American Council on Exercise: 11 Personal Trainer Certification Test Tips

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Now that I'm an ACE-certified personal trainer, I'm an expert on all things fitness and exam-related. Just kidding --- but some of you did express interest in test-taking tips, and I can let you know what helped me when it came to studying for and taking the American Council on Exercise certified …
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Workout I Did: Hit the Track

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When I was growing up, I lived within a stone's throw of my high school. I could hear the band practice the fight song, the football practice fields ended at the corner of my backyard, and the stadium lights lit up our street on game nights. This meant that the track and tennis courts were just a …
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A Peek Into My Streaky March Mindfulness Streak

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You never know what life is going to throw your way, and that's been ever so apparent to me this March. See, I've been looking forward to the Mindful March Fit Bottomed Challenge since we first discussed it. I'd been doing yoga very regularly, and my meditation game was pretty on point all …
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My Mindful March Streak: Paying Attention to Posture

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I was a little late in picking my streak for March, so when I saw Kristen's post on posture, I knew immediately that's what I wanted to streak about. While the Fit Bottomed Challenge technically recommended yoga, meditation, journaling or eating mindfully, I decided to make my own rules. I guess you …
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Need a Fun Date Idea? Go Running!

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The following post is sponsored by Brooks Running. For our sponsored post policy, click here. My husband wasn't always my favorite running buddy. Several years ago, I was running a lot and my husband, Jared? Not unless it was up and down a basketball course. And even when I could convince …
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Workout I Did: Injury Rehab and Massage Ball Therapy

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Injuries, ughh, I HATE THEM! But, the little buggers happen now and again and you’ve just got to deal. (Or ignore them and risk really tearing something up!) And, that’s where I found myself early this month --- injured --- sacroiliac joint dysfunction to be specific; hurt like hell. The SI …
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