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Get inspired to live your most fit life. Whether it’s the latest fitness classes and trends, science-based exercises, tips for healthy eating, or motivation to stay active, find the information you need all in one place.

5 Unhealthy Habits to Let Go of Today

5/24/2016 12:00:00 AM by Kelley Vargo

You are the only person in charge of you, and if you want something (better health, a more fulfilling job or a more nourishing relationship), you need to take action. Let go of these five habits in order to be the healthiest version of yourself.

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13 Tips for Maintaining Weight Loss Over the Long-term

5/23/2016 12:00:00 AM by U Rock Girl!

Maintaining a healthy weight can be challenging and, for some people, even more difficult than losing weight. The good news is that achieving lasting weight maintenance is possible. Use these 13 tips to help you succeed at maintaining your weight-loss goals.

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Yoga: Myth vs. Reality

5/20/2016 12:00:00 AM by Elizabeth Kovar

It’s estimated that over 20 million people in the U.S. practice yoga, and this number is growing every day. Yoga classes typically combine stretching and poses with breathing techniques, and serve as a wonderful way for people to de-stress and move their bodies. Yet this ancient practice is still often misunderstood.

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Exercises to Improve Your Golf Swing

5/20/2016 12:00:00 AM by Pete McCall

If you’re looking for ways to improve your mobility, movement, coordination and strength specifically for the purpose of golf, consider adding the following movements to your exercise program. These exercises will not only help you improve your golf swing, but also reduce your likelihood of developing a low-back injury.

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Spring Clean Your Kitchen: 3 Foods to Toss Right Now

5/19/2016 12:00:00 AM by Katie Ferraro

Most snacking calories come from high salt, high fat and high calorie processed foods. These snack foods are cheap and convenient, yet they don’t offer much in the way of nutrition. It’s time to spring clean your kitchen and your diet by tossing these three food products and restocking your kitchen with healthier options.

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7 Reasons to Bike to Work

5/18/2016 12:00:00 AM by Pete McCall

Over the past decade, the number of people biking to work has increased by 60%. More cities across America are embracing bike-friendly policies and programs, making it safer for people to integrate cycling into their modes of transportation. Biking to work can be tremendously beneficial, not only for your health, but also for the environment. Here are seven reasons why you might want to consider biking to work.

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Build your Glutes with this Strength Training Routine

5/17/2016 12:00:00 AM by Stephanie Thielen

Strong glutes are essential, not only for aesthetics, but also for reducing your risk of injury and low-back pain. Plus, powerful glutes enable us to become more agile, jump higher, lift heavier, climb stairs, walk and/or run with less stress to the lower-chain joints, making everyday living and recreational activities more enjoyable and less taxing. Here are two three-exercise circuits that you can do at the home or gym to help build stronger, more powerful glutes.

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TRX Single-leg Exercises

5/9/2016 12:00:00 AM by Elizabeth Andrews

Exercises that feature single-leg work are beneficial, particularly because they mimic how we move in day-to-day life and while playing sports. These six exercises featuring the TRX Suspension Trainer enable you to work unilaterally and create enough instability to challenge balance, while also being able to add load and build strength.

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Six Things to Know About Muscle Imbalances

5/6/2016 12:00:00 AM by Pete McCall

If you notice that the same parts of your body are always a little too sore after a workout or a day full of physical activity, you might have muscle imbalances. The good news is that the right exercise program can help improve your muscle strength and enhance joint range of motion, both of which are essential for eliminating muscle imbalances. Here are six things that you should know about muscle imbalances and how they are created.

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Weight Training Tips for a Strong and Healthy Summer Body

5/3/2016 12:00:00 AM by Kelley Vargo

Summer is just around the corner, which means now is the time to start getting in shape for it. Whether you want to tone your body or simply be fit enough to enjoy fun summer activities like biking, swimming and hiking, weight training is one of the best ways to accomplish your fitness and aesthetic goals. Here are six weight-training tips to help you get in shape for summer.

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