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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.  

To stay fit during holidays bend, don't break routine: experts

by Dorene Internicola | Dec 12, 2012

(Reuters) - Sticking to a fitness routine is not always easy, but holiday feasting, drinking and family can make it even harder.

‘Tis the season, experts say, to bend your fitness routine so it does not break.

"Consider the holidays a time to maintain fitness, not a time to set new goals or be ambitious," said fitness expert Shirley Archer, author of "Fitness 9 to 5" and "Weight Training for Dummies."

The average American gains one pound (.45 kilograms) each year during the holiday season, Archer said, but it's a fate you can avoid by being active when time allows. Read the full story at http://reut.rs/UwVftr.

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