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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!

6 Ways To Turn A Walk In The Park Into A Great Date

Posted 07.18.2013 | Weddings

This article originally appeared on DateNight.Is If the weather is warm and the sky is clear, outside is the place to be. Take your Claritin and sl...

Stoked For Summer! 10 Memorial Day Activities To Kick Things Off

Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, and for us at Healthy Living, that really means one thing: Outdoor fun. Gone are the days of crowde...

How I Finally Fell in Love With My Workout

Mary K. Moore | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary K. Moore

Personal trainers were not quite right for me either, their rabid personalities never really meshing with mine. Specifically, their sheer enthusiasm and their love of the outdoors only served to highlight two things I fundamentally dislike: sheer enthusiasm and love of the outdoors.

Sherri Shepherd's No-Gym Workout

Posted 05.10.2013 | Healthy Living

We're used to seeing Sherri Shepherd in the studio as part of her job as a host of The View, but it doesn't mean the actress and comedian doesn't also...

Dr. Toy Talks About: Outdoor Play

Stevanne Auerbach | Posted 06.05.2013 | Parents
Stevanne Auerbach

It is important to balance playtime indoors and outdoors. Outdoor play gives children extra benefits and should be encouraged as much as possible.

The Denali Movement

Cat del Valle Castellanos | Posted 05.12.2013 | Impact
Cat del Valle Castellanos

In 1913, four men reached the South Summit of Denali, also known as Mt. McKinley. A century later, on June 13th, a team of seven men and three women will make news when they do the same: These new explorers of America's heights are predominately African-American.

Beijing In Three (Long) Days

Kris LoPresto | Posted 04.26.2013 | Travel
Kris LoPresto

The hill you climb up was made from the earth that was displaced to make the moat that surrounds the Forbidden City.

Running Form: Simplified (Part 2)

Christopher Drozd | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Christopher Drozd

You'll remember from the previous post that "correct running form asks only that runners eliminate the variables, and reinforce the invariables." In running, while foot-to-ground contact is a given, does nature favor one manner of landing and loading over another? Let's find out.

Running Form: Simplified (Part 1)

Christopher Drozd | Posted 04.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Christopher Drozd

In as many weeks, this five-part blog post series on "Running Form: Simplified" will carefully sift through the particulars of running so that -- like our most ancient forebears or our youngest children -- ultimately, we can just run.

Four and Change

Alan Scharf | Posted 03.27.2013 | Health and Fitness
Alan Scharf

Approaching 50 -- what I optimistically thought of as my middle age -- I was not interested in getting a fast car. I was just interested in getting fast. The kind of fast that I felt as a kid: running full-bore toward a brick wall, vaulting over and continuing home, legs flying, to avoid being late, again, for dinner.

This Problem Is 'So LA'

Posted 01.28.2013 | Los Angeles

While the rest of the country battles an obesity epidemic, the Southern California beach town of Santa Monica is facing a very different kind of probl...

Top 3 Foam Roll Exercises

Erin Motz | Posted 02.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Motz

Foam rolling helps to create and maintain long, smooth muscles by massaging out the knots and releasing trigger points. Here are my three favorite exercises on the foam roller.

5 Ways To Winter-Proof Your Run

Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living

By Rozalynn S. Frazier Baby, it's cold outside, but that doesn't mean you should be stuck on the treadmill. Exercising in the fresh air (even whe...

Trading Tech for T-Ball: How to Raise Healthy, Active Kids

Women & Co | Posted 11.20.2012 | Parents
Women & Co

With a little nudging (okay, a lot of nudging), it is possible for parents to teach even the most technologically inclined 21st-century kids that staying active and healthy is an important part of their lives.

10 Benefits Of The Great Outdoors

Richard Louv | Posted 09.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Richard Louv

Families -- and whole communities -- can become happier, healthier and smarter through more contact with the natural world.

Skip The Gym: Health Benefits Of Outdoor Exercise

Posted 06.17.2013 | Healthy Living

Some people swear by the treadmill. Others can't wait for the warm weather and the opportunities for outdoor exercise that come with it. But while you...

Celebrities' Favorite Outdoor Workouts

Posted 08.07.2012 | Healthy Living

By Jené Luciani for Forget the stuffy gym. Mother Nature has so much more to offer! For more on celebrity fitness, click here. ...

The Benefits Of Outdoor Exercise

Stacy Berman | Posted 06.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Stacy Berman

Spring is a perfect time to escape from the gym so you never have to sit on a sweaty machine again. Exercising outdoors is challenging, saves time, and studies are finding that it can actually make you feel better.

Let Us Now Praise Rake and Broom

Debra Shore | Posted 01.01.2012 | Chicago
Debra Shore

I like raking because it gets me outside. I exercise my muscles. I marvel at tufts of rabbit parts half-hidden at the base of a bur oak. (Oooo, wild nature, right here in my yard!)

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.

Pushing Through Brick Walls And Learning Endurance

Michael Boblett | Posted 10.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Boblett

Running is not about winning. It's about finishing.

Heidi Klum Hosts A Fun Summer Run

The Huffington Post | Sara Gaynes | Posted 09.30.2011 | Healthy Living

Heidi Klum started a challenge this summer to run -- outside!-- all over New York City. Last week she hosted one of her early-AM jaunts in Central Par...