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Make Time for Your Own Wellbeing: Ways to Rethink Exercise So You'll Actually Do It

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Judi Sheppard Missett

Deadlines loom, new projects pop up and you're putting off that lunchtime workout... again. Your day fills up with rides to practice, errands and family obligations and you're driving everywhere except to the gym... again.

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...

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

Caleigh Rykiss | Posted 07.09.2014 | 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!

Bicep Curls and Other Exercises You Might Be Doing Wrong

The Active Times | Posted 06.29.2014 | 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.

Epic Ab Exercises for a Firm, Flat Stomach

The Active Times | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

If your goal is to sculpt a firm, flat stomach, first understand one thing: It involves more than just exercising your abs. These moves will help shape and build your abdominal muscles, but if you want those muscles to be visible then you'll have to get rid of any extra fat around the area too.

Beach-Body Ball Workout

KnowMore TV | Posted 06.26.2014 | Healthy Living
KnowMore TV

Using a stability ball to make you unstable is one of the best ways to tighten your core. But the ball isn't just for crunches, you can work your arms, chest, back, and glutes while tightening the tummy. I say, you get a a better beach body with the ball.

This Simple Mental Trick Can Keep You From Sabotaging Your Workout

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living

You're absolutely spent after a crushing workout class -- and now you're going to reward yourself with a big plate of fries and the juiciest burger in...

6 Exercise Motivation Tips You've Never Heard Of

Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D.

To pump up your motivation, we know the classic tips. So how about tips you've never heard of? For all of us whose favorite curls are the cheese kind, here are six ways to get a running start.

Strengthening Your Do-It-Anyway Muscle

Penny Love | Posted 06.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

As Dr. Phil says, "You don't have to like it, you just have to do it." This means putting on your running shoes and grabbing your iPod, even as the voice in your head concocts various excuses and ideas to avoid sweating.

Losing Weight At Any Age Reaps Long-Term Health Benefits

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 05.20.2014 | Fifty

It's no myth that weight loss gets tougher as you get older. As you age, your metabolism slows down due to a variety of factors. But new research sugg...

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 ...

10 Get-Fit Secrets From Our Favorite Celebs

SELF | Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living

Totally doable tips to staying slim and fit from some of our favorite healthy ladies. Which star's trick works best for you?

When Exercise Is Bad for You

Tricia Spencer | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Tricia Spencer

Exercise is beneficial. But if one has the dork gene, exercise should no doubt be approached with extreme caution, perhaps while wearing something akin to a marshmallow suit.

TRX Training: The Full-Body, Core-Burning Workout You Should Try

Rebecca Mahoney | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mahoney

I often use the TRX throughout other workouts to target specific body parts, but will also do a total body TRX workout from time to time. What's great about a total body workout on the TRX is that it is easy to move from one exercise to the other, since only one piece of equipment is required.

What Is the Single Best Exercise?

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

This is a question I get asked with some regularity. It belongs to a class of queries that include such standards as if you were imprisoned in a 4x8 c...

Aging Gracefully, Inside and Out

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 05.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Kidney disease often develops slowly with few outward symptoms, so many people don't realize they have it until the disease is advanced. Awareness, especially for those at risk, is the first step to preventing or slowing the progression of kidney disease.

The Case For Heavy Lifting

Rebecca Mahoney | Posted 05.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mahoney

Lifting and building lean muscle have dozens of benefits for women. These benefits include: more defined muscles, stronger bones, injury prevention and increased calorie burn and fat loss.

Arm and Shoulder Giant Set Workout and SMART Goal Writing for Dummies

Rebecca Mahoney | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mahoney

Try not to focus on those "trouble areas" every day. Your body is amazing, no matter what it looks like today. Down on yourself? Give yourself a compliment and move on. You rock, I swear!

10 Easy Workouts You Can Do At Work

Alena Dillon | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Alena Dillon

Next time you can't bring yourself to stop at the gym on your way home from the office, don't sweat it. You don't need to force exercise after work, when there's desk-ercise at work.

Tabata Training Is Here to Stay

Tony DeSantis | Posted 04.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Tony DeSantis

The quick burst and rest periods that tabata encompasses offer nowhere to hide! The fluid changes from work to rest put the body in a higher state of performance, calling on the body to work on all cylinders to get the work done.

Tighten Your Core With Ice Skater Gracie Gold's Oblique Exercise

SELF | Posted 04.18.2014 | Healthy Living

To stay strong for all the show-stopping flips and balancing acts she does on ice, Gracie Gold focuses on her core in the gym. Her favorite do-anywhere move? Core rotations with a resistance band, which target her obliques.

4 Beginner Rowing Mistakes To Avoid

SELF | Posted 04.17.2014 | Healthy Living

We asked Eric Von Frohlich, founder of Row House, one of the newest New York City rowing studios, to give us a quickie crash course in rowing. Here's all you need to know to look like a pro.

Target Your Body's 7 Troublesome Spots

Ben Greenfield | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Have you ever wished you could just walk into a gym and get a done-for-you list of the very best exercises to target your specific trouble spots? Consider this article your go-to guide for the best butt, hip, thigh, calf exercises, chest, shoulder, back, arm and ab exercises.

Fitness After 50: Tips for Starting Your Path to Healthy Aging

Suzy Boerboom | Posted 04.02.2014 | Fifty
Suzy Boerboom

At any age, you can increase muscle strength, preserve bone density, improve balance and improve your overall health. However, only a combination of regular exercise and sensible eating can help you achieve this, so don't let your age scare you away from the gym.

13 Ways to Change Your Body Without Starving or Over-Exercising

Emily Nolan Joseph | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Emily Nolan Joseph

Enjoy where you are in your journey. So you're a ways away from your goal? So what! Look how far you've come! Acknowledging that you want to change your body is a big step in the right direction.