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

In the first of four courses regarding the Cardiorespiratory Training component of the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® (ACE IFT®) Model, you will learn how the FITT principles can be used to progress clients safely through Phase 1. A set of rules related to the Frequency, Intensity, Type and Time of exercise, FITT now also incorporates volume and progression. Led by ACE Exercise Physiologist Jacque Ratliff, the course will address all of these components, concluding with a case study that demonstrates safe client progression within the ACE IFT® Model.

You will learn:

  • The components of the FITT-VP principle
  • Elements of Phase 1 of the Cardiorespiratory Training component of the ACE IFT Model
  • How to plan safe and effective exercise progressions for a client training within phase 1 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 information but basic and essentially a refresher of what was covered in the exam prep to get certified in the first place.