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Friday, April 18, 2014 in Exam Preparation Blog

Math as a Fitness Professional: Part II

Nutrition-related math can be a stumbling block for many exam candidates, but it really doesn’t have to be. Being able to determine things like caloric deficits and macronutrients needs is important, whether your clients are trying to lose weight or maximize performance. Here are the types of problems and calculations you need to know to perform, both for the exam and in your work with clients later on.

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Friday, April 11, 2014 in Exam Preparation Blog

Physiological Assessments: Anthropometric Measurements

Knowing which assessments to use on your clients—and when—is an important part of being a fitness professional. After all, assessments can go a long way toward showing your clients the progress they are making—or, if used incorrectly, can be a source of discouragement. In this first of a four-part series, a variety of anthropometric measurements are discussed, along with guidance on how and when to use them.

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Monday, April 07, 2014 in Exam Preparation Blog

Motivation, Behavior Change and Program Adherence

Understanding your clients’ motivations is essential for being able to recommend the most appropriate and effective steps to helping them achieve their lifestyle goals. In fact, identifying their motivations and level of self-efficacy can mean the difference between a client making short-term, temporary fixes and truly achieving lasting, lifestyle changes.

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Monday, March 17, 2014 in Exam Preparation Blog

Health Coach Helper: Lesson 7

Jessie, a Study Coach in the ACE Resource Center, is preparing to take the ACE Health Coach Certification Exam and is blogging about her experience and sharing her study tips. Here is her seventh installment, featuring Chapters 16 and 17, which cover physical-activity programming.

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Friday, February 28, 2014 in Exam Preparation Blog

Health Coach Helper: Lesson 6

Jessie, a Study Coach in the ACE Resource Center, is preparing to take the ACE Health Coach Certification Exam and is blogging about her experience and sharing her study tips. Here is her sixth installment, featuring Chapters 11 and 12, which cover the assessments you should perform with a client prior to, and throughout, an exercise program.

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Friday, February 14, 2014 in Exam Preparation Blog

Math as a Fitness Professional: Part 1

Let’s face it: Math is not everyone’s favorite subject. But a certain amount of basic math is required, both to pass your ACE certification exam and in your work as a fitness professional. To make it easier to know exactly what you need, here is a breakdown of the most important equations, along with examples of how to calculate them.

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Friday, February 07, 2014 in Exam Preparation Blog

How to Review a Client’s Food Journal

As a fitness professional, it is essential that you stay within your scope of practice, particularly in the area of nutrition. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t help guide your clients toward making healthier choices. Research suggests that food journals are one of the best ways to increase awareness and help identify areas of less-than-healthy behaviors related to food. Here’s what you need to know when it comes to helping your clients utilize this effective tool.

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Friday, January 31, 2014 in Exam Preparation Blog

Health Coach Helper: Lesson 5

Feeling like you need a study partner to help you prepare for your ACE Certification Exam? Meet Jessie, a Study Coach in the ACE Resource Center. She is preparing to take the ACE Health Coach Certification Exam and is blogging about her experience and sharing her study tips. Here is her fifth installment, featuring Chapters 4, 10 and 13, which cover relationship building, client interviews and goal setting.

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Friday, January 17, 2014 in Exam Preparation Blog

Health Coach Helper: Lesson 4

When it comes to studying for your ACE Certification Exam, it can be helpful to have a study partner to keep you motivated and focused on your goals. Jessie, a Study Coach in the ACE Resource Center, is preparing to take the ACE Health Coach Certification Exam and is blogging about her experience and sharing her study tips. Here is her fourth installment, which covers chapters 8 and 9, which focus on the physiology of obesity and weight-management concepts.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013 in Exam Preparation Blog

Health Coach Helper: Lesson 3

When it comes to studying for your ACE Certification Exam, it can be helpful to have a study partner to keep you motivated and focused on your goals. Jessie, a Study Coach in the ACE Resource Center, is preparing to take the ACE Health Coach Certification Exam and is blogging about her experience and sharing her study tips. Here is her third installment, which covers chapters 6, 7 and 15, which are all related to nutrition.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013 in Exam Preparation Blog

Health Coach Helper: Lesson 2

Are you studying for your ACE Health Coach Exam and want a study partner to keep you motivated and focused on your goals? Jessie, the new Study Coach in the ACE Resource Center, is preparing to take the ACE Health Coach Certification Exam and will be blogging about her experience and sharing her study tips over the next several weeks. Here is her second blog.

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Thursday, October 31, 2013 in Exam Preparation Blog

ACE Health Coach Helper: Lesson 1

Are you studying for your ACE Health Coach Exam and want a study partner to keep you motivated and focused on your goals? Jessie, the new Study Coach in the ACE Resource Center, is preparing to take the ACE Health Coach Certification Exam and will be blogging about her experience and sharing her study tips over the next several weeks. Here is her first blog.

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