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How I Empowered Myself To Kick My Own Butt Into Shape

Jera Foster-Fell | Posted 08.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Jera Foster-Fell

So let's back up for a second and talk about what the heck happened in the span of a year that took me from miserable to pretty darn happy, and how anyone can have the same breakthrough.

The 3 New Rules of Core Training

Sonima.com | Posted 06.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

By: Brian Sabin An elite performance coach explains how a common posture problem undermines your core workout and makes your lower body muscles tight...

Leave Her Alone: Top Reasons You Should Stop Flirting At The Gym

Percell Dugger | Posted 06.13.2016 | Black Voices
Percell Dugger

So you're at the gym working on your fitness. That's great, good for you, Glen Coco. You spot a lovely woman, over by the cardio section, and she's ab...

9 Personal Trainer Tips For Mastering The Weight Room

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.20.2016 | Healthy Living

Strength training is critical to becoming truly fit. Lifting weights helps us live longer, sleep better and burn more calories, even while sitting com...

Is Your Weight Loss Approach Right for You?

Ava Kyte | Posted 05.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Ava Kyte

Don't just change your behavior, change your mindset, so all the changes you make will come to you automatically and will come to you without any effort. Weight loss is really about shaping your perceptions to serve your health, healthy weight, and wellbeing. Shifting them and having more balance in your life will automatically help you attain a healthy, fit physique.

Why Is It Challenging to Make Self-Care and Exercising a Part of Your Life?

Ava Kyte | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Ava Kyte

No matter how hard we try to take care of our daily tasks and to get it all done, the list is endless. We hope for change and the time when things will get easier. We hope that soon enough we'll have more time to take care of ourselves, only that time just doesn't seem to come.

An Underrated Strategy for Turning Fitness Into a Habit

Thrillist | Posted 04.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Thrillist

Fitness is all about habits, which is why so many people struggle with their workout plans, especially those who aren't in shape to begin with. Their habits up to that point have led them to an unfit life. Trying to fix that is a Sisyphean task for most people. It's battling a lifetime of habit inertia. But it can be done, and I've got the perfect system to make it happen.

How to Change Your Approach With Your Fitness Routine

Ava Kyte | Posted 04.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Ava Kyte

It took me some self-studying, soul searching, healing, time, patience, and trust to be where I am today: being free, at peace with my body, and with who I am.

The No. 1 Move to Do for a Pain-Free Body

Sonima.com | Posted 04.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

But the main feat static back accomplishes is that it allows gravity to work with us to begin the balancing process. When you lie on your back and put your legs up on a block or chair, it causes a symmetrical right angle posture at the knee joint.

Are Your Exercise Habits Sabotaging Your Sleep?

Sonima.com | Posted 04.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

Big fitness goals make you want to work extra hard. However, if you find yourself struggling to get quality sleep at night, you may be overtraining.

My Vision for the Fitness Industry

Ava Kyte | Posted 04.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Ava Kyte

I can imagine the reasons why they don't start a workout program. They must feel intimidated by all the craziness and intensity they see that's so trendy today. We all feel like outsiders, not good enough and uncomfortable if we can't follow the trends. Isn't that right?

6 Amazing Tips For Staying in Shape While Traveling

Jyotsna Ramani | Posted 03.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Jyotsna Ramani

People often ask me how I stay fit (modestly isn't my virtue, as you see) and the answer is simple -- I am always "on the move" and it helps me towards my goals rather than hampering them. Here are my own tried and tested tips towards being a fit traveler:

3 Exercise Essentials You Can't Turn Your Back On

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Greg Hoak, MS, CSCS In my experience as a trainer, I've noticed that people tend to overwork the muscles that they can see in the mi...

10 Exercise Essentials to Keep your Bikini Body While Traveling

Collette Stohler | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
Collette Stohler

When it comes to packing for vacation, the last thing you people want to squeeze into your suitcases is workout gear. But if you want to squeeze into ...

Which Should You Do First: Cardio or Strength?

Chris Freytag | Posted 01.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Chris Freytag

The fact that you are even questioning the order of your workout means you are working out. This puts you ahead of most of the population and this is truly what matters.

Semper Fit: How Military Spouses Stay in Shape During Deployments

Donna Gorman | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Donna Gorman

‪Duren's commitment to exercise changed her life. Before she became a Marine Corps spouse, she was an obese teenager, with no idea how to work out or eat right, but over the years, she transformed herself into to a 128-pound mom of two.

5 Things I Learned Once I Ditched Dainty Dumbbells

Charlotte Moore | Posted 01.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Moore

It takes time, dedication and a good understanding of food macros to successfully add any kind of muscle to your body. Once you have all of these things in balance, you'll reap the rewards of feeling like a happier, healthier, stronger version of yourself.

5 Intentions You Need to Say 'Hello' to for Your Best (And Healthiest) Year Yet

Michele Lian | Posted 03.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

If you're still at the drawing board with this one, here are five intentions you can start with that will set you up for the year with courage, success and peace of mind. I invite you to intend to...

7 Sure-Fire Strategies to Reaching Your Health and Fitness Goals

Jill S. Brown | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

Compared to some of the other common goals most people have like finding a new job, saving money, being happier or more fulfilled, it would seem like simply exercising more and eating better would be the easiest of goals to accomplish. But as we all know it isn't.

2016 Rules of Gym Etiquette for Newbies and Salty Dogs

Jill S. Brown | Posted 01.04.2016 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

January means different things to different people. For some it's a long month with only one holiday (Martin Luther King Jr. Day), for others it's ab...

The 11 Worst Decisions You Can Make at the Gym

Thrillist | Posted 12.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Thrillist

You signed up for a gym membership, which may, in fact, be one of your poorer decisions. But now you're locked into a contract, so you might as well make the most of it. If you don't want to catch a staph infection or get trapped on a treadmill between a heavy breather and a loud cellphone talker, avoid making these decisions when you hit the gym.

5 Fears You Need To Overcome to Transform Your Body (And Life)

Michele Lian | Posted 03.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

Remember: You have what it takes, are worthy, and don't need to know everything or do everything perfectly. You've got this.

The 12 Days of Fitness

Tony DeSantis | Posted 12.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Tony DeSantis

I was thinking of holiday songs the other day and couldn't help but try to figure out the lyrics to "The 12 Days of Christmas." I was completely unsu...

Why Your Workout Should Be More Like a Drinking Game

Jenny C. Evans | Posted 12.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenny C. Evans

So there's no actual drinking involved, just the spirit of fun and competition. And the only hangover you'll be suffering from the next day is a delicious sense of muscle soreness.

3 Simple Areas of Life Ruining Your Fitness (And What You Can Do About It)

Julian Hayes II | Posted 11.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Julian Hayes II

If you're struggling with your diet, workouts, motivation, or any other healthy habit -- assess these three important areas.