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Want to Train Like an Olympian?

Joel Harper | Posted 09.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Joel Harper

I have done some major head-scratching over the years, asking myself why some people achieve their goals and others do not. The answer finally came to me, and it was really quite simple: The ones that achieved their goals deeply believed they deserved to.

Shape Up Your Life!

Jennifer Langione | Posted 09.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Langione

Whether you're trying to maintain your fitness, lose weight or gain muscle, here are a few misconceptions to be aware of and suggestions for how you can build a healthier lifestyle.

5 Steps To Break Out Of A Yoga Rut

David Magone | Posted 08.28.2012 | Healthy Living
David Magone

We've all been there. You're on the mat, you've been practicing the same yoga poses again and again and you just feel stuck... maybe uninspired, maybe in a rut, or feeling as though your hamstrings will never open despite the fact that you've been stretching them for years.

6 Steps to a Perfect Summer Workout

Ben Greenfield | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

The perfect workout involves more than just heading to the gym, picking up some dumbbells or hopping on a cardio machine, and working up a sweat. If you incorporate these six steps into your workout, your body will respond by becoming fitter faster, with less discomfort for you!

30-Day Summer Shape-Up Day 20: Stay Cool In The Heat

Ben Greenfield | Posted 08.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Even if you don't plan on doing a triathlon or marathon in hot weather, high temperatures can make your workouts uncomfortable, inhibit performance, cause dehydration, and leave you feeling under the weather. Why does hot weather throw such a wrench into our workouts?

100 Tips For A Healthier Summer

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 07.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

It's time to fast track to get your body in peak fat-burning condition. By combining the right foods and beverages and amplifying your workouts, your bod will be in head-turning shape all summer long.

Fitness Tips From Professional Dancers

Posted 06.26.2012 | Healthy Living

By Tiffany Tse for Shape.com How do professional dancers keep those lean, mean physiques? Sure, they dance for a living (and burn off hundreds of c...

Spring Forward To A Healthier, Happier You

Ramona Braganza | Posted 07.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Ramona Braganza

There is no magic pill and no secret concoction that will put you on the path to long-term fitness and health. The keys to success are simple: the right motivation, knowledge and tools.

Exercise at My Age?! Encouraging Fitness in Challenging Situations

Kathryn Haslanger | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathryn Haslanger

For those in their 70s, 80s or 90s, regular exercise may be a new concept. They did not grow up hearing about the many benefits of a regular fitness routine, and it could take some coaxing and some creative planning to get them to partake.

10 Ways To Keep Your Workouts Exciting

Ben Greenfield | Posted 06.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

The nice part about changing up your workouts is that not only does it keep your body guessing, but it also keeps your brain guessing, which can help keep workouts from getting ho-hum or boring -- and keep you from losing your exercise motivation!

How To Be The Healthiest Person Alive

AJ Jacobs | Posted 06.20.2012 | Healthy Living
AJ Jacobs

My goal? To test out every diet and exercise regimen on planet earth and figure out which work best. I sweated, I cooked, I learned to pole dance. In the end, I lost weight, lowered my cholesterol and doubled my energy level.

8 Recipes for the Best Workout

Marcus Samuelsson | Posted 05.19.2012 | Home
Marcus Samuelsson

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Katie Couric's Exercise Tips For Moms (WATCH)

Posted 09.05.2013 | MarloThomas

Katie Couric shares some great tips for moms looking to get fit. var src_url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?playList=517305419&heigh...

Is This The Secret To Sticking With Your Workout?

Catherine Pearson | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living

Could cool hands be the ticket to finally sticking with your workout routine? According to a small, new study, it could indeed. The findings, be...

Have You Dropped Your Exercise Program and Picked Up a Few Pounds?

Andrea Metcalf | Posted 05.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Andrea Metcalf

There are those of you out there that exercised regularly in the past. You were in great shape and felt strong. Then you fell off the wagon.

WATCH: Do You Really Need To Stretch?

Posted 02.09.2012 | Fifty

Trying to get fit but not sure if the advice you've gotten is right or not? In the above clip, "The Revolution" tackles some exercise myths, providing...

The Perfect Exercise To Keep Colds Away

Posted 01.07.2012 | Healthy Living

We've all heard that exercise can help stave off illness by offering an immune system boost, but what kind of activity is best? According to one exper...

Best Of The Blogosphere: Re-framing Your New Years' Resolution With These Helpful Sites

Meredith Melnick | Posted 02.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Meredith Melnick

Though much of my role is to focus on diet, I can't help but think of another form of consumption: what we read about nutrition, fitness and wellness. Along with a steady diet of leafy greens, whole grains and healthy fats, I keep up a pretty dedicated regimen of health blogs.

10 Ways To Jumpstart Your 2012 Fitness Plan

Jill S. Brown | Posted 02.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

Are you thinking about it yet? You probably will be soon... once all the eggnog wears off and your holiday hangover starts to give you pangs of guilt. But fear not. Here are 20 ways to get you started up or back on track to a healthier, fitter lifestyle.

In Fitness, Keep It Sacred And Simple

Traci L. Stanard, CPT-NSCA, CWC | Posted 02.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Traci L. Stanard, CPT-NSCA, CWC

Fit people, whether they know it or not, are highly skilled at "KISS-ing." Here's the thing: The best exercise or diet isn't a one-size-fits-all solution. The only successful regimen for a healthy lifestyle is to do what works for you -- what movements you find sacred and what habits you find easy to maintain.

How To Break Out Of A Fitness Rut

Rachel Cosgrove | Posted 01.17.2012 | Health and Fitness
Rachel Cosgrove

Too many people get stuck in a rut of doing the same routine for years and most of those routines only work on one aspect of fitness -- usually the aspect that they are already good at.

Why Walk? Why Not?

Erin Ruberry | Posted 01.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Erin Ruberry

There's so much pressure to always go, go, go: get places faster, accomplish goals more quickly, cram as much as possible into one day. Walking is slow and forces you to pay attention to your surroundings and be more aware.

10 Tips To Get Back On Track

Penny Love | Posted 11.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

So if you, like me, have slipped into bad habits or let yourself off the hook day after day, whatever the reason, you still can recover momentum after a break.

5 Ways To Undo Your Progress

Rachel Cosgrove | Posted 11.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Cosgrove

Are you looking to put on a little extra pudge to keep warm, or maybe your boyfriend wants to see "more" of you?

Exercise Pairs That Work (And Those That Don’t)

Penny Love | Posted 11.13.2011 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

This list of "things that go well together," led to a list of "things that do not go well together" which then led to a list of "things that are unlikely good combos" and then finally a list of "trios of things that go well together."