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Running Form: Distilled (Part 2)

Christopher Drozd | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Christopher Drozd

Awareness As promised in the previous post, you're going to find out precisely how the perspective of aviator and author, Antoine de Saint-Exupery --...

A Jock in Hollywood: The Canyon

Tony Cavalero | Posted 10.10.2013 | Comedy
Tony Cavalero

I need to blow off some steam and where better to head than to LA's hottest FREE hotspot, Runyon Canyon? It's LA's equivalent to Everest's base camp: a smorgasbord of dogs, celebs, trannies, sweaty shirtless bods, gangsters, strollers, and every cliché LA has to offer.

Data Confirms It: D.C. Is the New U.S. Bike City to Watch

Michael Andersen | Posted 12.10.2013 | DC
Michael Andersen

Of all the major U.S. cities reinvesting in human transportation, none has been making bikes work better for its people more rapidly than the nation's capital.

Shifting Into Wellness

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Karen Stewart Brown, cofounder and designer of Stewart+Brown Living in a coastal town in California, our mornings usually start of...

Getting Rid of That Pesky 'Last Five Pounds' -- and How to Deal With 'Problem Areas'

Amber Rogers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Amber Rogers

We all have that 'last' bit of stubborn fat that just won't respond to dieting. Almost daily I get a question along the lines of "Help! I don't need to lose any more weight, but I've got this (belly/thigh/butt/arm/back) fat that just won't budge!"

5 Secrets to Looking Confident While Speaking in Public

Nikki Stone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Nikki Stone

Rethinking the way we perceive stress may actually improve our physical and mental performance. It may be easier to give in to our fears, but you will accomplish much more in life and feel a greater sense of pride for facing them.

How Much Muscle Have You Lost Over the Past 10 Years?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

The idea of even starting to exercise after entering middle age and beyond may be as attractive as swimming with sharks. Yet current research is indicating that as muscle mass decreases, so also does muscle strength.

How to Enjoy Your Shutdown!

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Rob Hiaasen

What better time to look for another job than when you have been inhumanely shut out of your current job and your spirits have been harpooned?

Dynamo To Compete In 75 Triathlons For Her 75th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 10.06.2013 | Fifty

Many women in their 70s spend their spare time with grandchildren or quietly pursuing hobbies and volunteer work. But Daphne Belt is no typical 70-...

Karma Yoga and Down Dog

Lynn A. Anderson, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lynn A. Anderson, Ph.D.

In Karma yoga, we look to our thoughts, words and deeds. If they are bringing us peace and happiness, then we are on the right path.

You Can Prevent Alzheimer's

David Perlmutter, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Perlmutter, M.D.

The empowering part of the story is that you can make changes, today, to dramatically reduce your risk for diabetes and as a welcomed consequence, reduce your risk for dementia, a disease with no meaningful remedy now or in the foreseeable future.

High Intensity Interval Workout Routine

Angeles Burke | Posted 12.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Angeles Burke

The beauty of HIIT is that your heart rate will stay elevated the majority of the workout even during the low intensity period. The low intensity recovery phase allows for you to not exert as much effort as your heart rate begins to drop.

Keep It Going

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

Exercise doesn't have to be hard or scary. You don't have to start exercising by running a mile. You can start by just walking a little.

52 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 11.30.2013 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

1. Life is good. Not always, but mostly. And when it is not so good, be assured it will get better.

6 Benefits To Exercising In The Morning

U.S. News And World Report | Mitzi Dulan | Posted 09.27.2013 | Fifty

With all the hustle and bustle of kids, work and life, it can be challenging to make the time to exercise. But exercising in the morning is a wonderfu...

Strength Training For 'Aging' Adults

Philly.com | Desirea D. Caucci | Posted 09.26.2013 | Fifty

News flash: we are all aging! By the time we reach our thirties, we all begin to lose peak strength by approximately 10 percent per decade, increasing...

The Malpractice of an Unhealthy Life

Robert Accordino M.D., M.Sc. | Posted 11.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Accordino M.D., M.Sc.

In medical school, when we learn about cardiovascular disease and diabetes, a key piece of the treatment protocol is "lifestyle change," which means ...

Exercise You Never Meant to Do

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 11.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Until that perfect, convenient time to exercise arises, look for chances to do unexpected activity whenever you can. The payoff, unexpected weight loss, is very much worth it.

It's Getting Hot in Here! The Great Debate About Working Out While Pregnant

Heidi Powell | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Powell

While my levels of intensity and exercise naturally decreased as these pregnancies progressed, the workouts have yet to stop. Yes, even CrossFit.

10 Ways Runners Are Nicer Than You

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

I took notice the other day when I heard someone say that "running families are always the nicest people." Of course, I always thought that was true, but it was gratifying to hear my secret theory being confirmed aloud in public by a complete stranger.

Elephants, Killer Whales, and Treadmills: Exercise Is No Substitute for a Real Life

Candace Calloway Whiting | Posted 09.23.2013 | Hawaii
Candace Calloway Whiting

Even a swimming current would do little for whales that are kept like this, but advocates hope that orcas and other whales and dolphins can be retired to ocean sanctuaries equivalent to those provided for elephants

7 Workout Mistakes You May Be Making And How To Fix Them

Jill S. Brown | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

The first step in breaking a bad habit -- or not developing one in the first place -- is to identify the problem. Here are seven common workout mistakes I see all the time and suggestions on how to fix them.

How the Nike+ FuelBand Became the A-list's Chicest Accessory

Vogue | Posted 11.12.2013 | Style
Vogue

Chloe Malle, Vogue It's 11:49 p.m., and I need to leave the Plaza Hotel's gilt-laden Grand Ballroom. I'm wearing glass slippers, of the Valentino c...

Fitness and Friday the 13th Superstitions

Penny Love | Posted 11.11.2013 | Sports
Penny Love

Superstitions abound in the fitness world. They usually evolve accidentally when an athlete has a good -- or sometimes bad -- performance and then attempts to establish cause and effect by reviewing the facts of the performance.

How Do You Build Strength Without Size?

Quora | Posted 11.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Quora

As long as your muscles are contracting at full speed or full force, you'll be activating as many motor units as possible. Do that repeatedly, and you'll get better at it.