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Fit Life: Healthy Holiday

As enjoyable as the holiday season can be, the added stress of tighter budgets and packed schedules can lead to a derailment of your health and fitness plan. Check out how you can stay on track through the New Year with expert advice on healthy recipe alternatives to your holiday favorites, getting fit on the go, and workout DVDs you can follow in the warmth of your home or office.

Sabotaging Thoughts Can Wreak Havoc on Your Waistline

Thursday, December 05, 2013 by Michael Mantell

For many people there’s no more challenging time of the year than the holidays to test your commitment to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Equipped with the best ways to think about eating and exercising, however, you’ll enter January feeling better than you could ever imagine—guilt-free, healthy, fit and happy.

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7 Tips to Avoid Looking Like a Newbie at the Gym

Monday, December 02, 2013 by Pete McCall

Are you a health-club newbie? Joining a gym or health club is a great step in building a healthy lifestyle, but it can also be an intimidating environment for the uninitiated. These 7 great tips from fitness pro Pete McCall will help ensure you have a great health club experience and make you look like a seasoned regular instead of an awkward outsider.

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Workout Wednesday: 15-Minute Dumbbell Workout

Wednesday, November 06, 2013 by Shana Verstegen

An increasing body of research continues to document the proven benefits of short, high-intensity workouts. Still, it can be a challenge to know exactly what exercises you should be doing. This amazing 15-minute workout—which is part of ACE’s national Workout Wednesday initiative—will hit all the major muscles of the body and have you feeling stronger and more fit in almost no time at all.

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Videos That Made Exercise Go Viral

Thursday, October 24, 2013 by Elizabeth Kovar

When it comes to inspiring people to move, it’s hard to top three of the biggest viral videos of the past several years. ACE Master Trainer Elizabeth Kovar explains how the marriage of pop culture and technology—along with a heavy dose of creativity—is encouraging people to get up and dance or, in one case, prance to the beat.

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How to Change Your Mindset About the Holiday Season

Monday, October 14, 2013 by Michael Mantell

Do you look forward to the holidays with anticipation and joy? Or are you more likely to view this season with dread and anxiety as you struggle to stay on track with your health goals? Dr. Michael Mantell explains how to effectively change your expectations and mindset about the holiday season so that you can not only enjoy it, but also continue to make your health and well-being a top priority.

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Flavorful Fall Recipes

Wednesday, October 09, 2013 by The Nutrition Twins

Does the cooler weather of fall have you thinking about making some of your favorite comfort foods—especially ones featuring apples, potatoes or turkey? There’s something about these foods that just hits the spot this time of year, so the Nutrition Twins created healthy and delicious versions of some of your favorites—mashed potatoes, rosemary turkey and homemade apple butter.

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How can I stay fit while traveling this holiday season?

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 by Stephanie Thielen

Thinking about ditching your usual workout when you head out on vacation? Don’t do it! Try these awesome and efficient resistance-band exercises instead—you’ll be so glad you did!

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4 Fun Fitness Classes You Should Try in 2013

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by Jessica Matthews

Ready to expand your fitness repertoire and try something new in 2013? We’ve handpicked 4 fun, challenging and innovative classes that will give you a jumpstart on a healthier and fitter New Year.

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Top Fitness DVDs to Keep You Active During the Holidays

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 by Jessica Matthews

Looking for the perfect fitness gift or a new workout to carry you through the holiday season? Check out these three newly released (or soon to be released) workout videos that made our “Best of” list.

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10 Health Tips for Surviving the Holidays

Friday, November 09, 2012 by Jonathan Ross

Don’t let your fears of gaining weight this holiday season keep you from celebrating with friends and family. Use these 10 tips to stay healthy and happy, and away from bad habits.

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