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Do You Want to Have the Ability to Do a Handstand at Age 80?

Amanda Hinman | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Amanda Hinman

That's my goal! When I'm 80 years old my body will be strong enough to hold a handstand. I have worked with clients that are fit enough to do it,...

What A Yoga Pose Can Tell You About The Strength Of Your Relationships

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.09.2015 | Healthy Living

Is standing on one leg a piece of cake for you? That could be a good sign for your relationships. In what can only be described as a poetic find...

The 'Side Effects' of Good Intentions

Michael Seo | Posted 05.22.2015 | Impact
Michael Seo

While side effects are commonly thought of as adverse or harmful, side effects can be beneficial. When they are beneficial the side effect often becomes the primary intervention and programmatically an intended outcome.

How to Motivate Yourself to Work Out

Alejandra Aguirre | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Aguirre

We all know that working out is good for us and we should do it more often, but sometimes we just can't find the motivation. In my 30 years of teaching fitness classes, I've noticed a few things that help in the motivation department.

What Truly Matters in Youth Sports? Hint: It's Not the Sport

Bethany & Daniel Henderson | Posted 05.23.2015 | Impact
Bethany & Daniel Henderson

We adults tend to think we have all the answers when it comes to youth sports. We adults can pontificate all we want, but the thing that should matter most in youth sports isn't the sport, it's the youth.

Teddy Roosevelt's Jiu-Jitsu Skills and 5 Other Traits that Made US Presidents Better Leaders

Bob Rosen | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business
Bob Rosen

Ask business leaders what keeps them up at night, and often, they'll say they wonder what their legacy will be. U.S. presidents are no different. They all want to know how their actions will be remembered.

Book Review: The Roll Model, a Step-by-Step Guide to Erase Pain, Improve Mobility, and Live Better in Your Body

Eden G. Fromberg, DO | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Eden G. Fromberg, DO

At a glance, The Roll Model, a Step-by-Step Guide to Erase Pain, Improve Mobility, and Live Better in Your Body, by Jill Miller, is a beautiful, wel...

Simple, Sustainable Tips for a New You This New Year From Fitness Guru Denise Austin

Nancy Brown | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Unfortunately, many of the most well-intentioned New Year's resolutions fizzle by February. They're done in by a lack of commitment or a lack of know-how. That is where Denise can help.

Red, White, and Black: The Story of the Fat Kid in Gym Class

Alexander Williams | Posted 02.08.2015 | Black Voices
Alexander Williams

Is everything perfect? No, the stakes in my life have never been higher. The weight of my decisions is physical. My failures are historical, but I'm prepared for them. I'm ready for what the world wants to throw at me because I've seen it at its worst, and I kept going.

These Tests Will Tell You How Fit You Really Are

Posted 08.01.2014 | Healthy Living

By Joe Vennare for Life by DailyBurn You run and weight train. You've done yoga and can almost touch your toes. So that means you're fit, right? We...

Dare to Be 100: Exercise as Rheostat

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 08.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

I am a lifelong fervent advocate for the intrinsic value of physical fitness for the world's biggest health challenges, globesity and aging. I always ...

CrossFit Bashers, Can You Be More Constructive?

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 08.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

For all of the CF bashers out there, I am not bashing you, but asking you not to put something down that offers a solution for many people to get off their butts, and instead, help me encourage people to take responsibility for their own health, more educated, mindful and smart.

Get A Grip: Handshake as Predictor of Longevity

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

The idea of assessing an individual by his handshake is nothing new. However recent research suggests that you may be able to judge much more than character.

Once a Marine... Now a Spartan

Greg White | Posted 07.09.2014 | Fifty
Greg White

It's good to be alive. Recently, as I boarded a bus in Malibu to compete in one of those Spartan Races, memories of arriving at Parris Island to join the Marine Corps popped into my head. The Spartan Race is as challenging as any USMC event.

How CrossFit Saved This Doctor's Health

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

I practiced what I preached for the most part. The part that I didn't practice was regular physical activity. I lacked motivation to go to the gym. But I had to do something.

The Best Tips to Get You Fit for Summer Fast

The Active Times | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

It always sneaks up on you; one minute you're surrounded by chocolates on Valentine's Day, then before you can say "I'm going on a diet" you're suddenly accepting invites to beach barbecues and pool parties.

Yagana Shah

How Physical Ability In Midlife Impacts Your Life Expectancy

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.30.2014 | Fifty

As the saying goes, a body in motion stays in motion. But a new study says, a body that's not in motion is where the trouble begins. Researchers f...

POLL: Have You Started To Get Back In Shape For Swimsuit Season?

Posted 03.24.2014 | MarloThomas

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The 2 Things It Takes To Live A Rich Life Beyond 90

Phyllis Sues | Posted 04.28.2014 | Fifty
Phyllis Sues

Do you realize how incredible you are to have gotten this far? You are only as old as you think you are. Now start a new page and enjoy the thought of what is possible. Thinking you can and you will! Go for the reality and clean up your act. You have everything you need and probably more than you need.

The Role of Focus in Managing Your Health

Daniel Goleman | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel Goleman

Focus is the basic mental skill that supports everything people in the fitness industry are trying to do: help you monitor your own activities, nutrition and mindset about body image and eating.

The Important Distinction Between Exercising and Training

Mark Rippetoe | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Rippetoe

Once you set up a plan that continually increases your strength and your endurance, and that also controls your diet, you're Training, and your goal is now being prepared for, not wished for.

Fitness Trends for 2014

Anita Mirchandani | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Anita Mirchandani

With the new year around the corner, there's going to be plenty of ways for you to keep your health on track and a priority.

On College Athletics

Joseph Urgo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Joseph Urgo

As an educator, nothing thrills me more than to see students expressing their knowledge in creative ways, performing or displaying their artistic craft or competing in an athletic contest for which they have spent hours in preparation.

How to Feed the Body, Mind and Spirit

Rea Nolan Martin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Rea Nolan Martin

So maybe your life is a little off track. Whose isn't? Whoever you are and whatever you're struggling with, the basics that can put you back on track and keep you there are the same.

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.