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It's All in the Name

12/21/2016 12:00:00 AM by American Council on Exercise

Whether you are a CEO, business owner or independent contractor, your title and position description define how people perceive your work. This is true for every profession—the better you can articulate your duties and responsibilities, the more others will understand and value what you do.

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Report Card on Youth Physical Activity Underscores Need for Community Fitness Advocates

11/21/2016 12:00:00 AM by American Council on Exercise

It’s that time of year again when report cards are sent home and children anxiously anticipate how their parents will react. Some report cards will undoubtedly receive coveted placement on the refrigerator, while others will be grounds for a stern lecture (or worse). Unfortunately, the 2016 U.S. Report Card on Physical Activity for Children & Youth falls into the latter category

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ACE Positions Pros to be Advocates for Health

10/31/2016 12:00:00 AM by American Council on Exercise

ACE has recently held two Advocacy Professional Policy Roundtables to discuss how advocacy efforts are shaping the health and fitness profession. Roundtable attendees came from all sectors of fitness, with individuals holding ACE Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Health Coach and Medical Exercise Specialist Certifications.

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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 65,000 certified professionals who hold more than 72,000 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.