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The Truth About Ab Exercise Equipment

Story PhotoDuring the cold months, it's easy to long for the warm summer sunshine. If you're working hard to tone your midsection in time for swimsuit season, you want to be sure you know fact from fiction when it comes to gadgets, gizmos and quick-fixes designed to trim belly fat and give you the lean, sculpted abdominals you've always wanted. Finally, the truth about what works and what doesn't.

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2011 Kick Start Workout Guide: Weeks 5-8

Story PhotoWe're bumping the 2011 Kick Start Workout Guide up a notch by increasing the level of difficulty as we head into a movement-based training program. In these next four weeks you'll use more muscles and burn more calories to achieve noticeable results. Join the program to get the full, printable workout plan.

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Active Lifestyle can Enhance Romance

Story PhotoYou're probably well aware that regular exercise is good for your body, mind and spirit. But did you know that it can also have a positive effect on your love life as well? From boosting your mood so that you can more easily enjoy together-time with your sweetie, to enhancing sexual function, an active lifestyle plays a bigger role in romance than you may realize.

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1 Simple Exercise: Numerous Benefits

Story PhotoCan a single exercise really help people to simultaneously lose fat, gain muscle, lower blood pressure, boost bone strength, cut the risk of heart attacks and improve mood at no cost? Walking can! Turns out, you can reap significant health benefits by simply walking five days a week for 30 minutes. See what the research says.

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Health & Fitness News

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Turn Your Passion for Fitness Into a Career

Story PhotoIf you're passionate about fitness and want to help others meet their healthy weight-loss goals, consider becoming an ACE-certified Personal Trainer. Committed to improving America's health and wellbeing, the American Council on Exercise® (ACE®) can offer you a highly-esteemed, accredited personal training certification and the long-term education and support you need to build and sustain a successful fitness career — whether it's full or part-time. Join the ranks of the nearly 50,000 ACE-certified fitness professionals worldwide and benefit from a rewarding career that motivates and inspires others to live healthier, longer lives.

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ACE Fit Facts™

Fit FactResistance Tubing Workout

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Exercise of the Month
ExerciseV Sit Partner Rotations with Medicine Ball

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Ask the Expert
Ask The ExpertWhat's the best way to get acclimated to hot yoga classes?

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Game Day Ready Recipe
RecipeSouthwestern Layered Bean Dip

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"Why is bouncing so bad? Any substantial data?"

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