ACE Personal Trainer eBook

A new, digital home for your ACE Personal Trainer Manual

The study process, for many people, now includes several different modes of learning. There are textbooks and videos and Web platforms that cater to diverse styles. Now, ACE has a digital Personal Trainer Manual solution to help candidates studying on the go. Our innovative ACE Personal Trainer Manual (5th Edition) and Essentials of Exercise Science for Fitness Professionals text are now available in one convenient eBook, accessible from virtually any mobile device. The Personal Trainer eBook allows you to bookmark and highlight key content, take notes, and access hyperlinks embedded in the text when you’re connected to the Internet. The Personal Trainer eBook is included in Pro Advantage and Pro Essentials Personal Trainer Study Programs, and is available for purchase for Pro Plus users.

Sync Capability

Automatically sync your progress when using more than one mobile device to study.

Note Taking

Add comments as you read and compile all of your notes for reference later on.


Highlight key concepts or definitions as you go.

Access Hyperlinks

Select links embedded within the text to learn more about specific topics when you're connected to the Internet.


Mark pages to return to or keep tabs on where you are in the study process.

Delivering the content that appeals to the learners of today

Our new eBook, comprised of digital versions of the ACE Personal Trainer Manual (5th Edition) and Essentials of Exercise Science for Fitness Professionals text, is accessible through our new app, the ACE Library. Available in the App Store on your mobile device, the library is one way we’re working to deliver content that appeals to the learners of today. The eBook is intended for desktops (Mac and PC), tablets and smartphones (iOS and Android) only.

Get study help from an ACE Certified Professional

Unlike other certification organizations that leave you to prepare on your own, ACE supports you throughout the study process. Our ACE Study Coaches in the ACE Resource Center provide one-on-one connections for candidates preparing for ACE exams by offering encouragement or help navigating complicated topics. When you need expertise, our ACE Study Coaches will provide you personalized support.

Get social with studying

In addition to our team of experts in the ACE Resource Center, we have a number of study resources you can use. Our Facebook page dedicated to people preparing for their certification exams can help connect you with study partners in your area or get tips from candidates who’ve been through the process. Our ACE Exam Prep blog can also help you navigate complicated topics and give you valuable advice about exam sites, study techniques and what to expect on exam day.