ACE Health eTips Newsletter
American Council on Exercise Health eTips Newsletter
July 2010
Dangerous Stretching?
Photo Still doing the same stretches you learned in school and childhood sports? Recent research has found that static stretching before you exercise can actually be dangerous. Understand the proper time to perform static stretches and how to incorporate dynamic stretches into your workout.

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Burn More Calories on the Job
PhotoDiscover ways to boost your energy expenditure at work when your job keeps you seated all day. Plus, learn what non-exercise activities you normally wouldn’t think twice about can account for anywhere from 15% to over 50% of your daily calorie burn. With that kind of impact, you won’t want to miss this one!

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Are All Fats Bad? What Kinds of Fats are Good to Include in My Diet?
PhotoThe 1990s taught us to avoid fats at all costs, but research over the years has shown us that not all fats are bad. Sort out the buzz words from omega-6 to eicosanoids with Registered Dietician and M.D., Natalie Digate Muth, to learn what fats you should be seeking in your diet and from which to run away.

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5 Irresistible, Low-Calorie Summer Desserts
PhotoKeep your summer figure while enjoying guilt-free desserts like old-fashioned fruit crumble or kiwi-lime pops. These desserts start at just 79 calories, are easy to make and will be a hit at your next picnic, barbecue or beach party.

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30-Minute Lunch Time Workout
PhotoAre time constraints getting in the way of your workouts? Get the most out of your lunch break with this 30-minute no equipment workout you can do anytime, anywhere. You’ll feel better and it will get you through the mid-afternoon slump.

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Health & Fitness News
Workout music: give me the beat boys
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Battling the BBQ bulge
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ACE Fit Facts™
ACE Fit FactVegetarianism and Athletes

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Exercise of the Month
Exercise of the MonthAgility Ladder: Lateral Shuffle

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Healthy Weight Recipe
Healthy EatingWasabi Salmon Burgers

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