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Stop Everything and Do These Stretches

SELF | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living

Consider this your reminder to stop what you're doing, unroll your yoga mat and take a few minutes to give your body a little love.

You Can't Wear It, But This 'MOTI' Device Could Change Your Life

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.12.2015 | Technology

The secret to a better life could be much simpler than the Apple Watch.

Do You Know Where Your Health Data Is?

Ifeoma Ajunwa | Posted 04.15.2015 | Impact
Ifeoma Ajunwa

The data we generate in our digital lives can reveal important information, particularly about our health. For one, our social networks can be predictive of health outcomes and conditions, in part because of shared attitudes amongst social groups.

Don't Tell Your Mother, But the Key to a Healthier Life Is Lowering Your Ambition

Lorna Borenstein | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Lorna Borenstein

Your goals for a healthier, happier life can be achieved; you just need to lower your ambitions in order to change your habits. Instead of crafting dramatic resolutions which require great willpower, I urge you instead to start taking the smallest, achievable steps possible. Start small, very, very small, and you can build a new foundation for a healthy life.

The Top Exercise Trends For 2015

Reuters | Dorene Internicola | Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living

By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK (Reuters) - Americans will continue to flock to indoor cycling, interval training, group fitness classes ...

6 Apps To Help You Crush Your Fitness Goals This Year

Posted 03.27.2015 | OWN

We sorted through popular fitness apps, timers and reminders to help you find the ones that motivate without intimidating (or berating). By Corrie ...

#Apple Watch

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 11.10.2014 | Technology
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

I'll get the Apple 6 or Apple 6 plus on 9/19 but since I also have a watch fetish, I eagerly await the Apple Watch next year, here's why.

10 Apps Top Trainers Swear By

SELF | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living

Feel like you need a translator to make sense of the App Library? We removed the guesswork by asking trainers for their favorites in the health and fitness category so you don't have to play detective.

Use the Four Rs to Spring a New You This Season

Nancy Brown | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Let's be honest. Most people know there are mental and physical benefits to increasing their activity level. The hard part is getting started, or remaining with a program. The four Rs can provide the structure needed for you or a loved one.

What's New and Cool in the Fitness Sphere?

Marni Salup | Posted 04.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Marni Salup

As we enter the third month of 2014, the fitness landscape is booming with innovation, from new cloud, performance, and social apps and technology to ...

Need Motivation? There's An App Or Gadget For That

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 12.16.2013 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — Ever suspect you do more housework than your spouse? Or that certain tasks at work raise your blood pressure? M...

How To Get Personal Training Without A Trainer

Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living

Dilemma: Hiring a personal trainer is pricey, but without any guidance, stepping into a weight room or sparking up a new fitness routine can be intimi...

This Football Star Is Getting An App

VOXXI | Posted 01.25.2013 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez He may be on his way out of the NFL, but it’s clear we haven’t heard the last of Tony Gonzalez. The Atlanta Falcons’ tig...

New 100Plus Mobile App Knows How Healthy Your Future Self Will Be

Posted 01.22.2013 | Healthy Living

By Shana Lebowitz A few years ago Chris Hogg was working at a biotech company, studying patients with cardiovascular disease. Every so often he'd...

Rekindling Health in a New Year

Chris Abraham | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Abraham

As packed gyms attest, most of our New Year's resolutions deal with health, wellness, fitness, and weight loss -- and I am no exception. Here's what I am going through right now as I publicly rededicate myself after packing on an extra 16 pounds over the holidays.

What You Need To Get Fit -- With Video Games

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 03.05.2013 | Technology

It's that time of the year when the line for an elliptical machine at your local gym stretches a bit longer thanks to freshly motivated folks who've r...

Top Apps For Health, Fitness And Weight Loss

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 03.22.2012 | Healthy Living

Do you use your phone to help keep track of your health? You wouldn't be alone. According to the Pew Internet & American Life project, 15 percent o...

How To Get Fit With Your Phone

Posted 01.17.2012 | Healthy Living

By Jamie Beckman One of the best tools for peeling off pounds is already in your bag: It's your smartphone or iPad. In fact, all that texting, t...

Overwhelmed By Fitness Gadgets? There's An App For That

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 01.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Those gadgets that you strap on your body and connect to your iPhone or Android purport to be able to measure fitness improvements (or lack of), but here's a low-tech alternative.

Jason Gilbert

Nexercise: A Fitness App MADE For Lazy People | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.19.2011 | Technology

It is incredibly hard to believe, but I am now exactly one week away from running in my sister's Wedding Day 5K -- and also, holy moly, my sister's we...

Reconnecting Through an App: Hello Sunshine, Goodbye Gym

Jennifer Ketcham | Posted 10.15.2011 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Ketcham

Since the discovery of my hips, I've been trying to slim them down, and as a result have spent thousands of dollars on gym memberships where I get toned under bad fluorescent lighting.

Sara Gaynes

Our Favorite Fitness Apps | Sara Gaynes | Posted 10.12.2011 | Healthy Living

If you're looking to turn your phone into a personal trainer, there are thousands of apps to choose from. Whether you want yoga moves, strength traini...

Sara Gaynes

A Fitness Challenge From My Phone | Sara Gaynes | Posted 10.10.2011 | Healthy Living

We all do better with a little bit of feedback: getting an A on a paper feels good and inspires you to earn another one. This applies to a healthy lif...

Jason Gilbert

C25K: A Good Fitness App For Lazy People? | Jason Gilbert | Posted 09.28.2011 | Technology

In my third week of 5K training, I was struck with dreaded shin splints. Usually this would be cause for celebration, as it would mean I didn't have t...

Jason Gilbert

Can A Robot Reading Quotes From 'Precious' Get You In Shape? | Jason Gilbert | Posted 09.22.2011 | Technology

This is week two of seven in the training for my sister's Wedding Day 5K, and I am happy to report that my speed has increased from "bloated sea-cow" ...