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To celebrate ACE's 35th Anniversary, we interviewed 4 ACE Pros that have been with us since we started to gain some insight into how far the fitness industry has come and how we've evolved over the years. They also imparted some incredible career advice to the next generation of fitness pros. 

Watch his #MyACEvolution below and share yours this month for a chance to win a FREE Specialist Program

Nancy McCarthy's #MyACEvolution

Meet the unstoppable Nancy, an ACE Certified Health Coach, Gold ACE Certified Group Fitness and Personal Trainer, and RRCA Certified Running Coach. With over 35 years of experience in the fitness and health industry, Nancy inspires clients to celebrate their gift of life by adopting lifestyle habits that contribute to better health. 

Her passion led her to found Get Real Fitness and own multiple boutique gyms, where she’s had the opportunity to train hundreds of clients of all ages and fitness levels as well as lead group Boot Camps, Running Camps, Stretching Classes, Classes for Seniors, Spinning Classes and Fitness Vacations. Nancy practices what she preaches, having completed 30 marathons - including 13 qualified Boston Marathons - and even holding the New England 30K title for Masters Women for nearly 10 years. 

Share your #MyACEvolution!

Do you have an inspiring story like Nancy?

Celebrate our 35th anniversary with us by posting your #MyACEvolution on Instagram and inspiring other fitness professionals and enthusiasts! Every week in October, we’ll be giving away a Specialist Program to one amazing ACE Pro who has shared their career story with us. You’ve helped us evolve, now we want to share your evolution with the rest of the world!

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