Fitness Certifications »
Continuing Education »
Professional Resources »
About ACE »
ACE Store »
Sales and Promotions »
ACE Partner Account »
Need Help? Call Us » (888) 825?3636
Follow ACE on

SIGN UP NOW

  • //
  • Menu »
  • Topics //
  • Other //
Active Upper-body and Core Outdoor Circuit

Upper-body and Core Outdoor Circuit

Short on time or equipment? The following upper-body and core body-weight workouts can be done anywhere in about 20 to 30 minutes, and the only equipment you need is a bench.

Active Lean Legs 30-minute Body-weight Workout

Lean Legs 30-minute Body-weight Workout

If your goal is to develop strong, lean, sculpted legs, here’s some good news: You don’t need expensive equipment to do it. In fact, all you need is a little bit of space, a positive mindset and your own body weight. Check out this high-intensity interval training (HIIT) leg workout, which will leave you feeling the burn and a little breathless—and help you reach your goal.

Fitness Active High-intensity Interval Training: Why it Works

High-intensity Interval Training: Why it Works

High-intensity interval training (HIIT), which involves repeated bouts of high-intensity effort interspersed with recovery times, has become hugely popular in recent years. Here’s what the research says about why HIIT is such an effective workout.

Fitness Active Two Dumbbells: Help Your Clients Achieve Their Goals With Minimal Equipment

Two Dumbbells: Help Your Clients Achieve Their Goals With Minimal Equipment

Most of our clients want to know what types of workouts they should be doing on the days they’re not training with us or taking classes. With this efficient dumbbell and mat workout, your clients can get an incredible workout just about anywhere.

Active 5 Plank Variations to Help Build a Strong Core

5 Plank Variations to Help Build a Strong Core

The plank is an effective exercise because it targets the core as a whole and engages multiple additional muscle groups. If you’ve mastered the basic plank, give these five variations a try. When performed consistently, these exercises will help you create a stronger, more stable core.

Active Adopting a New Habit: 6 Steps for Action

Adopting a New Habit: 6 Steps for Action

Adopting a new healthy habit, however big or small, comes down to one thing: consistent action. To increase your chances of success when adopting a new habit, here are six steps that will help simplify the process and keep you on track.

Active 4-Week Core Challenge

4-Week Core Challenge

One of the best exercises for strengthening the core is the plank, because it effectively recruits so many muscles, including the abdominals and back muscles. If you want to work on strengthening your core, check out this four-week core challenge that is easy to follow and super effective.

Fitness Active Tips for Helping Clients Set Goals, Both Big and Small

Tips for Helping Clients Set Goals, Both Big and Small

Whether it’s engaging in a new behavior such as exercising or eating healthfully, or starting a business, without a direction, a plan, or a goal it is difficult to know how to begin. Goal setting is a way to eliminate this uncertainty. Here are five tips for helping your clients achieve their goals, both big and small.

Active Four Ways to Help Your Body Recover From a Big Lift Day

Four Ways to Help Your Body Recover From a Big Lift Day

When it comes to maximizing strength and performance gains, what you do after a strength-training workout is just as important as what you do during your workouts, especially if you are lifting heavy. Learn the four steps simple, effective and essential strategies for optimizing recovery after a big lift day.

Active Pumpkin Protein Power: 3 Great Recipes for Fall

Pumpkin Protein Power: 3 Great Recipes for Fall

Whether it’s before or after a workout, or for a special treat, be sure to add a little pumpkin spice in your life this fall. Give one or all of three of these pumpkin protein-packed recipes a try.

Active Start With Small Steps When Making Life Changes

Start With Small Steps When Making Life Changes

Change means pushing ourselves beyond our comfort zone and entering into unfamiliar territory. Let’s explore five tools for breaking a major life change down into smaller, more manageable, parts.

Behavior Change Active One Key to Success: Consistent Action

One Key to Success: Consistent Action

Wanting something and working for something are two different things. We may all want something, but not all work for something. That’s not to say we don’t want to work for it, but sometimes it is a whole lot easier to give up than it is to keep going.

Active Easy ways to get your 10,000 steps

Easy ways to get your 10,000 steps

With the government's recommendation to get in 10,000 steps per day, can we all realistically accomplish this daily step goal? Yes, we can. It will take a more conscious effort to do this if you live in a more rural or suburban area but it can be done.

Active 5 Unhealthy Habits to Let Go of Today

5 Unhealthy Habits to Let Go of Today

You are the only person in charge of you, and if you want something (better health, a more fulfilling job or a more nourishing relationship), you need to take action. Let go of these five habits in order to be the healthiest version of yourself.

Active Weight Training Tips for a Strong and Healthy Summer Body

Weight Training Tips for a Strong and Healthy Summer Body

Summer is just around the corner, which means now is the time to start getting in shape for it. Whether you want to tone your body or simply be fit enough to enjoy fun summer activities like biking, swimming and hiking, weight training is one of the best ways to accomplish your fitness and aesthetic goals. Here are six weight-training tips to help you get in shape for summer.

Active 10 Tips for Powering Through Plateaus

10 Tips for Powering Through Plateaus

If you’ve stopped seeing progress with your health and fitness efforts, your body has likely hit a plateau and adapted to whatever physical stimulus you have been giving it. To experience continuous progress, it is essential to keep both your mind and body guessing. Here are 10 tips for pushing past plateaus.

Active 5 Exercise Mistakes to Avoid in the New Year

5 Exercise Mistakes to Avoid in the New Year

If you’re like most people, you’ve recently resolved to lose weight, get in shape or maybe just to live more healthfully. These resolutions often include a commitment to exercising more regularly, but before you lace up your shoes and get moving, here are five common mistakes you’ll want to avoid in 2016.

Behavior Change Active Lessons Learned From Last Year’s New Year Resolution Mistakes

Lessons Learned From Last Year’s New Year Resolution Mistakes

The approach of the New Year is a great opportunity to reflect on this past year. Were you able to keep any resolutions you may have made? Now is a great opportunity to write down your 2015 achievements and to reflect on the past year by identifying any barriers that might have gotten in the way of reaching any of your goals.

Behavior Change Active Keep Your Long-Term Clients Motivated with These 3 Steps

Keep Your Long-Term Clients Motivated with These 3 Steps

Being able to motivate your long-term clients is an important aspect of being a successful health and fitness professional. Here are three steps to keeping your clients motivated over the long haul.

Active How to Throw a Fit and Healthy Holiday Party

How to Throw a Fit and Healthy Holiday Party

Holiday parties typically offer enough temptations to derail even the most committed health-conscious guest. Learn how you can throw a fit and healthy holiday party that retains all of the fun and enjoyment of the season while reducing some of the weight gain and regret.

Older Posts