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What Everyone Needs to Know About Weight Loss

Courtney Green | Posted 02.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Courtney Green

So it makes sense that everyone should be working out and eating right for the goal of weight loss. That's the ultimate goal that we should all be shooting for, right?

The State Of Your New Year’s Resolution In 20 Hilarious Tweets

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.12.2016 | Healthy Living

There are two kinds of New Year's resolution-makers: people who set lofty goals for themselves and people who resolve to eat more pizza. And by mid-Ja...

The Best Home Workout Apps, Since The Gym Is A Crowded Nightmare

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living

If you've resolved to amp up your fitness routine in 2016, you may be rewarded with better sleep, less stress, and maybe even a few shed pounds. But a...

10 Reasons To Go For A Walk Right Now

Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living

By Beth W. Orenstein On an average day, 30 percent of American adults walk for exercise and with good reason. Walking doesn’t require special eq...

Fitness Tribe or Lone Wolf: Which Is Better for Getting Fitter?

Jill S. Brown | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

Even though this was only a few short decades ago, the entire gym-going population was itself a tribe. Now, there are myriad tribes within that tribe. And, beyond the gym, food predilections also break down into tribes.

Nina Bahadur

Stop Complaining About The 'January People' At The Gym | Nina Bahadur | Posted 01.07.2015 | Women

The "January people" are here, and I hate it. No, I'm not talking about the influx of men and women who have decided that being more active would b...

VIDEO: 3 Strategies to Inspire You to Move

Meghan Telpner | Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Meghan Telpner

Today, we get her superpowers all to ourselves as she shares with us three seriously powerful motivation strategies that will get us up off our tushies and getting our sweat on... something we all can use a little more of this time of year.

10 Inspiring Quotes To Help You Reach Your 2014 Fitness Goals

BuiltLean | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living

While losing body fat and reshaping your body is challenging, feeding your mind positive thoughts can make the challenge much more manageable.

Make a Fitness Resolution That Sticks

Angelo Poli | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Angelo Poli

About a zillion people make resolutions that relate to fitness around the New Year. And about three-quarters of a zillion of them don't stick to those resolutions past six weeks. I have a few theories as to why that might be -- and how you might be able to make a fitness resolution that sticks this time around.

The 50+ Year Challenge

Jennifer Langione | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Langione

Let's face it -- you may not be "just a few days away from a new and improved you," but with a sustained commitment to health and fitness the definition of "the new you" has limitless potential.

6 Tips For Achieving All Your Fitness Goals

Sarah Klein | Posted 11.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klein

I set the goal for myself two years ago, when I competed in New York City's 5th Avenue Mile, a 20-block sprint along Central Park, and clocked a solid 6:32. Then and there, I vowed I would be back on that course, speeding my way to a sub-6:30 mile.

Is Overtraining Overrated?

Quentin Vennie | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Quentin Vennie

Overtraining is pervasive and misunderstood. Too much of anything can be bad for you, including exercise.

Dare to Be 100, Fit and Fat

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 10.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

But Ma lived 95 healthy years. I think she lived this long not in spite of her weight, but because of it. She died nobly because she was fit.

A Small Change Can Make a Big Difference

Monica O. Weinberg, MD | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Monica O. Weinberg, MD

Today, very little movement is needed to accomplish our daily errands. Technology has made our lives easier and more sedentary. Most items can be purchased by a few clicks on the computer, picking up the phone, or driving to the store.

Best Places To Live If You Want To Lose Weight

Jed Kolko | Posted 03.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Jed Kolko

Which metros give you a fighting chance to get back into fighting shape? Instead of doing crunches at the gym, we've been sitting at our desks crunching the numbers to figure it out.

3 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Workouts

Matthew Basso | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Matthew Basso

Okay, you've committed to getting fit and healthy 2013. There is a lot to think about when it comes to making the most of your workouts. Here are my three tips for getting the best results possible.

How to Change Your Mindset to Achieve Your New Year's Resolutions

Carolyn Anderson | Posted 03.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Anderson

How can we stack the cards in our favor? How can we make it more likely that we will be consistent with the changes we set forth to make and actually see a lasting change in our life? One of the keys is in the way we think about our goals and the language we use to describe them.

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.

Get Thee to the Gym!

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

This time of year, as every year, exercise equipment and devices to measure activity are promoted as gifts, although I suspect they are about as welcome to the chronic couch potato as a set of expensive knives are to someone who never cooks.

Keeping A Resolution: On Running My First Race

Jordan K. Turgeon | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Jordan K. Turgeon

Getting up on a Saturday morning, lacing up my shoes and going for a run in Central Park was something I wanted in my life. So nearly 12 months ago, for my New Year's resolution, I decided I would not just "learn to run" but also complete a 5k race before the ball dropped on 2013.

Your Pre-Resolution

Lauren Boggi | Posted 01.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Boggi

In an effort to get us motivated for the New Year, I encourage you to start your pre-resolutions now. Here are 10 tips to inspire, prep and motivate you so that by 2013, you're in a groove, ahead of the game and addicted to how good you're feeling.

Ending a Yearlong Running Streak

Amanda Deverich | Posted 01.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Deverich

Ultimately, running became as routine as taking a shower and as much a part of my weekly planning as what I would cook or where I would spend my money. What has been more of a challenge was my and other people's reaction to the streak.

WATCH: A Common Fitness Mistake, From Terri Walsh

Posted 08.20.2013 | Home

Starting off with unrealistic fitness goals can be a huge mistake. Celebrity fitness trainer and lifestyle expert Terri Walsh explained why you need t...

Restoring Your Rhythm: 3 Tips For Choosing A Workout Program That's Right For You

Matthew Basso | Posted 10.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Matthew Basso

For you to restore your rhythm and reach your goals you're going to have to follow a program. You need a plan. You need well-thought workouts that act as a map that you can read and understand before you set foot into the gym.

Find Your Greatness

Mike Alexander | Posted 10.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Mike Alexander

To those who are overwhelmed by the prospect of what is required to reach these goals, my advice is this: Be better than you were the day before. That's the secret. That's what drove those athletes to greatness.