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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.

Mindset: Why Your Thoughts are the Key to your Health

Monday, August 18, 2014 by Kelley Vargo

Despite the wide availability of health and fitness information, people continue to struggle with their weight and health-related behaviors. The truth is, you can’t have a healthy body without a healthy mind. Here are three tools that can help channel a healthy mindset to fuel health, happiness and wellbeing.

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6 Signs it’s Time to Switch Up Your Workout

Thursday, August 14, 2014 by Pete McCall

If you normally enjoy exercising and working out, but find yourself feeling a little sluggish, stuck on a plateau or just not looking forward to your workouts, it may be time to mix things up. ACE Certified Personal Trainer Pete McCall describes the six signs that you should probably switch up your workout and how to stay engaged and make exercise fun throughout the year.

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The Lowdown on the Low-glycemic Diet

Monday, August 11, 2014 by Gina Crome

What is the low-glycemic diet and is it right for you? Registered dietitian and ACE Certified Personal Trainer Gina Crome explains how the principles of this diet, when combined with an overall healthy lifestyle, can be a helpful tool for weight management.

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5 Secrets for Firing up Your Metabolism

Thursday, August 07, 2014 by The Nutrition Twins

There’s no question that some people seem to have been born with a faster metabolism than others, but that doesn’t mean you can’t help yours move a little faster. The Nutrition Twins® share their fives secrets for firing up your metabolism so you can burn more calories all day long.

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Become a Better Runner with These Moves

Wednesday, August 06, 2014 by Shana Verstegen

If running is part of your workout routine, don’t forget the importance of strength training exercises. Here are five exercises that will help you become a better runner and reduce your risk of injury.

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5 Fitness Apps to Keep You Moving All Summer Long

Monday, August 04, 2014 by Ted Vickey

Having trouble sticking to you workout routine during the dog days of summer? Rather than finding new excuses for not exercising, download a few of these apps recommended by tech expert Ted Vickey and see if they motivate you to keep working toward your health and fitness goals. What do you have to lose?

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6 Ways Runners Can Protect Themselves From Heat Illness

Thursday, July 31, 2014 by ACE FITNESS

It’s summertime and many people are taking advantage of the warm weather by running outdoors. But, according to the American Council on Exercise (ACE), the heat may beat them before they have the chance to finish the first mile. Only fifteen minutes into a run, a person’s body temperature could be as high as 5° F above normal and continuing could bring on fatigue and heat illness.

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5 Steps To Being A Grocery Shopping Guru

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 by Kelley Vargo

Grocery shopping can feel like a huge chore, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Check out these five steps that will help streamline your weekly visit to the grocery store and keep you on track with your health and fitness goals, effectively turning you into a “grocery shopping” guru.

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Jiu Jitsu-inspired Partner Warm-up

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Christopher Gagliardi

Partner exercises are a great way to add a new challenge to your routine and keep your workouts fresh. This unique jiu jitsu-inspired partner warm-up is a fun way to prepare your body for your next workout, as well as improve your strength, balance and coordination.

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Snacks: Friends or Foes?

Thursday, July 24, 2014 by The Nutrition Twins

Having a small amount of food in between lunch and dinner is a perfect way to curb your hunger and sneak some extra nutrients into your day. But choosing the wrong snack can have the opposite effect. The Nutrition Twins explain the difference between a good and not-so-good snack and offer some great suggestions for your next between-meal break.

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