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What's the Difference Between LISS and HIIT Workouts?

Health.com | Posted 07.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Health.com

HIIT (high-intensity interval training) has been the most buzzed-about sweat method for a while, but there's a new approach gaining momentum: LISS, or...

Cameron Diaz Says Her 5-Minute Cardio Routine Burns More Fat Than An Hour-Long Run

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 05.11.2016 | OWN

Cardio is king when it comes to workouts. Trainers know it, doctors know it… and Cameron Diaz knows it. When the health-conscious actress and author...

4 Ways to Override Motivation and Get Stuff Done

Nate Palmer | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Nate Palmer

Motivation is overrated, because the brain can rationalize any behavior. Use these scientifically backed behavioral principles and stop relying on will power to get results.

How I Stopped Working Out and Lost Weight

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 05.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Dimitri Ehrlich

I really enjoy the workouts. And until I was forced to step away from my routine for a few weeks, I didn't quite understand how much those competing strands of fear and joy were intertwined.

6 Playlists That Are Perfect For Your Next Workout

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 05.20.2016 | Healthy Living

When it comes to workouts, there’s no better combination than an energetic sweat session and a killer pump-up playlist. (Consult these studies if yo...

Should You Do Cardio Before or After Weights?

Nate Palmer | Posted 04.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Nate Palmer

Doing cardio first is like digging for gold with a shovel. Getting through a single layer requires 32 scoops to be removed. You'll eventually see gold, but it will take a while.

4 Indicators That You're Doing Too Much Cardio

Dave Smith | Posted 02.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Dave Smith

Here are four indicators that suggest you may be doing just that, as well as one simple solution that will get you back on the right track:

Is Strength Training or Cardio Better for Fat Loss?

Melissa Edmonds | Posted 02.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Melissa Edmonds

What's better for fat loss, strength training or cardio? I can't tell you how many times I've been asked this question from new clients. And you know what, I'm not surprised.

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 c...

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

You know you want to give it a try. Jumping rope seems to be making a comeback as a fitness trend lately, thanks to the rope being so easy to transpo...

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 lower...

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 06.20.2016 | 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.