Provider: ACE - American Council On Exercise
Type: Live Webinar
CEC Credits: ACE 0.0 CECs , ACSM 0.0 CECs

The New Science for Weight Loss

An estimated 160 million Americans struggle with weight loss, according to 160 million. That’s more than half of the population—and it’s causing a health crisis in America.  Weight gain is a main driver of many of the inactivity-related diseases, like hypertension and diabetes, that affect Americans today. As a health and fitness professional you know that maintaining a healthy weight can be difficult for some, but can be a major motivator for clients continuing their exercise routine. While each client is different, new scientific research supports combined training as an effective approach to exercising for weight loss. In this video training, you’ll learn the science behind combined training, and learn how to create effective weight loss training programs for your clients.

Taught by Amy Ashmore, PhD—an online learning and program development expert who holds a doctorate in Kinesiology from the University of Texas at Austin—you will learn how to effectively combine cardio exercises with weight training to help your clients maintain a healthy weight—regardless of age, metabolism or ability. You’ll discover how to program, execute and modify sessions using fun and engaging training methods—including explosive supersets, cardio-strength supersets and circuit methods. And you’ll gain the knowledge and confidence to help your clients achieve their weight loss goals—and live healthier lives.  

You will learn:

  • More about the latest research demonstrating that combined training is the most effective way to train for weight loss.
  • How to design and execute effective weight loss programming.
  • How to modify exercises in combined training sessions for a variety of client abilities and fitness levels.
  • How combined training promotes better health and more effective weight loss through a synergistic effect.

CEC Credits

This course is approved for 0.0 ACE CECs and is also approved by the following organizations for Continuing Education hours:

ACSM 0.00 CECs Details

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

Workshop Policies and Procedures


In the event that the American Council on Exercise (ACE) would cancel a workshop for ANY reason, a full refund will be issued to the participant. ACE is NOT responsible for any other expenses the participant may have incurred.


All of ACE’s live workshops are non-refundable programs unless approved by ACE’s Educational Services Team. For questions, please call 800-825-3636 ext. 782. A $50 cancellation fee will be applied to any approved cancellations.


Any participant who is registered for an ACE workshop and needs to reschedule their workshop to a later date listed will be subject to a $50 transfer fee and MUST contact ACE’s Educational Services Team at 800-825-3636 ext. 782 to verify that a reschedule date is available.

Transfer of Registration

ACE cannot transfer a participant’s registration to another participant unless approved by ACE’s Educational Services Team. Transferring a registration to another participant is subject to a $100 transfer fee.

Hotels and Accommodations

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Transfer of Registration

In the event of inclement weather, all workshops will be held as scheduled at the discretion of ACE. Pre-registered participants who are unable to attend their scheduled workshop may reschedule without incurring additional charges so long as their request has been received 7 days following the originally scheduled date. No refunds will be available. In the event that ACE cancels a workshop due to bad weather, participants will be given a full refund or option to reschedule (if another date is available).

Course Schedule