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Certified™: Research Special Issue 2018

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ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: What Is the Optimal FIT to Reduce Sedentary Behavior to Improve Cardiometabolic Health?

You’ve undoubtedly told your clients with predominately sedentary jobs to try to move around during the day, to get up and stretch or walk around the block. But is that really enough to combat the negative effects of prolonged sitting? In this latest ACE-sponsored study, researchers set out to identify the optimal FIT (frequency, intensity and time) for reducing sedentary behavior to improve cardiometabolic health in middle-age and older adults.

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ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: Are HOKA Shoes a Good Option for Runners? 
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ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: Are HOKA Shoes a Good Option for Runners? 

The company behind HOKA shoes claims that the ultra-padded soles of their shoes extend the time during which forces are applied, lower ground reaction forces and improve running form. To determine the validity of those claims, ACE sponsored two distinct studies, the first looking at the effect of HOKA shoes on running speed, as well as running mechanics and resultant forces, and the second exploring whether the shoes alter the energy cost of running when compared to a standard running shoe.

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ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: Is Zumba Gold<sup>®</sup> an Effective Workout for Middle-aged and Older Adults?
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ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: Is Zumba Gold® an Effective Workout for Middle-aged and Older Adults?

Zumba Gold®—a lower-intensity version of the super-popular Zumba®—is designed for middle-aged and older adults, but is it a safe and effective workout for this population? In this latest ACE-sponsored study, researchers examine Zumba Gold to determine if it is a good exercise option for middle-aged and older adults.

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Validity of the Talk Test in Identifying the Respiratory Compensation Threshold

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The Performance Benefits of Training with a Sauna Suit

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Video-based Fitness Lessons Could Help Kids Be More Active at School

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