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Outdoor Exercise

Outdoor Yoga, Where to Go for the Flow

Riva Gdanski | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Riva Gdanski

Summer is in full swing, and that means everything from workouts to weddings have been moved outdoors. So why not do the same with your yoga practice...

Respect the Distance

Paul Benjamin | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Benjamin

Dolphins swimming with triathletes in Santa Barbara, California A triathlete endures a beautiful mix of mental and physical feats up to the point whe...

Don't Let a Selfie Ruin the Moment

Cynthia Gibbs-Wilborn | Posted 07.14.2015 | Parents
Cynthia Gibbs-Wilborn

As our families continue to enjoy the summer months, please keep creating those authentic memories, and work hard to push them into that long-term storage cabinet, filled with the scent of plumeria, roaring sounds of the ocean, or the resonating clucks of the`Alae`ula bird. Ask your children to put down their hand held games, gadgets, and yes, selfie sticks.

One Sensational Summer: 3 Small Changes to Help You THRIVE This Summer

Kimberly Petrosino | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Petrosino

We all start off the summer with the best of intentions. You're going to hit the beach every weekend, take advantage of every fun activity going on in...

Recharge Mind and Body With a Spring Camping Trip

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

As you absorb the fresh air and live in the natural environment, it sends a signal to your soul that whatever rut it might be in can be changed for the better.

Trail Racing: From Passion to Profession

Leo Welder | Posted 05.13.2015 | Small Business
Leo Welder

A person (and in this case, a couple) must be fearless, strong and adventurous to willingly face such a challenge. Coincidentally, these are the same traits required of an entrepreneur.

5 Reasons to Take Your Yoga Practice Outdoors

Riva Gdanski | Posted 06.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Riva Gdanski

As the weather gets warmer and the sun shines brighter, the thought of practicing in a dimly-lit or crowded yoga room can feel uninspiring. So how do...

12 Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Succeed At School

Posted 04.27.2015 | Parents

Parents want their children to succeed in life. And for 94 percent of parents polled by the Pew Research Center, prosperity includes going to college....

Yoga-tta Acclimate to Be Bendy

Melissa Nordin | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Nordin

YBeBendy tackles the question: Is it safe to practice yoga after exposure to extreme cold? When I began research on this topic, I was struck silent...

Older Women Who Exercise Outdoors More Likely To Stick With It

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2015 | Fifty

By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health) - Outdoor workouts left women in a better mood and kept them exercising longer than counterparts who...

Overcoming the Foe: The Plateau

Brandon Drenon | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

Maintaining optimal health and fitness is a life-long journey. Adding variety to your workouts will provide mental stimulation and keep the workouts fun. More importantly, in regards to fitness plateaus, the varying physical stimulation will produce tangible results as the body is forced to adapt.

What's SUP? Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga

Joshua Estrin | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Joshua Estrin

Is there such a thing as yoga on steroids, or is that a contradiction in terms? Yoga is often considered the ultimate in Zen exercise and mindfullness...

Thinking Outside the Lucite Box: A Case for Experiential Education

Ben Klasky | Posted 12.08.2014 | Education
Ben Klasky

By breaking outside of the traditional classroom environment, teachers can help new lessons and new leaders emerge.

6 Reasons To Start Working Out Outside

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 09.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Autumn is the best season for exploring the outdoors -- hands down. With oppressive summer heat and humidity behind us, we're delighting in only semi-...

Why You Should Take Your Workout To The Playground

Reuters | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living

By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK, Aug 18 (Reuters) - From park bench pushups and monkey bar lifts to open air runs, fitness experts say ...

5 Things I Learned About Life on My First Backpacking Trip

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 10.04.2014 | Women
Kathleen Buckstaff

For three days, I didn't brush my hair, I didn't wear makeup and I wore the same pants. Pee splattered on my ankles, and my nails were full of dirt. I gave up on my appearance. Instead, I looked at lakes, mountains and wildflowers. The result? My inner beauty felt alive and healthy.

How To Exercise Outside With Spring Allergies

Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S. News No doubt many of us are shooing off the last remnants of winter and rejoicing that (according to the calendar, at l...

6 Tips To Make Running In The Cold A Little Bit Better

Posted 01.31.2014 | Healthy Living

By Amy Schlinger for Life by DailyBurn If you love running, there's not much that will stop you from getting outdoors to pound the pavement -- exce...

Tips For Making Big Health Changes, From Sherri Shepherd (VIDEO)

Posted 01.27.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to making healthier food choices and incorporating exercise,Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, had some great advi...

LOOK: Your Favorite Winter Workouts

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

No matter the benefits of outdoor exercise -- like improved focus, faster healing and higher vitamin D levels -- even the most devoted of nature lover...

Sarah Klein

We Tried All The Best Winter Running Gloves -- So You Don't Have To

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Gone are the worries about sweating off sunscreen and whether to carry water with you or stop somewhere along the way. Winter running has its own very...

How To Exercise In Cold Weather

Posted 12.09.2013 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S. News Nose dripping. Eyes watering. Cold air freezing your throat, filling your lungs and drifting from your mouth in the...

5 Exercises You're Probably Not Doing That You Definitely Should Be

Tony DeSantis | Posted 11.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Tony DeSantis

Have you ever walked into the gym and asked yourself, "Where the ____ do I begin?" (I'll allow you to fill in the blank.) Trust me, I have. But working out doesn't have to stress you out. Here are five often overlooked exercises that you should be doing to maximize results.

4 Ways To Make Exercise Easier

Ben Greenfield | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Whether you plan on exercising at altitude, climbing Mt. Everest, visiting a friend in Colorado, or simply want to make exercise slightly easier no matter where you're working out, here are four tips to help you get the lungs of a mountaintop Sherpa.

Trail Mixed: 5 Personalized Outdoor Munchies That Will Have You Laughing All the Way to the Summit

Eva Moon | Posted 09.28.2013 | Comedy
Eva Moon

Trail Recommendation: K.I.L.L.M.E.N.O.W. -- Kahlua, Ibuprofen, Laughing gas, LSD, M&Ms, Ecstasy, Nuts, Oxycodone, Weed. Dude, are we climbing the mountain or is the mountain climbing us? Woah!