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Certified™: December 2018

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Have Your Group Fitness Warm-ups Advanced With the Times?

Amanda Vogel by Amanda Vogel
Health and Fitness Expert

While warming up is as important as it’s ever been to prepare the body mentally and physically for exercise, how we do it in group fitness has shifted over the years. From multiplanar movements to mentally preparing participants for the class ahead, read on to learn more about noteworthy updates to this essential workout component.

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ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: What Is the Best Back Exercise?
  • Certified™: December 2018

ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: What Is the Best Back Exercise?

by Daniel J. Green
Contributor

Pound is a new 45- to 60-minute program that incorporates Pilates and total-body movements with drumming, which its developer claims burns 900 calories per hour. ACE called on the research team in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse to study the physiological response to a Pound workout and put this claim to the test.

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An Evidence-based Guide to Creating Personalized Exercise Programs for Your Clients
  • Certified™: December 2018

An Evidence-based Guide to Creating Personalized Exercise Programs for Your Clients

by Lance C. Dalleck
Contributor

A growing body of research suggests that a more personalized exercise program of cardiorespiratory and resistance training promotes greater adaptations and training responsiveness. There are, however, limited accepted recommendations on how to create exercise programs on an individual level. This article explores the evidence-based strategies that will enhance your clients’ cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness training responsiveness.

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