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A Little Mistake That Wasted 3 Years of My Life

Karan Nijhawan | Posted 02.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Karan Nijhawan

It's very easy for most people to go to the gym or exercise at home. Want me to tell you what's not so easy? Turning down that happy hour drink with your friends or saying no to your favorite dessert. The exercise is the easy part. The nutrition takes dedication.

Healthy Living in 2016 Begins in February

Dr. Sherry Ross | Posted 02.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sherry Ross

If we can control heart disease, breast and lung cancer through our diet and healthy living, we can focus more on prevention as a powerful and proactive means of reducing the incidence of these life-threatening chronic medical conditions affecting so many women.

Better Fitness In Middle Age May Stop This Organ From Shrinking

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.12.2016 | Fifty

Couch potatoes, beware. A new study says that being out of shape can have some serious ramifications later in life -- and it's scarier than just a gro...

'Biggest Loser' Trainer Settles The Diet-vs.-Exercise Debate Once And For All

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 02.12.2016 | OWN

What's more important: diet or exercise? You might expect a fitness expert to toe the line between the two, emphasizing the importance of bala...

Reducing Stress: What Scientists Learned From the Children Who Survived a Famine During the Deadliest War in History

James Clear | Posted 02.11.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Thankfully, most of us will never have to live through a period of intense stress like the Dutch Hunger Winter. That said, stress is still part of our daily lives and it is perhaps the greatest burden to our long-term health.


Allison Toepperwein | Posted 02.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Allison Toepperwein

Push-ups are an amazing exercise for working on your upper body strength. From your biceps and triceps to your deltoids, push-ups can carve beautiful muscles into our bodies.

17 Steamy Workout Moves You Can Do With A Partner

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 02.11.2016 | Healthy Living

Now this is our kind of romance. Sweat sessions with a partner have some nice perks. Research shows an exercise buddy can hold yo...

Your First Love Should Be You!

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 02.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Judi Sheppard Missett

Loving yourself along your health journey extends far beyond the physical benefits of fitness to encompass all of you -- mind, spirit, and body.

WATCH: Flash Mob Fitness Program Motivates And Promotes Togetherness

HooplaHa | Posted 02.10.2016 | Good News

Instead of going to the gym or buying exercise equipment, this group of people found another way to stay fit. The November Project™ is a FREE fitnes...

Stop Being a Martyr

Peter Weintraub | Posted 02.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Peter Weintraub

STOP BEING A MARTYR!!! A common excuse many people make for not taking care of themselves is that they are too busy taking care of others. Whether i...

Here's What A Fitness Instructor Eats In A Day

Life by DailyBurn | Posted 02.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Life by DailyBurn

Curious about how this super-toned fitness pro stays satiated? Here's a look at what she eats in a typical day.

4 Tips to Take Away From Rocky IV

Tony DeSantis | Posted 02.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Tony DeSantis

I credit Stallone's workout montage in Rocky IV for molding me into the fitness professional I am, today. Everything that I love to do in my workouts stems from the Balboa regimen.

The Most Common Cause of Kitty Constipation

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 02.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

A cat is constipated when the stool is too large and/or hard to be passed. If your kitty is straining in her litter box but has nothing much to show for it, or if her poop is dry and hard, it's likely constipation is to blame.

The Reason People Run Ridiculous Distances Has Little to Do With Physical Fitness

Science of Us | Posted 02.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

That's the essence of flow: taking on something a little intimidating, conquering it, and relishing in the unbeatable reward of being able to do what was just a short while ago seemingly impossible. And if someone wants to chase that feeling for 50-plus miles, well, who can blame them?

Exercise Or Diet? One Is More Important For Weight Loss

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 02.04.2016 | Healthy Living

A combination of a healthy diet and a well-rounded exercise regimen is key for weight loss. But if you pit the two against each other, one yie...

Exercising More Doesn’t Necessarily Lead To Weight Loss

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.04.2016 | Healthy Living

  (Reuters Health) - Increasing physical activity to burn more calories works up to a point, but then the body adjusts to keep energy use stable...

Why I Walked 275 Miles in a Month (And What I Learned Along the Way)

Steve Belanger | Posted 02.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Steve Belanger

For the record, my 275 miles means I walked 622,000 steps in January, which has me almost two-thirds of the way to my goal of a million. I have a comfortable lead on my fellow competitors, but I don't plan on easing off the throttle any time soon. I'm going to keep on truckin' and if I see or learn anything new along the way I'll let you know.

Natural Happiness: The Truth About Exercise and Depression

James Clear | Posted 02.03.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Whatever you choose, pick it now, start small, and begin proving to yourself that you can become the type of person you want to become. Tiny habits, when repeated consistently, can be the difference success or failure, confidence or doubt, and even happiness or depression.

We Must Better Communicate the Health Benefits of Nature

Jared Green | Posted 02.03.2016 | Green
Jared Green

ASLA 2015 Professional General Design Honor Award. Mill River Park and Greenway by OLIN / OLIN, Sahar Coston-Hardy While landscape architects, arbor...

Seeking the Bruce Springsteen Workout

Greg Schwem | Posted 02.02.2016 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

The personal trainer looked me up and down, mentally taking notes before deciding what my body could handle over a one-hour session, the first of three. "Not only will we be exercising but we'll also be discussing your diet," he said.

When Will PE Become Physical Education?

Fred Engh | Posted 02.02.2016 | Education
Fred Engh

Biological factors, inadequate access to healthy foods, a decline in physical activity in schools and the unregulated marketing of fattening foods are among the drivers of a worsening epidemic that requires a coordinated global response, the report said.

The Most Important Exercise for New Gym-Goers

Luke DePron | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Luke DePron

Remember, you can use the Palloff press as its own core exercise. But more importantly, use it to discover your "home base" so you maximize other exercises.

Go Outside, Get Your Yoga On

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 02.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

Ever have those days where the whole day goes by in a fury? All of a sudden, it is nighttime, and you wonder where the day went. In our highly-...

I've Never Been a Runner

Tony DeSantis | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Tony DeSantis

I've never been a runner. An athlete my whole life, running for fun was deemed unnecessary, if not totally uncalled for. I was on the practice field...

How to Start Working Out When You Don't Know What You're Doing

James Clear | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

What do you do when you're trying to start a new workout routine? Maybe you've been training your entire life and just want a new exercise to keep th...