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The Ultimate Guide for a Healthy Back in 2015

Michael A. Gleiber, M.D. | Posted 03.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael A. Gleiber, M.D.

Good posture, exercise, and a healthy lifestyle -- believe it or not, all of these things are important factors in avoiding back pain. It can be difficult to make the changes you need to get healthy, but don't worry, I've got your back!

The Best Way To Stay Motivated To Work Out During The Week

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Want to stay motivated and active during the week? Grab a buddy. Fitness expert Nicole Glor shared some wisdom with HuffPost Live's Caroline Modarr...

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.

Why I Took Up Jogging in the Rain, How Much I Love It and Why You Might Like It Too!

Adriana & George Sifakis | Posted 12.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Adriana & George Sifakis

I highly recommend squeezing into those lycra leggings, dusting off your cap, and slipping on a slicker with some upbeat tunes and going out for a jog in the rain! You too may feel refreshed and energized!

Overcoming the Foe: The Plateau

Brandon Drenon | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

Maintaining optimal health and fitness is a life-long journey. Adding variety to your workouts will provide mental stimulation and keep the workouts fun. More importantly, in regards to fitness plateaus, the varying physical stimulation will produce tangible results as the body is forced to adapt.

It's Scientific!

Marcia Liss | Posted 12.20.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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10 Tips For Fall Fitness

GalTime | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
GalTime

Whether you spent the summer scaling mountains or doing laps in your gym's outdoor pool, exercising outside doesn't have to end when the first leaf drops. In fact, fall is a great time to harvest a new routine to re-energize your workout.

Beginner's Guide to Yoga: Om Sweet Om

GalTime | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
GalTime

Given yoga's popularity, it's a wonder every American hasn't tried it. And maybe you're the last of your circle of friends who hasn't. Or maybe you took one class and didn't have a good experience. Whatever the reason, if you're still curious and want to ensure a positive first-time, follow this checklist.

8 Ways To Bust Out Of A Fitness Slump

Angeles Burke | Posted 10.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Angeles Burke

If you have been going to the gym for months, it can be frustrating when your progress has come to a halt. Instead of quitting, try adding some intensity to your workouts. These tips are simple ways to break past plateaus without trying to reinvent the wheel.

Make Time for Your Own Wellbeing: Ways to Rethink Exercise So You'll Actually Do It

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Judi Sheppard Missett

Deadlines loom, new projects pop up and you're putting off that lunchtime workout... again. Your day fills up with rides to practice, errands and family obligations and you're driving everywhere except to the gym... again.

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...

The (Necessary) Exercise Advice You Don't Want to Hear

Caleigh Rykiss | Posted 09.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Caleigh Rykiss

To truly make these things happen sometimes we must push our bodies and minds to their limits, step out of our comfort zones and force ourselves to give it everything and more, even if we don't want to. Here are the things you don't want to do, but should do to make the most of your workout!

Bicep Curls and Other Exercises You Might Be Doing Wrong

The Active Times | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

If you're not familiar with proper form for the exercises you're performing, there's a high risk for error. Even with seemingly simple exercises, like dumbbell bicep curls for example, there are lots of things that can go wrong.

Epic Ab Exercises for a Firm, Flat Stomach

The Active Times | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

If your goal is to sculpt a firm, flat stomach, first understand one thing: It involves more than just exercising your abs. These moves will help shape and build your abdominal muscles, but if you want those muscles to be visible then you'll have to get rid of any extra fat around the area too.

Beach-Body Ball Workout

KnowMore TV | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
KnowMore TV

Using a stability ball to make you unstable is one of the best ways to tighten your core. But the ball isn't just for crunches, you can work your arms, chest, back, and glutes while tightening the tummy. I say, you get a a better beach body with the ball.

This Simple Mental Trick Can Keep You From Sabotaging Your Workout

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living

You're absolutely spent after a crushing workout class -- and now you're going to reward yourself with a big plate of fries and the juiciest burger in...

6 Exercise Motivation Tips You've Never Heard Of

Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D.

To pump up your motivation, we know the classic tips. So how about tips you've never heard of? For all of us whose favorite curls are the cheese kind, here are six ways to get a running start.

Strengthening Your Do-It-Anyway Muscle

Penny Love | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

As Dr. Phil says, "You don't have to like it, you just have to do it." This means putting on your running shoes and grabbing your iPod, even as the voice in your head concocts various excuses and ideas to avoid sweating.

Losing Weight At Any Age Reaps Long-Term Health Benefits

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 05.20.2014 | Fifty

It's no myth that weight loss gets tougher as you get older. As you age, your metabolism slows down due to a variety of factors. But new research sugg...

LOOK: The Perfect Week of Workouts

Posted 05.07.2014 | Healthy Living

By Sheila Monaghan Beach season is coming. We know this because store windows are displaying cover-ups and board shorts, and winter-weary people ar...

10 Get-Fit Secrets From Our Favorite Celebs

SELF | Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

Totally doable tips to staying slim and fit from some of our favorite healthy ladies. Which star's trick works best for you?

When Exercise Is Bad for You

Tricia Spencer | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Tricia Spencer

Exercise is beneficial. But if one has the dork gene, exercise should no doubt be approached with extreme caution, perhaps while wearing something akin to a marshmallow suit.

TRX Training: The Full-Body, Core-Burning Workout You Should Try

Rebecca Mahoney | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mahoney

I often use the TRX throughout other workouts to target specific body parts, but will also do a total body TRX workout from time to time. What's great about a total body workout on the TRX is that it is easy to move from one exercise to the other, since only one piece of equipment is required.

What Is the Single Best Exercise?

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

This is a question I get asked with some regularity. It belongs to a class of queries that include such standards as if you were imprisoned in a 4x8 c...

Aging Gracefully, Inside and Out

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 05.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Kidney disease often develops slowly with few outward symptoms, so many people don't realize they have it until the disease is advanced. Awareness, especially for those at risk, is the first step to preventing or slowing the progression of kidney disease.