ACE Press Releases

  • 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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  • Jun 3, 2020
  • ACE makes donation to the Advancement Project to help end structural racism

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  • Mar 20, 2020
  • ACE urges policymakers to not leave independent contractors, sole proprietors and small family businesses behind

  • The American Council on Exercise (ACE) released the following statement as policymakers consider packages to assist small businesses affected by the pandemic response.
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  • Mar 10, 2020
  • ACE withdraws from IHRSA 2020 Convention and Trade Show

  • The American Council on Exercise (ACE) has made the difficult decision to withdraw from the IHRSA 2020 Convention.
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  • Nov 6, 2019
  • New ACE Specialist Program Prepares Exercise Professionals to Help Those Living With Chronic Pain

  • ACE’s new Orthopedic Exercise Specialist Program offers a unique approach to help people living with orthopedic conditions.
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  • Oct 24, 2019
  • American Council on Exercise Names Jay Grant as Executive Vice President of Marketing

  • The American Council on Exercise promotes Jay Grant to the position of Executive Vice President of Marketing.
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  • Oct 9, 2019
  • ACE Expands Its Education Offerings with the Launch of the Health Coach Live Class

  • New virtual classroom opportunity supports all types of learners on their paths to becoming successful ACE Certified Health Coaches.
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  • Jul 12, 2019
  • American Council on Exercise Board of Directors Elects Scott Alarcón as Chair

  • The American Council of Exercise has elected Scott Alarcón as chair of the Board of Directors.
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  • May 15, 2019
  • New Education Course Applies Evidence-based Coach Approach to the Fight Against Diabetes

  • Original online course equips exercise professionals and health coaches with evidence-based strategies to address the diabetes epidemic.
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  • May 1, 2019
  • ACE Simplifies Options, Pricing for Aspiring Certified Personal Trainers

  • Repackaged study programs accommodate different budgets and timelines to create more opportunities for those on a mission to get people moving.
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  • Nov 12, 2018
  • ACE Applauds Revisions to the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

  • New federal guidelines more usable for more Americans, highlighting the value of even small, incremental bits of physical activity.
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  • Oct 2, 2018
  • ACE Calls for More Collaboration Between Community Leaders, Exercise Professionals and Health Coaches to Improve Grades on Youth Physical Activity

  • The American Council on Exercise (ACE) issued the following statement in response to the release of the 2018 United States Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth.
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  • Sep 24, 2018
  • ACE-sponsored Study Finds That Total Gym® ELEVATE Row Has Positive Effects on Cardiovascular and Muscular Health

  • American Council on Exercise-sponsored study found that Total Gym® Elevate Row reduces body weight, decreases body fat percentage, and decreases certain cholesterols when used as part of a regular training program.
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  • Sep 17, 2018
  • American Council on Exercise and Women in Fitness Association Announce Founding Partnership

  • The American Council on Exercise (ACE), a nonprofit organization with global reach that works to increase physical activity, announced today its sponsorship of the Women in Fitness Association (WIFA).
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  • Sep 14, 2018
  • ACE Urges Cross-Sector, Collaborative Action as Recommended by Latest State of Obesity Report

  • The American Council on Exercise (ACE) statement on the latest State of Obesity Report.
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