American Council On Exercise

ACE joined Live Well San Diego as a recognized partner on January 8, 2018.  ACE is  the leading nonprofit certifier of exercise professional and health coaches, whose goal is to set the highest industry standards, elevate the careers of professionals and help people worldwide make movement their mission. Their commitment to create global impact on physical-inactivity inspires them to facilitate partnerships with policymakers, fitness industry leaders, community organizations and the healthcare industry. They are determined to expand the healthcare continuum and integrate ACE Professionals, so activity is prescribed to prevent inactivity related diseases. By offering NCCA-accredited certifications, continuing education, and access to science-based health and fitness information, they are investing in their mission to get people moving—so everybody has the resources they need to lead active, healthy lives.

ACE fulfills the Live Well San Diego partner requirements by certifying exercise professionals and health coaches; advocating for policies that ensure people and communities have safe places to be physically active; and educating the public on safe and effective exercise practices and other healthy lifestyle behaviors. Specifically, ACE embraces the principals of Live Well San Diego, through:

  • Building Better Health by working with their certified professionals to promote the importance of utilizing fitness as a regular part of preventive healthcare.
  • Supporting Positive Choices by offering a vast library of resources and education to give consumers the tools to become more active, including walking toolkits; and
  • Pursuing Policy and Environmental Change by engaging policy makers to encourage policy initiatives that create access to science-based health and fitness resources for the entire community.
American Council on Exercise

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