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What You Probably Aren't Training, But Should

Story PhotoDeveloping good balance is essential when you're training, and it positively impacts your everyday life as well. However, it's an area often overlooked and ignored by fitness enthusiasts and sometimes even trainers. Join ACE Exercise Physiologist, Fabio Comana, as he explains the important role balance plays in enhancing your performance and how you can seamlessly integrate balance exercises into your workout regimen along with adding variables to increase the challenge.

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Why is it so Hard to Lose the Last 10 Pounds?

Story PhotoWeight loss is tricky in that multiple factors play a part in how much weight we lose, how quickly we lose it and the amount of time we actually maintain a healthy weight. Truth is, we must commit to long-term lifestyle changes to successfully meet a weight goal and keep from gaining it all back.

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2011 Kick Start Workout Guide: Weeks 9-12

Story PhotoAfter showing you how to effectively strengthen your core and increase motor control and coordination, the 2011 Kick Start Guide moves right into strength training with aerobic conditioning. Over the next 4 weeks you'll focus on building strength and power. You'll develop more energy and stamina than ever before while improving muscle tone and increasing overall muscular strength.

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3 Mood-Boosting Secrets for Better Health

Story PhotoLooking for ways to brighten your mood without wreaking havoc on your health? Here are three simple, yet proven ways to overcome worry, stress or anxiety and boost mood for both the short and long term. Just 30 minutes each day is all it takes to get you feeling more like yourself again.

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Revive Your Stale Workout

Story PhotoIf your workout has gotten stale, give it the makeover it needs with some step-by-step recommendations from fitness experts to help you re-energize and revive your exercise regimen. From fun and easy intervals to routines created with time-crunched individuals in mind, these tips, tricks and anecdotes will breathe new life into even the most stagnant workouts.

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Exercise of the Month
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Healthy Weight Dessert
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