From Jazzercise to Zumba and everything in between, the fitness industry has been building on the concept of burning calories through dance for more than 50 years. This latest ACE-commissioned study takes a look at one of the newer dance-based programs—BODYJAM by Les Mills—to determine if it’s a good workout and how many calories participants can expect to burn in a typical class.Read More
Can your clients improve their cardiorespiratory endurance with interval training using battle ropes? To find out, ACE asked John P. Porcari, PhD, and his research team in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse to evaluate the cardiorespiratory and metabolic responses of a battle rope interval workout.Read More
Is it possible to improve endurance performance without increasing training volume? This latest ACE-sponsored research study examines the effects of two post-exercise passive heating strategies—wearing a sauna suit and hot water immersion—on VO2max, lactate threshold and economy.Read More
In this 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.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
Experts from the Scientific Advisory Panel investigate the industry's latest products, trends and researchView Now
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