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Simplicity Works in Cancer Prevention -- For You and Your Kids

Graham A. Colditz | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Graham A. Colditz

The good news, though, is that hidden in the crush of research studies are very simple steps that we know help lower the risk of cancer. In fact, half of all cancers could be prevented just by doing things like: eating a healthy diet, exercising, keeping weight in check, not smoking.

AntiCancer Living: The Mix of Six

Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D. | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D.

Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D. and Alison Jefferies, MEd Cancer is a leading cause of death in the world. In the United States one in two men and one in three...

6 Things I Learned From My First Spartan

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

I gathered a group of tough, like-minded Spartan virgins and we began our training program. I created a workout for all of us to use, a sort of litmus test to prepare ourselves as well as gauge our progress during training. We trained as a team. We raced as team. And we finished as a team. Here are a few things I learned:

Think Your Kid Is Getting Exercise At Dance Class? Think Again

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 05.18.2015 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

In retrospect, I do remember that when I used to pick my daughter up from dance class she was rarely, if ever, sweaty. Guess that should have been a red flag.

Stopping Cancer Before It Starts

Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D. | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D.

At the Cancer Prevention Summit on May 20th, 2015, experts in public health will challenge us all to consider what we could be doing better to prevent cancer. Most importantly, we need to commit to a collaborative effort, involving every segment of our society.

The Easy Way To Tell If Your Workout Pain Is A Problem

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living

Dirima via Getty Images The Question: How do I know when to stop pushing through the pain during my workout? The Answer: We've all heard the i...

What Happens to Your Data When You Monitor Your Personal Fitness

Robin Raskin | Posted 05.18.2015 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Wearing a fitness bracelet from FitBit, Jawbone, Microsoft, Withings, and others has become increasingly common. About one in ten people in the US now do some sort of fitness monitoring.

7 Workouts To Try When You're Feeling Too Lazy To Move

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.16.2015 | Healthy Living

Sometimes all we want is to stay in bed or on the couch when we know we should get up for a workout. When the urge to veg hits, the powerfully lazy mo...

Elderly Who Exercise 30 Minutes A Day Live Up To 5 Years Longer

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.15.2015 | Fifty

Regular exercise packs as great a punch as quitting smoking when it comes to life expectancy, according to researchers in Norway. The study, publi...

You Can Buy Happiness

Margaret Marshall | Posted 05.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Happiness is not bought with the same currency used to purchase a car. You cannot buy happiness with dollars. You may be happy with a new car, but continued happiness must come from within. But you can buy happiness with a different currency. The currency for happiness is intangible. It comes from within and it is never depleted.

6 Things No One Ever Tells You About Getting In Shape

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 05.15.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone Getting in shape seems simple enough: You exercise, keep at it and at some point you see results. B...

I'm Using These 3 Simple Steps to Actually Stick With Good Habits

James Clear | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

I have been trying a new strategy for building habits, and it is working incredibly well. This strategy is remarkably easy, and it is governed by three simple rules.

Why It's So Important To Think Of Age As A Gift

Phyllis Sues | Posted 05.14.2015 | Fifty
Phyllis Sues

It only takes one step to change your sedentary life and that step is do it because you want to, not because you have to. I'm told I inspire, if that's true what's the next step? Do you listen to your body and take action? There has to be the desire, the energy, the love for what you are doing.

How To Choose The Best Workout For Your Current Mood

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're in the process of talking yourself out of another sweat session, stop right there. It's likely that the problem lies not with your genera...

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

James Clear | Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Eisenhower had an incredible ability to sustain his productivity not just for weeks or months, but for decades. And for that reason, it is no surprise that his methods for time management, task management, and productivity have been studied by many people.

Type 2 Diabetes and Peripheral Neuropathy: To Walk or Not to Walk?

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Milt Bedingfield

It is now well known that engaging in light to moderate physical activity on a regular basis is of significant value for most people that have either ...

Type 2 Diabetes and HIIT

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Milt Bedingfield

There has been a lot of talk, interest, hype, etc. lately about the benefits of what is called HIIT, which is an acronym for High Intensity Interval T...

Get In The Best Shape Of Your Entrepreneur Life

Clate Mask | Posted 05.08.2015 | Small Business
Clate Mask

Exercise is one of those activities that provides a positive return on investment not only for your well-being, but also for the bottom line of your business.

Here's What You're Really Getting Yourself Into When You Walk Into A Spin Class

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living

Hopping on a stationary bike has always been a popular way to get exercise, but over the past few years it seems like boutique spin studios have been ...

How to Change Your Beliefs and Stick to Your Goals for Good

James Clear | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Your goal isn't to be perfect. Your goal is simply to win the majority of the time. And if you cast enough votes for the right identity, eventually the good behaviors will win out.

How 'Healthy Diets' Have Changed Over The Decade

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living

If you’re confused about all the conflicting dietary and nutritional advice out there, you’re not alone. Every week, it seems as if researchers ar...

4 Must-Dos to Get Ready for Summer

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

Here are four solid tips that will help you get in the best shape for summer.

I Tried SoulCycle and It Made Me Question My Humanity

Metro | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living

It's likely that had I any dedication and fitness ethic I would try SoulCycle again and again, til I grew numb to the pain. Maybe I could get used to the endless pedaling and the silliness of throwing my body around on a stationary bike.

7 Steps To Getting Out Of Bed To Work Out In The Morning

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living

Every morning, this little cat rises with the sun to strengthen his core. 見てしまった…。||д゚*)ジー 早朝のリビングで朝...

The Met May Have Banned Selfies, But Celebs Will Always Have Their Workout 'Grams

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.04.2015 | Healthy Living

If you've been spending the past few weeks eagerly anticipating the selfies that will blowing up your Instagram account on the night of the Met Gala, ...