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ACSM is fortunate to be the go-to source on sports medicine and exercise science for several national and international media outlets. You can find some of our most recent coverage below, or you can view archived articles.  

10 Ways to Jump-Start Your Health, Fitness Goals for 2012

by Robin McMacken | Jan 10, 2012
Can’t fit into your skinny jeans or cinching your belt at a new notch now that the holly-jolly season of overindulgence is over? If aesthetic reasons alone aren’t enough for you to shift your fitness program into full gear in 2012, then consider the health dangers associated with a sedentary lifestyle. Physical inactivity, according to the American College of Sport Medicine, can lead to cardiovascular disease, stroke, hypertension, diabetes, osteoporosis, obesity, colon cancer, breast cancer, anxiety and depression — real reasons for starting or resuming a fitness regime.
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