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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.

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Monday, July 28, 2014

Jiu Jitsu-inspired Partner Warm-up

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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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Snacks: Friends or Foes?

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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Monday, July 21, 2014

Fun Ways to Add Avocado to Your Diet This Summer

Cool, creamy and packed full of nutrients, avocados are a delicious addition to our favorite summer dishes. Here are some delicious recipes that make great use of the avocado’s unique flavor and texture.

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Fitness Pros Share Their Favorite Exercises

Ever wonder what elite fitness professionals do during their own workouts? After all, who would know better which exercises are the most effective for burning calories, strengthening and toning your muscles, and even improving your balance and stability? To give you the inside scoop, we asked some of ACE’s top pros to share their all-time favorite exercises.

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Pilates-inspired Moves That Sculpt, Strengthen and Tone

Mat Pilates exercises are a great way to develop core strength, flexibility, awareness and breath control. If you’ve been curious about Pilates and wanting to try it for yourself, here is a fantastic mat routine that combines traditional and Pilates-inspired movements to strengthen and tone lower, upper and core musculature.

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Monday, July 14, 2014

Learn Which Workout Is Right for Your Body Type

Human bodies come in a wonderful array of shapes and sizes, and all should be appreciated in their own right. Whether you’re trying to get in shape, or improve the “shape you’re in,” it can be helpful to understand your body type so you can choose the best exercises for your fitness goals. Discover if you are “android” or “gynoid” body type and which exercises will help you meet your fitness goals.

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Friday, July 11, 2014

How to Make Healthier Summer Beverages

Summer drinks can be so refreshing (especially when sipped poolside, right?). But most of those drinks can pack a caloric punch. But here’s some good news: You can still enjoy a refreshing summer beverage without packing on the pounds. Here are some great tricks and tips to make a delicious, nutritious and refreshing cocktail (or mocktail, if you prefer).

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Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Booty-lifting Workout

Need a break from traditional glute exercises like squats, side lunges and step-ups? Try this unique booty-lifting workout for strong and sculpted glutes.

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Thursday, July 03, 2014

Tone Up Your Triceps with These Three Exercises

Ready to firm up those upper arms once and for all? ACE Certified pro Sabrena Merrill offers up a trio of triceps exercises that, along with a comprehensive fitness plan and balanced diet, are sure to improve the shape, tone and strength of the upper arms.

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Monday, June 30, 2014

6 Tips for Exercising Safely in the Heat

Exercising outdoors in the summer can be a lot of fun, but it also can increase your risk of heat-related illness like heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Learn how you can safely exercise outside even when the mercury is on the rise. Here are six tips for staying cool while you heat up that calorie burn.

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