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Certified™: July 2022

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Sandbag Training 2.0: An ACE Integrated Fitness Training Model® Workout

Jonathan Ross by Jonathan Ross
Health and Fitness Expert

Exclusively for CERTIFIED readers, ACE Pro Jonathan Ross applies the principles of the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® (ACE IFT®) Model to create a dynamic and challenging workout featuring Hyperwear’s SandBell Sandbag System that is safe, effective and fun for your clients. 

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ACE-SUPPORTED RESEARCH: Does the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® Model Really Work? (Year 2 Study)
  • Certified™: July 2022

ACE-SUPPORTED RESEARCH: Does the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® Model Really Work? (Year 2 Study)

by Lance C. Dalleck, PhD, Angela M. Dalleck, MSc, Bryant R. Byrd, MSc, Ryan M. Weatherwax, PhD, and Daniel J. Green

Since first introducing the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® (ACE IFT®) Model more than a decade ago, ACE has been supporting research to investigate its effectiveness in real-world settings. This article describes the year 2 results of an ongoing study comparing the effectiveness of personalized exercise programming using the ACE IFT Model to standardized training protocols.

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Goal Setting and the Ethics of Steering a Client Toward Different Goals
  • Certified™: July 2022

Goal Setting and the Ethics of Steering a Client Toward Different Goals

by Dr. Erin Nitschke
Contributor

As a coach, you are a partner on your client’s journey, not the director, but what do you do when a client’s goals seem misdirected or unrealistic? While it’s important to avoid steering a client toward the goals you think they should pursue, you can apply the theories and principles of goal setting to thoughtfully help clients better define their goals and create a roadmap for achieving them.

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