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Keeping the Resolve in Your New Year's Resolutions

Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers M.D., M.A.C.P. | Posted 12.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers M.D., M.A.C.P.

Losing weight is a top New Year's resolution for many Americans. Reaching and staying at a healthy weight are resolutions worth keeping--not just thro...

Not So Fast: 3 Ways To Slow Aging

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 10.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

If you live to be one hundred, you've got it made. Very few people die past that age. George Burns Americans are getting old. In 1900...

How to Protect Kids from Nature-Deficit Disorder

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 10.18.2016 | Parents
Greater Good Science Center

By Jill Suttie Today's kids spend less and less time outdoors, and it's taking a toll on their health and well-being. Research has shown that childr...

Walking Without Sidewalks

David Sandman | Posted 06.21.2016 | New York
David Sandman

New York is regularly named the nation's most walkable city, even if some neighborhoods are better for this than others.

How To Beat The Motherhood Identity Crisis

Carly Snyder, MD | Posted 06.08.2016 | Parents
Carly Snyder, MD

What these women who provide backhanded compliments don't realize; I was and am a better mother because I have a passion. I run in order to clear my head, to find my groove, and to have some alone time in a life that is otherwise dominated by and driven by caring for others.

Here's A Very Important Reason For Women To Exercise

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living

There are so many good reasons to be physically active, and a new study by researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in New York suggests that avoi...

The Surefire Way to Get Abs

Karan Nijhawan | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Karan Nijhawan

Having abs and a strong core can be achieved -- yes, even by you.

Back to Basics

Nancy C. Lee | Posted 05.12.2016 | Women
Nancy C. Lee

The science is always evolving, but some things never change. For this year's National Women's Health Week, we get back to basics. Follow these simple steps, adapting them to your age and abilities, and you'll be on your way.

8 Expert-Backed Tips On How To Sneak Exercise Into Your Life

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living

We all need to be exercising. Most adults should exercise at moderate intensity for about 150 minutes per week -- or about 20 minutes of vigorous acti...

7 Research-Backed Ways To Find Your Fitness Motivation

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living

We should be all doing at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week, but research shows that less than half of all American adults actually meet t...

More Than Just Fun: 9 Little-Known Reasons to Play With Your Kids Every Day

Candis Lynn Hidalgo | Posted 04.28.2016 | Parents
Candis Lynn Hidalgo

When you're a kid, play isn't a goal or something you pencil in to your schedule every day. It's something you just do. And it's fun.

What I Learned When I Went Back To Work

Vanessa Bennett | Posted 04.26.2016 | Women
Vanessa Bennett

We are living in an age of girls' empowerment. Every shampoo and tampon commercial tells us so -- urging girls to be themselves, stand proud and re...

What I Learned When I Went Back to Work

Vanessa Bennett | Posted 04.26.2016 | Women
Vanessa Bennett

Reentering the workforce as an entrepreneur has required me to espouse my own philosophy on a daily basis: I make a mistake and try to let it go, rather than carry it around for a week.

New Rochelle, NY Schools Give Students Notable Choices in Athletics

Brian G. Osborne, Ed.D. | Posted 03.29.2016 | Education
Brian G. Osborne, Ed.D.

We are proud to create as many avenues as possible for our students to learn, grow and succeed. Focus in this area demonstrates the strong commitment our Board of Education, administration, faculty, staff, and coaches have to our core belief in educating the whole child.

Training Your Brain to Be a World Class Champion!

Pamela Levin | Posted 03.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Pamela Levin

When it comes right down to it, becoming a world class athlete and champion takes a tremendous amount of brain power. It all begins with your brain a...

Is Your Fitness App Making Your Life Smaller?

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 03.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

While fitness apps have brought the old diet diary, bathroom scale, and pedometer into the digital age, they must just be the next generation of misused tools.

Permission to Play

Erin McElroy | Posted 03.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Erin McElroy

As a 35 year old going through a major life transition, a few themes have come up again and again that all point to something I lost that I never knew I had until it was gone and I needed it...childlike wonder, creativity, imagination and play.

Why You Should Know About Medical Fitness and Lisa Dougherty

Riva Greenberg | Posted 02.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

Lisa Dougherty was inspired by her father, a four-time cancer survivor, to leave her job on Wall Street and pursue a career in helping others. In her 30s, she went back to school and started her own medical fitness business. That was the beginning.

3 Exercises to Get You Through the Holidays!

Yanoula Athanassakis | Posted 12.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Yanoula Athanassakis

These poses will open up your hips, allow you to focus as you strengthen your shoulders and abs, and they will fire up your core and glutes.

How to Get in Shape While Spending No Money

Thrillist | Posted 11.19.2016 | Healthy Living

You don't need to drop thousands on a personal trainer, gym membership, or exercise equipment. Working out doesn't have to cost a thing. You just need to follow a few basic rules to build the body of your dreams.

Advocating for Physical Activity: Why America's Health Depends on It

Joe S. Moore | Posted 11.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Joe S. Moore

Recent headlines serve as a sharp reminder of why we must continue to call on Congress to make physical activity the easy choice for all Americans.

Our Individual Quirks of Mind

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 10.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara A. Bernard

With each year we can gain a deeper understanding of how our minds work, what our strengths are, and what is challenging for us. This is true for everyone. With the knowledge that "we are enough," we can then contribute in a way that nurtures our hearts and souls.

10 Ways To Make Time for Exercise

Gaye Groover Christmus | Posted 10.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Gaye Groover Christmus

But don't wait to start until you've figured all of that out. Here are 10 ways to make time for exercise -- even when you don't have time. Try one or two this week, and identify others that fit your schedule.

5 Personal Trainers On Your Biggest Fitness Mistakes

Thrillist | Posted 10.22.2016 | Healthy Living

If personal trainers spent all their time correcting the mistakes they see other people making, they'd never get anything done. So when I put out the call for trainers to chime in on the subject, I was practically flooded with responses.

Why Walking Should Be Your New Habit

Linda Coles | Posted 10.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Coles

I have always kept myself in shape, but I have noticed as I have got older, it's harder to keep my weight in check as well as motivate myself when joi...