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Laura Lost 81 Pounds Post-Baby

Posted 11.19.2011 | Healthy Living

Got a weight loss story of your own? Send it to success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site! Name: Laura Temple Age...

Elizabeth Lost 50 Pounds With The Help Of Online Support

Posted 11.15.2011 | Healthy Living

Got a weight loss success story of your own? Tell us about it at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site! Name: El...

Lyndsey Started A Fitness Program And Lost More Than 150 Pounds

Posted 11.12.2011 | Healthy Living

Name: Lyndsey Oliver-Farewell Age: 25 Height: 5'10" Before Weight: 316 pounds How I Gained It: Food has always been a big part of my family, an...

I Love Weight Lifting And Yoga

Posted 11.08.2011 | Healthy Living

By Mary Henslee for Blisstree.com The feel of cold steel in your hand. The heft of a barbell across your shoulders. In my opinion, these are the ma...

Get Healthy -- The Right Way

Jackie Warner | Posted 11.02.2011 | Healthy Living
Jackie Warner

I'm here to tell you that it is never too late and you are never too far gone to find your inner athlete and passion.

Exercise For You, Not For Your Looks

Sara Gaynes | Posted 10.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Sara Gaynes

Last week, the Los Angeles Times published a column about the benefits of vanity in exercising, and it left a bad taste in my mouth. Bad enough that I couldn't stop myself from writing up a response.

Why You Shouldn't 'Run To Eat'

Posted 10.31.2011 | Healthy Living

By Briana Rognlin for Blisstree.com “More miles means more wine, and more cheese,” reads the tagline of i run to eat, a blog tracking the worko...

Giving Up On A Run, What I Got In Return

Mina Samuels | Posted 10.29.2011 | Healthy Living
Mina Samuels

Last week I set out with my partner to do a 20-mile trail run in the South Yuba River canyon, from Little Washington to Purdon Crossing.

No Fancy Gym Required

Posted 10.30.2011 | Healthy Living

By Elizabeth Nolan Brown for Blisstree.com Big cities can sustain gyms, fitness classes and exercise options for every taste. In New York and Los A...

Troy Lost 68 Pounds And Now Runs Ultra-Marathons

Posted 10.26.2011 | Healthy Living

Name: Troy Ray Grimes Age: 47 Height: 5'11" Before Weight: 233 pounds How I Gained It: At age 39, I was an overweight couch potato whose life w...

Marathon Training: It Gets Easier

Blisstree.com | Hailey Eber | Posted 10.26.2011 | Healthy Living

By Hailey Eber for Blisstree.com I sometimes wish they made “It Gets Better” videos for people other than gay teens. It’s not that LGBT youth...

When Should You Break Your Fitness Regimen?

Sara Gaynes | Posted 10.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Sara Gaynes

As I set out a jog around the huge property, I made a point to pass by the gym tent looking for people working in it. Who exactly comes on this lavish outdoor vacation and ends up trapped in a tent, plowing away on a machine?

Jason Cut Out Fast Food And Lost 95 Pounds

Posted 10.26.2011 | Healthy Living

Got a weight loss success story of your own? Tell us about it at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site! Name: Ja...

What I Talk About When I Don't Talk About Running

Janet Turley | Posted 10.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Janet Turley

It was sometime when the needle stuck in my metatarsal joint, filling it with cortisone, that I blurted "maybe I should pick another sport."

Taking The Fight Out Of Fitness And Food

Donna Fish | Posted 10.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Fish

How you self talk in the face of your inner mean girl or guy will have a direct result on your ability to get back to your efforts. If you are brutal to yourself, it is likely that you will totally shut down, and want to avoid this whole thing entirely.

10 Ways To Stay Motivated To Work Out

Ruth Zukerman | Posted 10.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Ruth Zukerman

Has your relationship with a gym ever atrophied? Have your visions of a beach body ever become blurry? Whatever the case, maintaining a workout regime is often more difficult than actually starting one

How I've Helped People Get (And Stay) Motivated Toward Their Weight Loss Goals

Richard Simmons | Posted 10.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Richard Simmons

Oh, it's the question I've heard most often for the nearly 40 years I've been encouraging Americans to lose weight and get in shape. "Richard, can you motivate me to lose this weight?"

Slim Down Your Belly

Kathy Kaehler | Posted 10.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathy Kaehler

When I posed the question "What is your problem area?" on my Facebook page it was unanimous: the answer was the belly.

Kim Focused On Healthy Choices And Lost 100 Pounds

Posted 10.22.2011 | Healthy Living

Got a weight loss success story of your own? Tell us about it at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site! Name: Ki...

4 Benefits To Striking A Yoga Pose

Posted 10.20.2011 | Healthy Living

By Su Reid-St. John and Rozalynn S. Frazier for Health magazine Fewer migraines Research shows that doing simple neck-, shoulder-, and back-st...

Small Changes, Big Results

LIVESTRONG.COM | Posted 10.20.2011 | Healthy Living
LIVESTRONG.COM

Small lifestyle changes are easier to achieve and maintain. When successful, they are more likely to become habits and can lead to increased self-confidence.

Training For The Ultimate Mountain Climb

Andrea Metcalf | Posted 10.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrea Metcalf

A group of amazing women have take on the challenge of climbing Mount Kilamanjaro in celebration of life and survival.

Working Out Shouldn't Be About Getting A 'Perfect Body'

Mina Samuels | Posted 10.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Mina Samuels

As Eckhart Tolle recommends in "Power Of Now," scan your physical-emotional being and ask, am I happy? I hope the answer is yes. If not, find the workout that gives you that answer.

Yes, I Climbed Mount Kilimanjaro

Tina Sloan | Posted 10.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Sloan

What were you thinking? Mount Kilimanjaro? I wasn't even sure where Mount Kilimanjaro was.

Exercise Now, Benefit Later: How You Can Stock Up On Fitness

Jill S. Brown | Posted 10.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

As for fitness, I'm a firm believer that you can treat exercise much more like a bank account than you can with sleep.