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Green Cities = Calmer Minds and Stronger Hearts

Jad Daley | Posted 09.26.2016 | Green
Jad Daley

If you're like me, even a short summer getaway from the city, like to the mountains or shore, helps to calm your mind and strengthen your heart. Imagine if our cities were more like the natural places we visit--what beneficial impact could this have on our health? This question has special importance as it pertains to lower-income city-dwellers who can't afford to escape to a quieter place.

How To Get Up At 5 A.M.

Adina Ciment | Posted 09.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Adina Ciment

Believe it or not, since I announced that I was training to run a half-marathon, the number one question hasn't been, "Are you out of your f-ing mind?...

Muscle Memory -- It's In Your Head, Not Your Limbs

Richard E. Cytowic | Posted 08.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Richard E. Cytowic

If only we could jack in our brains and download new knowledge and skills the way The Matrix films depict. But learning -- whether historical facts, m...

How Exercise Shapes You, Far Beyond the Gym

Science of Us | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

(Photo: Grady Reese) By Bradley Stulberg When I first started training for marathons a little over ten years ago, my coach told me something I've ne...

5 Times Your Fave Celebs Have Instagrammed Some Seriously Impressive Yoga

Teen Vogue | Posted 06.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

In honor of International Yoga Day, here are 5 of our faves bending, twisting, and OM-ing to their heart's delight. Namaste!

4 Tricks to Help You Make Health and Fitness a Priority

Simon Donato | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Simon Donato

Stepping out the door is the hardest part of committing to exercise, so if you can get out the front door, you've won more than half the battle. Here are four tricks that I use to stay motivated and committed to my training:

How Neuroscientists Explain the Mind-Clearing Magic of Running

Science of Us | Posted 04.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

A handful of recent studies have tried to answer what every runner, whether pro or hobbyist, has no doubt been asked by friends and family: What on earth do you think about while you're out there for so many miles?

Women Run the World

Elizabeth Gore | Posted 04.25.2016 | Women
Elizabeth Gore

People always ask me why I run, ride, swim and do anything to get my heart rate up. My husband says he will run with me, but only if someone is chasin...

How To Deal With Your Hair After The Gym

The Cut | Posted 04.14.2016 | Style
The Cut

At the end of every workout comes the same question: "What should I do with my hair?" Sweaty hair is no one's favorite look, except maybe on the runway, but washing it isn't always the best solution.

Springboard Your Spring: 3 Simple Ways to Refresh and Re-Start This Season

Rupa Mehta | Posted 04.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

Finding time to enjoy your spring can be a challenge, but it's important to remember that spring is the season of renewal.

Growing Older Is Not Aging

Meryl Hartstein | Posted 04.05.2016 | Fifty
Meryl Hartstein

Yes, we all have to age but we don't have to be old! Let's start by breaking down out thoughts about aging.

Here's What Real Women Say Gives Them Confidence

Posted 10.10.2016 | Women

“Fake it till you make it” -- a motto that has served high-flying achievers for years -- underscores the importance of rock-solid confidence in mo...

The Healthy Habits Of Women Who Never Seem To Age

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.14.2016 | Style

The fountain of youth may be a mere myth, but some of the very best anti-aging secrets lie in simple behaviors anyone can adopt for a revitalized rout...

3 Exercise Essentials You Can't Turn Your Back On

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Greg Hoak, MS, CSCS In my experience as a trainer, I've noticed that people tend to overwork the muscles that they can see in the mi...

7 Tips for Losing Weight -- and Keeping It Off

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 01.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

With hundreds of available weight loss diets -- Atkins, Paleo, and Jenny Craig are just a few -- it can be difficult to know where to start.

5 Easy Exercises to Get Rid of Muffin Top Right at Home

LittleThings | Posted 01.06.2016 | Healthy Living

By Phil Mutz, writer at One of the biggest resolutions that people make at the start of a brand-new year is to get into better shape...

Chasing Away the Blues: Depression Is a Symptom of Stress... and Exercise Is a Treatment

Catherine Franssen | Posted 10.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Catherine Franssen

We all know that exercise is essential to maintaining a healthy lifestyle... and we all know how easy it is to skip that workout when life gets challenging. Stress management (of all kinds) is nearly impossible when life gets too busy.

Should You Work Out In The Morning Or At Night?

PureWow | Posted 08.13.2016 | Healthy Living

Do you head to spin class at the crack of dawn or do you prefer to get your sweat on after work?Decide which is better for you by reading this highly scientific face-off.

7 Workout Myths To Stop Believing

PureWow | Posted 07.16.2016 | Healthy Living

Getting your butt to the gym is hard enough without wasting your time and energy believing old wives' tales. Case in point: Lifting weights won't turn...

40 is the new 20

Michelle Vale | Posted 06.23.2016 | Women
Michelle Vale

After spending the last several weeks gearing up for my big 40... I have to say, I have never felt better.

Walking Through Winter to Get to Spring

Alison Chino | Posted 04.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Alison Chino

I can hear the wind outside and the rain hitting the tin roof of the porch. I check the weather three times to see if there is a better window for get...

Feelings and Emotions Affect Workplace Performance

Glenn Riseley | Posted 02.02.2015 | Business
Glenn Riseley

Productivity measures across national economies have captivated the attention of policy makers and business leaders alike, and in today's knowledge economy, productivity is determined purely by the energy and creativity of the people who get things done every day.

Osteoarthritis: 2 Common Treatment Misconceptions

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

If you've been diagnosed with osteoarthritis, there's a strong chance that you were advised to rest, limit your activities and use anti-inflammatory drugs to treat the symptoms of pain and inflammation.

Moving: A Business and Biological Essential

Glenn Riseley | Posted 01.17.2015 | Business
Glenn Riseley

If you've spent the last hour working through your emails before reading this, then your large muscle groups are already deflating, your metabolism has slowed, and your biological switch has flicked to the 'standby' position.

Why Running Makes Me a Better Mom

Karen Cordano | Posted 12.09.2014 | Parents
Karen Cordano

Most days are made up of way too many not-my-finest-moments. Every morning, I promise myself I will try to be a better mother to the boys. It is hard to focus on the moments beyond the mistakes.