ACE Press Releases

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

  • Learn more about this donation.
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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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