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ACE to Host Advocacy Roundtables for Health and Fitness Professionals

9/22/2016 12:00:00 AM by American Council on Exercise

The ACE advocacy team is hitting the road in the hopes of establishing more fruitful connections with our health and fitness professionals. The series will begin in Atlanta, GA on September 26 and continue into the new year with ACE making stops in several other cities.

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

9/2/2016 12:00:00 AM by American Council on Exercise

The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America 2016 was released yesterday by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The annual report is highly regarded as one of the nation’s most comprehensive documents on the current state of the U.S. obesity epidemic. The American Council on Exercise (ACE) issued the following statement in response to the report:

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PHIT Bill Secures 100th Sponsor

8/10/2016 12:00:00 AM by American Council on Exercise

The American Council on Exercise has been actively supporting an interesting federal bill, the Personal Health Investment Today (PHIT) Act, throughout the current Congress. Not only is this the first time PHIT has been introduced in both the Senate and the House, but it has reached a new and important milestone in its path toward becoming law—the combined Senate and House bills received sponsorship from their 100th Congressional member on July 17, 2016.

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About ACE

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.