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Physical Fitness

What Is Health?

Kaila Proulx | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Kaila Proulx

Unfortunately, health has been misconstrued in our society, misrepresented by the media, and warped to be used synonymously with things like thinness or physical strength.

Waist of Time: Say No to Waist Trainers

Percell Dugger | Posted 05.19.2016 | Black Voices
Percell Dugger

To be honest, your body already has a natural "waist trainer."

Why Is It Challenging to Make Self-Care and Exercising a Part of Your Life?

Ava Kyte | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Ava Kyte

No matter how hard we try to take care of our daily tasks and to get it all done, the list is endless. We hope for change and the time when things will get easier. We hope that soon enough we'll have more time to take care of ourselves, only that time just doesn't seem to come.

15-Minute Workouts You Can Actually Squeeze in Before Work

Thrillist | Posted 03.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Thrillist

Four fitness experts, ranging from a celeb trainer at Barry's Bootcamp to a marathoner, shared ideas for morning workouts you can do before work, in your pajamas, in just 15 minutes. When you try the in-bed workout, you'll have no excuse not to sweat in the morning.

Are your Assets in Shape? 6 Tips to Fiscal Fitness!

David Rae | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Rae

There are many more analogies between physical fitness and fiscal fitness. One thing I can guarantee is that if you stay on the couch watching TV you most likely won't see amazing results either physically or fiscally.

FYI, NASA's Space Gyms Are The Weirdest Thing Ever

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 01.07.2016 | Science

For astronauts in space, exercise is not a choice. In order to prevent the loss of muscle mass and bone density due to a lack of gravity, working out ...

What Is Yoga

J. H. McKenna, Ph.D. | Posted 12.17.2015 | Religion
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.

Another entry from my work in progress, An Opinionated Dictionary of Religion. Yoga: noun. A physical regimen that is also a spiritual regimen. ...

RPG Fitness Helps You Get Past Every Obstacle to a Better You

Neila Rey | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Neila Rey

When you play a role you are more than just yourself. Whatever worries you might face, whatever issues might come up well now they're no longer your concern.

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, s...

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 finding, r...

The 'Side Effects' of Good Intentions

Michael Seo | Posted 05.22.2016 | 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 05.21.2016 | 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, well-...

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...