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Congress Crosses the Finish Line

3/13/2017 12:00:00 AM by American Council on Exercise

Getting active is a non-partisan issue—demonstrated by the equal number of Republicans and Democrats who participated—that each one of us can benefit from. Over the course of this six-week challenge, these folks walked the distance between ACE headquarters in San Diego and Capitol Hill nearly 10 times!

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The High Cost of Inactivity

2/21/2017 12:00:00 AM by American Council on Exercise

Physical inactivity is an equal opportunity issue, affecting all Americans regardless of race, age or gender, directly or indirectly. All of this sedentary living is costing us dearly, not only wreaking havoc on our physical health, but also robbing us of our emotional wellbeing and hitting us where it hurts the most—our wallets.

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ACE Congressional Fitness Challenge Leaderboard

2/10/2017 12:00:00 AM by American Council on Exercise

ACE has called upon members of Congress and their staff to encourage the communities they serve to get moving. Congress has readily accepted the challenge and starting January 30th, participants will move as much as possible for six weeks in a race to earn the most activity steps. Follow along with challenge updates on Twitter at @ACEadvocacy, and look for #ACECFC

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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.