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New Year's Resolution Motivation From A Quadriplegic: Get Off Your Butt And Get Healthy

Rachelle Friedman | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachelle Friedman

I really don't mean for this to be a guilt trip, but more of a swift kick in the rear to get you moving! I learned a very hard lesson at a young age and hindsight truly is 20/20.

7 Somewhat Serious New Year's Resolutions. Mostly Not.

Chris Peak | Posted 03.01.2014 | Comedy
Chris Peak

Resolution 5: Stop using your phone to pay for your coffee. That's it. I don't want to get into it. People that know me, know this is a thing with me. The scanner never reads the phone, and it just f's things up. If you do have to use your phone, just make sure I'm not behind you in line.

7 Workout Mistakes You're Probably Making | Posted 12.30.2013 | Healthy Living

Are you spending hours working out every week, and not getting the results you want?...

One Of The Most Basic And Overlooked Strength Exercises You Can Do

Mark Rippetoe | Posted 02.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Rippetoe

Find a coach and learn to deadlift. You may have no interest in pulling 1,000 pounds, but smart people know that stronger is better, and the deadlift is very good at making you stronger the right way.

What Makes a 'Good' Personal Trainer?

Lee Boyce | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Lee Boyce

It's easy to write a trainer off as incompetent based on what you can't see behind the scenes. When January rolls around and it's time to get back to the gym, shirk that mentality and listen to your voice of reason.

8 Reasons I'll Never Meet Someone at the Gym

Jen Glantz | Posted 02.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Jen Glantz

"Did she just fall off a treadmill?" I blinked once, and then I let out a sigh of embarrassment and confirmation that just as I was able to see the crowd of people around me, they could also see me. Here are eight other reasons why I'll probably never meet a guy at the gym.

CrossFit: What Flavor Kool-Aid Are You?

Pam Rehal | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Pam Rehal

Let's be honest: One of a CrossFitter's biggest pet peeves is when someone comes up and says "Oh, you drank the Kool-Aid, huh?"

I Killed It at the Gym Today

Wes Janisen | Posted 01.31.2014 | Comedy
Wes Janisen

So fresh in my mind is the awe-inspiring gluttony of Thursday, followed by a full 72 hours of unadulterated sloth, that I worry I'll soon become one of those people who needs to be removed from his one-bedroom apartment in a wheelbarrow, arm fat spilling over the sides. I vow to change my ways immediately.

How We Can Find the Strength to Go On After a Seemingly-Horrific Incident Occurs

Gregg McBride | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

One of my dad's favorite sayings has always been, "Hindsight is always 20/20." And you can bet that I rolled my eyes every time I heard him say it as I grew up. But looking back on this experience with a year's worth of hindsight tells me my dad was absolutely right to always remind me of that.

7 Things Fit People Do

Larry Track | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Larry Track

Fit is a lifestyle. It's about making the right choices on a daily basis. Shifting your mindset to make physical activity and healthy eating a natural choice will greatly affect your life. Here's what fit people do.

What You Need to Know About CrossFit

Lee Boyce | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lee Boyce

The idea behind CrossFit is a good one -- it promotes community, the importance of strength training, compound movements, and even healthy competition. The reality of it creates grey areas, and practitioners definitely haven't seen a reduction in patients since the emergence of CrossFit hype in the real world.

Working Out Is Just a Big Metaphor for Life

Jennipher Walters | Posted 12.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennipher Walters

So the next time you're in the middle of a workout and want to quit, think of the practice and confidence you're building for your life outside of the gym. And the next time life throws you a curveball and you're struggling, just think of how strong you really are, inside and out.

9 People You'll Meet At The Gym

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 09.27.2013 | Healthy Living

We always expect to get along swimmingly with other fitness freaks. But just like everyone who likes music doesn't groove to the same jam, sometimes w...

How To Conquer Your Fear Of The Gym

Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living

Last week, we came across a Reddit thread that struck a chord. User beaniebambino was looking to tackle a trip to the gym. Beaniebambino wrote: Wel...

A 50-year-old Clark Kent Finds His Inner Superman

Lewis DeSimone | Posted 10.09.2013 | Fifty
Lewis DeSimone

Some men buy red convertibles. Some cheat on their wives. When I turned 50, I hired a personal trainer.

Functional to Fashionable Fitness Threads

Keri Lynn Ford | Posted 10.09.2013 | Style
Keri Lynn Ford

One of the first ways to take your outfit from the gym to the mall is to switch your shoes. A lot of the latest sneaker fashions are incorporating some fashion-forward favorites: bright colors, shiny metallics and a little bit of bling.

My Fit Life: Getting in Shape for Vacation!

Evelyn Lozada | Posted 09.18.2013 | Latino Voices
Evelyn Lozada

Reservations to the resort... check. Vacation time off from work... check. New swimsuit... check. However, a sudden wave of emotion hits you because unfortunately you remember that your body isn't in check and you feel as though you don't look your best.

The Most Important Question of All: 'How Can I Help?'

Nancy Colier | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

And to my friend at the gym, in the hopes that you are reading this, a deep and heartfelt thank you for reminding me of who we really are.

Hotel Gyms With Great Views

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.25.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

We don't know how good you look at the gym, but we're always happier when people have something else to look at besides the uncoordinated klutz on the elliptical.

Meditations on the Gym

Adam Kirk Edgerton | Posted 08.19.2013 | Gay Voices
Adam Kirk Edgerton

On Sunday I joined a gym for the first time. When the receptionist asked me why I was joining, I shrugged and said, "It's Father's Day." It seemed as good a reason as any, and I don't always like to satisfy people's curiosity.

Gym Offers Beach Body Telephone Hotline

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 06.20.2013 | DC

Feel like you're not beach-body ready? Now there is a hotline for that. Washington Sports Clubs will be running what they call an "I Am Buff Bea...

What Your Personal Trainer Wishes She Could Tell You

Posted 06.13.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Trainers don't want to say anything that might deter you from working out. But we got them to share a few frustrations (as well as ...

8 Great Exercise Tips For Those Over 50

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 07.21.2013 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

Exercise is a wonderful way to keep your body in top shape, as long as you follow these very simple tips. Though all of us complain about exercise from time to time, there's no substitute for it if you want to stay mentally and physically fit in your 50s, and beyond.

Do Leg Extensions Have a Place in Your Workout?

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

Many gym veterans can recall how doctors and other healthcare providers maligned squats and recommended leg extensions. Squats were supposed to be "bad" for the knee and leg extensions were supposed to be "good" for the knee.

I Was Body Shamed At The Gym

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.11.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Walking into a gym can be a source of endless anxiety. There are unfamiliar machines, shared locker rooms, doubts about personal ability, and sometime...