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Working Out the Math

Dan Rockmore | Posted 08.28.2015 | Science
Dan Rockmore

Outside of a hospital, bank, or trading floor, there are few places that are more "en-numbered" than today's gym.

You're Not Good Enough to Be Disappointed

James Clear | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

In the beginning, you're still learning. You're still developing. You're still building. You haven't developed enough competency to feel disappointed by your performance. You're supposed to feel stupid and unskilled.

Are You Listening to What Your Heart Is Telling You?

Chris Eschbach | Posted 08.27.2015 | Technology
Chris Eschbach

Wearable technology is getting a lot of attention these days and for good reason. These devices are becoming increasingly more integrated into our daily lives and are providing new insights into our personal activity and fitness levels.

The Best Workouts for Losing the Last 10 Pounds

The Active Times | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

So, you've come a long way on your weight loss journey, but now, whether it's five or 10 pounds you're really struggling to lose that last little bit of weight. Don't worry, you're totally not alone.

7 Jump Rope Moves Even A Klutz Can Do

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

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How to Stop Dreading Exercise and Start Enjoying It Instead

meQuilibrium | Posted 08.26.2015 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

When you can think about exercise through the lens of positivity and gratitude, then the time you spend doing it becomes a source of health and joy. Here are three steps to ditch I should exercise and start saying I get to exercise! instead.

What Physical Fitness Does To The Brains Of Older Adults

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.25.2015 | Fifty

Your fitness level doesn't just show on the outside -- it shows on the inside, too. A new study shows that older adults who are physically active have...

What Are You: A Bhogi or a Yogi?

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

A yogi is one who discovers that the greatest joy and peace of mind is within themselves, they see the exquisiteness of inner silence and their actions are for the good of others, whereas a bhogi is more concerned with their outer appearance, putting themselves first by enjoying and even over-indulging the mind and the senses.

So I'm Addicted to Exercise. Who Cares?

Anna David | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Anna David

I've long insisted that I don't have an eating disorder, a claim that has always made me gleam with pride. It's the same way I will explain to people ...

7 Things I Wish I Had Known About Hot Yoga

SELF | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

I'm not a yogi by any means (my flexibility, or lack thereof, is laughable), but I've flowed through enough Vinyasa classes to know my way around Warriors and Chaturanga. Still, when I walked into a Bikram studio for the first time last fall, I felt out of my element.

5 Ways To Stay Healthy While Working From Home

Everyday Health | Rebecca Scholl | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living

“How will work and workplaces evolve in the future?” was the question that thought leaders tried to answer during the Global Wellness Ins...

Are You Suffering From Exercise Burnout? Take These Two Steps for a 'Fitness Refresh'

Dave Smith | Posted 08.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Dave Smith

While intentions are in the right place, the sort of "all in" attitude isn't sustainable and often leads to burnout, then quitting altogether. Here is a two-step approach that will help you avoid fitness burnout and will refresh your motivation to stay on track for better long-term results.

Heat Wave Workouts

Penny Love | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

It is hot this week for the first time this summer, and of course this is the week we moved our daughter into her college dorm, lugging futons and d...

What You Should Eat Before a Long Run

Details | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Details

Grabbing a quick snack before a run, if done correctly, can prevent your body from not only eating away muscle, but slowing your metabolism, dropping your blood sugar, and zapping your energy.

More Ab Exercises Do Not Mean Better Ab Definition!

Brandon Drenon | Posted 08.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

I repeat, more ab exercises do not mean better ab definition. I would estimate that at least 90 percent of the most frequent gym-goers desire to h...

5 of the Best Bike Shops in America 2015

The Active Times | Posted 08.19.2015 | Travel
The Active Times

Life-long cyclists, triathletes and beginner riders alike flock to local bike shops for personalization, expertise and quality gear. Big box stores simply can't offer the experience that you'll find at local cycling havens.

The Key To Running Faster That Has Nothing To Do With Running

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

If you're a runner working toward your next personal record, you might want to include some time on a stationary bike. A new study published in the&n...

'A Woman's Walk Is Never Done'

Amanda Spencer | Posted 08.18.2015 | Women
Amanda Spencer

If you're male and reading this, let me ask you, when is the first time you feel awkward or intimidated after you leave your house in the morning?

If You Sit at a Computer All Day This Mobility Exercise Will Change Your Life in 30 Seconds

James Clear | Posted 08.18.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Add this mobility exercise into your work day and you'll immediately feel the benefit in your hips, shoulders and back. The first time I did it, I cracked my own back and immediately felt my posture improve.

5 Back-to-School Brain Boosters

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 08.17.2015 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

Although many schools do give homework to keep the mind working during the off months and many parents practice educational activities at home with their children, there's nothing like a little priming to ease back into a heavy, weekly academic regimen.

10 Weird Ways to Make Yourself Work Out

Prevention | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Prevention

I don't know about you, but the old "gym bag by the door trick" ain't gonna cut it most days. So I decided to ask real women who found a way to figure it out and experts in the fitness biz for some triggers that might actually help the motivationally challenged among us to get moving.

How 2016 Presidential Hopefuls Stay Fit On The Campaign Trail

Associated Press | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Scott Walker is counting steps on his FitBit. Jeb Bush swears by the Paleo diet. Bobby Jindal is a "gym rat." With long trav...

A Better Reason to Be Fit

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

Research shows that a fitness regimen isn't just for your body. It's definitely for your emotional and mental well-being as well.

Dear Men: Stop Staring at My Butt

Maja Tosic | Posted 08.17.2015 | Women
Maja Tosic

I avoid going to the gym when it is packed with men, mainly after work hours. Then, I move into contemplating my outfit. As in any other moment, I want to be comfortable and look good -- for myself. But, I must weigh the line between being sexy and being sexualized.

How To Know You've Had Too Much Facebook (And What To Do Instead)

Jennifer S. White | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer S. White

I know that I've been on Facebook too long when I begin to feel catty or mean. For me -- I'll be honest -- this doesn't take long.