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Creative Ways Guaranteed To Increase The Fun Of Keeping Fit

Jacqueline Gikow | Posted 07.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Jacqueline Gikow

Are you tired of having low energy? Are you carrying a few unwanted pounds? Can you be healthy and still have fun? Do you make excuses for not exercis...

Personal Trainers & Nutritionists: Stop Pushing Products on Your Clients

Lorie Eber | Posted 06.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Lorie Eber

I'm a rarity as a holistic nutritionist. I don't sell any products. The key to a healthy lifestyle is to eat real food in reasonable quantities and to...

7 Sure-Fire Strategies to Reaching Your Health and Fitness Goals

Jill S. Brown | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

Compared to some of the other common goals most people have like finding a new job, saving money, being happier or more fulfilled, it would seem like simply exercising more and eating better would be the easiest of goals to accomplish. But as we all know it isn't.

How to Choose a Personal Trainer

Trudie German | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Trudie German

New year, new you! You have decided on what your goals are and now you need help accomplishing them. You're thinking of obtaining a personal trainer o...

Bob Harper's 5-Minute Workout

SELF | Posted 01.03.2016 | Healthy Living
SELF

This do-anywhere workout takes only five minutes -- so you can knock it out on a busy day or before a party. Here's what you need to know.

This Pro Athlete Workout Is Also For You

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.15.2015 | Healthy Living

The Question: I’ve been reading a lot about HIIT. Should I give it a try, even though I’m out of shape? Answer: Yes. Yes, you should. HIIT, which ...

Getting Fit Online: The Good, The Bad And The Alternatives

Elena Prokopets | Posted 11.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Elena Prokopets

No matter where I am in my travels, we can keep our appointments. I have to admit, I didn't have a good feeling about this -- sure, it was cheaper, but could it be effective? My answer is "yes." Yours may not be. There are definitely pros and cons to this, but they all boil down to the individual.

How to Stay Fit and Healthy During the Holidays

Trudie German | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Trudie German

With such a hectic and quite possibly erratic schedule, you ask, "How am I suppose to fit exercise and healthy eating in such a festive season?"

The Real World Guide to Losing Weight

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Greg Hoak, MS, CSCS Even after being a personal trainer for nearly 15 years, starting with a new client is still always exciting for...

Poppie's Personal Trainer

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.30.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

At the advanced age of 61 (my age is advancing while the rest of me is regressing), I am happy to say that I don't need to join a health club. That's...

Hilarious Little Kid Must Be The Most Motivational Trainer On Earth

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 09.24.2015 | Sports

Cancel your SoulCycle classes and cancel your gym membership. All you need to get in the best shape of your life is to watch this kid's motivational Y...

The Day I Heard The Words 'You Have Cancer'

Katie Hayek | Posted 08.17.2015 | Fifty
Katie Hayek

No one ever thinks they will be the one to hear those words. I can assure you I did not.   And as with most cases where one's life is forever change...

28 Apologies You Should Make To Your Personal Trainer Right Now

Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Personal trainers are amazing motivators who can help us reach our fitness goals, transform our bodies for the better, and even serve as the inspirati...

Irvine Welsh Talks to The Book Doctors About Writing, America, Rejection and the 'Sex Lives of Siamese Twins'

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.18.2015 | Books
David Henry Sterry

This book is very different. First of all, it's set in sun-splashed Miami, where Mr. Welsh currently has one of his residences. It's also written from the perspective of two women. And two women who couldn't be much different from each other. I must confess, I loved this book. I devoured it in a weekend

6 Excuses Your Fitness Instructor Is Tired Of Hearing

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living

It's been a long week. Work's been crazy, you couldn't get your kids out the door all week and you're fighting with your in-laws. With all that going ...

10 Things To Look For In A Personal Trainer

Jamie Walker | Posted 01.06.2015 | 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 01.05.2015 | 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 01.03.2015 | 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.