ACE Health eTips Newsletter
American Council on Exercise Health eTips Newsletter
May 2010
4 Summer Shape-up Mistakes
Photo ACE's Jessica Matthews reviews 4 common fitness mistakes people make while trying to get fit for summer. How does the breakfast you're eating affect body mass index? Is the secret to great abs performing extra crunches? Is it okay for your knees to move beyond your toes during lunges and squats? What's the impact of water hydration before and during exercise? Learn the research-backed facts!

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25 Great Tasting Superfoods
PhotoThe taste of some superfoods makes them hard to swallow. See these 25 great tasting superfoods, some of which you are likely already eating. From almonds to tuna these foods provide an abundance of nutrients sans preservatives, saturated and trans fat, and sodium. Update your grocery list today.

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The Fight Against Childhood Obesity
PhotoObesity among children has more than tripled since 1980 with close to 1/3 being overweight or obese. The battle to reduce childhood obesity has moved to the school cafeteria and neighborhoods that lack access to farmers markets and grocery stores. Learn how new initiatives aim to change America's children.

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Take Our Survey About Fitness & Health Challenges
PhotoSafe and effective exercise is something that we at the American Council on Exercise promote as an integral part of your daily routine to maintain and improve overall health and wellness. Working out regularly can increase longevity, enhance quality of life, boost energy and better strength, balance and coordination. But did you know that it can also act as a potent pain reliever and antidepressant? There are a lot of questions surrounding exercise and health challenges, and we want to know what you think about participating in physical activity when recovering from, or dealing with, a medical condition. Take our brief survey and share your thoughts!

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Health & Fitness News
Krankcycles: Spinning the body's other half
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Do those elastic tubes and bands really work for strength training?
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Certification Exams & Workshops
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ACE Workshops and Educational Programs Nationwide
May 6 - Winning Strategies for Training Endurance Athletes
May 15 - Functional Training & Assessment Workshop
May 20 - Thermoregulation and Hydration in the Body
June 1 - Personal Trainer Exam Review Live Webinar
June 26 - Personal Training in Practice
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ACE Fit Facts™
ACE Fit FactThree Things Every Exercise Program Should Have

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Exercise of the Month
Exercise of the MonthSingle-arm Medicine Ball Push-up

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Ask the Expert
Ask the ExpertIs it true that eating after 8pm can make you gain weight?

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Healthy Weight Recipe
Healthy EatingAvocado-Corn Salsa

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Discussion Boards
"Hamstrings vs. Quads?"

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