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Posts tagged "exercise" within Fit Life

Combination of Caffeine and Exercise May Reduce Skin Cancer Risk

By ACE FITNESS on Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Everyone knows wearing sunscreen before heading out into the sun is important for helping prevent skin cancer. But new research shows that a combination of caffeine and exercise may also help. Learn more about this study and if you should start chugging caffeine before you go to the gym!

10 Fitness Tips & Tricks From the Pros

By ACE FITNESS on Thursday, March 15, 2012

If you think fitness professionals have secret tricks and tips they use in their own workouts, it's time to learn what they are and use them in your own workouts! ACE asked fitness industry insiders to share their tips. From getting better abs to forgetting the reps, learn how the pros' tips and tricks can help your workouts.

How can I sculpt my butt in time for bikini season?

By Jessica Matthews on Thursday, March 15, 2012

With beach and pool weather sneaking up, it's not too early to start thinking about your backside. ACE's Jessica Matthews reveals some of her favorite moves she integrates into her workouts for a summer-ready body.

InterContinental Hotels Group Announces New Hotel Chain Focused on Fitness and Health

By ACE FITNESS on Tuesday, February 28, 2012

What if traveling and staying in a hotel didn't have to mean your fitness routine went out the window? IHG seeks to cater to health-conscious individuals who want to stay in a hotel that focuses on fitness by making workouts and healthy foods more accessible.

An Active Valentine's Day Idea That Doesn't Give Up Romance

By ACE FITNESS on Monday, February 13, 2012

If you're scrambling for a Valentine's Day idea that doesn't consist of the usual flowers, chocolate and romantic dinner, then try this active idea. A date that includes a workout doesn't have to give up romance, either. Find out how this active Valentine's Day idea can boost your health in multiple ways.

From the Grammys to Tips on Selecting the Best Workout Mix

By ACE FITNESS on Monday, February 13, 2012

If you have music on your mind after watching or reading about the Grammy Awards, learn how you can choose music that will positively affect your next workout.

It's American Heart Month: ACE Fitness Expert, Jonathan Ross, to Discuss Exercise and Heart Health

By ACE FITNESS on Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, so this month, American Heart Month, it's important to reflect on heart health. ACE Fitness Expert & Personal Training Senior Consultant, Jonathan Ross, will discuss exercise and heart disease on Lifetime's "The Balancing Act." Learn more about the disease and when he will discuss this important topic.

Exercise Accelerates Cellular Garbage Cleaning Process

By ACE FITNESS on Wednesday, February 1, 2012

New research shows how exercise benefits our bodies at a cellular level. It may just convince you to stick with, or start, your exercise program!

How Alec Baldwin Lost 30 Pounds in Four Months

By ACE FITNESS on Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Find out why and how Alec Baldwin recently shed 30 pounds.

Newly Discovered Exercise Hormone May Prevent Diabetes and Obesity

By ACE FITNESS on Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Researchers led by Harvard University isolated a natural hormone that had previously never been identified. Learn how it helps our bodies, and why it's one more step in unlocking the benefits of exercise.

ACE's Personal Training Senior Consultant, Jonathan Ross, to Discuss Keeping New Year's Resolutions on 'The Balancing Act'

By ACE FITNESS on Tuesday, January 10, 2012

How can you keep your New Year's resolutions this year? Jonathan Ross shares his tips.

How can I avoid burnout in the New Year when motivation to meet my resolutions wanes?

By Michael Mantell on Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Ready to reenergize, refuel and reset your health in the new year? Keep yourself on track with these 6 tips designed to help you move beyond exercise burnout, allowing you to remain focused and committed to your health, fitness, happiness and wellbeing throughout 2012.

Can you bust four common fitness myths? (Part 2)

By Jessica Matthews on Wednesday, December 14, 2011

ACE Fitness Expert & Exercise Physiologist, Jessica Matthews, is back to bust four more common fitness myths! The second in a two-part series, Matthews not only sheds truth on the myths, she also shows how you can incorporate the truth into your fitness routine, so you can live a healthier, fitter life!

Watch How a Spontaneous Exercise Class in the Middle of a City Fared!

By ACE FITNESS on Thursday, December 8, 2011

The Ontario Lung Association held a spontaneous exercise class in the middle of Toranto to help promote physical activity as an effective way to help people quit smoking. Watch the video to see how people responded!

What are three tips to avoid dreaded Holiday weight gain?

By Michael Mantell on Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Waistlines, mirrors, jeans and scales. At this time of the year, those are not among our favorite things. Parties, festive meals, late night drinking, office snacking, and lack of time to exercise soon will soon be upon us. It’s time – right NOW – to prepare. Here are 3 tips to help you.

Your Next Bachelorette Party Invitation Might Request Workout Attire

By ACE FITNESS on Thursday, October 20, 2011

More brides are exchanging more traditional bachelorette party activities like drinking alcohol and dancing at a bar for hydration fluid and a workout. Pink accessories and veils sometimes still find their way into workout activities.

Am I too old to exercise?

By Michael Mantell on Wednesday, September 28, 2011

If you’ve ever thought you aren’t standing as straight and tall as you once did, find walking up a flight of stairs to be a strain at times or you groan when reaching for the arms of a chair as you slowly get up from sitting, you aren’t alone. Find out why it's important to maintain moderate activity and what exercises to perform.

Encouraging Teens to Exercise May Help Them Quit Smoking

By ACE FITNESS on Thursday, September 22, 2011

New research shows that teens who were encouraged to exercise as part of the American Lung Association's program for teens increased their chances of actually quitting than those who were not.

How can I get myself motivated to exercise?

By Michael Mantell on Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Knowing what motivates, or de-motivates, you to exercise is more important than knowing the right athletic shoes to purchase for your feet or remembering the combination to your gym locker door. Find out what motivation is all about and discover ways to get excited about starting and sticking with an exercise program.

Stay Fit by Ordering a Treadmill for Room Service

By ACE FITNESS on Monday, September 12, 2011

Staying on track with your fitness goals by ordering a treadmill instead of unhealthy room service food. Working out while traveling just got easier.

Exercising During Work Hours May Increase Productivity

By ACE FITNESS on Friday, September 9, 2011

New research finds that employees who worked out during work hours increased their productivity and used less sick days. Is it time to pack a gym bag with your work bag?

Pregnant Hilary Duff's Workout Routine

By ACE FITNESS on Friday, September 9, 2011

Fitness trainer to celebrities, Harley Pasternak, dishes on Hilary Duff's pregnancy workout routine. Are there tips for you, an active mom-to-be?

How can I improve my balance?

By Fabio Comana on Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Developing 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.

The Truth About Ab Exercise Equipment

By Jessica Matthews on Tuesday, February 1, 2011

During these cold winter months it's difficult not to think ahead to the warm summer months. If the goal of a toned midsection is part of your summer plans, the latest quick abs fixes, exercises and gizmos look all that more enticing. Find out the truth about the most effective ab exercises.

How can I burn calories in winter’s cold, dark months?

By Beth Shepard on Wednesday, December 29, 2010

The holidays usher in a busy time of year for many — between working, attending parties, shopping, shuttling kids to various activities, and preparing your home for company, you may wonder if you’ll ever find time to exercise.

Does exercising in shorter bouts throughout the day really provide the same benefit as exercising in one continuous bout?

By Jessica Matthews on Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Struggling to find 30 minutes each day to devote to exercise? Wondering if several 10-minute bouts of exercise throughout the day really provides the same health benefits as 30-minutes of continuous exercise? Let's review the research and discuss simple ways to make your days more physically active.

Should I train my abdominals every day? Also, what ab exercises are best?

By Jessica Matthews on Thursday, September 3, 2009

With abs often the center of conversation, it’s time we get to the core of the matter.

Are the warm-up and cool-down portions of a workout really that important?

By Jessica Matthews on Thursday, September 3, 2009

Every story should have a beginning, middle, and an end- and so should every workout.

I’ve heard that performing aerobic workouts at a low intensity is best for losing body fat - is that true?

By Jessica Matthews on Thursday, September 3, 2009

Let’s separate fact from fiction about the so called “fat-burning zone.”

Should I change up my workout routine?

By Jessica Matthews on Tuesday, September 1, 2009

To change or not to change…that is the question.