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Certified: June 2017
Certified: June 2017

What to Consider Before Signing Up for a Yoga Teacher Training Program

By Jessica Matthews, M.S., E-RYT500

If you’ve made it your goal to become a yoga instructor, it can be a challenge to know how to choose the highest quality program that best suits your needs and interests. Before you commit yourself to 200 or more hours of instruction, learn about what you should consider prior to choosing a program. From knowing your “why” to investigating your options, this article will help you discover the best program for you. Read More »

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The Latest Tools of the Trade: Core Flyte

The Latest Tools of the Trade: Core Flyte

By Pete McCall, M.S.

Rolling or wheeled devices designed to train the abdominal muscles have been around for many years. The Core Flyte is a new product that takes the basic concept of a wheeled ab-training device and updates it for the 21st century. In this installment of ACE’s Latest Tools of the Trade series, we take a close look to determine if the Core Flyte is as functional and effective as the company claims it to be.

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Multilevel Teaching Techniques That Will Transform Your Group Fitness Classes

Multilevel Teaching Techniques That Will Transform Your Group Fitness Classes

By Keli Roberts

As a group fitness instructor, how do you ensure you’re addressing each participant’s unique level of fitness and skill? The answer is multilevel teaching, which requires you to observe carefully, communicate clearly, motivate by creating challenges and build movement from the ground up. Learn how to transform your classes and teaching experience from good to great to awesome.

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How to Safely and Effectively Use HIIT With Clients Struggling With Obesity

How to Safely and Effectively Use HIIT With Clients Struggling With Obesity

By Brandon Sawyer, Ph.D.

As a health and fitness professional, you know how effective HIIT can be for your sport- and performance-focused clients, but you may not have considered using it with clients who struggle with obesity. Learn about the latest studies, along with practical tips for programming, that may convince you to start tapping into the powerful benefits of HIIT for clients struggling with obesity.

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Help Your Pregnant Clients Exercise Safely Through the Sizzling Summer Months

Help Your Pregnant Clients Exercise Safely Through the Sizzling Summer Months

By Farel B. Hruska

A considerable body of research confirms substantial benefits for both mom and baby when fitness is added to a woman’s healthy prenatal journey. But should your pregnant clients continue exercising during the hot summer months? Read on for a brief review of exercise recommendations for pregnant women, along with precautions and tips for exercising in the heat and a sample workout that can be used with individual clients or in a class setting.

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New Study Links Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Sunscreen Use

New Study Links Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Sunscreen Use

Awareness of vitamin D deficiency is growing, as research suggests it may play a role in a wide range of conditions, including autoimmune diseases and cancer. During the summer, it may seem counterintuitive to worry about getting enough vitamin D, but a new study suggests that insufficient levels of vitamin D may be related to sunscreen use. Here’s the information you need to ensure healthy vitamin D levels, even as you protect yourself from skin cancer.

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