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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.

New Resolution: Get On an Exercise Program You Can Stick With!

Mirabai Holland | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Mirabai Holland

You're on nobody's timetable but your own. Don't give in to peer pressure, however subtle, and forget those TV ads for instant success. My rule of thumb for progress is this: add a little more only when it gets too easy, not because it's been a week and you feel like it's time to do more.

Why You Shouldn't Tie Health Goals To The New Year

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

For many people, January is a good time to focus on weight and well-being for a healthier new year. But if you really want to be your best self this y...

How 10 Words Changed My Life Forever

Denisha Kuhlor | Posted 08.28.2013 | Teen
Denisha Kuhlor

My first day training was one of the hardest days of my life. I had been mentally preparing myself all day but there was no quote or saying for what I was about to endure. Halfway through I told myself I had endured enough and formed my lips to tell my coach "I quit."

10 Date Ideas For Active Couples

Posted 04.25.2013 | Weddings

By HowAboutWe There’s no better time to take advantage of all this long-awaited sunshine than to take a moment for a date with your partner. Mayb...

5 Ways To Fight Your Fear Of The Gym

Suzy Boerboom | Posted 06.08.2013 | Fifty
Suzy Boerboom

Being a bit uncertain or fearful about stepping into a gym is not something that is specific to age. But it certainly doesn't help to be surrounded by younger, fitter and more experienced individuals lifting three times their weight and letting out guttural grunts while doing it. Here are 5 tips to help you get over your fear of gyms.

Getting in A-List Shape!

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 05.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

You don't have to be a celebrity to get in A-list shape! Just read my following secrets and advice, and be ready to get get fitted for your glamorous gown.

Why Don't We Do The Things We Know Are Good For Us?

BJ Gallagher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
BJ Gallagher

Mark Twain was a keen observer of human nature. As we begin 2010, I'm reminded of Twain's quote: "To promise not to do a thing is the surest way to make a body want to go and do that very thing."