American Council on Exercise Health eTips Newsletter
March 2009
6 Pack Abs: Separate Fact from Fiction
PhotoAre six pack abs as obtainable as infomercials seem to suggest? We went to two of our fitness gurus, Fabio Comana and Todd Galati, to find out. They'll tackle the myths, explain how it's really achieved and give you suggestions on how to improve your midsection.

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Video: 3 Kettlebell Exercises
PhotoKettlebell exercises were predicted to be a top workout trend in 2009. Learn how to add this dynamic piece of equipment to your next session as ACE's Pete McCall explains how to perform 3 basic kettlebell exercises. The hip hinge, swing and single-arm swing exercises offer strength, flexibility and aerobic endurance when added to your workout.

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Health & Fitness News
How to Get Michelle Obama's Toned Arms
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The 'Fat-Burning Zone': A Fitness Myth Debunked
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ACE Fit Facts™
ACE Fit FactDon't Skip Breakfast to Cut Calories

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Exercise of the Month
Exercise of the MonthSeated Dumbbell Bicep Curl

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Healthy Eating
Healthy EatingVegetarian Black Bean Soup with Cilantro-Lime Cream

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Fitness Q&A
Cedric BryantQ: One of the more common perceptions in some fitness circles is that strength training individuals lose weight because one pound of muscle can burn approximately 30-50 calories per day. Is this claim valid?

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Discussion Boards
"Kettlebell question for professionals"

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