Study: Is Power Training the Key to a Long Life?

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Study: Is Power Training the Key to a Long Life?

Your clients know that exercise is good for them, but a little extra evidence never hurts, especially if you’re collaborating with them on their resistance-training goals. A new study reinforces the idea that staying fit and strong are essential to living a long life, but also provides clarity on the type of training that provides the greatest benefit to longevity.

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Main Takeaways from ACE’s Essentials of Exercise Science Manual

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Main Takeaways from ACE’s Essentials of Exercise Science Manual

If you’re just starting to study for your ACE certification exam, you might be feeling overwhelmed by the volume of material you need to absorb and understand, beginning with ACE’s Essentials of Exercise Science for Fitness Professionals. Here is a chapter-by-chapter guide to tackling this foundational manual, along with tips on what information you should be focusing on for the exam.

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What’s New in the Health Coach Study Experience?

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What’s New in the Health Coach Study Experience?

The American Council on Exercise is proud to announce the launch of an all-new ACE Health Coach study program. The original ACE Health Coach study program, launched in 2013, was a pioneer in the space of Health Coaching. By providing a guided study and learning experience, thousands of people achieved their goal of becoming a Certified Health Coach.

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Hiring Well-Qualified Exercise Professionals: The Importance of Accreditation

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Hiring Well-Qualified Exercise Professionals: The Importance of Accreditation

As an exercise professional or health coach, it is important to understand and be familiar with the differences between NCCA accredited certifications and non-accredited certifications. Knowing the standards of each certification type can help inform your hiring processes, career goals, professional growth and professional responsibility.

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Releases 2nd Ed. of the U.S. Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Releases 2nd Ed. of the U.S. Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

The 2nd edition of the U.S. Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans were released last Monday, November 12th by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This is the first set of revisions to the Guidelines since their original release in 2008.

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Study: A Little Bit of Exercise Can Help Boost Memory

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Study: A Little Bit of Exercise Can Help Boost Memory

Your clients know exercise is essential for their physical health, and that it’s good for their emotional well-being as well. But imagine how much more motivated they might feel if they knew even a light bout of exercise could significantly enhance their ability to remember things? Learn about the results of a new study that suggests that people who include a little walking, yoga or tai chi in their day may be more likely to remember things like where they put their keys.

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Support the Use of FSAs and HSAs for Personal Training and Group Exercise by Contacting Your Senators

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Support the Use of FSAs and HSAs for Personal Training and Group Exercise by Contacting Your Senators

With the passage of H.R. 6199 in the U.S. House of Representatives, we have overcome the first hurdle for getting PHIT Bill language turned into law. Now the issue will be taken up with the U.S. Senate where it will need 60 votes to pass. Securing those votes will be challenging, so we need your support.

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