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A Practical Running Plan For Beginners

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 04.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

You might become a marathoner someday, or you might join the legions of enthusiastic, mud-covered, obstacle course racers. But that's not why you're reading this blog. Right now, let's just focus on getting out the door and into the fresh air.

Your Brain on Exercise

Dr. Claudia Aguirre | Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Claudia Aguirre

Evidently, exercising keeps our brain in shape just as much as it does our bodies. The great news is that it doesn't take much to reap the benefits -- moderate exercise, brisk walks, even just 30 minutes a day -- can power up our brain to renew itself and keep us sharp as a tack.

Here's What Your Yoga Instructor Wishes You Would Stop Doing

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living

The benefits of yoga are endless. With a little downward dogging, you can lower your stress levels, decrease your risk of heart disease, maintain a he...

The Biggest Mistakes Trainers See in the Gym

The Active Times | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

Mistakes are a part of life, but when we make them in the gym it can hinder our progress, or worse, put us at risk for injury. Click Here to see the ...

Should Doctors Write Exercise Prescriptions?

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

This doesn't mean physicians shouldn't write exercise prescriptions. Instead there needs to be a comprehensive approach that's not just focused on physicians. Simply writing a prescription isn't going to solve the obesity problem.

9 Of The Best Stability Ball Exercises You're Probably Not Doing

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living

With just a wall, a ball and a yoga mat, you can build a low-impact, total-body strength and toning workout like the one below (not to mention work up...

6 Exercises That Will Transform Your Body

SELF | Posted 04.20.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

Looking for a new summer workout? This plan, created by trainer Rose Wetzel, a professional Spartan obstacle course racing (OCR) athlete will prepare you for common obstacles. But even if you aren't planning to sign up for a race, these six moves will tone your body -- and put a smile on your face.

Celebrities Have Been Working Out A Lot Lately, And They Have The Instagrams To Prove It

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.19.2015 | Healthy Living

Earlier this week, "Girls" star Lena Dunham posted a "workout selfie" on Instagram along with a powerful message about the importance of exercise, esp...

The Most Fitness-Friendly Cities In America

SmartAsset.com | Posted 04.18.2015 | Healthy Living
SmartAsset.com

To find the best places to get in shape we collected data on over 360 of the largest metropolitan areas in the country. Specifically, we looked at three separate categories of data that affect fitness.

Lorraine Bracco Reveals it All 'To the Fullest'

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 04.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Marjoriet T. Matute

Fortunately, having read her book, I prepared myself for a few tips on better eating habits, lifestyle changes and mental shifts. I'll be honest, Lorraine was nothing more than a breath of fresh air on that dreary city morning. With high expectations, she delivered nothing less than raw, classy and vulgar truths behind our society and our self-inflicting health crisis.

The Joy of Skipping: 4 Powerful Reasons to Put a Bounce in Your Step

Kim 'Skipper' Corbin | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Kim 'Skipper' Corbin

While I could go on and on about the positive impact having a regular skipping practice has had on my life, the bottom line is that it is the most fun and uplifting way I've ever found to be fully present in the moment. It integrates body, mind, and spirit in numerous ways:

Faithful Shopper: Re-Cycle Your Fitness

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.16.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

It's spring at last, and time to get yourself in shape for summer. One of the great exercises around, that's particularly easy on the joints, is cycling.

This Treadmill Is As Close As It Gets To Running Outdoors

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living

We have all had those moments, on stormy or chilly days, when we hopped on a gym treadmill and thought, "Ugh, I just wish I could be running outside."...

Entrepreneur Series: Growing Up and Doing Business With... Yumi Mathews, Reebok CrossFit LAB, Los Angeles

Marina Chetner | Posted 04.14.2015 | Small Business
Marina Chetner

Believe me when I declare the following: There are people in this world who make you want to exercise. Yes, you read right. Case in point? Yumi Mathews.

Are You Washing Your Workout Clothes Properly?

Posted 04.11.2015 | Healthy Living

By K. Aleisha Fetters for Life by DailyBurn Just like your favorite shirt probably requires special attention at the cleaners, your go-to workout g...

Fit for Life: Nature or Nurture?

Hilary Achauer | Posted 04.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Hilary Achauer

Can you go from one group to the other? Can couch potatoes become gym rats? I think they can. I know I did. I spent the first half of my life avoiding exercise.

This Serene Desert Yoga Video Will Mesmerize You

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.10.2015 | Healthy Living

Not in the mood for yoga this week? This yogi will probably change your mind. L.A.-based yoga instructor Dylan Werner took on some pretty crazy yo...

8 Ways to Use Your Dating Skills to Find Your Ideal Exercise

Lucie Lincoln | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Lucie Lincoln

Yes, you heard me correctly, the best way to fall in love with exercise is to approach it like dating. In fact, it turns out this is a pretty fail safe way to find the exercise of your dreams.

A Solution to Street Violence Can Be Found in Martial Arts, Yoga and Meditation

Gary Snyder | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Gary Snyder

Every few weeks, it seems, there's a new example of street violence that jumps to front and center of the national media and sparks another round of c...

Here's What Happens When One Twin Works Out, The Other Doesn't

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.07.2015 | Science

You already know that exercise can give you bigger muscles. Now, fascinating new research involving identical twins suggests it can do the same for yo...

Watch '100 Years Of Fitness' Unfold In 100 Seconds

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living

From hula hooping in the 1950s to Jazzercise in the 1970s, there have been plenty of exercise fads that have kept people moving over the past century....

How To Find Your Perfect Sports Bra (In Flowchart Form)

SELF | Posted 04.05.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

Do you need support and straps that don't dig into your shoulders, or are you looking for a comfy option that doesn't feel restrictive? Either way, use our flowchart below to find tips tailored to your preferences and workouts.

I Ate the Elephant; I Lost Weight

Dan Duffy | Posted 04.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

"How'd you like to lose weight, Fat Ass?" asked my friend Subash right after Christmas this year. The holidays had not been good to me. Scratch that ...

How Two Women Motivate To Exercise And Eat Healthy (And They're 75 Pounds Lighter)

Posted 04.03.2015 | Dr. Phil

Candi and Lyndsey, both teachers, say their friendship began when they met at a table of decadent treats at their school — and then they continued t...

4 Adventurous Ways to Tap Into Nature to Help Lose Weight

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Greg Hoak, MS, CSCS While recently strolling around REI, a popular outdoor gear store, I had an epiphany. Looking around--whether ...