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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 Healthy Winter Vegetables

Monday, December 22, 2014 by U Rock Girl!

All vegetables contain valuable nutrients, but the very best ones to eat are those that are in season. Learn why these five vegetable superstars—beets, Brussels sprouts, kale, winter squash and cauliflower—are easier on your wallet, better for the planet and offer the biggest nutritional payoff during the winter months.

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Winter Weight Gain: Why It Happens and How to Prevent It

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 by Jonathan Ross

Does the thought of exercising outdoors in winter leave you feeling cold? Is the lack of sunshine taking a toll on your mood—and your waistline? With a little understanding of the subtle shifts that can add up to winter weight gain, you can stop blaming yourself and instead start working against the factors that promote it. ACE pro Jonathan Ross explains how to survive the winter, get fitter, make progress and start spring with a physical and mental head start.

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Yoga-inspired Dynamic Warm-up

Monday, December 15, 2014 by Jessica Matthews

Are you looking for a new way to prepare your body for your workouts? ACE pro Jessica Matthews demonstrates a six-minute yoga-inspired dynamic warm-up that will get you ready for just about any activity.

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A Mindful Approach to Holiday Eating

Friday, December 12, 2014 by Elizabeth Kovar

Before jumping ship into bountiful buffets of holiday delights and cyclical weight gain/loss efforts, try a different method to eating this holiday season. Practicing mindful eating can help you overcome negative food-related behaviors and quell your hunger.

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Little Black Dress Workout: 6 Moves to Get You Ready

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by Mollie Martin

With the holidays nearing, many of us are preparing for work engagements, holiday cards, cocktail parties, and other dressy occasions. Combat the festive sweets and indulgent treats, while toning your physique and boosting your confidence, with this unique circuit routine.

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Sleep: The Foundation for Fueling Your Brain and Body

Thursday, December 4, 2014 by Kelley Vargo

Sleep is critical to maintaining health and wellness, with most experts recommending at least seven to eight hours per night for adults. What can you to do optimize your sleep? Modify your current behaviors to create the optimal sleep environment. Here are five actions you can take today to improve your quality of sleep.

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The Mistakes You Might Be Making In Your Group Fitness Classes

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 by Jessica Matthews

Do you love group fitness classes? From yoga to indoor cycling, group fitness offers a wide range of experiences and challenging workouts. To make sure you’re getting the most out of your classes, four of the country’s top group fitness instructors share the mistakes they most often see in a variety of formats and offer tips to help you get more out of your next sweat session.

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10 Tips for Surviving Holiday Parties

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 by Andrea Metcalf

Wondering how you can survive the holidays without packing on extra pounds? Check out these 10 survival tips, which will help keep you from overindulging while you’re at a party so you can stay on track with your health and fitness goals.

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6 Exercise Swaps for a More Effective Workout

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 by Pete McCall

There are many popular exercises that are not necessarily the most effective for strengthening and toning the muscles of the body. Learn which exercises you might want to skip and which ones you should probably add to your workout repertoire.

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5 Easy Ways to Detox after a Thanksgiving Day Binge

Friday, November 28, 2014 by The Nutrition Twins

Did you overdo it a bit on Thanksgiving, despite your best intentions to stick to your health plan? If so, you may be feeling bloated, heavy, puffy and a little nauseated. The Nutrition Twins explain how you can quickly recover, detox and starting feeling better than ever.

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