Provider: ACE - American Council On Exercise
Type: Online Course
CEC Credits: ACE 0.1 CECs , ACSM 1.0 CECs, YMCA 1.0 CECs, NBHWC 1.0 Contact Hours

Establishing appropriate training intensities can be a challenge for both client and fitness professional. In the second of four courses that delve deeper into the Cardiorespiratory Training component of the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® (ACE IFT®) Model, you will learn how to use the sub-maximal talk test to progress clients safely through Phase 2 of a cardiovascular training plan. This course, led by ACE Exercise Physiologist Jacque Ratliff, will conclude with a case study.

You will learn:

  • Components of the sub-maximal talk test and how it can be used to establish appropriate training intensities
  • Intricacies of Phase 2 of the Cardiorespiratory Training component of the ACE IFT Model
  • How to plan safe and effective exercise progressions for a client within Phase 2 of the cardiorespiratory component

CEC Credits

Approved by the following organizations for continuing education hours:

1.00 CECs

ACSM 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 (2017 - December 2020). Providership # 687637

1.00 CECs
1.00 Contact Hours


Good overview of the VT1 Talk Test and how it applies.

Good information but basic and essentially a refresher of what was covered in the exam prep to get certified in the first place. Good reminders though.