ACE Press Releases

  • Sep 15, 2021
  • American Council on Exercise Names Sarah Beavins as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

  • The American Council on Exercise (ACE) promoted Sarah Beavins to the role of Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Beavins has more than two decades of marketing experience in higher education, nonprofit and advertising agencies. 
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  • Jul 28, 2021
  • ACE welcomes Jay Blahnik and Tuoyo Louis to its Board of Directors

  • Jay Blahnik, internationally recognized fitness expert and Apple’s Senior Director of Fitness Technologies, and Tuoyo Louis, MPH, MBA, Co-founder and Managing Partner of Seae Ventures, have joined the American Council on Exercise (ACE) as members of its board of directors effective July 1, 2021.
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  • Jul 8, 2021
  • ACE Launches Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Course for Exercise Professionals to Build More Inclusive Fitness Industry

  • Launched today, this course will help exercise professionals understand implicit bias and incorporate a person-centered approach to coaching.
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  • May 19, 2021
  • ACE and WIFA Launch New Opportunity to Support Women in Fitness

  • The WIFA Growth Grant will champion and accelerate women’s careers in the fitness industry.
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  • Apr 14, 2021
  • Innovative Course Equips Exercise Professional to Take Their Business Virtual

  • ACE has partnered with the Personal Trainer Development Center on timely education that prepares exercise professionals to create and manage an online personal training business.
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  • Apr 7, 2021
  • New American Council on Exercise Campaign Seeks to Take Physical Activity Outside  

  • The Moving Together Outside Campaign calls for an increase in shared-use agreements and permits for safe, structured physical activity experiences.
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  • Apr 5, 2021
  • New Continuing Education Course Makes Physical Activity More Inclusive

  • The new course will equip exercise professionals with the knowledge and skills to appropriately address the needs of people with intellectual disabilities.
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  • Mar 8, 2021
  • Studies Provide Preliminary Evidence of ACE Integrated Fitness Training Model and ACE Mover Method Effectiveness 

  • Recent research studies reveal preliminary evidence that the American Council on Exercise’s Integrated Fitness Training Model (ACE IFT Model®) and the ACE Mover Method™ are effective in providing personalized exercise programming to improve a client’s cardiometabolic health and facilitate healthy lifestyle changes. 
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  • Feb 17, 2021
  • Updated ACE Specialist Program Equips Exercise Professionals to Aid Older Adults

  • The enhanced Senior Fitness Specialist Program educates exercise professionals to help a growing population of older adults lead healthy, active lives.
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  • Feb 1, 2021
  • ACE and Trainerize Announce New Partnership

  • The partnership will bring ACE behavior change strategies into the Trainerize digital platform to empower exercise professionals and health coaches to better engage and support clients to make healthy, lasting lifestyle changes.
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  • Nov 19, 2020
  • New ACE Education Offers Pilates Instructor Training for Exercise Professionals to Encourage Client Longevity

  • The new Pilates Mat Specialist Program highlights a client-specific approach to overall health and longevity though mindful physical activity.
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  • Oct 20, 2020
  • The American Council on Exercise Celebrates its 35th Anniversary by Recognizing Four of its First Certified Health and Exercise Professionals

  • As ACE celebrates 35 years, learn about the health and exercise professionals who have evolved with the organization.
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  • Oct 9, 2020
  • ACE welcomes Dr. Laurie Whitsel and Dr. Antonio Williams to its Board of Directors

  • Learn more about ACE’s newest board of directors members.
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  • Sep 22, 2020
  • IHRSA Foundation, ACE Obtains Funding to Improve Exercise Inclusion for People with Intellectual Disability

  • The IHRSA Foundation, jointly with ACE, have been approved for our first ever grant funding through the Special Olympics Inclusive Health Innovation Grant, supported by the CDC. The project will focus on supporting and facilitating the inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in fitness and sport.
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  • Jul 7, 2020
  • American Council on Exercise Launches All-New Personal Trainer Certification Study Program

  • Industry-leading study program replaces 5-year-old product with more robust multidimensional learning experience.
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