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Fitness Trends

6 Playlists That Are Perfect For Your Next Workout

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 08.08.2016 | Healthy Living

When it comes to workouts, there’s no better combination than an energetic sweat session and a killer pump-up playlist. (Consult these studies if yo...

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?

The 10 Biggest Fitness Trends Of The Year (So Far)

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.22.2016 | Healthy Living

Wearable fitness is all the rage, but we probably didn't have to tell you that. There are hundreds of versions of fitness trackers on the market. Whil...

Why You Only Think You're Doing HIITs But Probably Aren't (and Don't Really Need to Anyway)

Jill S. Brown | Posted 02.29.2016 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

If you pay the slightest bit of attention to fitness trends, you've probably heard HIIT (high intensity interval training) is the greatest thing to happen to workouts since rubber soles shoes.

6 Questionable Health Trends We'd Like To Leave Behind In 2015

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.23.2015 | Healthy Living

As the year comes to a close, it's time for one of our favorite traditions, saying goodbye to questionable health trends we'd like to leave behind in ...

Top Fitness Trends for 2016: Does Your Favorite Make the List?

Jill S. Brown | Posted 11.23.2015 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

First let's get our semantics straight. This list is about trends, not fads. The difference being that a fad is a phenomenon that blows up quickly, lasts only for a short time, then, fades away. A trend is something that gains momentum and can create long-term impact in the way people think or behave. In other words, a trend is a "movement."

Are breweries the new yoga studios?

Well+GOOD | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living

By Christine Yu for Well+GOOD When Mikki Trowbridge decided to teach a yoga class at Rogue Brewery's farm overlooking the Willamette River just outsi...

Khloe Kardashian Reveals The Secret To Her Ultimate Workout

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 10.02.2015 | Style

You can now get that Khloé With A K physique, because the middle Kardashian recently dished her ultimate Khlo-Fit workout on her new lifestyle websit...

The 10 Craziest Health Trends Of The Past 40 Years | Emma Haak | Posted 09.17.2015 | OWN

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This New Fitness Trend On The Streets Of Palestine Defies Gravity

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living

First there was Parkour, the French-based urban movement that used city landscapes to accomplish impressive acrobatic feats. Now, there's street worko...

This New Fitness Trend On The Streets Of Palestine Defies Gravity

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living

First there was Parkour, the French-based urban movement that used city landscapes to accomplish impressive acrobatic feats. Now, there's street worko...

This Is What Our Health Looked Like Just 10 Years Ago

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living

The Huffington Post turns 10 this week, and in honor of our anniversary, we're celebrating advancements in public and private health over the past dec...

6 Fitness Trends for 2015 That Have the Experts Buzzing

BurnThis | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living

The result was an incredibly thoughtful and well-informed discussion about what healthful living looks like today and what it will look like tomorrow. Here are some key themes to look out for in 2015 according to the experts.

5 Fresh Ways To Get Fit This Fall

Posted 09.25.2014 | OWN

You're finally ready to hunker down and get fit. Good news: We've got just the class, gear and ideas for you. By Corrie Pikul Like Us On Facebo...

Old Fitness Tools Get Trendy Upgrades

Reuters | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living

By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK, May 12 (Reuters) - Dumbbells, medicine balls and jump ropes have once again taken center stage on the ...

Everything You Wanted To Know About The Latest Exercise Trends

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul We decode CrossFit, Tabata -- and the other fitness buzzwords you've been hearing. As a reminder, always consult your doctor fo...

Fitness Trend Forecast: What Workouts Should You Be Doing (or Not)?

Jill S. Brown | Posted 11.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

The fitness industry is a lot like fashion, where old trends come back into vogue but usually with a updated twist. If it's tried and true, and there's research to back it up, it will be back or here to stay.

We Tried It: Zen Bootcamp

Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Gregoire

The hour-long workout classes are not for the faint of heart: After a short meditation in child's pose, it's a non-stop, high-intensity cardio and strength-training workout. But don't let the word "bootcamp" scare you away: The class is just as playful as it is intense.

Hate the Gym? 11 Crazy Alternatives to Get in Shape

Marlo Thomas | Posted 06.24.2013 | Home
Marlo Thomas

When it comes to physical fitness, I've always opted for the tried, true and traditional. I'm perfectly happy with my light weight-training and a good jog in the park. But apparently I've been missing out on a whole new wave of inventive, fun and sometimes hilarious workout routines -- from "aerial yoga" to "booty ballet!"

In Defense Of CrossFit

Russell Berger | Posted 05.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Russell Berger

In his recent critique of CrossFit, Blogger Matthew Basso succeeds in warning readers of an alarmingly dangerous, unorthodox, and ineffective fitness program. The only drawback to Basso's article is that he critiques a program that doesn't exist.

What To Expect In Nutrition And Fitness For 2013

Posted 01.01.2013 | Healthy Living

No one can know exactly what the year ahead will bring. But those who work in and monitor the fitness industry can make some pretty good guesses. ...

Katherine Bindley

Why More Women Are Getting Down In The Mud | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living

When Lauren Mundell and her friends planned a girls weekend in Mount Snow, Vt., last May, they chose to spend part of it watching one of the most inte...

Six Unique Ways to Get Slim Outside the Gym in San Francisco | Posted 12.22.2012 | San Francisco

Fear not, physically fettered friends. Exercise can (and should) be enjoyable, and fitness has become incredibly creative. Here are six ways to get out of San Francisco (and out of the box!) with our favorite creative workouts in the Bay Area.

A Perfect Combination Of Exercise And Fun

Matthew Basso | Posted 11.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Matthew Basso

Stand up paddle boarding is in my top three of favorite outdoor workouts. It's such a versatile and functional tool for fat burning and body sculpting, depending on the type of workout you're looking for; you can manipulate your time on the board to focus on core work, strength, or even endurance.

3 Hot Fitness Trends of 2012

Rachel Cosgrove | Posted 05.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Rachel Cosgrove

Every year, there are new trends in fitness. Some last longer than others. Some are more effective than others, making them more than a "trend."