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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.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

5 Tips for Achieving Your Self-improvement Goals

Regardless of what your self-improvement goals might be, they will require effort, energy and engagement to be realized. But where do you begin? Here are five steps to help simplify the process and set you on the path to a more fulfilled and happier life.

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Monday, February 2, 2015

How to Fall in Love With Whole Foods

Given that processed foods are so widely available and easy to grab while on the go, many of us have lost the desire and taste buds for whole, unprocessed foods. It’s time to go back to the basics and rediscover a love for whole foods. It may not happen overnight, but with these tips you may just have a new love affair for healthy and tasty “real” food.

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Game-time Workout for Super Bowl Sunday

Are you ready for Sunday’s Super Bowl kick-off? Typically one of the most indulgent days of the year, it is possible to stay on track with your fitness plan. ACE Exercise Physiologist Jacque Ratliff created a super-fun game-time workout that will help you keep moving between kick-off and the Lombardi trophy presentation.

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

6 Ways to Avoid Burnout

How are you doing on your healthy resolutions so far? Are you already feeling burned out and ready to abandon your goals? If this sound familiar, you’ll be happy to learn that it is possible to avoid burnout. These guidelines were created to help you make regular exercise a permanent lifestyle change.

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Why Mindset Matters When Trying to Reach Your Goals

When it comes to achieving your goals and being successful, the mind is, by far, the body’s most powerful muscle. And just like the rest of the body, the mind needs to be trained to perform at its best. If you feel plagued by self-doubt, self-criticism or fear, you can learn how to reframe those thoughts and feelings to help reach your goals.

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

How to Rebuild Your Workout

Exercise is too much fun—and far too valuable—to let it be boring and not deliver results. ACE Certified pro Jonathan Ross explains how to rebuild your workouts to make them more engaging and fun and far more effective.

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Friday, January 16, 2015

5 Foods You Should Add to Your Diet in 2015

If you eat the same things day after day, you're probably in a food rut, and more likely to jump off the clean-eating ship and onto the junk food highway. Here are five foods you should consider adding to your diet this year—they’ll give you energy, boost your immunity and keep you coming back for more.

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

4 Lower-body Movements for Beginners

If you’re just getting started with a fitness routine, it can be a challenge to know how to properly perform exercises for the various muscles of the body. Here are four introductory lower-body movements for beginners—once you’ve mastered these exercises you can continue with more challenging options.

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

7 Things to Look for When Shopping for a Health Club

If you want to make exercise a regular habit, joining a health club could be just what you need to achieve your goal. Here are seven things to consider if you find yourself in the market for joining a health club this year.

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Monday, January 12, 2015

4 Core Movements for Beginners

Are you just getting started with a fitness routine and feel unsure about how to train your core? Try these introductory core movements for beginners—once you’ve mastered these exercises you can continue with more challenging options that will not only strengthen your core, but your upper and lower body as well.

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