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Certified™: Research Special Issue 2017

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ACE® SPONSORED RESEARCH: Investigating the Acute and Chronic Health Benefits of TRX® Suspension Training®

by Leslie E. Smith, Joanna Snow, Jennifer S. Fargo, Christina A. Buchanan, Ph.D., and Lance C. Dalleck, Ph.D., with Daniel J. Green

By leveraging both gravity and an exerciser’s body weight, the TRX Suspension Trainer makes it possible to perform hundreds of exercises, making it a favorite among health and fitness professionals. Seeing a lack of research investigating the physiological responses to this type of training, ACE commissioned a study to quantify the acute and chronic responses to TRX Suspension Training.

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ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: HIIT vs. Steady-State Training
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ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: HIIT vs. Steady-State Training

by Carl Foster, Ph.D., Courtney V. Farland, Flavia Guidotti, Ph.D., Michelle Harbin, Brianna Roberts, Jeff Schuette, Andrew Tuuri, M.S., Scott T. Doberstein, M.S., and John P. Porcari, Ph.D., with Green

With the start of a New Year comes a huge wave of new clients looking to get healthy and fit. But what’s the best way to help someone get started exercising and, importantly, keep exercising over time? The latest ACE-sponsored research study, which set out to identify the best form of cardiorespiratory exercise for individuals just beginning an exercise program, may provide the answers health and fitness professionals have been searching for.

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ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: Does the ACE Integrated Fitness Training<sup>®</sup> Model Enhance Training Efficacy and Responsiveness?
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ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: Does the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® Model Enhance Training Efficacy and Responsiveness?

by Lance C. Dalleck, Ph.D., Devan E. Haney, Christina A. Buchanan, Ph.D., and Ryan M. Weatherwax, M.S., with Daniel J. Green

There’s nothing more frustrating for clients than to do everything you ask of them and still not see results. These clients are likely what researchers call non-responders. Exclusive ACE-sponsored research from the Western State Colorado University recently compared the ACE IFT Model to a more traditional training approach to determine if there is a difference in how well the two programs improve fitness and cardiometabolic health, particularly among non-responders.

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