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Certified™: April 2019

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ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: Is Krav Maga an Effective Workout?

Daniel  J. Green by Daniel J. Green

Krav Maga is a relatively new addition to the martial arts–style offerings in the fitness industry. It combines self-defense techniques with components of kickboxing, karate, jiujitsu and judo to form a challenging aerobic workout. But is it intense enough to improve physical fitness and impact weight management? Read this ACE-sponsored research to find out.

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Creating a Safe Space for Behavior Change
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Creating a Safe Space for Behavior Change

by Kelsey Graham

To foster healthy, sustainable change, it’s not enough to simply offer nutritional education or exercise programming. Rather, clients need to feel safe discussing and dismantling their fears around changing their eating, movement and other lifestyle habits. This article explores the challenges many clients face when addressing their health behaviors and offers strategies health coaches and exercise professionals can use to navigate them.

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How to Apply the New Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans to the ACE Integrated Fitness Training<sup>&reg;</sup> Model
  • Certified™: April 2019

How to Apply the New Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans to the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® Model

by Jacqueline Crockford, DHSc
Health and Fitness Expert

Last year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released an updated version of its Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. This article outlines the updates in the 2018 guidelines and focuses on helping health and exercise professionals understand how to apply these guidelines using the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® (ACE IFT®) Model.

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