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How to Motivate Yourself to Work Out

Alejandra Aguirre | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Aguirre

We all know that working out is good for us and we should do it more often, but sometimes we just can't find the motivation. In my 30 years of teaching fitness classes, I've noticed a few things that help in the motivation department.

Here Are The Top 10 Fittest Cities In America

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus and Alena Hall | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living

The national's capital isn't just leading our government -- it's setting the standard for fitness, too. According to the latest American Fitness Index...

From No Diet Day to No Diet Life

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 05.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

May 6 is International No Diet Day, a day established to challenge the cultural attitudes and values that contribute to chronic dieting, weight preo...

Truckers Need Meditation and Mindfulness

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 05.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

So, how can truckers implement meditation and mindfulness and why? As science continues to prove, meditation offers hard core assistance in dealing with stress, enhancing longevity and assisting with loneliness. Here are some practical implementations and thoughts.

How 'Healthy Diets' Have Changed Over The Decade

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living

If you’re confused about all the conflicting dietary and nutritional advice out there, you’re not alone. Every week, it seems as if researchers ar...

Surviving 25 Years of Marriage Is New to Millennials But Still Works in the New Millennium

Jenny Triplett | Posted 04.17.2015 | Weddings
Jenny Triplett

Currently halfway into my 25th year of marriage, I keep hearing about how it is something of the past; marriage that is. I keep hearing that people are just shacking up these days and not making things legal.

2 Mammoth Fitness Character Traits That Can Guarantee Your Success in Anything

Julian Hayes II | Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Julian Hayes II

Photo Credit: JeremyHall via Compfight cc "Follow this plan and incinerate the fat in four weeks." "Go on my 15-day plan and buy these supplement...

Top Wellness Experts Show Us How They Fuel Their Day

The Fashion Spot | Sharon Feiereisen | Posted 04.10.2015 | Style

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but setting the tone with a dish that’s nutritious, easy to put together and tasty isn’t...

Spring Forward Into Health With These 10 Simple Tips

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

As a nutritionist, I am a big believer in working to improve our bodies -- as well as our minds -- for optimal health. Here are 10 easy tips to incorporate into your life this spring. I hope you can give some of them a try, if you are not already practicing them.

These 5 Cities Might Have The Secret To Longevity

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living

The majority of the United States is approaching the idea of a long, healthy life the wrong way, according to National Geographic writer and explorer ...

7 Helpful Tips For People Who Are New To Fitness

Julian Hayes II | Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Julian Hayes II

It's easy to find yourself traveling down a rabbit hole of endless information. Before you know it, your brain is fried and you haven't made it to the gym nor eaten your first healthy meal. But before you get sucked into the vortex of information overload, use these seven principles below to establish a rock solid fitness foundation.

This 51-Year-Old Woman's Sexy Boudoir Photo Shoot

Lisa Lewtan | Posted 04.03.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Lewtan

Do you ever look back at a photo and think, 'Wow, I looked so much better back then?' even though at the time, you didn't think you looked that great? Well that is how I feel right now when I look at this picture.

How Many Diets Are There?

Margaret Marshall | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

People look for the quick fix, to produce the weight loss for them. There isn't one. There is no timeline on a successful weight loss. Consider weight loss the byproduct of a lifestyle that includes eating food that nourishes you, and being active.

3 Ways to Feel Good Naked

Jenn Hand | Posted 03.30.2015 | Women
Jenn Hand

So next time you're standing in front of the mirror and start to go down that path of hating what you see, I want you to stop for a second and close your eyes. Take a few deep breaths and get back in touch with what's truly real in you.

Eat Healthy and Lose Weight With Nutrition Guru Tanya Zuckerbrot

Melissa Meyers | Posted 04.07.2015 | Style
Melissa Meyers

You want to know Tanya Zuckerbrot. Stunning, smart--and most importantly she can make you thin. But this well-known nutritionist won't make you eat cabbage for 6 weeks or live without carbs.

5 Habits Of Vegetarians You Should Steal

Posted 03.26.2015 | Healthy Living

By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD More and more of my clients consider themselves to be “part-time” vegetarians. While they may not want to give up ...

My Struggle to Make Peace With My Body

Eleni Makedonas | Posted 05.20.2015 | Women
Eleni Makedonas

What if we collectively, as women, stopped viewing the unrealistic images of women's bodies we see daily in the media as being normal and beautiful and started giving our bodies the love we so readily and unconditionally give everyone else in our lives?

10 Conversations You Need To Have With Your Kids Between College Acceptance and College Drop-Off

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff | Posted 05.19.2015 | Parents
Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

Get out of the nagging business. In college, it's up to the student to manage homework, to talk to the teacher and to keep their room. Let them know that you are available if they have questions, but that you will no longer be responsible.

10 Rules of Fighting

Dr. Shannon Kolakowski | Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shannon Kolakowski

The workplace often brings out conflict. When you are passionate about your work and good at your job, you're not always going to agree with everyone. In fact, conflicting viewpoints are part of what makes a workplace creative and productive. But conflict doesn't have to ruin your day or damage your relationship with your colleagues.

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.

Paul and Ringo Are Good Role Models for Aging Boomers

Candy Leonard | Posted 05.02.2015 | Fifty
Candy Leonard

The Beatles were always changing and evolving, which is why growing up with them was such a rich experience. They were always doing something new. As George Martin said recently, "They would always want to look beyond the horizon, not just at it."

To Cheat or Not to Cheat: Negotiating Weight Loss, Long-Term

Stacey Morris | Posted 05.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Stacey Morris

Conventional wisdom says that things like pizza, fried chicken, ice cream, and cake, are nutritionally vile and calorically offensive. Perhaps. But one thing I've learned about myself: I can't eat solely for nutrition all the time, just as I can no longer eat solely for pleasure as I once did.

The Message of American Heart Month and Throughout the Year: Healthy Lifestyle Choices Should Be a Priority

Judith A. Salerno | Posted 04.28.2015 | Impact
Judith A. Salerno

One of the great privileges of being a part of the American Heart Association is the opportunity to work together with fellow health organizations, like Susan G. Komen, to achieve our shared goal of improving and saving lives.

The Reality About Being 'Too Busy'

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 04.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

For many of us, when we are faced with an opportunity to change something about our lives or improve ourselves in some way, rather than to say, "Okay, I'll make time," we experience inner resistance. That inner resistance then surfaces by making a comment like "I don't have time."

Gluten-Free? Awkward!

Celia Kaye | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Celia Kaye

There are many social situations in which you might find it awkward to have dietary restrictions. But in my experience, feeling awkward has a lot to do with external pressures, or your perception of how you are viewed. And when it comes to being gluten-free, I'm only concerned with my health.