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5 Reasons You're Not Seeing Results At The Gym

Tony DeSantis | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Tony DeSantis

Fitness is different for everyone. What works for one may not work for the other. It is up to you to find what does work for you and run with it. Make fitness your own.

Fitness Clubs Get A Boomer-Friendly Makeover

Reuters | Dorene Internicola | Posted 07.13.2013 | Fifty

By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK (Reuters) - Baby boomers, the generation that vowed to stay forever young, are getting older, designing ...

5 Workout Moves That Feel Like Play

Angeles Burke | Posted 07.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Angeles Burke

It's starting to warm up outside and the gym is getting packed. Instead of skipping out on your workout because all the machines seem to be taken, try this fun outdoor workout! All you need to do is find a playground.

Hate the Gym? 11 Crazy Alternatives to Get in Shape

Marlo Thomas | Posted 06.24.2013 | MarloThomas
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!"

Are We Making Trade-Offs In Healthy Behaviors?

Posted 04.17.2013 | Healthy Living

Do you find it hard to fit in the time and energy for a great workout followed by a healthy home-cooked meal? You are not alone. According to a new...

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.

Back Pain Relief Could Come From A Daily Stroll

Posted 03.14.2013 | Healthy Living

Relief from back pain could be as simple as taking a stroll, a new study suggests. A recent study suggests that a simple regime of daily walking ma...

2 Exercises To Firm Your Glutes

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 02.22.2013 | Fifty

Have you been keeping up with your New Year's resolution of getting in shape or maintaining the health strides you made last year? Good for you! For t...

Is 'Slow And Steady' Exercise Better For Health?

Posted 02.20.2013 | Healthy Living

By Annie Hauser High-intensity interval workouts have long been praised for their weight-loss benefit, but when it comes to overall health, sim...

Three Easy Stretches For A Healthy Spine

David Magone | Posted 04.17.2013 | Healthy Living
David Magone

If you find that your spine isn't feeling as bendy as it used to, then practicing these three simple stretches on a daily basis may help you prevent additional range of motion loss and in some cases, even restore lost mobility.

The Top 10 Grammy-Nominated Workout Songs

Posted 02.12.2013 | Healthy Living

By Chris Lawhorn for Shape.com One of the nice things about the Grammy Awards is that they highlight songs that were hits on the radio and with cri...

No Time To Work Out? How To Make The Most Of Just 10 Minutes

Posted 02.05.2013 | Healthy Living

If you've got 10 minutes, you've got a workout. That's the consensus among exercise researchers, who are finding full benefits from abridged worko...

No Time To Work Out? How To Make The Most Of Just 5 Minutes

Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living

Got five minutes? Even if you can't block off the time for that 90 minute yoga class or three mile run, there's still no reason you can't rev up y...

5 Gentle Yoga Poses for Every Body

Posted 09.30.2013 | Healthy Living

Soft and slow in pace, yoga can help relieve stress and still give you a challenging enough routine to burn calories, tone your abs, and improve flexi...

The Top 10 Workout Songs For January

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

Typically, the beginning of a new year is when folks resolve to get into better shape. This month's mix features a lively bundle of songs to help you kick things off with a bang.

7 Ways To Burn Calories On A Winter Weekend

Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living

When the temperature dips below freezing and the snow starts to fall, it's tempting to spend a lazy Saturday or Sunday (or both!) curled up under the ...

The Fitness Apps We Loved The Most In 2012

Posted 12.27.2012 | Healthy Living

Among the 19 percent of smartphone users who use health-based apps, nearly 40 percent use at least one fitness-based application in an effort to kicks...

Staying Slim During The Holidays, From Kelly Ripa (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

How in the world can you stay thin among so many holiday treats? Kelly Ripa shared some fantastic tips for staying slim during the holidays when she v...

13 Motivational Quotes To Help You Stick To Your 2013 Fitness Resolutions

Posted 12.20.2012 | Healthy Living

Losing weight and getting fit are some of the most common New Year's resolutions -- and some of the most commonly broken ones, too. Part of the pro...

HuffPost Workouts: Best Workout Songs Of 2012

Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living

What marked your 2012 workouts more than, say Gangnam Style? Remember that June 16th run, propelled forward by Ne-Yo? Good times. But in all serio...

Embrace Your Ever-Changing Body

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2013 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Whether you are a teen or over 60, your body undergoes constant physical change. And as these changes occur, they evoke a set of emotional responses that relate not only to your age, but to the circumstances associated with your stage of life.

Exercise For The Post 50 Can Improve Your Attitudes About Aging

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 01.27.2013 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

The women were randomly divided into three groups with about 80 participants in each group. The physical exercise group completed three 90-minute sessions per week. They were compared to a cognitive exercise group who received classroom training in the use of computers. The third group went about their usual everyday routines which did not include either type of specific activity.

10 Ways To Make Black Friday A Workout

Posted 11.25.2013 | Healthy Living

There's the walking from store to store, the stretching to reach the good stuff on the top shelf, maybe some heavy lifting once you're carrying all th...

A Hurricane Sandy Workout: Frankenstorm Fitness

Jeff Halevy | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeff Halevy

If you're like me, getting holed up because of a hurricane -- like Sandy! -- is the ultimate bummer. You can't get to the gym and work out! To ease your burning desire for a burn, here's a workout you can do without leaving your apartment or home.

How To Lose Weight In Menopause And Keep It Off

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 12.19.2012 | Fifty
Mache Seibel, MD

The most common concerns I hear from my menopausal and postmenopausal patients are how easy it is to gain weight and how hard it is to lose weight. It's a real challenge. But there are 5 steps you can easily take to lose weight in menopause and keep it off.