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American Council on Exercise
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fitness, health, personal training, personal trainer certification, fitness education, get fit
fitness, health, personal training, personal trainer certification, fitness education, get fit

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Flexibility is an important component of a well-rounded fitness routine, especially for those who tend to gravitate towards strength training. Incorporating these yoga poses into your workout regimen will help increase range of motion, as well as enhance stability and mobility: http://bit.ly/1LfpJxm
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When you feel like quitting, think about why you started. #quote   #quoteoftheday  
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Ergogenic aids are purported to give people an edge over their competition, but do you really have to purchase often-expensive potions and pills to boost exercise performance? Not according to ACE pro Elizabeth Kovar, who explains how to choose whole foods that offer many of the same benefits of sports-nutrition supplements in a much healthier—and tastier—form. http://bit.ly/1JrKyGg
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"Follow the truths: Be consistent. Put proper form first. Balance your cardio, strength and flexibility training." - Beth Jordan, ACE Personal Trainer
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"Life is a series of choices. Today choose to nourish yourself with nutritious food, quality movement and kind words." - Jessica Matthews, ACE Health Coach, Personal Trainer, and Group Fitness Instructor #quoteoftheday  
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"Anyone can workout for an hour. It's what you accomplish within that hour and strive to be for the other 23 that defines you." - Allison Hagendorf, ACE Health Coach & Behavior Change Specialist
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Many popular high-intensity exercise programs feature jumps, hops or skips to increase power output in lower-body muscles, but omit exercises for developing upper-body power. Whether you want to perform better in sports or in life, it is important to include exercises that improve the strength and power of the muscles of the upper back, shoulders and arms. This workout programs is ideal for developing essential upper-body power. http://bit.ly/1WF3HbA
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Plyometric training, which uses explosive movements to build strength and condition the muscles and heart, offers the benefits of both strength training and high-intensity interval training. This 15-minute plyometric workout is a great way to introduce this form of training to your clients that are ready for a greater challenge. http://bit.ly/1KsgHIu
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Strong, toned triceps muscles are a goal for many people—men and women alike. This 10-minute triceps workout, which involves extending the elbows against resistance, will not only help create toned muscles, but also build the strength needed for everyday activities involving pushing and reaching. http://bit.ly/1gRUlbO
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