Foam rollers are often used during the warm-up of an exercise session or as a means of recovery between workouts, but how effective are they for improving performance? In an effort to bring some clarity to the topic, researchers evaluated the training effects of foam rolling on lower-body flexibility and mobility and performance. Also included is a video demonstrating foam-rolling exercises that you can share with your clients.Read More
Clients are looking to make the most of their exercise time and, for many, that means burning the most amount of calories in the least amount of time. In an effort to arm health coaches and exercise professionals with the knowledge they need to help their clients maximize their workout time, ACE asked researchers to compare energy expenditure among 10 indoor exercise machines to determine which burns the most calories.Read More
Some believe that reduced-exertion high-intensity interval training (REHIT), which features 10-minute workout sessions, may be the key to overcoming the “lack of time” barrier to regular exercise. But are these workouts truly effective for improving health? This latest ACE-sponsored research study examines whether or not three weeks of REHIT workouts is enough to overcome the negative cardiometabolic effects of a sedentary lifestyle.Read More
Anyone who has ever worked with battle ropes knows they are hard work—but how hard? This ACE-sponsored study examines whether battle rope exercises work various muscles hard enough to elicit meaningful gains in strength.Read More
Previous ACE-sponsored research demonstrated the effectiveness of exercise programming based on the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® (ACE IFT®) Model in comparison to more standardized exercise programming. But does that translate to people out in the real world? This current study examines whether or not the ACE IFT Model can be applied to a real-world setting, while maintaining its high level of effectiveness.Read More
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