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Everything You Need To Know Before You Try Trail Running

SELF | Posted 11.13.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

It's fall, the light is pretty, and the air is crisp -- a perfect cocktail for exploring woods or hills. But remember, this isn't like pavement. Before you head out, heed these expert tips to avoid injury and fatigue.

Surprising Benefits of Exercise

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Judi Sheppard Missett

Headed to a job interview? Meeting your future mother-in-law? Use exercise to help you make a good first impression. Oftentimes, I notice my own customers begin to walk a little taller and exude more self-confidence as they begin achieving their physical fitness goals.

Drink Chocolate Milk -- And 6 Other Things We'll Do In The Name Of Fitness

Posted 08.09.2013 | Healthy Living

There are a lot of voices shouting fitness advice from the rooftops, but not a lot of it that we actually want to follow. Take, for example, this slog...

How To Get In Shape Without Working Out

Next Avenue | Posted 03.08.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone You don't have to join a gym to get in shape. These expert tips will incorporate exercise into your dai...

Yes, Women Can Do Pull-Ups

Collette Stohler | Posted 04.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Collette Stohler

The New York Times must be sleeping under a rock if they think that women can't do pull-ups. Don't believe the hype. Ladies, you can do pull-ups and I'll tell you how.

Achieving Balance in Exercise

Jennifer Langione | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Langione

Although I am still new to practices like yoga and Pilates, I am happy to have found additional ways to improve my fitness and challenge my body.

Exercise Anywhere, Anytime

Denise Austin | Posted 02.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Denise Austin

Muscles don't know if you're in a fancy gym or in your kitchen. These tips are designed for busy lives -- a minute here and a minute there add up.

Keeping A Resolution: On Running My First Race

Jordan K. Turgeon | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Jordan K. Turgeon

Getting up on a Saturday morning, lacing up my shoes and going for a run in Central Park was something I wanted in my life. So nearly 12 months ago, for my New Year's resolution, I decided I would not just "learn to run" but also complete a 5k race before the ball dropped on 2013.

Fitness Advice That Doesn't Work

Posted 07.27.2012 | Healthy Living

By Elizabeth Shimer Bowers Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, M.D., M.P.H. You can't walk into a gym these days without hearing someone s...

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.

A Happier Athlete Is a More Fit Athlete

Penny Love | Posted 12.31.2011 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

If I can just start to choose to laugh when something unexpected happens instead of getting flustered, I'd be a happier athlete -- and a happier athlete is a more fit athlete in my workout world.

Think You're an LA Fitness Junkie?

Jill S. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

Are you ready to claim the title of Angeleno Fitness Freak? Not so fast, turbo! Before I can dub you King or Queen of the LA fitness scene, you have one more quest to complete your journey.