ACE In the News

  • Mar 18, 2023
  • News from the world of education (The Hindu)

  • The Lexicon Academy for Personal and Fitness Training has entered into an agreement with the American Council on Exercise (ACE) to become the latter’s international education partner. It will now facilitate the delivery of ACE-approved courses and curriculum to prepare aspirants in the health and fitness sector take up the exams.
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  • Mar 17, 2023
  • Have You Fallen for These 6 Fitness Myths? (Yahoo)

  • You may even burn more calories in less time. And that’s what matters if you’re trying to shed pounds, says trainer Chris Gagliardi, CSCS, the scientific education content manager for the American Council on Exercise (ACE).
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  • Mar 16, 2023
  • 7 Tips for Exercising With Depression, According to Experts (Livestrong)

  • Talk about a perfect example of a catch-22: Exercise has been shown, over numerous studies, to have a significantly beneficial effect on depression — yet research also indicates that depressive symptoms make it much tougher to exercise.
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  • Mar 15, 2023
  • A 19-Minute HIIT Workout for Beginners (The New York Times)

  • Done correctly, high-intensity interval training is one of the most efficient forms of exercise. Here’s how to do it.
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  • Mar 13, 2023
  • Be well: Why it's wise to ditch the elevator and take the stairs (Yahoo)

  • When it comes to healthy living, every step counts — literally.
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  • Mar 6, 2023
  • Does Rowing ‘Count’ as Strength Training? (SELF)

  • It’s not all about cardio.
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  • Mar 2, 2023
  • What Is Anaerobic Exercise and How Does It Benefit Your Health? (Health)

  • Anaerobic exercise is any exercise that doesn’t use the oxygen in your body as its main source of energy.
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  • Feb 28, 2023
  • Stair Climbing Workouts: Health Benefits, How to Get Started, and How to Get Better (Everyday Health)

  • If briskly climbing a flight of stairs (or a few) leaves you winded, it's no surprise. Stair climbing is a legitimate exercise — and an internationally recognized sport — that can improve your fitness.
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  • Feb 23, 2023
  • Walking vs Running: Which Form of Cardio Has Better Health Benefits? (Sports Illustrated)

  • Using a weighted vest that’s 10 percent of your body mass can increase both the metabolic costs—AKA calorie burn—and relative exercise intensity of treadmill walking, a study by the American Council on Exercise found.
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  • Feb 21, 2023
  • Don’t Sleep on Water Aerobics—It’s Way More of a Workout Than You May Think (Self)

  • As the American Council on Exercise puts it: “The resistance of water is perfect for a strength-training workout; instead of weights, the water itself provides the resistance.”
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  • Feb 17, 2023
  • Fitness Has An Inclusivity Problem – But This Gym, Made Famous By ‘Queer Eye,’ Is Changing That (Men's Health)

  • Not all gyms welcome everyone. But across the world, places like Austin’s Liberation Barbell Club, where lifting is a human right, are changing that.
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  • Feb 15, 2023
  • What Muscles Do Pushups Work? Tips How To Do Them Correctly (HealthNews)

  • If you are new to exercise, the American Council on Exercise suggests starting by perfecting your form until you can perform two sets of 10–12 repetitions.
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  • Feb 8, 2023
  • How to Do a Lunge (and Why They’re So Good for You) (Everyday Health)

  • And with unilateral training, because it involves balance, you’re working your core muscles, too, according to the American Council on Exercise.
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  • Feb 8, 2023
  • 10 Workouts To Build Your Muscular Strength (Yahoo)

  • "It's important to include muscular strength exercises in your workouts that target each major muscle group—chest, back, shoulders, biceps, triceps, abdomen, quadriceps and hamstrings," says Chris Gagliardi, ?scientific education content manager, for the American Council on Exercise and an ACE-certified personal trainer, health coach, group fitness instructor and medical exercise specialist.
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  • Feb 7, 2023
  • Golf Is Healthy Exercise for Seniors, Study Confirms (US News & World Report)

  • Want to stay healthy well into your golden years? Grab a bag of clubs and hit the green, new research suggests.
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