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ACE Personal Training Manual Chapter 7 Functional Assessments: Posture, Movement, Core, Balance and Flexibility

I am studying for the ACE exam. Here are my ACE Personal Training Manual Chapter 7 Functional Assessments notes. First for all, the objective of all personal training programs should be to help clients improve functionality. This will enhance a client’s ability to perform activities of daily living (ADLs). Furthermore, the key facet of functionality involves… Read more »

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ACE Personal Training Manual Chapter 6 Building Rapport And Initial Investigation Stage

I have been studying for the ACE exam for a few months now and here are my ACE Personal Training Manual Chapter 6 notes. Building Rapport First impressions are everything for building rapport with a new client. Thus, it is imperative to make a strong, convincing first impression. Furthermore, we need to take a targeted approach to… Read more »

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ACE Personal Training Manual Chapter 5 Understanding The ACE Integrated Fitness Training Model

  I have been studying for the ACE exam and here are my ACE Personal Training Manual chapter 5 notes. ACE IFT Model The ACE integrated fitness model or ACE IFT provides personal trainers with a systematic and comprehensive approach to exercise. Additionally, it integrates assessments and programing to facilitate behavioral change while improving posture, movement,… Read more »

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ACE Personal Trainer Manual Chapter 4 Basics Of Behavioral Change In Health Psychology

I am taking the ACE personal trainer certification exam in December. I told my Fit Tribe online accountability group that I would share what I was learning. Here are my ACE Personal Trainer Manual Chapter 4 notes. Health psychology examines the causes of illnesses and ways to promote and maintain health. Furthermore, the goal of… Read more »

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ACE Personal Training Manual Chapter 3 Communication And Teaching Techniques

I have been studying for the ACE exam for a few months now. Here are my notes from the ACE Personal Training Manual chapter 3. The relationship a personal trainer builds with their client is based on good communication and teaching skills. Furthermore, there are 4 stages of the client-trainer relationship. Four Stages Of The… Read more »

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ACE Personal Training Manual Chapter 2 Principles Of Motivation And Adherence

I have been studying for the ACE exam. Here are my ACE Personal Training Manual Chapter 2 notes. Understanding Fitness Motivation First of all, exercise adoption is based on behavioral change. Secondly, adoption requires breaking old habits and replacing them with new ones. Thirdly, it requires motivation, or a psychological drive that gives behavior direction… Read more »

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ACE Personal Training Manual Chapter 1 Role And Scope of Practice For The Personal Trainer

I have been studying the ACE Personal Training Manual for several months. First, I read all of the chapters and took notes. Furthermore, I am sharing those notes with you which are all from the manual.  Notes From Chapter 1 The Role and Scope Of Practice For The Personal Trainer ACE suggests 150 minutes of… Read more »

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