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Fitness Motivation

4 Science-Backed Ways To Motivate Yourself To Work Out

Posted 09.05.2014 | Healthy Living

By Sarah Elizabeth Richards for Life by DailyBurn Are you looking to make your occasional strength class or Sunday spin session a regular ritual? M...

How to Conquer Disappointment and Show It Who's Boss!

Sarina Tomel | Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

You can turn disappointment into a positive, life-changing experience with the potential to catapult you into a place in life you never even imagined.

Checking in on Your February Health and Wellness

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Six weeks into the New Year, many of yo...

10 Inspiring Quotes To Help You Reach Your 2014 Fitness Goals

BuiltLean | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
BuiltLean

While losing body fat and reshaping your body is challenging, feeding your mind positive thoughts can make the challenge much more manageable.

You Can Talk Yourself Right Out Of That Exhaustion

Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living

Forget reading every single motivational poster at the race. All it takes to set a new personal best is a few kind words to yourself. According to ...

Sarah Klein

How To Find The Best Workout For Your Personality

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living

The Buddha probably wasn't referring to the gym when he said, "Wherever you go, there you are." But, on the treadmill, in Spin class, at yoga -- ye...

10 Inspiring Quotes For Exercise Motivation This Fall

BuiltLean | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
BuiltLean

Fall is a great time for fresh starts and new goals to get healthy; whether you're a seasoned gym veteran or just beginning your fitness journey, a little extra motivation can be just what you need to kick-start the fall season.

5 Fitness Quotes That Are The Absolute Worst

Posted 07.19.2013 | Healthy Living

Motivational mantras work -- except when they don't. We're huge fans of the fitness quotes that truly inspire. But these we're just totally sick of...

My Workout With Fitness Guru Richard Simmons

Robin Palmer | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Robin Palmer

Richard Simmons "Sweat" class was my fantasy exercise class -- a real full body workout, inside and out. If my abdominal muscles were not sore from laughing so much, I'd think I had been dreaming!

No More Excuses: A Trainer Responds To The Top 5 Reasons People Skip The Gym

Lauren Boggi | Posted 02.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Boggi

Start with a reality check and then prioritize. You do have time. You are the captain of your ship, the driver of the bus. You make your schedule and can find the time to devote 45 minutes to one hour to you

Keep Moving!

Denise Austin | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Denise Austin

I know it is hard to stay committed to any behavior change like exercising daily. I also know how much better you'll feel if you exercise, stay fit, and eat right. Try to think of exercise as movement rather than a strict regimen.

13 Motivational Quotes To Help You Stick To Your 2013 Fitness Resolutions

Posted 12.20.2012 | Healthy Living

Losing weight and getting fit are some of the most common New Year's resolutions -- and some of the most commonly broken ones, too. Part of the pro...

Never Waste a Good Crisis

Jaimal Yogis | Posted 12.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Jaimal Yogis

Within two years, Rich Roll had become one of the fittest ultra athletes on the planet, gone vegan, and, in the process, was beginning to find out who he was and what he was capable of -- as an athlete, as man, as a father.

How I Went From Late-30s Slouch to Early-40s Sexy Without Ever Using the Words 'I Really Should...'

Hanaan Rosenthal | Posted 10.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Hanaan Rosenthal

It's important to replace beliefs that make you procrastinate with ones that will make you fit. Once you do, your subconscious will begin to change direction, and there will be very little struggle between mind and body.

It’s Never Too Late To Get Healthy

Manning Sumner | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Manning Sumner

The next time you think about grabbing a bag of chips and sitting on the couch, remember it is never too late to jumpstart your fitness -- no matter your age, weight, size or workout history.

Motivational Workout Quotes To Help You Get Moving

Posted 06.17.2013 | Healthy Living

Despite everything we know about the benefits of exercise, it's still easy to make excuses to skip a workout. You've probably heard them all, and trie...

What Excuses Might We Be Using to Keep Ourselves From Crossing Our Own Finish Lines?

Gregg McBride | Posted 07.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Sixteen days after this year's London Marathon ended, a final entrant crossed the finish line. Claire Lomas, who is paralyzed from the chest down, finished the marathon with a little help from her "robotic" legs -- along with a very healthy dose of willpower and sheer determination.

8 Ways to Look and Feel Great This Spring

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

If winter is the time to hunker down and be meditative, spring is the time to spring into action. If you're ready to shake off the winter blahs and the extra padding you accumulated over the past few months, take a cue from nature.

Feel-Good Fitness

Tony Horton | Posted 04.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Tony Horton

There's nothing wrong with wanting to look good, but how you look is just part of the bigger picture of your overall wellbeing.

Molly Sims' Top Exercise Motivation Tips

Posted 12.27.2011 | Healthy Living

In the upcoming January issue of Shape, (on newstands December 26) Molly Sims shares some fool-proof tips for staying motivated to work out. (New Year...

Focusing On The Positive In My Fitness Motivations

Richard Simmons | Posted 11.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Richard Simmons

Ever since I was a kid back in New Orleans, I've been a dreamer. And I'm so thankful, having been able to make so many my dreams come true.

10 Ways To Stay Motivated To Work Out

Ruth Zukerman | Posted 10.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Ruth Zukerman

Has your relationship with a gym ever atrophied? Have your visions of a beach body ever become blurry? Whatever the case, maintaining a workout regime is often more difficult than actually starting one

How I've Helped People Get (And Stay) Motivated Toward Their Weight Loss Goals

Richard Simmons | Posted 10.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Richard Simmons

Oh, it's the question I've heard most often for the nearly 40 years I've been encouraging Americans to lose weight and get in shape. "Richard, can you motivate me to lose this weight?"

Why We Need To Get Motivated When It Comes To Exercise

Dr. Cindy Haines | Posted 09.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cindy Haines

Researchers have, instead, just come out with even more evidence that we need to be doing plenty of exercise -- and we need to be doing it often.