American Council on Exercise Introduces New Employee Wellness Offerings Through applepeak Partnership
Online health portal names fitness industry leader preferred exercise and wellness content provider
Apr 18, 2012, 10:00 ET
SAN DIEGO, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Council on Exercise (ACE) announced today it has partnered with applepeak to become the preferred provider of fitness and wellness content for the company's Wellness Record product. The partnership provides individuals or employees of corporate subscribers with private, personalized online wellness resources including interactive health tools, certified medical content, fitness and medical device integration, health trackers, goal-setting tools, clinical monitoring, program-based social media and more.
"Innovations in workplace wellness tools and the adoption of workplace wellness programs are two of the most critical elements in reducing the cost of healthcare in the United States," said ACE CEO Scott Goudeseune. "We are pleased to partner with applepeak to provide fitness resources and tools that will enhance overall quality of life inside and outside the workplace."
Subscribers of the Wellness Record will have access to the vast ACE GetFit™ site, including an extensive exercise library, step-by-step workouts, valuable information about the best weight loss activities, and advice on choosing a certified personal trainer.
"At applepeak, we aim to empower individuals with the knowledge, motivation and tools to understand, sustain and improve their health and wellness risk factors," said Kerry McLellan, founder and CEO of applepeak. "With its focus on eradicating the obesity epidemic, the American Council on Exercise was a natural partner. ACE is among the most respected fitness organizations in the industry and a resource that consumers trust for health and fitness information and tools."
applepeak's Wellness Record is a finalist in The 2012 Edison Awards in the 'Lifestyle and Social Impact- Health and Wellness' category. Named after Thomas Edison, The Edison Awards annually recognize the most innovative products, services and business leaders in the world.
"Fitness in the workplace is a major area of emphasis for ACE as we continue to take action in support of the nation's goal to combat the obesity epidemic," said ACE Chief Science Officer Cedric X. Bryant, Ph.D. "By collaborating with partners such as applepeak to create health-conscious work environments with access to certified fitness professionals and cutting edge fitness resources, ACE endeavors to empower every American to live their most fit life."
For more information ACE's Get Fit™ exercise library, tools and resources, visit www.acefitness.org/getfit.
American Council on Exercise (ACE), America's the nation's premier fitness and personal trainer certification, continuing education, and training organization, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the benefits of physical activity and protecting Americans against unsafe and ineffective fitness products and instruction. ACE sponsors university-based fitness and exercise science research studies and is the world's largest nonprofit fitness certification organization. For more information on ACE and its programs, call (800) 825-3636 or visit the ACE website at www.acefitness.org. AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EXERCISE, ACE and the ACE logos are Registered Trademarks of the American Council on Exercise.
applepeak is an innovation leader in the development of advanced, Individual Centered, Health and Wellness solutions. Recognizing the importance of health and wellness in past, current and future lifestyle choices, applepeak offers a solution to focus on proactive health and wellness management. The Wellness Record, its flagship product, enables organizations to improve the outcomes of their health and wellness initiatives and yield positive returns through a combination of evidence based e-health content, online health risk assessments, informational resources, flexible e-learning technologies, health management tools, and professional oversight/support services. For more information on applepeak and its programs, call (506) 694-1250 or visit the applepeak website at www.applepeak.com.
SOURCE American Council on Exercise
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