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You Don't Need To Lift Heavy Weights To See Results

LiveScience.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 07/14/2016 11:23 AM EDT on LiveScience You don’t need to feel wimpy for lifting little weight at the g...

Silver-Haired Weight Lifter Has Awesome Senior Moment At Muscle Beach

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 07.06.2016 | Weird News

He may look old, but this senior can bring some serious heat. Top Crossfit competitor Kenneth Leverich wasted no time winning over the crowd at Venice...

Is It Possible To Spot Reduce Fat?

ric drasin | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
ric drasin

Over the years I've trained many men and women as well as many celebrities. Each person has a different goal and a different vision of what the want ...

9 Reasons Women Should Not Be Afraid To Lift Heavy Weights

D'Arcy Brishon Carter | Posted 06.10.2016 | Women
D'Arcy Brishon Carter

The myth that women who lift heavy weights will end up with a "bulky" or "manly" physique should be demolished. It's simply not true.

There Is So Much More To Core Strength Than Crunches

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.10.2016 | Healthy Living

A hunched back, forward-slouching shoulders and a forward-protruding head are signs that you’re either perfecting your Mr. Burns impression or you n...

The Truth About Lifting Weights And Stunting Your Growth

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.31.2016 | Healthy Living

If you were a precocious fitness enthusiast, your parents may have warned you to stay away from the weight room because of a belief that it might stun...

78-Year-Old Woman Deadlifts Jaw-Dropping Weight

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.29.2016 | Sports

Shirley you must be kidding. Watch Shirley Webb, 78, repeatedly deadlift 225 pounds like she's picking up a bamboo stick. Three reps, girl? Damn! Acco...

Becoming a Brand New Weight Loss Man in One Year

Don McNay | Posted 01.18.2016 | Sports
Don McNay

One year ago, I started a journey that allowed me to lose over 110 pounds. It was more than just fixing my body. It was about fixing my outlook on life. What weight loss success did for my confidence and courage is what truly has made me a Brand New Man.

Brand New CrossFit Man

Don McNay | Posted 12.01.2015 | Sports
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Don McNay

At age 56, I get to be a rock star. In an athletic setting. Surrounded by some of the fittest and most motivated people I have ever met. All I have to do is keep showing up and let them watch me go at CrossFit with complete abandon. I have a new set of friends and admirers.

5 Ways to Turn Your Angst Into Creative Fuel

Ebonie Allard | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Ebonie Allard

So here are five ways that I have found really beneficial in turning my angst into creative fuel.

More Ab Exercises Do Not Mean Better Ab Definition!

Brandon Drenon | Posted 08.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

I repeat, more ab exercises do not mean better ab definition. I would estimate that at least 90 percent of the most frequent gym-goers desire to hav...

Two Great Things Exercise Is Guaranteed to Do For You

Sheridan Kesselman | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Sheridan Kesselman

Working out consistently lets you get better and better and feel stronger and stronger and like the way you look and feel. So why not take a plunge into exercising and get the two great things (not to mention the many other great things) exercise is guaranteed to do for you!

7 Tips to Staying Injury-Free

Tania Kowalski | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Tania Kowalski

There are very few of us that don't deal with injuries or niggles of some sort. So how can we prevent and manage injuries so that they don't stop us from living active lives? Here are some tips that I try to use in my training.

Exercising Too Hard Can Be Dangerous For Your Body

Posted 06.18.2015 | Healthy Living

By Jeff Halevy for U.S. News I am aware of how nuts this sounds coming from me. I'm supposed to be a motivational guy who encourages you to give "1...

How My Corporate Nine-to-Five Helped My Well Being

Tami McVay | Posted 05.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Tami McVay

I simply got into a routine. By having that consistency, it created a habit and I actually craved going to the gym at lunch. An added bonus is that it helped my stress levels and I would come back to my desk reenergized for the afternoon. Now I'm trying to create a routine that works for me in my new life as an entrepreneur.

If You Suffer From Tension Headaches, You Might Want To Start Lifting Weights

Reuters | Posted 05.01.2016 | Healthy Living

By Janice Neumann (Reuters Health) - Strength training might help prevent tension headaches, or at least reduce their pain, according ...

The Surprising Ways Lifting Weights Can Change Your Life

The Active Times | Posted 04.05.2015 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

What many people don't realize about lifting weights is that in addition to the physical benefits you'll gain, it has the ability to expand your life in so many other ways. Here are just a few of the ways you might see your life improve when you start lifting weights.

Weight Training: If You Aren't, You Should Be

Brandon Drenon | Posted 01.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

Often when I introduce the idea of weight lifting to gym members the excuses I hear back are across the board. For women it's usually the fear of growing too big and muscular. Older people fear injury. And frankly, some people just have no idea where or how to begin.

World Class (PHOTOS)

Ken Hamm | Posted 12.07.2014 | Sports
Ken Hamm

I had the pleasure of training with professional bodybuilder Colette Nelson for a few weeks this year and she made an impression on me to last a lifet...

Society Is Prejudiced Against Men With Muscles (or: The Sociology of Bodybuilding)

Galanty Miller | Posted 10.20.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

I fear for the future of our nation's bodybuilders. The cards are stacked against them. They must suffer through one unfair disadvantage after another.

Checking the Ego Into Rehab and Sticking to a Fitness PLAN

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

Because of my ego I feared failure. I was too embarrassed to be "bad" at anything, and though I used the excuse that I was scared of hurting my back, I was also really scared of hurting my ego. So often, rather than trying something new, I did nothing at all.

What's Better: Group Fitness Classes Or A Gym Membership?

Jamie Walker | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
 Jamie Walker

Choosing between a gym membership and group classes isn't an easy decision.

The 5 Most Important Lifts To Master

Posted 05.09.2014 | Healthy Living

By Jeremey DuVall for Life by DailyBurn While nearly any movement can leave lifters lying in a pool of sweat riddled with soreness, some are simply...

Lilian Lost 70 Pounds: 'Food Can Help You Or Hinder You, But It's Always Your Choice'

Posted 03.06.2014 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured in our I Lost Weight series! Name: L...

The Case For Heavy Lifting

Rebecca Mahoney | Posted 05.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mahoney

Lifting and building lean muscle have dozens of benefits for women. These benefits include: more defined muscles, stronger bones, injury prevention and increased calorie burn and fat loss.