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Hiring Well-Qualified Exercise Professionals: The Importance of Accreditation

12/12/2018 12:00:00 AM by American Council on Exercise

As an exercise professional or health coach, it is important to understand and be familiar with the differences between NCCA accredited certifications and non-accredited certifications. Knowing the standards of each certification type can help inform your hiring processes, career goals, professional growth and professional responsibility.

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The PHIT Act Nearing the Finish Line – Urgent Action Needed

11/30/2018 12:00:00 AM by

PHIT passed the U.S. House of Representatives in July, it still needs to be passed in the Senate. PHIT needs to be included in a bigger piece of legislation for it to pass and become a law, such as a tax reform or healthcare package—both of which are potential legislation in the coming weeks. We need you to contact your Senators to encourage them to pass PHIT now.

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Contact Senate: Senator’s Twitter Information

11/30/2018 12:00:00 AM by

The time is now to push the Personal Health Investment Today (PHIT) Act (S. 482) across the finish line. Tweet your Senators asking them to support active and healthy lifestyles by passing PHIT before Congress ends.

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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 75,000 certified professionals who hold more than 77,000 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.