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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.  

It’s time to say hello to a healthier you

by Robin McMacken | Jan 02, 2013

Have the holidays left you feeling out of sorts and sluggishly out of shape? Did the eggnog, cookies and seemingly endless parade of potlucks, office parties and seasonal frolic add an inch or maybe two to your waistline?

You might just be a hot, Santa-like jiggling mess in need of a little nudge toward reality and self-respect.

You’re also not alone.

Join the feeling unpleasantly plump club.

Whether the lovely yet calorie-laden indulgences of the holidays or a lifetime of inactivity have escalated the battle of the bulge, don’t despair. Fitness professionals say it’s never too late to shape up and discover an improved — and wonderfully healthier — you.

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