Provider: ACE - American Council On Exercise
Type: Online Course
Online Content
Recorded Video
CEC Credits: ACE 0.1 CECs , ACSM - American College Of Sports Medicine 1.0 CECs

Design Exercise Programs That Fit Any Client and Their Goals

The ACE Integrated Fitness Training® (ACE IFT®) Model provides a systematic approach to program design that can apply to every client as they progress through the stages of change and fitness.

From beginning exercisers to elite-level athletes, the innovative ACE IFT® Model has evolved to meet the needs of today’s exercise professionals. With the addition of the ACE Mover Method™ as its foundation, clients can achieve lasting results based on the latest exercise science and behavior change research.

Discover how this all-encompassing model provides the blueprint for a client-centered approach that exercise professionals can use to design, implement, and modify exercise programs that improve posture, movement, flexibility, balance, function, cardiorespiratory fitness, and muscular fitness for all clients.

Presented by ACE experts, this FREE one-hour video training is your introduction to the ACE IFT® Model and how you can apply it in your training sessions right now.

Upon completion, you will be able to:

  • Understand how and why the updated ACE IFT® Model has evolved to meet the needs of exercise professionals
  • Explain the components and variables of a well-designed exercise program to address client goals
  • Describe a model for exercise program design with an underlying principle of helping clients reach health and fitness goals through behavior change strategies
  • Design exercise programs with evidence-based progressions, building the foundational elements of postural stability and kinetic chain mobility before moving on to advanced muscular training, and power and agility drills
  • Design exercise programs that help clients establish cardiorespiratory base fitness through cardiorespiratory performance training


CEC Credits

Approved by the following organizations for continuing education hours:

ACSM - American College Of Sports Medicine
1.0 CECs

ACSM - American College Of Sports Medicine CEC Approval

The American College of Sports Medicine's Professional Education Committee certifies that "American Council on Exercise" meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2021 - December 2023). Providership # 687637


Not very in depth but introduces key concepts