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Where Are You on the Global Fat Scale?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 09.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

Ever wonder just how fat, or thin, you are compared to the rest of the world? Well now, thanks to research compiled by a global team of researchers f...

Tips For Building Muscle, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Joy Bauer, health and nutrition expert, coached me on how to build muscle and maintain muscle mass by eating the right foods when she joined me on Mon...

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.

Yoga Sucks and I Hate It

Morgan Evans | Posted 09.09.2012 | Comedy
Morgan Evans

In high school I dropped out of gym so I could take "bowling" online. I'm raising my blood pressure just thinking about stretching. This activity has the distinct possibility of turning me Republican.

The Speedy End To My Olympic-Sized Resolution

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 09.09.2012 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

Watching the U.S. Olympic team trials in swimming left me in a state of awe. Look at those bodies! I tossed the last few Fritos into my mouth and said: 'I am going to become a swimmer.'

Why Parents Must Take Care of Themselves

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 09.08.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Many parents feel that every drop of their energy should be poured into taking care of their children's needs.

Parenting with the Brain in Mind

Susan Kaiser Greenland | Posted 09.08.2012 | Parents
Susan Kaiser Greenland

Neither of my parents could have possibly learned everything that parents who are interested in brain development in their children could learn today.

Salute The Sun: 10 Steps To Calm Your Soul

Lauren Cahn | Posted 09.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

A sun salutation is a sequence of yoga postures performed with each posture coordinated with a particular breath. When I need to "reset" my mood, nothing works better than doing a few "sun salutations.

Sweat Outdoors This Summer

Ramona Braganza | Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Ramona Braganza

Between the weather and the benefits, there is no excuse to stay indoors! Ditch the treadmill and hit the park.

5 Favorites for a Summer Stomach

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

Most people bully through crunches the way they were taught in 4th grade gym class. Poor technique will not only frustrate you with a lack of result; it could possibly lead to pain and irritation in your lower back.

4 Ways To Change Up Your Walk

Posted 07.06.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Stephanie Stephens A daily walk is a great way to maintain good health. These variations on your stroll can make the...

WATCH: Sleep and Exercise From Deepak Chopra

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Mind-body expert Deepak Chopra joined me on Mondays With Marlo to talk about two things that are imperative to your health - sleep and exercise. Ch...

How Music Sustained Me After My Husband's Stroke

Myra Demeter | Posted 08.30.2012 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

It was sometime during our second night in the ICU, when I was again huddled in the sole visitor chair, that I began to hear the most beautiful strains of music coming from somewhere outside my husband's hospital room.

Biking the Bay: The Lands End Pass

Zach Dean | Posted 08.29.2012 | San Francisco
Zach Dean

Lunch Break! Since you are in SF it is likely flexible. Maybe you like yo-self a little noon workout... Fancy an indoor stationary bike ride with a group of sweaty dentists? Suggestion alert! Trade that silly class for a hilly pass!

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.

Are You a Fire Type? PLUS: Tips For Staying Healthy This Summer

Sara Calabro | Posted 08.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Sara Calabro

Summer is officially upon us. You may be noticing yourself having more energy, feeling more social, or experiencing all-around better moods. This is normal for this time of year, when, from an acupuncture perspective, the "yang" aspects of a person are at their peak.

Move It or Lose It: The Tin Man Effect

Dr. Craig Andrade | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Craig Andrade

I define the Tin Man effect simply with the old expression "Move it or lose it." In this case, the less you move physically, the more you lose in health.

Workout + Wine = Pilates on the Patio

Erin Ruberry | Posted 08.19.2012 | DC
Erin Ruberry

2012-06-19-Screenshot20120619at8.41.02AM.jpgAfter a morning workout, there's nothing like a refreshing glass of sparkling wine, right?

How This 52-Year-Old Went From Couch Potato To Half Marathons

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.13.2012 | Fifty

Linda Tabach, 52, is living proof that old dogs can be taught new tricks. She was a lifelong couch potato who would have driven down her driveway to f...

Being Out Of Work May Actually Be Really Unhealthy For You

Posted 07.03.2012 | Business

The unemployment crisis may also be a health crisis. People who are out of work against their will are more likely to have poor health habits than ...

9 Ways To Fit Exercise Into Your Busy Work Schedule

SavySugar | Posted 06.08.2012 | Women

Not only is working out good for your health, but it can also make you more wealthy! A new study by the Journal of Labor Research revealed that people...

How I Gained (And Lost!) 50% Of My Body Weight ... In One Year

Leslie Goldman | Posted 08.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Leslie Goldman

Driven by a yearning to empathize with his overweight and obese clients, Australian trainer and underwear model PJ James pledged to pack on 50 percent of his body weight, maintain it and then shed it, all within 2009.

Exercise Not As Beneficial For Black Girls As Whites, Study Says

Posted 06.05.2012 | Black Voices

While diet and exercise have long been considered the magic bullet in helping curb the obesity epidemic among adolescents, new research shows that the...

Make Every Day Your Olympics

Nikki Stone | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports
Nikki Stone

Whether I was feeling sick, the site wasn't up to par, I didn't have enough sleep or there was poor weather, I still had to imagine it was the day of the big event. I had to prepare for the unexpected.

Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life

Penny Love | Posted 08.01.2012 | Parents
Penny Love

Rarely do kids want a mom with biceps like cantaloupes. It's annoying. No one wants a fun mom, either, for that matter. Fun moms are really just fun for the other moms to watch, not for the kids.