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May 2011

Are You One of the Top 10 Personal Trainers in the U.S.?


ACE and Life Fitness are searching for America’s top personal trainer through Personal Trainers to Watch, a national campaign designed to honor personal trainers across the U.S. who demonstrate a steadfast commitment to motivating, inspiring and helping clients create positive lifestyle changes.

“The Personal Trainers to Watch program with Life Fitness allows us to spotlight the most dedicated and inspiring fitness professionals for the guidance and support they provide not only to their clients, but also to their commu­nities,” said Scott Goudeseune, ACE’s President and CEO.

ACE-certified Personal Trainers are encouraged to nominate themselves or a fellow trainer whom they feel demonstrates a commitment to educating and encourag­ing people, and who consistently goes above and beyond by making fitness more than just their business.

Nominations are being accepted through Aug. 31, 2011. The grand-prize winner will receive national recognition, $5,000 toward his or her personal-training business, a piece of Life Fitness equip­ment, and an ACE fitness certification package with study ma­terials and exam voucher.

Enter today! To participate, visit the Life Fitness Web site at

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