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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.

How to Eat and Train for a Mesomorph Body Type

Thursday, September 18, 2014 by U Rock Girl!

If you’re struggling to meet your health and fitness goals, despite major efforts to clean up your diet and stick to your workouts, it could be that you’re eating and training for a body type other than your own. There are three dominant body types—mesomorphs, endomorphs and ectomorphs. In this first of a three-part series, learn how to eat and train most effectively if you have a mesomorph body type.

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How to Deal with The "Side Effects" of Working Out

Monday, September 15, 2014 by Chris Freytag

We all know how exercising can produce weight loss, good-looking muscles and a healthier heart. But what about those other side effects— the post-workout hunger cravings, chafed spots on your legs and arms, and the mountain of dirty, sweaty laundry? ACE Certified Pro Chris Freytag shares tips on how to tackle the pesky side effects of working out.

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The Benefits of Speed Training for Non-athletes

Thursday, September 11, 2014 by Pete McCall

Gassers. Suicides. Sprints. Whatever you want to call them, they may not be a lot of fun, but they are an essential part of conditioning for many sports and offer a long list of benefits. ACE Certified pro Pete McCall offers some compelling reasons why you should consider adding sprints to your workouts and offers a great workout to help you get started.

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Try This Lower-body Fat-blasting Workout

Thursday, September 11, 2014 by Riana Rohmann

If you are looking to increase your strength, endurance, build and preserve muscle all while burning fat so that your ideal figure shines through, then do HIIT weight-training workouts. By incorporating the movement patterns and energy systems featured in these three circuits, you will decrease your risk of injury, improve cardiovascular health and improve quality of life, all while decreasing body fat and increasing muscle.

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Fantasy Football Workout

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 by ACE FITNESS

It's football season!! For those of you who are battling it out with friends, family and coworkers for the ultimate prize of a fantasy football title, check out our Fantasy Football Workout tool.

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What to Look For in a Group Fitness Instructor

Monday, September 08, 2014 by Jessica Matthews

Just as there is an ever-growing number of class formats to choose from, there’s also a wide variety of instructors teaching classes, each with his or her own unique instructional style and personality. But what separates a good instructor from a truly great instructor? Here are five qualities that you should look for in a group fitness instructor.

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How to Avoid Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke While Exercising Outdoors

Thursday, September 04, 2014 by ACE FITNESS

Learn how to avoid potentially serious heat illnesses by recognizing the signs and knowing how to cool down quickly should you experience heat exhaustion or heat stroke.

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How to Maintain Your Summer Weight

Wednesday, September 03, 2014 by Chris Freytag

The last days of summer are here, but that’s no reason to lose the summer body you’ve worked so hard to achieve. ACE Certified pro Chris Freytag offers four great tips for keeping your body strong and healthy well into the colder months of the year.

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Food Swaps That Can Improve the Western Diet Lover's Health

Thursday, August 28, 2014 by The Nutrition Twins

If you find yourself consuming a typical American diet, the Nutrition Twins have some great tips to help you slowly ease out. If you’re looking to shed a few pounds, these small steps add up and will help facilitate weight loss. And if you don’t consume a Westernized diet, consider this a checklist to make sure you’re on the right track when it comes to your diet.

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What to Look for In a Personal Trainer

Monday, August 25, 2014 by Jonathan Ross

Finding a high-quality trainer who is a good fit for your needs and personality can be tough, so ACE Certified Pro Jonathan Ross created a list of questions that will help you separate the good from the bad and identify the right trainer for you.

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