American Council on Exercise

Founded in 1985, the American Council on Exercise (ACE) is a nonprofit organization committed to America's health and wellbeing. Over the past 30 years, we have become an established resource for health and fitness professionals, and the public, providing comprehensive, unbiased, scientific research.

Today, ACE is the largest nonprofit health and fitness certification, education and training organization in the world with more than 55,000 certified professionals who hold more than 60,000 ACE certifications accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). With a long heritage in certification, education, training and public outreach, we are among the most respected health and fitness organizations in the world, and a resource people worldwide have come to trust for education.