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6 Strategies for Losing the Spare Tire

Story PhotoOne of the most frequently-asked questions heard by fitness professionals is how to lose the spare tire. We all strive to stay trim around the middle — but abdominal fat can be sneaky, accumulating in subtle ways over the years until you suddenly realize you can pinch way more than an inch.

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A Daily Food Log: Your Secret Weapon?

Story PhotoA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research study that followed more than 2,000 dieters for six months and encouraged healthy eating and regular exercise, found that the single best indicator for dropping weight came down to keeping a food log. Learn the basics to starting your own food diary in 2011.

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2011 Kick Start Workout Guide: Weeks 1-4

Story PhotoReady to get fit for the new year? Looking for a workout program that's safe, effective, reliable – and one that you will stick to? This easy-to-follow 12-week fitness program developed by the experts at ACE is designed for the beginner in mind, but can even be used by the more-advanced fitness enthusiast to supplement any exercise program.

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My Body, My Life Essay Contest – Win $250!

Story PhotoNo matter where you are on the journey to live at a healthier weight, you have a story to tell. Whether you recently committed to taking that critical first step towards losing weight and achieving sustainable optimum health, or you've already met your weight-loss and health goals and feel compelled to share your inspirational story, we want to hear from you. Receive $250 if your story win's ACE's My Body, My Life essay contest running through January 31st.

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Health & Fitness News

Just Gave Birth? Drop That Baby Weight!
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7 Tips For a Healthier '11
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Certification Exams & Workshops

ACE Certification Exams Worldwide
February - Pencil and Paper Exam
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ACE Workshops and Educational Programs Nationwide
January 18 - Weight Management Strategies - New Year's Resolution
January 29 - Integrated Fitness Training Workshop
February 19 - Heartsaver First Aid with CPR and AED Workshop
February 23 - Anatomy and Kinesiology of the Lower Body
March 5 & 12 - Sports Conditioning Workshop
March 12 - Functional Training and Assessment Workshop
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ACE Fit Facts™

Fit FactGet Ready to Hit the Slopes

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Exercise of the Month
ExerciseSingle-arm Dumbbell Row

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Ask the Expert
Ask The ExpertDo the benefits outweigh the risks if individuals hold dumbbells in their hands while doing step aerobics or other cardio activities?

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Healthy Weight Recipe
RecipeCrab Quesadillas

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Discussion Boards
"Beginner Workout Injury"

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