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June July 2010

ACE IFT™ Model for Functional Movement and Resistance Training Phases 3 and 4

Personal Training for the 21st Century

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First Person: My Internship Experience at Fitness Quest 10

BY MARION WEBB If you want to be hired at a particular club or facility, an internship can be a great way to get your foot in the door. After all, internships, paid or unpaid, offer advantages: You get to know the staff, trainers and clients, and gain an insider’s perspective of the overall operation as well as the chance to impress a potential future employer. In her own words, read one Personal Trainer’s story as an intern of Todd Durkin’s Fitness Quest 10.
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Weight Loss and the Color of Fat

BY JIM GERARD It turns out that besides the unsightly pale yellow gook that creeps out from under our wardrobe and stores excess energy, our bodies also make another kind of fat called brown fat that has been found by researchers to have potential as a weight-loss treatment. Learn more about this “anti-fat”.
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Designing Balance Exercise Programs for Older Adults

BY LANCE DALLEK, Ph.D. Fall incidence rates currently pose a serious health problem for older adults. Among those who are 65+, it’s estimated that 35-45% of otherwise healthy, community-dwelling adults fall at least once a year. Learn the six critical issues to consider when developing an all-inclusive strategy for optimizing balance training and fall prevention among older clients.
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Six Great Opportunities to Supplement Your Group Fitness Income

BY CHRIS FREYTAG Group fitness is a passion, not a goldmine. Certainly it provides us with personal satisfaction and makes positive contributions to society, but working part-time can present its financial challenges. Discover these tried and true tips to earn extra income that complements what you already do.
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Registration Now Open: ACE Fitness Symposium 2010

A unique, intimate, educational event to enlighten, strengthen and advance fitness professionals of all levels the ACE Fitness Symposium returns to sunny San Diego November 3-6. Register by June 30th before prices increase!
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Need CECs? Looking to Save Money?

Save up to $98 by purchasing your CECs as a course bundle and enjoy the convenience of taking at-home and online courses at your leisure as there is no expiration date. Now available in 1.0 or 2.0 CEC packages in a variety of topics.
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ACE is regularly featured in the media reaching more than 450 million people each year. From O Magazine's article highlighting the affordability of personal trainers, to SELF discussing how to shed those last 5 pounds, read the latest from ACE in the News.
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