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Moms Ready to Run? The Only Running Book You Need.

Melissa Fenton | Posted 05.19.2015 | Books
Melissa Fenton

The first days of spring are right around the corner, hopefully melting snow and ice covered pavement and trails, and finally opening up the way for you to run out your winter cabin fever blues. With this new season also comes the release of a new crop of how-to running books, training manuals, even running devotionals.

Healthy Bodies And 'Perfect' Bodies Are Not The Same Thing

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 01.14.2015 | Women

Being an active woman rarely involves looking picture-perfect -- and a new commercial shows that there's nothing wrong with that. Sport England, a...

If You're A Woman Who Lifts, You Understand These Problems

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.08.2014 | Healthy Living

If you're a woman who loves lifting at the gym, you face a set of struggles all your own. In this sketch, BuzzFeed gives a humorous take on the pro...

Want to Be a Mother Runner? 3 Must-Haves to Get Moving

Melissa Fenton | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Fenton

Like most new physical endurance based challenges, running is going to be something you will most likely fail at miserably on the first try. You will lace up your shoes, head out the door, and three minutes in, lungs burning and heart pounding, your mind will begin tossing out questions: "Isn't this supposed to be fun? When does it get easy? Where's the runner's high? When will I be able to talk? What it so darn great about running? I just want to stop and lay down!"

'Ballet-Themed' Workouts: Why Take the Dancing Out of Dance?

Nadia Khayrallah | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Nadia Khayrallah

Dance training isn't always associated with body positivity, but it does show you a lot of ways to understand and appreciate your body that are unrelated to looks.

Going Rogue In Oregon

Dana McMahan | Posted 07.22.2013 | Travel
Dana McMahan

I was scared to try white-water kayaking. Flat scared. I heard my Rogue River rafting/camping guide's somber warning about evacuations and was chilled. If I got hurt, it would not be a quick hop in an ambulance to a hospital.

12 Common Workout Myths Debunked

Posted 08.01.2013 | MarloThomas

For anyone hoping to shed a few pounds or lose a few inches off their waistline, there is no shortage of options out there for getting in shape. And w...

How To Get Rid Of Cellulite

Angelo Poli | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Angelo Poli

Cellulite, like male-pattern baldness (trust me) is genetics' way of reminding us that life isn't fair. Those of us who are "put out" -- but unwilling to resort to the knife -- still have some options. At least you women do. Me, I'm going to have to hope year-round hats stay in style.

Katherine Bindley

Why More Women Are Getting Down In The Mud | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living

When Lauren Mundell and her friends planned a girls weekend in Mount Snow, Vt., last May, they chose to spend part of it watching one of the most inte...

For Busy Women: 3 Tips for Easy Ways to Become More Fit

Anat Baniel | Posted 11.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Anat Baniel

Whether you are a full-time mom, working mom, working professional, or college student, one of the biggest challenges to becoming fit is finding the time in your busy life. The good news is that this challenge may not be as difficult as you may think.

How Fit Are You?

Posted 08.30.2012 | Healthy Living

By Natalie Gingerich Mackenzie On your morning jog you can't help but notice how many women blow past you. During yoga, you know it's not zen to ...

The Ten Commandments Of Turning 50: A Manifesto For All Ages

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 09.20.2011 | Women
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Now that I'm over 50, I look back at my younger self and wish that someone had pulled me aside, sat me down, looked me straight in the eye and told me what I'm about to tell you.

Five Simple Moves to Get Your Pre-Pregnancy Body Back With Minimal Effort

Danielle Cavallucci | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Danielle Cavallucci

There are some simple moves you can start making as soon as your body feels up to it that can make all the difference in rebounding your body post-birth.