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Use the Four Rs to Spring a New You This Season

Nancy Brown | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Let's be honest. Most people know there are mental and physical benefits to increasing their activity level. The hard part is getting started, or remaining with a program. The four Rs can provide the structure needed for you or a loved one.

What's New and Cool in the Fitness Sphere?

Marni Salup | Posted 04.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Marni Salup

As we enter the third month of 2014, the fitness landscape is booming with innovation, from new cloud, performance, and social apps and technology to ...

Need Motivation? There's An App Or Gadget For That

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 12.16.2013 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — Ever suspect you do more housework than your spouse? Or that certain tasks at work raise your blood pressure? M...

How To Get Personal Training Without A Trainer

Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living

Dilemma: Hiring a personal trainer is pricey, but without any guidance, stepping into a weight room or sparking up a new fitness routine can be intimi...

This Football Star Is Getting An App

VOXXI | Posted 01.25.2013 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez He may be on his way out of the NFL, but it’s clear we haven’t heard the last of Tony Gonzalez. The Atlanta Falcons’ tig...

New 100Plus Mobile App Knows How Healthy Your Future Self Will Be

Posted 01.22.2013 | Healthy Living

By Shana Lebowitz A few years ago Chris Hogg was working at a biotech company, studying patients with cardiovascular disease. Every so often he'd...

Rekindling Health in a New Year

Chris Abraham | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Abraham

As packed gyms attest, most of our New Year's resolutions deal with health, wellness, fitness, and weight loss -- and I am no exception. Here's what I am going through right now as I publicly rededicate myself after packing on an extra 16 pounds over the holidays.

What You Need To Get Fit -- With Video Games

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 03.05.2013 | Technology

It's that time of the year when the line for an elliptical machine at your local gym stretches a bit longer thanks to freshly motivated folks who've r...

Top Apps For Health, Fitness And Weight Loss

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 03.22.2012 | Healthy Living

Do you use your phone to help keep track of your health? You wouldn't be alone. According to the Pew Internet & American Life project, 15 percent o...

How To Get Fit With Your Phone

Posted 01.17.2012 | Healthy Living

By Jamie Beckman One of the best tools for peeling off pounds is already in your bag: It's your smartphone or iPad. In fact, all that texting, t...

Overwhelmed By Fitness Gadgets? There's An App For That

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 01.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Those gadgets that you strap on your body and connect to your iPhone or Android purport to be able to measure fitness improvements (or lack of), but here's a low-tech alternative.

Jason Gilbert

Nexercise: A Fitness App MADE For Lazy People

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.19.2011 | Technology

It is incredibly hard to believe, but I am now exactly one week away from running in my sister's Wedding Day 5K -- and also, holy moly, my sister's we...

Reconnecting Through an App: Hello Sunshine, Goodbye Gym

Jennifer Ketcham | Posted 10.15.2011 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Ketcham

Since the discovery of my hips, I've been trying to slim them down, and as a result have spent thousands of dollars on gym memberships where I get toned under bad fluorescent lighting.

Sara Gaynes

Our Favorite Fitness Apps

HuffingtonPost.com | Sara Gaynes | Posted 10.12.2011 | Healthy Living

If you're looking to turn your phone into a personal trainer, there are thousands of apps to choose from. Whether you want yoga moves, strength traini...

Sara Gaynes

A Fitness Challenge From My Phone

HuffingtonPost.com | Sara Gaynes | Posted 10.10.2011 | Healthy Living

We all do better with a little bit of feedback: getting an A on a paper feels good and inspires you to earn another one. This applies to a healthy lif...

Jason Gilbert

C25K: A Good Fitness App For Lazy People?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 09.28.2011 | Technology

In my third week of 5K training, I was struck with dreaded shin splints. Usually this would be cause for celebration, as it would mean I didn't have t...

Jason Gilbert

Can A Robot Reading Quotes From 'Precious' Get You In Shape?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 09.22.2011 | Technology

This is week two of seven in the training for my sister's Wedding Day 5K, and I am happy to report that my speed has increased from "bloated sea-cow" ...

Introducing 'Fitness Apps For Lazy People'

Jason Gilbert | Posted 09.11.2011 | Technology
Jason Gilbert

August 27 is seven weeks away, which gives me seven weeks to reconstitute my flabby, droopy body into something approaching a 5K runner's build. Since I know that I cannot rely on my own willpower or self-motivation, I will be relying on my smartphone.

Brent Skoda, College Fitness: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 08.01.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Staying Fit On The Road: 5 Things You Need To Know

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 08.02.2011 | Small Business

Year after year, staying fit and losing weight are two of the most common New Year's resolutions. Unfortunately, research shows that somewhere around ...