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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.

Can You Eat Too Much Fruit?

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 by U Rock Girl!

Fruit is loaded with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fiber, so you can’t possibly eat too much fruit, can you? Turns out you can have too much of a good thing. Learn why consuming fruit in the right forms and in moderation is important for lowering your risk of certain diseases and enhancing your overall health.

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9 Tips to Help You Control Your Portions

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 by The Nutrition Twins

If you’ve eaten out at a restaurant lately, you know that portions sizes are huge, especially compared to those served just a few decades ago. For many of us, this has skewed our perception of what a normal portion size should look like. Here are some easy tips and strategies for controlling both your portions and your food intake.

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10-minute Biceps Workout

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 by Sabrena Merrill

Strong biceps are not just for show—they are responsible for bending the elbow and make it possible for you to lift and carry heavy objects—including your own body weight. This 10-minute biceps workout is a great way to strengthen these essential muscles.

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10-minute Shoulder Workout

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 by Sabrena Merrill

Strong shoulders not only look good, they also make it a lot easier to perform a wide range of everyday activities, especially those involving bringing the arms overhead, like getting an item down from a shelf. This 10-minutes circuit is a fast and efficient way to strengthen all the muscles of the shoulder.

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10-minute Triceps Workout

Monday, August 17, 2015 by Sabrena Merrill

Strong, toned triceps muscles are a goal for many people—men and women alike. This 10-minute triceps workout, which involves extending the elbows against resistance, will not only help create toned muscles, but also build the strength needed for everyday activities involving pushing and reaching.

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10-minute Core Workout

Friday, August 14, 2015 by Sabrena Merrill

A strong core is essential for a healthy back and a body that moves well in both sports and everyday life. This 10-minute workout strengthens the muscles of the torso through the use of static-hold exercises coupled with dynamic movements, all of which will challenge these important muscles and prepare them for life’s daily demands.

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Summer Produce Finds

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 by Katie Ferraro

Summer is peak season for fresh produce. If you’re a fruit or vegetable lover, the year’s hottest months are the time to cash in on nature’s nutritious bounty. Here are a few ways you can get your hands on fresh, in-season produce, along with some simple recipes that are both delicious and nutritious.

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Why You Should Work Out With Music

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 by ACE FITNESS

There’s never been a better time to upgrade your current workout playlist. ACE has partnered with Power Music to create three compilations to help make physical activity feel less strenuous. Whether you are a lunchtime walker or group fitness instructor looking to better your classroom experience, check out these great new mixes created by ACE experts.

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Am I Getting Enough Iron?

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 by U Rock Girl!

Do you sleep well but often feel tired, exhausted or lethargic? Are you unable to focus or do you have shortness of breath? If you frequently experience any or all of the above you may have iron-deficiency anemia. Whether you are an elite athlete or a weekend warrior, being involved in regular physical activity puts you at an increased risk for becoming anemic. Here’s what you need to know to lower your risk of iron-deficiency anemia.

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Summer Setbacks That Sabotage Your Results

Monday, August 3, 2015 by Allison Hagendorf

Are you working hard to stick to your health and fitness goals, but not seeing the results you want? Summertime is rich with fun activities and get-togethers, many of which could be sabotaging your efforts to stay on track. Here are five typical summer behaviors that could be getting in the way of achieving your goals.

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