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Training Your Mind to Push Your Body

Penny Love | Posted 08.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

Many people have a part of their brain that so wishes they wanted to exercise, but truthfully they don't want to do it. They wish they wanted to. T...

How Extreme Exercise Can Backfire

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.04.2015 | Healthy Living

By Dorene InternicolaNEW YORK, Aug 4 (Reuters) - With challenging workouts from ultra-marathons to endurance events on obstacle courses all the rage,...

Eminem Discusses 81-Pound Weight Loss After Overdose

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.03.2015 | Entertainment

Eminem's weight was up to 230 pounds when he overdosed on pills eight years ago.  "In 2007, I overdosed on pills, and I went into the hospital,"...

WATCH: This Yoga Pose Can Make You Healthier

HooplaHa | Posted 08.03.2015 | Healthy Living
HooplaHa

Are you feeling stressed out? Is the grind of daily life making it difficult to unwind? Check out this brand new episode of "You Should Know" with Luc...

A Warm-Up to Get More From Fitness

Ed Harrold | Posted 08.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Ed Harrold

What does every athlete or fitness enthusiast want the key to? We all yearn for that space where exercise feels effortless physically and meditativ...

Stop Exercising To Lose Weight

Rachele M. Pojednic, PhD | Posted 08.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachele M. Pojednic, PhD

But, what if we dropped the weight loss angle? What if we just started moving around because it made us feel good? Imagine what would happen if we stopped looking at exercise as a part of the grind and started looking at it as a moment of the day that just makes us feel great? No hefty baggage attached.

When It Comes To Fitness, One Size Doesn't Fit All

Alena Hall | Posted 07.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Alena Hall

Only until recently did I realize that information about one's physical makeup is part of a science called phenotyping, and that such insight can be used to determine the types of exercise that will work with your body, not against it.

6 Multitasking Strength Training Moves You Need To Try

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.30.2015 | Healthy Living

No matter how jam-packed your summer schedule may be, you're never too busy to take care of yourself -- especially when the method you choose takes ha...

Hiking Performance Underwear: The Right Choice for Your Active Lifestyle

Michael Kleinmann | Posted 07.29.2015 | Style
Michael Kleinmann

Not all underwear is created equal, and this can especially be said for hiking performance underwear. Depending on where you live, and how often you a...

This 76-Year-Old CrossFitter Will Inspire You Beyond Words

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.29.2015 | Healthy Living

Constance Tillett is 76 years old. She's had hip replacements, knee replacements and shoulder replacements. On top of all that, she has arth...

How Long Does It Take To Burn Off Your Favorite Foods?

Today | Jade Walker | Posted 07.29.2015 | Healthy Living

Ever eaten a slice of pizza or an order of fries and wondered how much exercise you would have to do to burn off the calories?...

The Greatest American Hikes You Need to Take Before Summer Ends

The Active Times | Posted 07.28.2015 | Travel
The Active Times

When you think of summertime, do you think of long days in the sun, warm fire-side nights and weekends spent on the trail?

There Is No Such Thing As a 'Real Man' @huffpostblog

Jeffrey Platts | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Platts

The only thing I care about is: Are you embracing and expressing the unique flavor of your own masculinity? That's the real question.

Do You Want to Have the Ability to Do a Handstand at Age 80?

Amanda Hinman | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Amanda Hinman

That's my goal! When I'm 80 years old my body will be strong enough to hold a handstand. I have worked with clients that are fit enough to do it,...

5 Sneaky Ways to Squeeze in Fitness

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie

We all need more time in the day -- and exercise is one of the best ways I know to not only find it, but make yourself ready to take on the world!

We're Terrible At Guessing How Much Food We've 'Earned' After A Workout

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living

By Kathryn Doyle(Reuters Health) - In a small new study, volunteers who were shown chocolate and sports drinks after an exercise workout could not co...

What You Need to Know About Running In The Hot, Hot Heat

Details | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Details

With the temperature heating up, we asked Siik exactly what we need to know before heading out for a jog during these dog days of summer.

13 Inspirational Instagram Accounts That Prove That Black Yogis Rule

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.21.2015 | Black Voices

  From child’s pose to standing splits, yoga provides an enriching, challenging and peaceful experience. However, starting the journey can...

Alkaline Water: Beneficial or Bogus?

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

It's possible that alkaline water could offer some benefits, to some people, in certain circumstances. But until we learn more, I suggest you save your money: Stick to tap water most of the time.

How A Cardio Workout Can Improve Your Work Life

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living

There's a reason why going for a jog when you're stressed feels so darn good. And it turns out that emotional release from exercise doesn't just...

6 Pool Safety Questions You Need Answered Before You Dive In

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Scholl | Posted 07.18.2015 | Healthy Living

On a hot summer day, very little is quite as appealing as your local swimming pool.  Swimming is the most popular recreational activity for child...

Just Drink Water When You’re Thirsty Like A Normal Person, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.17.2015 | Sports

After much deliberation, a 17-member expert panel representing four countries and nine specialties, including sports medicine, body fluid homeostasis...

Latinos Live Familismo

American Heart Association | Posted 07.17.2015 | Latino Voices
American Heart Association

Our cultures of origin -- Mexican, Puerto Rican, Salvadoran, Cuban, Colombian or other Spanish-speaking countries -- are rooted in family, in connecting, helping each other become the best we can be, putting our children first and supporting each other through good times and bad.

Want Health? You Can't Get There From Here

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

In the name of "getting healthier," a lot of people use short-term strategies in an attempt to address their long-term goals. They eat shakes and ba...

Not a 'Real' Runner? Here's Why I Don't Believe You

Jennifer Hellickson | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hellickson

Running -- and being a runner -- is as much a state of mind and an attitude as it is putting one foot in front of the other and moving quickly. It transcends time and space and distance and pace.