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Certified™: June 2020

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Is BODYJAM an Effective Workout?

Daniel  J. Green by Daniel J. Green
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From Jazzercise to Zumba and everything in between, the fitness industry has been building on the concept of burning calories through dance for more than 50 years. This latest ACE-commissioned study takes a look at one of the newer dance-based programs—BODYJAM by Les Mills—to determine if it’s a good workout and how many calories participants can expect to burn in a typical class.

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Incorporating Reactive Training Into Your Clients' Exercise Programs
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Incorporating Reactive Training Into Your Clients' Exercise Programs

by Anthony Carey
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From a programming perspective, activities that stimulate, challenge and engage both the body and the mind can be particularly beneficial. One approach to creating novelty in your programming is by incorporating reactive training and its secondary benefits, which are referred to as reactive variability. Learn how to incorporate these elements into your clients’ programs and improve their ability to react to whatever life might throw at them.

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Coach Your Clients (and Yourself) to Stress Less
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Coach Your Clients (and Yourself) to Stress Less

by Carrie Myers
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At a time of unprecedented change and uncertainty, stress levels are undoubtedly running high. As such, there’s never been a better time to arm yourself and your clients with tools that can help identify healthy coping mechanisms that can make it easier to manage stress and take positive steps toward meaningful change for the future. 

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