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Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

Sometimes it is extremely hard to break the old habits and create new ones. That's never more true than when you're trying to take the first steps tow...

I Refused to Get Off the StairMaster

Tony Posnanski | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Tony Posnanski

I have no problem proving people wrong. I am glad I was able to today.

Celebrity Field Trip

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 09.02.2014 | Education
Nicholas Ferroni

Oscar Wilde once said "Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught." As an educator, I don't entirely agree with this quote, but there are many truths to it.

Back to Fall Workout: Favorite Fashions, Yummy Snacks, Chic Drinks for Getting Your Gym on In Style

Condiment | Posted 08.26.2014 | Style
Condiment

Cross Fit, spin class, boot camp, whatever your workout might be, there has never been a better time for healthy living than now.

The Ultimate Unofficial Gym-Goers Guide

Dr. Amy Shah | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Amy Shah

Are you a member of a gym? Want to try a new exercise or class but not sure what to expect! You're in luck because I embarrassed myself by trying every fitness trend in the industry and broke it down for you.

To The Women Watching My Kids At The Gym Daycare

Janie Porter | Posted 08.13.2014 | Parents
Janie Porter

First, I plan to shower in silence (aside from the occasional toilet flush of a fellow member). The hot water will feel so amazing that it won't even bother me that the water pressure is exceptionally low and I have to wear my workout socks because I forgot flip-flops.

On Being The Fat Girl At The Gym

Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh | Posted 08.12.2014 | Parents
Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh

Sometimes it can be helpful to work out with folks who embody the goals I have for myself. But my gym mates all appear to be on perpetual juice cleanses. It would be nice to walk in and lift with someone who looks like me, someone else battling her way back from the baby-making brink.

The Surprising Thing A Nurse Told Me To Drink For My Health

Al DeLuise | Posted 08.05.2014 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

In the mid-eighties the company I worked for decided they wanted to keep their employees in tip-top condition. With that in mind they built a fitness center right in our building. There were treadmills and free-weights all designed to keep us from dropping dead at our desks. The only caveat was that in order to join the fitness center you had to be fit; each employee had to pass a physical.

7 Mindful Steps to Make Love Happen Anywhere

Francesca Hogi | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Francesca Hogi

I have singles tell me all the time they want love to "just happen." Well, that can only happen if you are in a mental and emotional place to receive the positive attention of others.

Get Fit In These Top Metros For Apartment Fitness Amenities

Courtney Craig | Posted 08.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Courtney Craig

So where will you find the most apartments with basketball courts, fitness centers, etc.? Here's how the Apartment Guide data shakes out.

What's Your Yoga Studio Type?

Emma Seppälä, Ph.D | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Emma Seppälä, Ph.D

Have you ever attended a yoga class, only to feel awkwardly out of place? There's a reason for that! It's not that yoga is not for you, it's that each yoga studio (and teacher for that matter) has a whole different style that may or may not fit yours. Here's a breakdown.

CrossFit vs. Gym: Which Is Better?

Brian Horn | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Brian Horn

Whether you have just resolved to get in shape or you are an experienced fitness buff who is reevaluating your routine, you might be wondering what ...

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Workout

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 06.05.2014 | Healthy Living

We asked some of our favorite fitness experts (and aficionados) how to get the most out of our workouts. From snacks to strengthening tips, we learned...

4 Truths About Our Post-Baby Bodies

Lisa Sadikman | Posted 07.20.2014 | Parents
Lisa Sadikman

Beauty abounds in the most unexpected places, making the minor and mundane suddenly magnificent. The trick is to include yourself in this expanded version of beauty.

What's Better: Group Fitness Classes Or A Gym Membership?

Jamie Walker | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
 Jamie Walker

Choosing between a gym membership and group classes isn't an easy decision.

The Faithful Shopper: Fit for Summer

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.13.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Memorial Day is coming soon, and that means it's well past time to get yourself in shape for the beach! Work out at a gym or at home, then get a massa...

Putting the Soul Back in Group Fitness

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

We are, most of us, in this business to help others, to bring some health and happiness into people's lives. Our professional sense of community only serves that purpose and makes us stronger, more creative and more vibrant. Let's not be petty.

When Did Lululemon Become a Noun Synonymous With Leggings?

Alisa Wolfson | Posted 06.23.2014 | Style
Alisa Wolfson

With all the the talk about Lululemon's "dumpy" new CEO Laurent Potdevin at the helm of the fitness conscious company, it only seems fitting to explore the brand's highly contoured and often copycatted clothing -- and what's made it the most sought after non-athletic, athletic apparel.

Putting the Gym in Gymnastics: A New Fitness Trend

Tyler Curry | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Tyler Curry

You may not have heard of it yet, but a new fitness trend has recently emerged that threatens to steal the thunder of other popular phenomenons that...

Nude Yoga and the Worst Kind of Naked

Steve Belanger | Posted 06.07.2014 | Comedy
Steve Belanger

I wholeheartedly agree with that old Seinfeld bit, "There's good naked and bad naked." Naked, sweaty stretching of limbs and twisting of torsos is bad naked. No matter how you look at it.

Does Ballet Class Have an Age Limit?

Adria Rolnik | Posted 05.31.2014 | Arts
Adria Rolnik

I take ballet class with a woman who is turning 90-years-old at the end of April. Nancy's leg may be low, and she might not bend all the way to the floor, but she works hard, is graceful and is really quite remarkable.

Why Getting Hit on at the Gym Is the Worst

Literally, Darling | Posted 05.11.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

I was somewhat surprised when a man I didn't recognize approached me when I got off the treadmill at the gym and asked, "Did you go to Howard?" I gave my usual bare minimum and said, "No, sorry," and tried to make a gesture of stepping around him. I was trapped.

When in Doubt, Nose to the Grind

Melissa Leon | Posted 05.06.2014 | Small Business
Melissa Leon

So if you told me even five years ago that I would own and run a small business with my husband (in the fitness industry, no less!), I would have spit out my Frappuccino and laughed hard. Really hard. We opened our gym in the East Village in June of 2013. I have never "worked" a day since.

13 Reasons The Gym Is A Terrible Place

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 03.14.2014 | Healthy Living

For many of us, the gym is a casual experience. We're not trying to set any records. We really only want to be a little healthier and perhaps look bet...

The Case For Heavy Lifting

Rebecca Mahoney | Posted 05.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mahoney

Lifting and building lean muscle have dozens of benefits for women. These benefits include: more defined muscles, stronger bones, injury prevention and increased calorie burn and fat loss.