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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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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The Walking Games

Fitness and movement are too much fun to let it be boring, argues ACE Certified Pro Jonathan Ross, who explains how to use walking games to make your walking workouts more enjoyable. After all, when exercise is more fun, you don’t have to force yourself to do it!

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Monday, August 18, 2014

Mindset: Why Your Thoughts are the Key to your Health

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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Thursday, August 14, 2014

6 Signs it’s Time to Switch Up Your Workout

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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Monday, August 11, 2014

The Lowdown on the Low-glycemic Diet

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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Thursday, August 07, 2014

5 Secrets for Firing up Your Metabolism

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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Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Become a Better Runner with These Moves

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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Monday, August 04, 2014

5 Fitness Apps to Keep You Moving All Summer Long

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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Thursday, July 31, 2014

6 Ways Runners Can Protect Themselves From Heat Illness

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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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

5 Steps To Being A Grocery Shopping Guru

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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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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