ACE-SUPPORTED RESEARCH: How Long Should You Rest Between Sets?

ACE-SUPPORTED RESEARCH: How Long Should You Rest Between Sets?

What is the optimal amount of rest between sets if the goal is to get stronger and build muscle? Should your clients take longer breaks or keep powering through with minimal rest to keep their heart rates up? The latest ACE-supported research study was designed to answer this question and enable you to design safe and effective programs that help your clients reach their goals.

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ACE-SUPPORTED RESEARCH: Does the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® Model Really Work? (Year 2 Study)

ACE-SUPPORTED RESEARCH: Does the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® Model Really Work? (Year 2 Study)

Since first introducing the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® (ACE IFT®) Model more than a decade ago, ACE has been supporting research to investigate its effectiveness in real-world settings. This article describes the year 2 results of an ongoing study comparing the effectiveness of personalized exercise programming using the ACE IFT Model to standardized training protocols.

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Is BODYJAM an Effective Workout?

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Is BODYJAM an Effective Workout?

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.

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