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Older Women Who Exercise Outdoors More Likely To Stick With It

Reuters | Posted 12.05.2014 | Fifty

By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health) - Outdoor workouts left women in a better mood and kept them exercising longer than counterparts who...

Overcoming the Foe: The Plateau

Brandon Drenon | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

Maintaining optimal health and fitness is a life-long journey. Adding variety to your workouts will provide mental stimulation and keep the workouts fun. More importantly, in regards to fitness plateaus, the varying physical stimulation will produce tangible results as the body is forced to adapt.

What's SUP? Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga

Joshua Estrin | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Joshua Estrin

Is there such a thing as yoga on steroids, or is that a contradiction in terms? Yoga is often considered the ultimate in Zen exercise and mindfullness...

Thinking Outside the Lucite Box: A Case for Experiential Education

Ben Klasky | Posted 12.08.2014 | Education
Ben Klasky

By breaking outside of the traditional classroom environment, teachers can help new lessons and new leaders emerge.

6 Reasons To Start Working Out Outside

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 09.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Autumn is the best season for exploring the outdoors -- hands down. With oppressive summer heat and humidity behind us, we're delighting in only semi-...

Why You Should Take Your Workout To The Playground

Reuters | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living

By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK, Aug 18 (Reuters) - From park bench pushups and monkey bar lifts to open air runs, fitness experts say ...

5 Things I Learned About Life on My First Backpacking Trip

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 10.04.2014 | Women
Kathleen Buckstaff

For three days, I didn't brush my hair, I didn't wear makeup and I wore the same pants. Pee splattered on my ankles, and my nails were full of dirt. I gave up on my appearance. Instead, I looked at lakes, mountains and wildflowers. The result? My inner beauty felt alive and healthy.

How To Exercise Outside With Spring Allergies

Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S. News No doubt many of us are shooing off the last remnants of winter and rejoicing that (according to the calendar, at l...

6 Tips To Make Running In The Cold A Little Bit Better

Posted 01.31.2014 | Healthy Living

By Amy Schlinger for Life by DailyBurn If you love running, there's not much that will stop you from getting outdoors to pound the pavement -- exce...

Tips For Making Big Health Changes, From Sherri Shepherd (VIDEO)

Posted 01.27.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to making healthier food choices and incorporating exercise,Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, had some great advi...

LOOK: Your Favorite Winter Workouts

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

No matter the benefits of outdoor exercise -- like improved focus, faster healing and higher vitamin D levels -- even the most devoted of nature lover...

Sarah Klein

We Tried All The Best Winter Running Gloves -- So You Don't Have To

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Gone are the worries about sweating off sunscreen and whether to carry water with you or stop somewhere along the way. Winter running has its own very...

How To Exercise In Cold Weather

Posted 12.09.2013 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S. News Nose dripping. Eyes watering. Cold air freezing your throat, filling your lungs and drifting from your mouth in the...

5 Exercises You're Probably Not Doing That You Definitely Should Be

Tony DeSantis | Posted 11.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Tony DeSantis

Have you ever walked into the gym and asked yourself, "Where the ____ do I begin?" (I'll allow you to fill in the blank.) Trust me, I have. But working out doesn't have to stress you out. Here are five often overlooked exercises that you should be doing to maximize results.

4 Ways To Make Exercise Easier

Ben Greenfield | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Whether you plan on exercising at altitude, climbing Mt. Everest, visiting a friend in Colorado, or simply want to make exercise slightly easier no matter where you're working out, here are four tips to help you get the lungs of a mountaintop Sherpa.

Trail Mixed: 5 Personalized Outdoor Munchies That Will Have You Laughing All the Way to the Summit

Eva Moon | Posted 09.28.2013 | Comedy
Eva Moon

Trail Recommendation: K.I.L.L.M.E.N.O.W. -- Kahlua, Ibuprofen, Laughing gas, LSD, M&Ms, Ecstasy, Nuts, Oxycodone, Weed. Dude, are we climbing the mountain or is the mountain climbing us? Woah!

6 Ways To Turn A Walk In The Park Into A Great Date

Posted 07.18.2013 | Weddings

This article originally appeared on DateNight.Is If the weather is warm and the sky is clear, outside is the place to be. Take your Claritin and sl...

Stoked For Summer! 10 Memorial Day Activities To Kick Things Off

Posted 05.25.2013 | Healthy Living

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, and for us at Healthy Living, that really means one thing: Outdoor fun. Gone are the days of crowde...

How I Finally Fell in Love With My Workout

Mary K. Moore | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary K. Moore

Personal trainers were not quite right for me either, their rabid personalities never really meshing with mine. Specifically, their sheer enthusiasm and their love of the outdoors only served to highlight two things I fundamentally dislike: sheer enthusiasm and love of the outdoors.

Sherri Shepherd's No-Gym Workout

Posted 05.10.2013 | Healthy Living

We're used to seeing Sherri Shepherd in the studio as part of her job as a host of The View, but it doesn't mean the actress and comedian doesn't also...

Dr. Toy Talks About: Outdoor Play

Stevanne Auerbach | Posted 06.05.2013 | Parents
Stevanne Auerbach

It is important to balance playtime indoors and outdoors. Outdoor play gives children extra benefits and should be encouraged as much as possible.

The Denali Movement

Cat del Valle Castellanos | Posted 05.12.2013 | Impact
Cat del Valle Castellanos

In 1913, four men reached the South Summit of Denali, also known as Mt. McKinley. A century later, on June 13th, a team of seven men and three women will make news when they do the same: These new explorers of America's heights are predominately African-American.

Beijing In Three (Long) Days

Kris LoPresto | Posted 04.26.2013 | Travel
Kris LoPresto

The hill you climb up was made from the earth that was displaced to make the moat that surrounds the Forbidden City.

Running Form: Simplified (Part 2)

Christopher Drozd | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Christopher Drozd

You'll remember from the previous post that "correct running form asks only that runners eliminate the variables, and reinforce the invariables." In running, while foot-to-ground contact is a given, does nature favor one manner of landing and loading over another? Let's find out.

Running Form: Simplified (Part 1)

Christopher Drozd | Posted 04.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Christopher Drozd

In as many weeks, this five-part blog post series on "Running Form: Simplified" will carefully sift through the particulars of running so that -- like our most ancient forebears or our youngest children -- ultimately, we can just run.