The courses on this page are ONLINE for-credit CE courses offered through American Council on Exercise (ACE) at www.acefitness.org. Each course is a programming how-to course designed for PFTs, group fitness instructors, strength and conditioning specialists, and health and wellness coaches. For direct course access, click on the titles below.
Approved by American Council on Exercise. Earn one hour of CE credit! Designed exclusively for the ACE Store for new personal fitness trainers, health & wellness coaches, and strength & conditioning specialists. This how-to programming course includes PDF manual with over 30 exercise pictures and online quiz.
You’ve earned your certification—now it’s time to get your clients moving! Helping your clients achieve a happy, fit and healthy life requires depth of knowledge, leadership skills and a burning desire to change people’s lives. What you learn in your first two years as a trainer—and how you apply that knowledge—is crucial to building long term success. You have the knowledge and you have the passion—now it’s time to put them into practice.
You will learn how to
Approved by American Council on Exercise. Earn one hour of CE credit! Designed with strength & conditioning specialists in mind, this how-to programming course includes PDF manual and online tutorial and quiz.
Programming for Strength Gains teaches you how to combine emerging strength training science with your existing program—and learn how to take your clients’ fitness to the next level.
You will learn
Approved by American Council on Exercise. Earn two hours CE credit! Designed exclusively for the ACE Store for personal fitness trainers, health & wellness coaches, and strength & conditioning specialists. This how-to programming course includes PDF manual with over 40 exercise pictures, an online tutorial, and quiz.
Explore the changes that occur to the brain with obesity and how to account for them when strength training your clients who have obesity. Determine ways to select safer and more effective exercises for your clients.
Approved by American Council on Exercise (ACE) and American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Earn four hours CE credit! The how-to programming course includes a PDF manual with over 50 exercise pictures, an assisted stretching guide, an online tutorial, and quiz.
Developed for fitness professionals, Dr. Amy shows you how to use the three principles of force application that help you determine where to place your hands, what direction to push, and how much force to use when helping clients stretch. Stretch your clients safely and effectively using techniques for specific areas of the body. During this course you will learn:
*This course if als offered as part of ACE’s Functional Training Specialist Certificate.
“New Research: Program Design for Weight Loss” American Council on Exercise (ACE) Live Webinar Series, Recorded on April 18, 2018. San Diego, CA.