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Advanced Health and Fitness Specialist Study Materials for Students

From weekly articles posted on the ACE Exam Preparation Blog to our communities on Facebook, there are many free and easy-to-access tools available to help you study for your course and successfully pass the ACE Exam. Still need to buy your books and study materials? As a college student, you can save 20% buying direct from ACE. When you’re ready, you can find and register for an ACE exam at a location near you.


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Free Online Course:
ACE IFT Model | 0.1 CEC

Hosted by ACE’s Fabio Comana, sign up for this free online course geared to provide practicing personal trainers with an overview of the ACE Integrated Fitness Training Model for exercise program design.

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Popular Instructor Recommended Materials

Below you will find the most popular items recommended by instructors. All items seen below are also included in the kits above.


Health & Fitness
Specialist Manual
Retail: $69.95 | $55.96
Master the Manual: A Study Guide for the Advanced Health and Fitness Specialist Manual
Retail: $29.95 | $23.96
Sample Test
for the AHFS
Certification Exam
Retail: $14.95 | $11.96
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