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Growing Old Is Not for Sissies

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

So don't live like today is the last day of your life, live like you will live forever. If you want to grow old happily, train your body for the sport of aging and play on.

Why More Men Should Practice Yoga

Rachael Yahne | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

As more celebrities step into the spotlight as yogis, I'm happily seeing more and more men give it a shot. Thanks to yoga, they are now enjoying better flexibility, improved performance in other sports, and less injury.

How Healthy Are You? Find Out By Answering These Questions

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

These disempowering messages push us toward patient-hood. It is not health news. It is sick news. We do not have a health care system. We have a sick care system. Disease is the doctor's domain, not health, if health is more than the absence of disease.

The Less-Is-More Approach to Working Out

Chantelle Zakariasen | Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Chantelle Zakariasen

The excuse for a lack of time is wiped away when we look at the effectiveness of high intensity interval training (HIIT). The metabolic and cardiovascular benefits of this form of training exceed conventional workout wisdom.

Strap It On! 3 Great Moves With a Strap for Your Shoulders, Hips and Back!

Yanoula Athanassakis | Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Yanoula Athanassakis

Everyone wants great posture, but it's one of most difficult goals to achieve -- especially if you sit a lot. Despite the best ergonomic chair or other tools, prolonged sitting can negatively impact our muscles and joints.

The Ultimate Guide To Using A Fitness Ball

Annalicia Lynn | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Annalicia Lynn

Most people don't properly utilize their stability ball (or even get it out of its box). And I get it. It's a totally intimidating apparatus if you've never been taught the basics. When you know the essentials, however, you can ensure your safety and protect your time.

How to Slow Aging Now: What Your Doctor Won't Tell You

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 03.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Most articles that find themselves under such a headline are not based in good science. Products promising long life and physical transformation usu...

Chocolate Milk

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

Do you ever wonder what you should be drinking POST workout? Yes, water, of course. But you may have noticed that there has been a new ad campaign pus...

Aging at Home? Let's Get Physical

Rachel Adelson | Posted 12.22.2014 | Fifty
Rachel Adelson

Pull up your leg warmers and tie a sweatband around your forehead. Let's get physical. Having talked about the things that motivate us to be fit in our later years, I'd like to connect specific exercises that build muscle strength and stamina to the things they support in everyday life.

Love The Free Presents: Rome Fortune, Kilo Kish, The Trp, Dos Global and Doja Cat

Kitty Cash | Posted 10.12.2014 | Entertainment
Kitty Cash

After the release of Love The Free Volume II, I wanted to share a bit more insight on the featured artists and their songs. Check out the details from Rome Fortune, Kilo Kish, The Trp, Dos Global, and Doja Cat.

How To 'Work Out' Your Heart: A Guide To Building Emotional Strength

Sahaj Kohli | Posted 09.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Sahaj Kohli

It's time to be intentional and make working out your heart as important as working out your body, not just for the health benefits but also to be your best self and contribute to a better world.

5 Things You've Got All Wrong About Protein

Julie Upton | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

But before you start filling your shopping cart with protein-enhanced foods in the hopes that they'll help you get leaner, stronger or fitter, here are five facts to consider.

Why I Wasn't Sure I Belonged In An Exit Row Seat

Tova Laiter | Posted 06.08.2014 | Fifty
Tova Laiter

On a recent trip to Mexico City, luck struck just when I least expected it. It was a crowded coach flight, but the busy agent at the United Airlines check-in desk suddenly smiled at me and said the magic words: 'I gave you the best seat in the house -- exit row'.

What Gay Muscle-Boys Can Give the Planet

Marten Weber | Posted 04.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Marten Weber

Gay men have always been body-conscious. We need to look good to attract each other. But it turns out we don't just do it to get laid: Muscles are actually good for you.

6 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Your Muscles

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

There's not much we could do without our muscles -- swallow, breathe, move at all. Yet despite how essential muscles are to our survival, there's stil...

Ladies, Your Muscles Are Sexy

Andrew Dixon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrew Dixon

I've rarely encountered a female personal training client who wasn't scared of getting too muscular. While I understand these fears come from the pictures of female bodybuilders and probably male bodybuilders as well, these fears really are unwarranted.

Brain and Brawn: The New Use It or Lose It

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

This research suggests that a physically active lifestyle helps preserve cognitive function. If you want to keep your marbles and your muscles, you better do more than Sudoku.

How Do You Build Strength Without Size?

Quora | Posted 11.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Quora

As long as your muscles are contracting at full speed or full force, you'll be activating as many motor units as possible. Do that repeatedly, and you'll get better at it.

How to Build Muscle

Mark Sisson | Posted 07.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Sisson

So you wanna put on some lean muscle mass. And you want to do it within the context of the Primal Blueprint, but aren't sure where to start. It's a common question and it's about time I addressed it head on.

Testosterone the Man Maker?

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Once upon a time, only women experienced menopause and became candidates for hormone replacement therapy. We now have andropause, or male menopause. Has the American male developed hormone replacement envy?

The Fitness Craze That Can Help You Build Muscle

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

One woman was naturally slender and woefully weak -- until she discovered the singular rush of heaving barbells toward the sky. By Karen Valby ...

Decreasing Post-Exertion Muscle Soreness: What's the Best Way?

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

Muscle soreness following a vigorous workout is sometimes managed by stretching, practicing yoga, soaking in a hot bath and simply suffering through. But who wants to suffer?

Hey Women: Paint-on Muscles Aren't Going to Help When You're Old

Dana McMahan | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dana McMahan

We need to stop accepting the magazines stories that tell us to avoid bulking up at all costs, especially when that cost could be to our bone health.

Tennis Injuries Are More Than Meets the Elbow: Ever Heard of Tennis Leg?

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

Notorious for their lack of proper warmup, tennis players set themselves up for a common affliction. You've probably already heard of tennis elbow, but few people are familiar with tennis leg, even though it also occurs in weekend warriors who neglect to properly warm up before play.

Dread The Scale? 5 Reasons You Can Skip Weighing Yourself

Posted 01.19.2013 | Healthy Living

By Cynthia Sass, M.P.H., R.D. How much do you hate weighing yourself? According to a UK survey, some women would rather be seen naked by a collea...