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The American Council on Exercise provides a variety of live educational programming taught by ACE staff and ACE Master Practical Trainers to help advance your fitness career. From hands-on live workshops held in cities nationwide, to online webinars you can take in the comfort of your own home, you’ll discover many convenient and exciting ways to earn continuing education credits (CECs).

Personal Training in Practice: Effective Tools & Techniques
Cost: $249 | CECs: 1.6

Personal Training in Practice A must-have practical training experience for personal trainers or those seeking to update their toolbox. ACE’s new interactive two-day workshop provides a comprehensive learning opportunity you won’t find elsewhere. Traditional personal training workshops are generally limited to physiological assessments, program design and exercise instruction, but ACE goes beyond this to include sports conditioning, balance and the core, weight management and the behavioral and emotional components essential to creating an overall experience for your clients that empowers them towards long-term change. This is the true art of personal training.

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Heartsaver First Aid with CPR and AED Workshop
Cost: $99  |  CECs: 0.6

Heartsaver First Aid with CPR & AED ACE and the American Heart Association (AHA) have teamed up to deliver a dynamic message of hope — the hope of saving lives. New treatments have improved the possibility of survival from cardiovascular emergencies, cardiac arrest, and stroke in a fitness setting where individuals are most at risk when exercising. Increasing public awareness of the importance of early intervention and ensuring greater public access to defibrillation will save many lives.The seven-hour Heartsaver First Aid with CPR and AED training course will provide fitness professionals with the critical lifesaving skills needed to care for a victim of an illness or injury until EMS arrives.The course runs from 9:00 am to approximately 3:30 pm on the date selected.

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Functional Training & Assessment Workshop
Cost: $175 | CECs: 0.8

Functional Training & Assessment Functional training continues to grow in popularity as the foundation for fitness and sports conditioning programs. Training to improve posture, movement efficiency and overall muscular performance related to a variety of activities defines functional training. Enhance your knowledge and applied skills with the latest tools and techniques in personal training to stay ahead of the game.

The one-day (8.5-hour) ACE Functional Training workshop teaches the important concepts of functional training by instructing personal trainers on how to:

  • Conduct postural assessments and movement screens
  • Develop core-training progressions
  • Design exercise progressions for postural compensations
  • Implement effective dynamic warm-ups
  • Introduce sport-conditioning principles into your clients’ training programs


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From hands-on live workshops held in cities nationwide, to online webinars you can take in the comfort of your own home, discover many convenient and exciting ways to earn CECs.
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