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Working Too Hard for The Runners High

Mike Sheridan | Posted 07.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Sheridan

Epinephrine (or adrenaline) is likely the hormone responsible for the 'high' from running, as it's the same feeling adrenal junkies live for. As was i...

6 Workouts To Break Your Elliptical Rut

SELF | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

The elliptical machine is genius for burning fat and tightening your butt. But let's face it: It can be insanely boring. The fix? Getting smarter about your intervals.

7 Ways To Make Cardio More Fun

Angeles Burke | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Angeles Burke

If you are barely breaking a sweat anymore and feel like you are simply going through the motions with your routine -- kick it up a notch! Playing with the inclines and speed will take your mind off of counting down the minutes that pass. It will also make the workout more of a challenge, meaning more calories burned even faster!

The Cardio Equipment That Burns The Most Calories, From Jenna Wolfe (VIDEO)

Posted 05.20.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to the piece of cardio equipment that burns the most calories, Weekend Today Show News Anchor and Personal Trainer Jenna Wolfe's choices...

Move of the Day: High Knees

Nora Tobin | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Incorporate this "move of the day" into your regular exercise regimen or just take a few minutes to give it a try. Performing the "move of the day" will add up, and you will begin to see noticeable changes in your body and an improved mental focus!

The Challenges In Maintaining A Healthy Lifestyle, From Valerie Bertinelli (VIDEO)

Posted 03.24.2014 | MarloThomas

Hot In Cleveland actress Valerie Bertinelli had a great response when we asked what her biggest challenge has been while trying to maintain a healthy ...

Does The Order Of Your Workout Matter?

Posted 03.14.2014 | Healthy Living

It's a question practically as old as exercise itself: What comes first, cardio or strength training? Typically, fitness professionals will tell yo...

The 3 Building Blocks Of Fitness

SELF | Posted 05.10.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

Pretty much any activity that gets your blood pumping is cardiovascular. When your heart rate rises, muscle cells break down sugar and fat for fuel, burning calories. Clearly there are a ton of ways to do this, but exercise physiologists lump cardio into three buckets -- long, slow distance (LSD), medium hard (tempo) and high-intensity interval training (HIIT).

Innovative Workouts to Motivate You This Winter

Linden Schaffer | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Linden Schaffer

As snow continues to blanket the East Coast and temperatures have been swinging wildly from freezing to downright balmy, my workout routine has begun ...

5 Big Discoveries About Personal Effectiveness in 2013

David Rock | Posted 03.01.2014 | Business
David Rock

In 2013, we continued to push the boundaries of what we know about ourselves; going boldly into questions no researcher has gone before. Like, what should we do when we need a little lift -- take a run, have a coffee, or grab a beer?

7 Workout Mistakes You're Probably Making

www.cnn.com | Posted 12.30.2013 | Healthy Living

Are you spending hours working out every week, and not getting the results you want?...

WATCH: 5 Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living

Ever wish you could get fit while watching your favorite TV shows? Kim Von Kaenel from Snap Fitness has the secret to doing it. In the video above she...

WATCH: Work Your Entire Body With These 5 Moves -- No Gym Necessary

Posted 08.06.2013 | Healthy Living

Weather, time constraints, work or social commitments -- sometimes it would be so much easier if the gym was in our living room! Marissa Stephenson...

WATCH: Torch Calories In Just 10 Minutes

Posted 08.01.2013 | Healthy Living

Who says a jump rope is only for kids? In fact, jumping rope can burn as many calories as running -- and tone muscles in the process. And it's fun. ...

Dance Like No One Is Watching

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 09.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Debbie Gisonni

I thought I would honor National Dance Day (July 27) with a reminder that dancing is not only loads of fun, but extremely healthy for the body and the soul.

The Workouts That Shape Hollywood

The Active Times | Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

Take one look at the well muscled, well toned actors and actresses in your favorite flicks and it's easy to wonder how on earth they got so fit (Credi...

The No-Equipment Cardio Workout

Posted 06.20.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jessica Smith for Shape.com This bodyweight circuit makes fitting in a killer fat-burning session simple! More from Shape.com: The Resistanc...

The Resistance Band Cardio Workout

Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jessia Smith for Shape.com You already know a resistance band is a super-effective and convenient strength-training tool, but did you know it's ...

Easy Tips For Women To Up Their Cardio, From Simone De La Rue (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

As women grow older, it's especially important to include cardio in their fitness routines. Celebrity fitness trainer Simone De La Rue told me that it...

Get The Heart Pumping At Home With This Cardio Workout

Posted 03.04.2013 | Fifty

One of the many excuses you can give for falling off the getting fit wagon is not having time to hit the gym. But celebrity trainer and fitness expert...

8 Cardio Myths, Busted

Posted 02.21.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jessica Smith for Shape.com These common misconceptions might be keeping your scale stuck, but there are easy ways to change that and lose more ...

The Crushing Truth on How to Lose Weight and Get Healthy

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeff Sorensen

A beginning rock climber doesn't list Mount Everest as the first mountain they're going to start rock climbing. It has to come in steps. If you have to lose 20 pounds, make your first goal five pounds, then the next goal five pounds, and so on.

Training By The Numbers

Dan Trink, CSCS | Posted 03.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Dan Trink, CSCS

As a personal trainer and nutritional consultant, I get asked a lot of questions. Apparently, while not everyone actually goes to the gym or follows a specific diet, everyone is certainly curious about it. And, for some reason, every query seems to start with "how much," "how little" or "how often."

The 10 Pillars Of Fitness

Jamie Galloway | Posted 02.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Jamie Galloway

Overall fitness doesn't just come from doing one activity over and over and over. If you want to be a good all around, the chances are you'll benefit from diversifying your training a little.

17 Ways To Get More From Your Cardio Workout

Posted 10.19.2012 | Healthy Living

By Joe Vennare Love it or hate it, cardio workouts are essential to overall health and critical for athletic performance. Fortunately, getting a ...