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How I Lost The Baby Weight

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 02.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

Having recently gained 35 pounds when pregnant with my second daughter, I was left with 20 to lose upon returning home from the hospital and a closet full of non-maternity clothing that didn't fit. It wasn't easy, but I lost it all in about two months -- no starving and no gimmicks.

'Balance Is For The Beam, Focus Is For Life'

Traci L. Stanard, CPT-NSCA, CWC | Posted 01.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Traci L. Stanard, CPT-NSCA, CWC

I had put so much time and effort into the thought of quitting and... that was just it. I had put too much time, actually all my time, into preparing to quit. I had overlooked the fact that I had a chance to achieve something huge.

All Trainers Are Not Created Equal

Jay Cardiello | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jay Cardiello

I am honored to be a personal trainer. That is why I take what I do so seriously and have called out many a personal trainer in the industry, asking "Are you for real?"

Big City Marathons

Heidi Dietrich Mills | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Heidi Dietrich Mills

From the lingering chords of the starting line's "New York..." to the crowds lining every street, there's really nothing quite like the New York City Marathon.

Traps, Bis And Glutes: Fitness Jargon Decoded

MSNBC | Posted 01.07.2012 | Healthy Living

Fire your glutes, relax your traps, lengthen your spine, engage your core. If the instructions are confusing, you're not alone. Experts say fitness is...

An Exercise Merger: Running and Walking

Jeff Galloway | Posted 01.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeff Galloway

Surprisingly, runners tend to record faster times when they insert strategic walk breaks. But after having conducted dozens of surveys, I can now say with confidence: if you want to run faster, try my run-walk-run method.

How Pilates And Weights Helped Me Live To 100

Posted 01.03.2012 | Healthy Living

By Briana Rognlin For Blisstree.com Ruth Kobin turned 100 years old in September, and she was up for the celebration: Not only did she have several...

How Posing Nude For ESPN's 'The Body' Magazine Helped Me Celebrate My Athletic Body

Natasha Hastings | Posted 01.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Natasha Hastings

I first received the call that ESPN was interested in having me in their annual "The Body Issue" from my publicist one Wednesday afternoon in July. I knew right away what issue my publicist was talking about.

Taking the ElliptiGO for a Spin

Heidi Dietrich Mills | Posted 12.31.2011 | Healthy Living
Heidi Dietrich Mills

Normally, when I run or walk around Green Lake, I easily blend in with the rest of the North Seattle athletic crowd. Yesterday, while riding an ElliptiGO, that most definitely was not the case.

Christie Brinkley’s Stay-Fit Secrets

Posted 12.30.2011 | Healthy Living

By Claire Connors for Shape It’s hard to believe it was more than 28 years ago that model Christie Brinkley appeared on the cover of SHAPE. With ...

McFitness: Are Fitness Classes Going the Way of Fast Food?

Jill S. Brown | Posted 12.29.2011 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

These types of classes I'm talking about are known as "pre-choreographed." It's the same concept as McDonald's. Wherever you go to and take this particular class, you'll be getting the same exact routine anywhere in the world.

Elevated Living

Brooke Wells | Posted 12.27.2011 | Healthy Living
Brooke Wells

I am living the "high life" in several aspects of my life. I am coming off two weeks of successful racing. I train to race. When you race well, and win, it feels good. You feel validated, you feel -- well, you feel high.

Q&A: P90X Creator Tony Horton

Sun Sentinel | Posted 12.26.2011 | Healthy Living

Tony Horton, the chiseled face and torso behind the extreme workout program P90X, doesn't care if you lose 10 pounds. He's not about helping you get r...

6 Reasons To Work Out With Your Pet

Posted 12.23.2011 | Healthy Living

By Tina Haupert On the days when I am dragging, my dog, Murphy, reminds me that exercise should be fun. Murphy’s energy is contagious, so it ...

5 Moves to Work Off the Baby Weight

Jeanette Jenkins | Posted 07.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeanette Jenkins

Here are five moves that will help you tone and define your body, increase your calorie burn and help you work off the post-baby weight.

Want a Diabetes Hero in Your Town? Meet Phil Southerland

Riva Greenberg | Posted 11.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

Today, at 29 years old, Southerland is the founder and CEO of Team Type 1 (TT1), a global sports organization whose Type 1 diabetic cyclists won "Race Across America" on its second attempt.

Your Dog Could Be Your Best Fitness Buddy

MSNBC | Posted 11.26.2011 | Healthy Living

When it comes to getting fit a person's best friend just might be a four-legged one. Experts say studies show dog owners walk more, walk faster, and a...

Our Big (Fake) Excuse For Not Exercising

Chrisanna Northrup | Posted 10.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Chrisanna Northrup

It's not about not having the time or even finding the time to exercise, it's about how people choose to spend their time. People would rather browse the Internet than exercise.

Jordan K. Turgeon

We Tried It: Kangoo Jumps Hip-Hop Class

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan K. Turgeon | Posted 10.12.2011 | Healthy Living

While walking around Central Park a few weekends ago, I spotted a group of very interesting-looking runners. Actually, what they were doing was cl...

Jordan K. Turgeon

We Tried It: Bethenny Frankel’s Skinnygirl Workout DVD

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan K. Turgeon | Posted 10.08.2011 | Healthy Living

Confession: I've purchased many a workout DVD throughout the years, and most of them I've done only once. It's rare I find one I actually stick with, ...

New British Guidelines: Even Babies Need Exercise

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 09.10.2011 | Healthy Living

LONDON — Preschoolers, even babies, need daily exercise, the British government says in its first-ever exercise advice for its youngest citizens...

My Life As A Reluctant Athlete

Dr. Cindy Haines | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cindy Haines

It wasn't until later that I saw value in challenging myself in sports, beyond the usual health and weight control benefits.