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Stop Working Out and Do This Instead

Sarah Jenks | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Jenks

In college I used to drag myself across campus at 5:30 p.m. in the cold wearing my sweat pants, boots, and a giant coat to the women's gym to burn off...

If You Want To Get A Long Workout In, Drink Beet Juice

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living

Among the pantheon of great sports drinks, here's a new, not especially glamorous addition: Beet juice. According to a small study, beet juice m...

A Guide To Choosing The Right Sports Bra For Your Workout

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living

Sports bras are tricky. You want coverage, you want support, you want sweat-resistant material, and maybe you even want fashion. So whether you'r...

11 Truths From Your First SoulCycle Class

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're a fitness junkie in a big city, chances are you've at least experimented with the popular exercise class, SoulCycle. Part social scene, ...

Your Guide To Choosing The Perfect Pair Of Yoga Pants

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living

Everyone is wearing yoga pants. Some of them cost $900, others are $20. People wear them to hot yoga, to restorative yoga, to brunch or just to hang o...

7 Moves To Try Before Your First Barre Class

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living

There are now 700 corporate-owned barre studios nationwide, according to Well + Good, and that number is only growing. There's Pure Barre, Flybarre, B...

6 Things No One Ever Tells You About Getting In Shape

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 05.15.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone Getting in shape seems simple enough: You exercise, keep at it and at some point you see results. B...

Helpful Life Hacks to Get in Shape for the Summer

Quora | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Quora

There are tons of great tips, hacks, and strategies for exercising more, exercising better, and becoming more fit. For the sake of common decency, I'm going to try keeping this answer to 2,000 words or less.

This One's for the Girls (and the Guys Too, I Don't Discriminate)

Patti Murin | Posted 05.08.2015 | Women
Patti Murin

Next time you realize that you're comparing yourself to another woman, smile at her instead. Acknowledge her beauty and her health. And then, compliment yourself on being a badass in so many ways, and continue on your confident way as if the sidewalk is a catwalk.

8 Workout Struggles Of Tall Girls

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living

It's hard out here for a tall girl -- especially when you're just trying to get in some cardio. Everyone has her own difficulties when settling int...

Celebrities Have Been Working Out A Lot Lately, And They Have The Instagrams To Prove It

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.19.2015 | Healthy Living

Earlier this week, "Girls" star Lena Dunham posted a "workout selfie" on Instagram along with a powerful message about the importance of exercise, esp...

How To Find Your Perfect Sports Bra (In Flowchart Form)

SELF | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

Do you need support and straps that don't dig into your shoulders, or are you looking for a comfy option that doesn't feel restrictive? Either way, use our flowchart below to find tips tailored to your preferences and workouts.

Preparing to Climb Mt. Everest ... Again

Kuntal Joisher | Posted 05.20.2015 | Travel
Kuntal Joisher

One would think that a tragic event such as the one I experienced last year would deter or frighten me, but it had just the opposite effect. When I got home, I promised myself that I would return in 2015 to climb Mt. Everest.

Men, We Don't Take Care of Themselves, So What Would Happen If We Did?

Jack Anderson | Posted 05.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Jack Anderson

My goal is to be in the best shape I've ever been when my 21-year-old son graduates from Cal Berkeley on May 16, 60 days from now. Here's what I'm committing to in my personal 60 Days to Fit program.

6 Excuses Your Fitness Instructor Is Tired Of Hearing

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living

It's been a long week. Work's been crazy, you couldn't get your kids out the door all week and you're fighting with your in-laws. With all that going ...

4 Ways to Prioritize Your Health in College

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 04.20.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Things like exercising and eating healthier can help boost that energy. Even though it sounds like it is common sense, not everyone has an easy time staying consistent. Do not let working out be at the end of your to-do list. Here are four tips to get and keep you in shape!

9 Ways Dating And Working Out Are Similar

Sahaj Kohli | Posted 04.13.2015 | Women
Sahaj Kohli

Both discovering what dating is again and experimenting with the gym and new workouts have a learning curve that requires trial and error. Here are nine ways they are extremely similar...

10 Ways to Work Out at the Gym Without Exercising

Sarah Cooper | Posted 03.22.2015 | Comedy
Sarah Cooper

Why do we always talk about how much we want to go to the gym and then never do? The answer: exercise. Like many of you, I was holding on to the false belief that I had to actually work out at the gym to feel good about myself.

Why You Should Cancel Your Gym Membership

Jen Glantz | Posted 03.14.2015 | Women
Jen Glantz

My plan for 2015 is to buy a Groupon once a month, for a series of workout classes somewhere new and challenging and scary -- yet oddly motivating.

Nina Bahadur

Stop Complaining About The 'January People' At The Gym

HuffingtonPost.com | Nina Bahadur | Posted 01.07.2015 | Women

The "January people" are here, and I hate it. No, I'm not talking about the influx of men and women who have decided that being more active would b...

Why the 21-Day Fix Was Not for Me

Kait Hanson | Posted 01.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Kait Hanson

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past six months, you've heard of Beachbody's 21-Day Fix. Who DOESN'T want to be "fixed" in 21 days (ugh...

What the Weekend Warrior Needs to Know to Stay Pain Free When Exercising

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Never wish or wait for an injury to get better, be smart and proactive so you can exercise happily ever after!

5 Ways You're Wasting Your Time At The Gym

Melissa Edmonds | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Edmonds

Just because you see people using a machine at the gym (or you've read about it in a fitness magazine) doesn't mean it's the best choice for your body and personal goals.

5 Boredom-Busting Treadmill Workouts

SELF | Posted 12.12.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

Hate the dreadmill? These high-intensity interval routines will challenge your body and your brain, boosting your fitness level as the minutes fly by.

How To Know If You're Addicted To Exercise

SELF | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

Working out every single day is good for you, right? For some women, it can become an unhealthy obsession.