College students are particularly prone to the “active couch potato” syndrome, as they tend to live active lifestyles but spend a lot of time performing sedentary behaviors when in class, studying and relaxing. This study evaluates whether replacing five hours of classroom sitting time with using a standing desk is enough to have a positive impact on students’ health.Read More
Aqua cycling is essentially a group indoor cycling class performed while immersed in water. Cycling in the water provides a low-impact environment and the resistance provided by the water allows for high levels of energy expenditure with little musculoskeletal strain on the body. But does aqua cycling provide an adequate training stimulus to yield health and fitness benefits, and how does it compare to a traditional land-based cycling class?Read More
POUND is a new 45- to 60-minute program that incorporates Pilates and total-body movements with drumming. ACE called on the research team in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse to study the physiological response to this unique and engaging workout.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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