American Council on Exercise
American Council on Exercise Health eTips Newsletter
Exercise DVD Workout Tips

Story PhotoExercise DVDs are a popular and convenient way to get fit in the comfort of your own home. Although videos can serve as a great way to stay active outside of the gym, many lack critical instruction and feedback. ACE's Jessica Matthews reviews some of the common exercises seen in fitness DVDs and discusses a few of the basics that are often performed incorrectly. Learn what to look for in your form to maximize results and reduce the risk of injury.

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8 Thanksgiving Dinner Foods You Can Eat More Of

Story PhotoWith Thanksgiving right around the corner we'll be constantly reminded of the 3,000 calories and 200 grams of fat found in the average Thanksgiving meal. The dinner table seems to be a minefield of hit-or-miss healthy dishes. Enjoy your Thanksgiving with this simple guide to building a healthier Thanksgiving dinner plate.

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Seasonal Chores That Turn Up the Heat

Story PhotoThe crisp, colorful days of autumn usher in a busy time of year for many — between working, shopping, and preparing your home and garden for winter, you may wonder if you'll ever find time to exercise. But here's the silver lining — many fall and winter chores have physical activity built in. How many calories are you burning performing your autumn chores?

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Ask the Expert: For Camping and Hiking Trips, What are the Best Foods to Pack?

Story PhotoThe days of sweltering summer heat have long since passed while the bitter cold of winter is yet to arrive. That makes for the perfect time of year to break out the packs, tents and trail maps and head for the mountains, canyons and forests. Putting a little thought into how you're going to fuel your body for your planned hiking venture will go a long way into optimizing your camping experience.

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Health & Fitness News

The 4 Most Common Fitness Mistakes Women Make
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Want a Low-Cost, Gym-Free exercise? Try Climbing Stairs
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Exercise of the Month
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