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Get inspired to live your most fit life. Whether it’s the latest fitness classes and trends, science-based exercises, tips for healthy eating, or motivation to stay active, find the information you need all in one place.

Pumpkin Protein Power: 3 Great Recipes for Fall

10/25/2016 12:00:00 AM by Kelley Vargo

Whether it’s before or after a workout, or for a special treat, be sure to add a little pumpkin spice in your life this fall. Give one or all of three of these pumpkin protein-packed recipes a try.

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Are Sugar Substitutes Better?

10/24/2016 12:00:00 AM by U Rock Girl!

Sugar has become the Big Bad Wolf of the nutrition and health world. Associated with increased systemic inflammation, high insulin levels, diabetes, obesity, tooth decay and cavities, and cancer, it’s no wonder store shelves are teeming with all sorts of sugar substitutes, each purported to allow you to have your cake and eat it, too. Learn the pros, cons and specific uses of each one.

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8 Exercises Every Man Should Do

10/21/2016 12:00:00 AM by Jonathan Ross

Life is going to throw a lot of stuff at you—heavy stuff—and you don’t want to be that guy who can’t lift it. To help you not be that guy, here are eight moves every man should do, with a brief explanation as to why.

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How to Get the Most from Your Workout

10/19/2016 12:00:00 AM by Andrea Metcalf

Many people work out on a regular basis, but don’t feel like they are getting all the benefits, such as increased energy, better sleep, better weight maintenance, improved attitude and outlook, and even a better shape. But here’s the good news: Follow these simple tips and you’ll be sure to get more out of every workout in no time.

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The Science Behind a Better Night’s Sleep

10/18/2016 12:00:00 AM by Brett Klika

If you find yourself struggling with sleep, here are some practical strategies to calm the mind and body, allowing sleep to be a time of physical, mental and emotional recovery.

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6 Healthy Tweaks for Your Desk Job Diet

10/13/2016 12:00:00 AM by Katie Ferraro

If you’re like most people, you spend a majority of your workday sitting at a desk and during your commute. In addition to making an effort to move more (getting up to move around every hour, taking a walk at lunchtime, etc.), you can also make sure your eating habits at work are top notch. With that in mind, here are a few practical tips to start dialing up the quality of your desk job diet.

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10 Habits Healthy People Practice

10/11/2016 12:00:00 AM by U Rock Girl!

While exercise and eating nutritious food is unquestionably important, nourishing your body, mind and spirit on a daily basis requires additional habits that contribute to an overall healthy lifestyle. Check out these 10 habits that, when done on a regular basis, become the foundation upon which true health is built.

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Are You Overtraining? How to Know and What to Do About It

10/6/2016 12:00:00 AM by Jonathan Ross

While the popularity of high-intensity interval training has been wonderful for our ability to get results from our fitness programs, it has also brought with it an increase in the prevalence of overtraining. ACE pro Jonathan Ross explains why you may be overtraining, yet still need to move more, and how overthinking and inadequate sleep may be keeping you from enjoying life to its fullest potential.

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4 Signs You Need to Hire a Personal Trainer

10/5/2016 12:00:00 AM by Amber Long

Have you thought about hiring a personal trainer, but are wary of making a long-term commitment? The good news is that even one or two sessions with a qualified personal trainer can be incredibly helpful to ensure that the time you spend working on your fitness is productive. Here are four signs that the time might be right for you to hire a trainer.

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8 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Run

9/30/2016 12:00:00 AM by Stephanie Thielen

You don’t have to be a born runner or athlete to start running and enjoy the benefits of being physically active. Whether you want to run on a treadmill, outdoor track, road or trail, here are eight ways to get you moving from couch to pavement in no time.

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