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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.

The Best Form Of Cardio Just Keeps Getting Better

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living

It turns out that one of your favorite schoolyard games doubles as one of the best cardio workouts. A jump rope weighs next to nothing and can fit ...

3 Ways You're Making Running Harder Than it Is

Prevention | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Prevention

Always stretch before you run -- you've heard it 1,000 times. While the advice makes intuitive sense, you might be shocked to learn there's no research to support this wisdom. And now a study from Texas A&M University suggests that stretching can actually slow you down!

4 Ways to Neutralize Feuding Felines

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 07.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Are you sharing your home with kitty combatants? If so, you're not alone. Many multi-cat households face similar issues. Some feline roomies simply do...

Athletes and Exercise Enthusiasts Probably Need Less Protein Than You Think

Ben Greenfield | Posted 07.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

In the article "How Much Carbohydrate, Protein and Fat You Need To Stay Lean, Stay Sexy and Perform Like A Beast," I discuss the health importance and...

Wellness Programs: Paternalism-Based, Impersonal Medicine

Neil S. Greenspan | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Neil S. Greenspan

In recent years, many corporations, universities, and medical centers have initiated wellness programs for their employees. The presumption is that s...

Why Twitter Should Be Your New Weight Loss Coach

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living

You might think Twitter is just a place to complain about the news and impress your friends with pithy jokes, but if you're looking to lose weight, it...

The Siren Song of the Marathon

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Like mariners drawn to a rocky shoreline by the enchanting sound of mermaids, runners can't resist the lure of the epic marathon. This fall, hundreds ...