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Which Should You Do First: Cardio or Strength?

Chris Freytag | Posted 01.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Chris Freytag

The fact that you are even questioning the order of your workout means you are working out. This puts you ahead of most of the population and this is truly what matters.

3 Reasons Cardio Probably Isn't Going to Kill You: Part 1

Ben Greenfield | Posted 12.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Last month, the Wall Street Journal released a controversial article entitled "The Potential Cardiac Dangers of Extreme Exercise," which revisited a q...

3 Reasons Cardio Probably Isn't Going to Kill You: Part 2

Ben Greenfield | Posted 12.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

What's the issue -- the lifestyle that goes along with the folks drawn to doing things like fast marathons, or the fast marathons themselves? It would be interesting, and I think quite revealing, to see the coronary calcium scores of, say, a professional Kenyan marathoner vs. a fast CEO marathoner.

11 Rules Of Running Buddy Etiquette

Health.com | Posted 12.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Health.com

Over the weekend, I asked a girlfriend to join me for a jog along the Hudson River Park Bikeway. The weather was perfect, so we agreed to run to Chelsea Piers and back and stop for coffee afterward. But we started off on an awkward foot -- no pun intended...

The Best Piece Of Gym Equipment You've Never Used

Oprah.com | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 10.23.2015 | OWN

Reason A: You've never seen anyone at the gym actually use one, so you figure they must not be very effective. The truth: Climbing machines are mega ...

The Super-Short Cardio Workout That Works Your Butt, Abs, And Thighs

SELF | Posted 10.16.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

This Tabata-inspired routine from L.A.-based trainer Astrid Swan features four exercises that you probably won't love. But, they are incredibly effective at burning fat and building cardiovascular strength...so keep that in mind when you remember how much you despise burpees.

What's the Least Amount of Running You Need to Do to Be Healthy?

Thrillist | Posted 10.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Thrillist

By: Candace Nelson Credit: Shutterstock You've seen those people who wake up early, pep already in their step, to go for a five-mile run before wor...

The Complete Lazy Person's Guide to Working Out

Thrillist | Posted 10.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Thrillist

By: Laura Williams Credit: Shutterstock If you prefer sweatpants to sweating, TV time to Tabata training, and crunching on chips to performing actu...

Hey Exercise: Why You Gotta Be That Way?

Steven Shehori | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Steven Shehori

It seems that for any exercise regimen to 'take,' our outlook needs a hearty shift. We have to begin viewing happiness as a long-term prospect, and not something desperately needed right this second. No easy feat, but here's the good news: there's zero heavy lifting involved in adjusting our attitudes. So hey, that's something, right?

7 Jump Rope Moves Even A Klutz Can Do

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living

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The 5 Best Cardio Workouts That Don't Involve Running

Life by DailyBurn | Posted 08.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Life by DailyBurn

There are many different types of dynamic cardio workouts that give you a stellar calorie burn, while sculpting muscle at the same time. Try these five workouts on for size -- but, instead of going through the motions, maximize your efforts with the expert-approved tips below.

The Best Workouts for Anyone Who Hates Cardio (But Needs It)

Glamour | Posted 08.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Glamour

I've found the best way to squeeze cardio into your routine, especially if you loathe it, is to disguise it: If you're having enough fun, you might not even realize how hard you're working. Here, some cardio workouts that are way more fun than the treadmill

How A Cardio Workout Can Improve Your Work Life

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.19.2015 | Healthy Living

There's a reason why going for a jog when you're stressed feels so darn good. And it turns out that emotional release from exercise doesn't just...

The Best Form Of Cardio Just Keeps Getting Better

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living

It turns out that one of your favorite schoolyard games doubles as one of the best cardio workouts. A jump rope weighs next to nothing and can fit ...

Is It Better to Do Cardio or Strength Training First?

Life by DailyBurn | Posted 06.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Life by DailyBurn

When you're strapped for time, and need to squeeze cardio and weights into a single sweat session, which should you tackle first? Strength training, according to the recent research and fitness pros. Here's why.

6 Exercises That Will Transform Your Body

SELF | Posted 06.20.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

Looking for a new summer workout? This plan, created by trainer Rose Wetzel, a professional Spartan obstacle course racing (OCR) athlete will prepare you for common obstacles. But even if you aren't planning to sign up for a race, these six moves will tone your body -- and put a smile on your face.

What's the Best Form of Cardio?

Don Saladino | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Don Saladino

Switch things up and maximize your results because -- when all is said and done -- working out is much more fun when you're seeing improvement.

Sorry, But If You Really Want To Lose Fat, Cardio Isn't Enough

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living

As long as there have been people trying to lose weight, there have been people debating the weight loss benefits of cardio exercise versus strength t...

Weight Training: If You Aren't, You Should Be

Brandon Drenon | Posted 01.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

Often when I introduce the idea of weight lifting to gym members the excuses I hear back are across the board. For women it's usually the fear of growing too big and muscular. Older people fear injury. And frankly, some people just have no idea where or how to begin.

A Cardio Routine You Can Do Anywhere -- No Running Required

Neila Rey | Posted 12.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Neila Rey

You don't need a gym membership, and you don't need to check the weather report -- you can do cardio in the comfort of your home right now, for free. Simply follow the visual guides and you'll be done in half an hour!

Working Too Hard for The Runners High

Mike Sheridan | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Sheridan

Epinephrine (or adrenaline) is likely the hormone responsible for the 'high' from running, as it's the same feeling adrenal junkies live for. As was i...

6 Workouts To Break Your Elliptical Rut

SELF | Posted 08.15.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

The elliptical machine is genius for burning fat and tightening your butt. But let's face it: It can be insanely boring. The fix? Getting smarter about your intervals.

7 Ways To Make Cardio More Fun

Angeles Burke | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Angeles Burke

If you are barely breaking a sweat anymore and feel like you are simply going through the motions with your routine -- kick it up a notch! Playing with the inclines and speed will take your mind off of counting down the minutes that pass. It will also make the workout more of a challenge, meaning more calories burned even faster!

The Cardio Equipment That Burns The Most Calories, From Jenna Wolfe (VIDEO)

Posted 05.20.2014 | Home

When it comes to the piece of cardio equipment that burns the most calories, Weekend Today Show News Anchor and Personal Trainer Jenna Wolfe's choices...

Move of the Day: High Knees

Nora Tobin | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Incorporate this "move of the day" into your regular exercise regimen or just take a few minutes to give it a try. Performing the "move of the day" will add up, and you will begin to see noticeable changes in your body and an improved mental focus!