iOS app Android app

Workout Tips

LOOK: Robbie Rogers Wants To Workout With You

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.14.2015 | Gay Voices

We don't know a lot about sports... but apparently professional soccer's mid-season workouts are almost here and that can only mean one thing (that we...

Maximize Your Workout: Using Count to Make It Count!

Rupa Mehta | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

These counts are a great way to add variety and new challenges to your workouts. Once you're familiar with these different tempos, you'll notice a huge difference and can really own your workout.

3 Common Workout Mistakes To Avoid This Year

OWN | Posted 01.07.2015 | OWN

If you vowed to get in better shape this year, you may have adopted a new workout routine or stepped up your old one to try to make good on that promi...

5 Stretches Every Runner Should Be Doing

Jamie Walker | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
 Jamie Walker

Since running does put a lot of stress on the body, its good to have a few stretches in your arsenal that target the muscles you use most. Whether your new to stretching (or new to running), these stretches will help you increase mobility, flexibility and recover faster run after run.

10 Tips For Fall Fitness

GalTime | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
GalTime

Whether you spent the summer scaling mountains or doing laps in your gym's outdoor pool, exercising outside doesn't have to end when the first leaf drops. In fact, fall is a great time to harvest a new routine to re-energize your workout.

8 Ways To Bust Out Of A Fitness Slump

Angeles Burke | Posted 10.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Angeles Burke

If you have been going to the gym for months, it can be frustrating when your progress has come to a halt. Instead of quitting, try adding some intensity to your workouts. These tips are simple ways to break past plateaus without trying to reinvent the wheel.

The (Necessary) Exercise Advice You Don't Want to Hear

Caleigh Rykiss | Posted 09.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Caleigh Rykiss

To truly make these things happen sometimes we must push our bodies and minds to their limits, step out of our comfort zones and force ourselves to give it everything and more, even if we don't want to. Here are the things you don't want to do, but should do to make the most of your workout!

Here's Why It's A Bad Idea To Go To Happy Hour Before The Gym

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living

Is it a bad idea to hit the gym after having a few drinks at happy hour? -- Celeste We've all been there. A friend wants to grab drinks or go to a...

Optimizing Your Workouts, or the Sweat Doesn't Mean a Thing if Your Workout Ain't Got That Zing

David Kirsch | Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living
David Kirsch

There are several things that help determine whether your training regimen will succeed or fail. The following suggestions are those that I have shared with clients, followers, friends and family alike to great success.

Bicep Curls and Other Exercises You Might Be Doing Wrong

The Active Times | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

If you're not familiar with proper form for the exercises you're performing, there's a high risk for error. Even with seemingly simple exercises, like dumbbell bicep curls for example, there are lots of things that can go wrong.

Gym-Less, Not Hope-Less

Brandon Drenon | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

For those of us who carry a few extra pounds, as you improve the ability to move your own body, you will start to notice daily tasks becoming easier! No more huffing and puffing walking up the stairs. Gentleman, you can fling that heavy door open for the pretty lady with ease!

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Workout

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 06.05.2014 | Healthy Living

We asked some of our favorite fitness experts (and aficionados) how to get the most out of our workouts. From snacks to strengthening tips, we learned...

3 Predictors of Whether You Will Win the Battle Against the Underrecovery Monster

Ben Greenfield | Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Recovery is your ability to meet or exceed performance in a particular activity. This means that if you walk into your workout and you can't achieve a marked improvement in how much you can lift or how fast you can move, you're battling the underrecovery monster.

Why You Should Work For Stronger -- Not Slimmer -- Legs

Rebecca Mahoney | Posted 07.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mahoney

Let's talk about legs. Since the muscle groups are so large, it means they burn the most calories. They also provide the most energy based on their size, so stronger legs will increase endurance. Increased endurance means less fatigue. Less fatigue means more partying!

LOOK: The Perfect Week of Workouts

Posted 05.07.2014 | Healthy Living

By Sheila Monaghan Beach season is coming. We know this because store windows are displaying cover-ups and board shorts, and winter-weary people ...

Get In Fighting Shape With Workout Secrets From The 'Divergent' Cast

SELF | Posted 06.01.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

Divergent's fight coordinator, J.J. Perry, was given a mission: whip six Hollywood actors into kickass shape, so they don't huff-and-puff while sprinting, punching and throwing knives onscreen. His deadline? Five weeks. Here's how he did it-- and how you can steal his fitness tricks.

10 Tips For Healthier, Happier Travel

Katie Goldstein | Posted 05.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Goldstein

While you may have good intentions to stick to your health and fitness goals, it also feels sinful not to indulge in unique treats when visiting a far-off place. When in Rome, right? But I have learned that if there is to be any hope of feeling healthy and fitting into the same wardrobe when I return, I have to strike some sort of balance.

Facing the 7 Fears That Keep You From Getting Fit

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 02.17.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone Walking into a fitness facility for the first time can be scary even for seasoned exercisers. Strang...

5 Mistakes Women Make In The Gym

Andrea Metcalf | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Metcalf

If it seems you are not seeing the results you want after spending hours in the gym, maybe it's what you are doing there that you should be thinking about.

You're 5 Minutes Away From Abs Of Steel

Neila Rey | Posted 03.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Neila Rey

The Five-Minute Plank uses relative inactivity to challenge the abdominal muscles and strengthen them. In five minutes you get to exercise as many parts as possible of the muscle wall. The result: strong abs, a strong core, more power, better coordination... plus you get to look good on the beach.

Nobody Says It, But This Is the Greatest Weightlifting Lesson I've Learned

James Clear | Posted 03.21.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

You'll never walk into the gym and hear someone say, "You should do something easy today." But after 10 years of training, I think embracing slow and easy gains is one of the most important lessons I've learned.

The Biggest Mistakes Women Make When Working Out

Posted 01.23.2014 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Whether it's because of the way we're built, the way we've been raised or some other reason, we tend to fall into these exercise tr...

Yoli Ouiya

Green Your Workout Routine

HuffingtonPost.com | Yoli Ouiya | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

The holidays are over and you have decided to sculpt a new and improved you. Your new year’s resolution is to lose all those extra pounds off your b...

WATCH: 2 Easy Ways To Simplify Your Workout

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Fitting exercise into your schedule every day is sometimes tough, but making it work can be as easy as making an ironclad commitment to yourself. M...

5 Things You Should Do Before 2014

Laurie Gerber | Posted 02.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

As I think about what brings me the greatest satisfaction at the end of the year, it's pushing! And I am writing to you today to urge you to do one final push for your year. You really did think up some potent dreams at the beginning of this year, and some of them are still not fulfilled. What are you going to yell in your ear right now at the homestretch?