Anti-Sitting Stretches

Anti-Sitting Stretches

Here are two moves and a stretch to counteract the negative effects caused by too much sitting.These exercises use a stability ball and are done in a reclining position, so they're easier on your knees than squats.Keeping your legs elevated throughout each exercise...

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Walk Your Way to a Healthier Life

Walk Your Way to a Healthier Life

You can get active in lots of ways, but walking is one of the easiest steps you can take to improve your health. It’s also one of the safest, least expensive and most sustainable forms of exercise. For such a simple activity, it has so many benefits! Research has...

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Relieve Back Pain

Relieve Back Pain

We spend a lot of time sitting. Office chairs, car seats, sofas, dining room chairs... And exten­sive sit­ting will do wicked things to your back. Sit­ting in chairs — even those with lum­bar sup­port — turns the back’s nat­ural “S” curve into a “C” curve which...

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Moderation: Does It Work?

Moderation: Does It Work?

Everything in moderation—it seems like such a good idea. It “feels” right because it promotes the idea of a balanced approach to nutrition in a nice, neat, simple saying. But does it help us or hurt us? ACE Senior Consultant Jonathan Ross explores the topic below....

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Why Can’t I Lose Weight?

Why Can’t I Lose Weight?

I hear it all the time from people in the gym. "Kelly, I exercise 4 times a week, and I eat right. Why can't I lose weight?" This very common condition has even affected me. It's called a plateau, and it hits a lot of people who are trying hard to do the right thing....

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Alcohol & Your Fitness Goals

Alcohol & Your Fitness Goals

A key to any successful lifestyle change is moderation, so goes the common wisdom. But knowing what makes a "moderate" amount of anything can be tricky - it's a very subjective concept. While you may be sticking to a healthier eating plan on most days, certain...

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