There are a million ways to let spring influence your life. Let yourself breathe, rest, enjoy the people you love, and allow yourself to let go of those who make you feel insecure and unhappy. Get inspired by your world and community and enjoy the soul change this season!
This a talk from the Beyond Conference I gave in March, 2015 about living life in the present. I spoke about my weight loss journey and recovering f...
While marathon sweat sessions can certainly kick your metabolism into high gear, there's a faster, better way to rev up your fat-burning potential. Below are seven seriously simple moves that will slash through more calories than minutes.
One of the most common mistakes dog owners make is not giving their furry friend enough exercise, which can lead to boredom and potentially neurotic and destructive behaviors.
Every day we lace up our shoes for a run, we get to decide: Will we let our thoughts point out every little thing that isn't perfect? Or will we push those negative thoughts aside and let us see running for what it is: a gift not to be taken for granted.
Grateful. I always have to remind myself to be grateful. And you should, too. No matter how crappy things may seem at the moment, or how down in t...
But when you're internally motivated, you're driven by a desire to make yourself better. You're only accountable to you, and that means you control the variables that decide whether you succeed or fail. When those factors are stacked in your favor, the odds say you'll make lasting change.
There's lots of questionable and flat-out false fitness advice floating all around -- in the gym, online, on TV, and in magazines. We asked a few trainers to share the worst advice they've ever heard. Straight from the gym floor, here's what they reported.
Traditions die slowly if at all. The executive physical offered by hospitals and larger medical practices incorporating an exercise test, alone or coupled with echo or nuclear heart imaging, has a long history of use.
"Athletes can help to build awareness. Not just representing a retail manufacturer or fast food organization that pays them a lot of money to help them sell their products."
You will have forged a new character out of yourself, build strength and endurance and developed power. You will stand confident in who you are and what you can do: a true hero to yourself.
When you create good habits, you'll feel stronger, healthier, happier, and more capable of taking on even bigger challenges. With each step on your road to a better lifestyle, you'll gain more confidence, increase your momentum, and continue moving forward.
Just because you did something one day, doesn't mean it's right for you body the next day. Just because you could do it, doesn't mean you should. Give yourself permission to experiment with what works best for you, day-to-day.
My goal is to be in the best shape I've ever been when my 21-year-old son graduates from Cal Berkeley on May 16, 60 days from now. Here's what I'm committing to in my personal 60 Days to Fit program.
I am dedicated to making this happen and to getting my body back into top shape. With the start of Spring, I plan to go back to getting in my daily 10,000 steps. Looking forward to jogging again. And to not put off the things I want to do the most. Life matters.
Parent brawls, coaches who belittle athletes and the kids who are suffering from injuries, eating disorders or stress and exhaustion. It can leave a parent wondering: why is it valuable for my child to play youth sports?
Absolutely there is still more to do but, overall, exercise has made me feel better about myself. There are a few other special perks that I realized I had gained from my consistent workouts.
Children who play sports learn to express their feelings of disappointment when the team does lose, a vital skill for developing resiliency. Sports give children the opportunity to learn to work together with others toward a common goal and a framework for developing the skills they will need later in life to achieve those goals.
In a perfect world, we would always have easy access to all the fitness equipment we need, but for most of us that's just not reality. Whether it's a long day at work that throws off your desire to get to the gym, a hectic travel schedule that drags you away from your fitness center or maybe you don't have a membership, it's good to know that there are other options than the dumbbells at your local Planet Fitness.
In my field of cardiology, a series of studies show that more than 80 percent of all heart attacks can be prevented by a remarkably consistent lifestyle that is neither difficult nor expensive.