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Exercise Safety

13 Tips For Safer Outdoor Exercise

Avital Zeisler | Posted 05.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Avital Zeisler

Spring is here, and many of us are drawn outside for some well deserved fresh air and exercise. The following list outlines some very basic, common sense safety tips, so that you may enjoy your freedom and get in shape for summer.

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...

In Defense Of CrossFit

Russell Berger | Posted 05.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Russell Berger

In his recent critique of CrossFit, Blogger Matthew Basso succeeds in warning readers of an alarmingly dangerous, unorthodox, and ineffective fitness program. The only drawback to Basso's article is that he critiques a program that doesn't exist.

The Pleasure and Perils of Exercise Class

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Unlike solitary exercise on a machine or weight lifting, taking classes often makes going to a health club a social event. You can do a couple of things to help decide whether a specific exercise class will be right for you.

Is It Safe To Exercise In The Cold?

Posted 12.04.2012 | Healthy Living

By Laura Schwecherl It's official: We can retire our bathing suits and pack up the lemonade stands. Colder temperatures have arrived, but there's...

WATCH: 13-Year-Old Bodybuilder Wins First Competition -- But Is It Safe?

The Huffington Post | Sara Gaynes | Posted 09.20.2011 | Healthy Living

Richard Bruffy, 13, just won his first amateur bodybuilding competition. Bruffy trained two days a week lifting weights with his father, pushing himse...