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6 Ways To Build The Mental Resilience You Need To Get And Stay Healthy

Michele Lian | Posted 08.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

All I wanted to do was give up. With a barbell balanced precariously over my head, I tried getting down into a squat. I was scared. My knees were go...

Meditate For Peace And Heal The Planet

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 08.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

In the aftermath of recent global shootings, bombings and terrorism, many wonder how to prevent future violence. Now recent research reports group med...

The Top 10 Workout Songs for August 2016

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 08.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

Collaborations and remixes reign in this month's top 10 list--with all but one of the tracks being credited to multiple artists.

A Full-Body Warm-Up for Before Walking | Posted 07.26.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Pete Egoscue Improve the efficiency of your workout and prevent pain and injury with this 15-minute warm-up routine for before your next walk. ...

5 Reasons Fitness Is Important In Dating And Relationships

Holly Sidell | Posted 07.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Holly Sidell

If it's a priority to you, then I think dating someone as activity and fitness minded as yourself has the more likely potential to lead to a successful long-term relationship than otherwise. Here's why:

Why Healthy Inspo Could Make You Unhealthy

Lisa Cox | Posted 07.12.2016 | Women
Lisa Cox

When you think of women's health and wellness, you might think of those stereotypical images. You know the ones. It's hard to miss them, especially...

The Top 10 Workout Songs for July 2016

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

Flickr: dalioPhoto The artists behind this month's top workout tunes could easily pass for the lineup of a great, summer music festival. Kicking of...

Why Fitness Pros Need To Stop Talking About 'Bikini Bodies'

Andrea Isabelle Lucas | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrea Isabelle Lucas

Don't get me wrong -- I appreciate my toned muscles. But that's just the surface. We need to get real, and just stop with the notion of bikini-season. Because you are so much more than just a body.

The 3 New Rules of Core Training | Posted 06.30.2016 | Healthy Living

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

Boxers Or Briefs: Parkour Athletes

Michael Kleinmann | Posted 06.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Kleinmann

Maintaining a "summer body" throughout the year is no small task, but it doesn't take a gym membership - or even weights for that matter. In Boxers or...

Seriously, Unfollow #Fitspiration On Social Media

UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living
UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative

Viewing fitspiration images on Instagram was associated with an increase in negative mood and body dissatisfaction and a decrease in appearance self-esteem.

The Global Search for Education: Well Being

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.07.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"I struggled with body image and the feeling of self-control. My erratic eating and tendency to isolate myself were harmful behaviors that did not bri...

Your Posture Matters

Ava Kyte | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Ava Kyte

We don't realize it, but our emotional state shows up in our posture, but we can also shift our emotional and mental states with it. When we're stressed, we tend to have bad posture, but what type of decisions are we going to make while slouching forward, stressed or not?

The Top 10 Workout Songs for June 2016

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 05.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

Flickr: Ernst Moeksis The summer possesses a strange magic that allows it to draw pop songs out of the woodwork--even from acts that aren't necessari...

Yoga Hope for Addiction

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

The sad news of rockstar Prince's death was followed by reports that prescription opioids were found at the scene. The latest news reports Prince was ...

The Top 10 Workout Songs for May 2016

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

This month's tops songs provide an excellent mix of college radio favorites, Top 40 hits, and clubland remixes. Starting with the outliers, you've got the latest from guitarless wonders Fitz & The Tantrums and the throwback sound of Ladyhawke.

The Parts of a Man's Body that Women Find Sexiest, and How to Improve Them

GQ | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living

By GQ . Photo: Ben Watts We asked 108 real, live women what male body part they find sexiest, then transposed their surprising responses to this dr...

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.

My Mission to Change the Toxic Nature of Work

Peter Chiarchiaro | Posted 04.18.2016 | Business
Peter Chiarchiaro

Recently, I've been reflecting on my journey over the past 10 years. Growing up in New York, I graduated with a BA in economics. At 21, I had a full ...

My Process of Healing

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 04.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

Injury, surgery and recovery are each a journey. You bring to them your attitude and your physiology, and you work with what you have. I have always learned the most from my patients who push the limits, and today I am better educated: as both a physician and recovering patient.

An Underrated Strategy for Turning Fitness Into a Habit

Thrillist | Posted 04.12.2016 | Healthy Living

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.

The Top 10 Workout Songs For April 2016

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 04.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

Moreover, it's spring--when pop's jauntiness returns after months of hibernation. So, it's a great time of year for buoyant beats and an even better time to get outdoors. Here's the full list -- according to the votes logged on workout music site Run Hundred.

The No. 1 Move to Do for a Pain-Free Body | Posted 04.04.2016 | Healthy Living

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? | Posted 04.04.2016 | Healthy Living

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?