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How to Stay Fit and Healthy During the Holidays

Trudie German | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Trudie German

With such a hectic and quite possibly erratic schedule, you ask, "How am I suppose to fit exercise and healthy eating in such a festive season?"

Five Steps for a Healthy Holiday Season

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

It's probably better to focus on the things that you can do to maintain your health and fitness levels through this period so that you don't wake on January 2nd screaming to the heavens for forgiveness. With that in mind, I offer my list of the five steps for a Healthy Holiday:

De-Stress the Holidays With Yoga

LaReine Chabut | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
LaReine Chabut

Carving just 10 minutes out of your day to do these simple yoga moves will help reduce the stress and keep you from holding your breathe so you can enjoy this busy time of the year.

Here's Why You'll Never Burn Off Your Thanksgiving Feast

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.23.2015 | Comedy

Gluttons gonna glut, right? It's a tradition for many of us on Thanksgiving. But if you're thinking of burning off all those calories with exe...

Should I Exercise Or Get A Little Extra Sleep? Ask Healthy Living

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.20.2015 | Healthy Living

That alarm hits at 6 a.m. and you have a choice: smash the snooze button or get up and get your workout in. What should you do?  Science hasn't ...

At What Age Is It Alright to Act Old?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 11.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

What is too old? Perhaps it time to tell the 75 year-old that if she wants to live a strong and healthy life into her 90's, she better stop acting her age now.

How to Get in Shape While Spending No Money

Thrillist | Posted 11.19.2015 | Healthy Living

You don't need to drop thousands on a personal trainer, gym membership, or exercise equipment. Working out doesn't have to cost a thing. You just need to follow a few basic rules to build the body of your dreams.

10 Natural Ways To Manage Chronic Pain

Berkeley Wellness | Posted 11.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Berkeley Wellness

Chronic pain can be tough to live with, but these 10 daily habits may help you ease your discomfort and enjoy your life.

5 Ways To Motivate Yourself To Exercise During The Colder Months

Avelist | Posted 11.18.2015 | Healthy Living

Whatever your goals are, focus on the day at hand and try to be patient. It's natural to feel impeded by the miserable weather and overwhelmed by all the things you feel you haven't accomplished

Who Should Help Pay for Yoga?

Marlynn Wei, MD, JD | Posted 11.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Marlynn Wei, MD, JD

Let's hope that our health insurers and legislative policymakers realize that coverage of yoga is a natural next step.

Being 60

Meryl Hartstein | Posted 11.17.2015 | Fifty
Meryl Hartstein

Aging well has only helped me to stay strong and resilient. Maybe it has been a distraction to help me get through the hard times, either way, I am proud of who I am and if being a little obsessed with staying young is seen as shallow and trivial, then so be it. That attitude is one of my beauty secrets!

Can Fitness Really Be Fun?

Tony DeSantis | Posted 11.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Tony DeSantis

The worst that can happen is you don't like it and move on. But what may happen is that you change your life forever. You may just find your happy zone, where fitness is not just used to attain better health and wellness but is your gateway to fun and excitement.

How A Fitbit Gave A Boost To My 25-Year Marriage

Sharon Kurtzman | Posted 11.17.2015 | Fifty
Sharon Kurtzman

I have a mad, crazy crush on my husband's fitness tracker. It's hard to believe the passionate feelings I have for an athletic-looking band of rubber that these days is worn by everyone from grandchildren to grandmothers.

How to End the 'Obesity Epidemic' in America: Stop Talking About It

Leslie Gerwin | Posted 11.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Gerwin

To "cure" obesity we to end our obsession with policies for facilitating weight loss. Rather, we need to commit to enabling all Americans to experience the benefits of healthy living.

20 Tips For Your First Marathon

Avelist | Posted 11.14.2015 | Healthy Living

I couldn't run a mile in high school gym, but a decade later, I completed the NYC Marathon! It was one of the best, most triumphant days of my life. I'm proof that anyone can do it! It all comes down to training. Here are my tips for crushing your first marathon.

I'll Start Working Out Tomorrow

Alex Iosiovich | Posted 11.12.2015 | Comedy
Alex Iosiovich

It would be pretty great to wear form-fitting, stylish clothes without your cheese-filled gut popping over your screaming belt, wouldn't it? But you know what else is pretty great? Cheese!

Is Exercising In The Cold Bad For You?

Details | Posted 11.12.2015 | Healthy Living

If you've ever exercised in the cold, you know the sensations. Your muscles feel tighter. Your toes and hands go numb. The cold air rushing through your mouth and nose, down your windpipe, and into your lungs can feel harsh and, at times, painful.

No Gym, No Problem: Training Outside the Box

Tony DeSantis | Posted 11.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Tony DeSantis

The purpose of this article is to show you that creativity spans many disciplines, including health and wellness. Getting fit does not always have to happen at the gym or box. It can happen anywhere and with anything.

Fitness vs. Fatness: Which Matters More?

The Conversation US | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living
The Conversation US

Increasing physical activity without losing weight will not likely improve these patients' lives. To improve their health and quality of life, it is important to exercise every day, eat healthy food and, most importantly, lose some weight.

12 Ways To Revamp Your Self-Worth

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 11.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

If you were given too much, you may overly depend upon other people to fill you up and make you happy and become angry and abandoning when the world doesn't shift on its axis to give you what you want when you want it. When you have never been made to be responsible for sustaining your own well-being you become emotionally immature and demanding.

5 Personal Training Apps for Travel

Travelle | Posted 11.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Travelle has the apps you need that will keep your workout game strong and your body looking and feeling amazing anytime, anywhere. Take your personal trainer to go with these top fitness apps.

Can Exercise Inspire More Than Just Physical Growth?

Brent Stoller | Posted 11.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Brent Stoller

A body at rest remains at rest. A body in motion remains in motion. In those moments, when your determination is dwindling and your spirit is aching, when you're face to face with your absolute best, how do you want Sir Isaac Newton to describe you?

Why Sanjay Gupta Wants Everyone to Do Something That Scares Them

Cathy Chester | Posted 11.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Cathy Chester

I knew I'd be fascinated while listening to Sanjay Gupta speak at the recent New Jersey Speaker Series. He reminds me of the great neurologist and aut...

Exercises That Fitness Trainers Would Never Do

The Active Times | Posted 11.04.2015 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

A major part of any exercise is body mechanics -- fitness professionals know that better than anyone -- and that's the reason there are some exercises they avoid (and advise others to avoid).

4 Ways To Actually Improve Your Eye Health

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 11.04.2015 | OWN

Mehmet Oz, MD, is the host of The Dr. Oz Show (weekdays; check local listings). ...