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Certified: May 2017
Certified: May 2017

ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: Is Zumba Gold® an Effective Workout for Middle-aged and Older Adults?

By Lance C. Dalleck, Ph.D., Katie A. Roos, Bryant R. Byrd, and Ryan M. Weatherwax, M.S., with Daniel J. Green a

Zumba Gold®—a lower-intensity version of the super-popular Zumba®—is designed for middle-aged and older adults, but is it a safe and effective workout for this population? In this latest ACE-sponsored study, researchers examine Zumba Gold to determine if it is a good exercise option for middle-aged and older adults. Read More »

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The Latest Tools of the Trade: The Mace by Onnit

The Latest Tools of the Trade: The Mace by Onnit

By Pete McCall, M.S.

In this series, we’re reviewing the latest exercise equipment that you might be considering using with your clients. In this third installment, we take a look at the mace, a product based on an ancient weapon and noted for its ability to facilitate multidirectional, multiplanar, full-body strength-training workout. We also present a sample workout so you can see exactly how you can use a mace in your clients' programs.

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How and Where to Conduct Health Coaching Sessions

How and Where to Conduct Health Coaching Sessions

By Carrie Myers 

If you’ve recently become a certified health coach, it can be a challenge figuring out how to structure your business and organize your coaching sessions. In this third and final installment of a three-part series on the nuts and bolts of setting up your health coaching practice, learn about the pros and cons of some common coaching-session formats and locations.

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Study: High-intensity Interval Training May Be Fountain of Youth

Study: High-intensity Interval Training May Be Fountain of Youth

There’s no question that exercise offers an extensive list of benefits, and researchers have long suspected that the benefits of exercise extend down to the cellular level, but relatively little has been known about which exercises help cells rebuild key organelles that deteriorate with aging. A new study, however, may have uncovered the best types of exercise for slowing down the aging process.

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Social Media: A Simplified, Less-is-more Approach

Social Media: A Simplified, Less-is-more Approach

By Amanda Vogel, M.A.

If you’d rather be training clients, but feel an unpleasant pressure to do everything there is to do on social media, you put yourself in jeopardy of getting little accomplished. A better approach: making highly strategized choices about how and where you use social media for business. Here’s how to make the best use of your time without becoming overwhelmed by the constantly emerging choices and new directions.

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