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5 Great Health and Wellness Books to Bring to the Beach

BurnThis | Posted 06.26.2015 | Healthy Living

We have selected these five books as our Top Summer Beach Reads of 2015.

10 Rules Fit People Live By

Posted 05.25.2015 | Healthy Living

By Catherine DiBenedetto Personal trainer Joel Harper has spent two decades helping his clients (from Olympic medalists to Dr. Oz) reach their ...

How to Motivate Yourself to Work Out

Alejandra Aguirre | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Aguirre

We all know that working out is good for us and we should do it more often, but sometimes we just can't find the motivation. In my 30 years of teaching fitness classes, I've noticed a few things that help in the motivation department.

Fitness 101: The 8 Core Principles to Start Strength Training

Julian Hayes II | Posted 05.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Julian Hayes II

You can't build a house without a solid foundation. You can't learn a new language without learning grammar rules. You can't immediately flock to the gym without some preparation. So, let's pretend we're going back into lecture hall and this time, no sleeping through lecture.

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...

10 Ways To Guarantee You Get Up For That A.M. Workout

SELF | Posted 05.01.2015 | Healthy Living

While you may be tempted to sleep in, there are ways to make sure you get moving before you have time to come up with an excuse not to. Here, 10 of the best from some of the country's top trainers.

2 Mammoth Fitness Character Traits That Can Guarantee Your Success in Anything

Julian Hayes II | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Julian Hayes II

Photo Credit: JeremyHall via Compfight cc "Follow this plan and incinerate the fat in four weeks." "Go on my 15-day plan and buy these supplement...

7 Helpful Tips For People Who Are New To Fitness

Julian Hayes II | Posted 06.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Julian Hayes II

It's easy to find yourself traveling down a rabbit hole of endless information. Before you know it, your brain is fried and you haven't made it to the gym nor eaten your first healthy meal. But before you get sucked into the vortex of information overload, use these seven principles below to establish a rock solid fitness foundation.

How to Eat Clean and Get Active for 1 Year!

Susan Vernicek | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Susan Vernicek

How would you like to add three simple changes in your life to make this year even better? Even better, you can start this program anytime during the ...

The 7 Most Common Workout Mistakes Beginners Make

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 12.23.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone Starting a new workout routine can be intimidating, especially when you’re over 50. Changes to our...

Take The 12 Days Of Fit Christmas Challenge

Neila Rey | Posted 02.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Neila Rey

Fit Christmas is a 12-day no-equipment fitness program designed to help you get and stay fit during the seasonal holidays. It includes home cardio workouts, strength and core oriented routines and several challenges suitable for everyone in your family.

The Secret to Getting Better at CrossFit

Julia Avery | Posted 01.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Julia Avery

This entire post is written to explain a very fundamental concept (and also to post some of the awesome shots that Super Cleary Photo took at our comp...

Alison Sweeney Shares Her Workout Tips

Womens Health | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Womens Health

Realizing that running is a simple, easy workout that can be done anytime and anywhere, Ali has made it her go-to exercise, helping her maintain a healthy mental and physical lifestyle. This fall, she will be lacing up her running shoes for a great cause.

10 Tips For Fall Fitness

GalTime | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Whether you spent the summer scaling mountains or doing laps in your gym's outdoor pool, exercising outside doesn't have to end when the first leaf drops. In fact, fall is a great time to harvest a new routine to re-energize your workout.

How To Actually Enjoy Running

Matt Frazier | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Matt Frazier

Runner or non-runner, whichever you call yourself, I've been there. And I think I've finally figured out that whole label thing. When running is fun -- when, even when it's hard, it comes easy -- that's when you feel like a runner.

Can You Actually Be In The Best Shape Of Your Life After 50, And Should You Even Try?

Jill S. Brown | Posted 09.30.2014 | Fifty
Jill S. Brown

What happens to our bodies as we age is no fun to think about. Depending on your lifestyle, things can really start falling apart physically after only 30 or 35 years on this planet. Next thing you know you're staring down the barrel of the big Five 'Oh No.'

My 'Secrets' of Weight Loss

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 09.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

August 2011 I was probably at my all-time high weight. I don't know exactly how much I weighed, since I stopped weighing when I reached 389 pounds. I am positive I weighed more than 400 pounds, but didn't want to know exactly how much over 400 pounds.

Working Too Hard for The Runners High

Mike Sheridan | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Sheridan

Epinephrine (or adrenaline) is likely the hormone responsible for the 'high' from running, as it's the same feeling adrenal junkies live for. As was i...

Don't Get Up: 5 Exercises You Can Do While Sitting Down

The Active Times | Posted 09.07.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

By now, most of us know that moving more is important to good health. While physical activity provides the body with a long list of physiological and ...

Bicep Curls and Other Exercises You Might Be Doing Wrong

The Active Times | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

If you're not familiar with proper form for the exercises you're performing, there's a high risk for error. Even with seemingly simple exercises, like dumbbell bicep curls for example, there are lots of things that can go wrong.

Hotel Room Workouts

Angeles Burke | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Angeles Burke

After months of getting in shape and throwing that extra holiday weight gain to the curb -- it is time for a vacation! As you start planning and packing for your getaway, you come to find that the hotel has no gym. Before you hit the panic button, try these hotel room workouts that require no fancy equipment and very little space.

Gym-Less, Not Hope-Less

Brandon Drenon | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

For those of us who carry a few extra pounds, as you improve the ability to move your own body, you will start to notice daily tasks becoming easier! No more huffing and puffing walking up the stairs. Gentleman, you can fling that heavy door open for the pretty lady with ease!

5 Easy Tricks to Make This Your Fittest Summer Ever

The Active Times | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

The following health and fitness tips were all learned during the two years I spent working as a personal trainer. They're meant to help you keep your summer fitness goals on track without depriving you from your favorite foods and turning the entire season into one giant trip to the gym.

Four Cheap EZ Tips for EveryGirl to Lose Weight and Get Fit

Maria Menounos | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Menounos

The cheapest and by far the easiest tip I can give you right off the bat is to start drinking plain old hot water. Hot water is the first thing I drink every morning and the last thing I drink every night. I drink it throughout the day as well.

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Workout

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 06.05.2014 | Healthy Living

We asked some of our favorite fitness experts (and aficionados) how to get the most out of our workouts. From snacks to strengthening tips, we learned...