ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: Does Combining MICT and HIIT Yield Greater Health Benefits?

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ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: Does Combining  MICT and HIIT Yield Greater Health Benefits?

In this latest ACE-sponsored study, researchers investigate whether an individualized program created by adhering to the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® (ACE IFT®) Model that combined MICT with HIIT would be more effective than the more traditional MICT-only approach at yielding important health and fitness benefits and deriving more consistent responsiveness.

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Study: When Does Clean Eating Become an Unhealthy Obsession?

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Study: When Does Clean Eating Become an Unhealthy Obsession?

As a health and exercise professional, you may have considerable insight into the health-related behaviors of your clients, including their eating habits. While much of your efforts are likely focused on helping clients improve those habits, some of your clients may take an extreme approach, which ultimately may lead to diminished health and well-being. New research offers guidance on how to tell the difference between a highly disciplined client and one who may be taking things too far.

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ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: The Accuracy of Heart Rate–based Zone Training Using Predicted versus Measured Maximal Heart Rate

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ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: The Accuracy of Heart Rate–based Zone Training Using Predicted versus Measured Maximal Heart Rate

A growing trend in the always-evolving fitness world involves the use of heart rate training zones to develop exercise programming, with some fitness facilities using this concept as the foundation of their brand and group-based programming options. ACE research looks at the accuracy of the prediction equations used to create the target zones and what it means for your clients’ responses to exercise.

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