGH-INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING (HIIT) FOR FITNESS NEWCOMERS

February 17, 2016

ACE® STUDY EVALUATES EFFICIENCY OF TITIN WEIGHTED COMPRESSION SHIRT

November 5, 2015

ACE SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED TO OVER 1,000 VETERANS TO HELP WITH TRANSITION TO NEW CAREERS IN FITNESS AFTER MILITARY SERVICE

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Research & Studies

As part of our mission to protect people against unsafe and ineffective fitness products and trends, ACE often commissions independent, third-party research studies from major universities across the country. In some cases, those studies have prompted action by the Federal Trade Commission against several companies making false claims.

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ACE 2015 Impact Report Download » Get a more in-depth look at the work ACE has done in the past year, as well as the progress our country has made in responding to the obesity and chronic disease epidemics.