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10 Things To Look For In A Personal Trainer

Jamie Walker | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living
 Jamie Walker

Above all else, trust your gut. Look for a knowledgeable and experienced personal trainer who feels like the most natural fit. That's the one to hire because she'll not only help you reach your goals, but will also keep you feeling comfortable, motivated and inspired throughout the process.

Is Coffee-Shop Divorce Coaching an Alternative to Couch Therapy?

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 11.05.2014 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

Would the comfy lounge chairs and soothing smell of lattes create the kind of inviting atmosphere, where people going through the most challenges conflicts of their lives, could open up and discuss their divorce?

What Do Marathons and Divorce Have in Common?

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 11.03.2014 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

Most who have been through a divorce will tell you that it is a marathon, not a sprint. In order to get to the finish line without collapsing, it is helpful to have a coach guide you from beginning to end.

5 Exercises This Personal Trainer Won't Do

Sarah Klein | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klein

Some exercises may not deliver the results you'd expect, and others could actually hurt you. Here are five workouts I stay away from.

7 Exercises Fitness Experts Wish You Would Stop Doing

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living

The gym can be an intimidating place for the inexperienced. But in some cases, it's the overly confident gym-goer to be wary of. Fitness fanatics don'...

You Won't Believe What This 68-Year-Old Woman Is Capable Of

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 05.07.2014 | Black Voices

77-year-old body builder Ernestine Shepherd isn't the only one who knows that "age is just a number." 68-year-old runner Sandy Rue is also proof of th...

After Instagram Fame, Massiel 'MankoFit' Arias Is Misbehaving Her Way to Mainstream Success

Ahrif Sarumi | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Ahrif Sarumi

Take a walk down memory lane with me. On April 15, 2012 at 11 p.m. in New York City, Massiel Arias took a photo and published it on a little app calle...

Get In Fighting Shape With Workout Secrets From The 'Divergent' Cast

SELF | Posted 06.01.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

Divergent's fight coordinator, J.J. Perry, was given a mission: whip six Hollywood actors into kickass shape, so they don't huff-and-puff while sprinting, punching and throwing knives onscreen. His deadline? Five weeks. Here's how he did it-- and how you can steal his fitness tricks.

Destination Certification: On the Path to Becoming a Personal Trainer

Sarah Klein | Posted 04.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klein

It's one thing to find a great love and mouth off about it. It's another entirely to be trained to do so. So I'm embarking on the "Let's make it official!" leg of this passion: I'm becoming a certified personal trainer. Which means in a few months, I'll be mouthing off more than ever.

What It's REALLY Like To Date Again After 23 Years Of Marriage

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 03.29.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

After 23 years of marriage I returned to the dating scene and realized that nothing had changed. The men were older, but still motivated by the same primal urges, and 40 years and three children later, I was still trying to preserve my virginity.

What You Need To Know About Choosing A Personal Trainer

Arin Gragossian | Posted 03.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Arin Gragossian

There are five aspects the average client needs to pay attention to when searching for a personal trainer.

The Truth About Being Too Busy

Arin Gragossian | Posted 03.08.2014 | Small Business
Arin Gragossian

I think you're a liar. You may not be a liar, but I suspect you could be. I'm also a liar, at least I think I used to be. What makes both of us liars is we constantly say we're too busy.

5 Starters to a Successful Resolution

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

Like many others, you may be starting the New Year with a resolution that is centered on health and fitness. And, like many, you may that it is hard t...

What This Personal Trainer Wants in Her Gym Bag This Holiday Season

Keri Lynn Ford | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Keri Lynn Ford

Statistics aside, the holidays can be a great time to practice self-control around the buffet and get creative about sneaking workouts in amongst all the craziness. It can also be an opportune time to ask your loved ones to give you gifts that encourage a healthy lifestyle.

WATCH: Woman Rehabs Herself After Being Told She Would Never Walk Again

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 11.15.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

At 22 years old, Danny Johnson was told that she might never walk again. But 10 years later, she has become a personal trainer, run a marathon, and bu...

7 Ways to Have a Better Workout This Week

Jamie Galloway | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamie Galloway

Your body is an amazing thing. It'll adapt very quickly to whatever you throw at it. So quickly in fact that if you don't keep making it more challenging then your results will start to diminish.

WATCH: For Eric, Mustering Up The Courage To Talk To A Trainer Really Paid Off

Posted 10.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Even though they're there to help, personal trainers -- with their bulging muscles and all-encompassing know-how -- can come off as intimidating and e...

Why CrossFitting During Pregnancy Is Selfish

Keri Lynn Ford | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Keri Lynn Ford

To me, it's not worth risking my baby just so I can be the mom that is still doing ring kips and burpees at eight months pregnant. I plan to use common sense, do what feels right to me and listen to my doctor at all times. Don't be selfish at the risk of your future child.

David Lost 55 Pounds: 'Life Is Fun Again'

Posted 09.06.2013 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site! Name: David Brown Age:...

How To Get Personal Training Without A Trainer

Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living

Dilemma: Hiring a personal trainer is pricey, but without any guidance, stepping into a weight room or sparking up a new fitness routine can be intimi...

WATCH: Personal Trainer: 'I Only Control One Hour, You've Got 23'

Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living

A one-hour workout is just 4 percent of your day. And while we applaud anyone sweating it out for 60 minutes, the other 23 hours of the day are equall...

5 Fitness Moves That Prove You're In Top Shape

Keri Lynn Ford | Posted 07.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Keri Lynn Ford

While these aren't exactly beginner moves, they can definitely highlight where your fitness regimen may be lacking.

LOOK: How A Personal Trainer Unplugs And Recharges

Posted 05.22.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

What Mom Wants More Than Flowers This Year

Women & Co | Posted 07.10.2013 | Style
Women & Co

A bouquet is nice, but the world is full of flowers in May. Why not get a little more creative for Mother's Day? Celebrate the mothers in your life (or drop some hints for your own gift) with these non-floral ideas:

Be Wary! Workouts Are Not One Size Fits All

Holly Sidell | Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Holly Sidell

An exercise training program must continually build, constantly offering the body and muscles new challenges so as not to plateau, and to continue to rev up the metabolism and build stamina. But how that is done is truly relative and specific to each client.