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The ACE Personal Trainer Manual, 4th Edition, is a full-color set that has been completely overhauled to reflect the most up-to-date information available, and is a great addition for your library that you’ll reference time and time again. It also prominently features the innovative, new ACE Integrated Fitness Training™ (ACE IFT™) Model for exercise program design.

Features of the ACE IFT Model include:

  • A simple, systematic approach to exercise programming that is relevant, appropriate, effective and adaptable for ANY client’s unique characteristics.
  • Straightforward methods for customizing fitness programs and progressions for ALL individuals for cardiorespiratory, functional, resistance, balance, flexibility and core training.
  • Effective strategies tailored to each client’s readiness to change that promote trust, healthy behaviors and program adherence.
  • Solutions that drive client participation and retention.


Purchase this valuable reference set today for only $99.95 You’ll receive the new manual along with these all-new companion reference materials: ACE’s Essentials of Exercise Science book and two informative instructional DVDs: ACE’s Practical Guide to Exercise Coaching and ACE’s Essentials of Applied Anatomy & Kinesiology.

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The ACE Personal Trainer Manual, 4th Edition full-color set has been completely overhauled to reflect the most up-to-date information available and include the new ACE IFT Model for exercise program design. Get your copy now from the ACE store for only $99.95, you’ll receive two books and two DVDs.
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Many newcomers to personal training would read a textbook presenting fitness assessments, detailing resistance-, flexibility-, and cardiorespiratory-training programs, and providing motivational tools, and ask the same question: “Okay, so now what?”. Get a chapter-by-chapter guide on this all-new textbook, written by a group of 14 industry experts and designed to fill an important need in the fitness industry.
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