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Summer Fitness

5 Easy Tricks to Make This Your Fittest Summer Ever

The Active Times | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

The following health and fitness tips were all learned during the two years I spent working as a personal trainer. They're meant to help you keep your summer fitness goals on track without depriving you from your favorite foods and turning the entire season into one giant trip to the gym.

Forget The 'Bikini Body', This Is the Muscle You Should Be Focusing On

Deborah R. Glasofer, Ph.D. | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Deborah R. Glasofer, Ph.D.

As the temperatures rise this season, aim to let cooler heads prevail by focusing on true summer fitness, physical and mental. You can use this summer to work on the "core" you by starting to ask yourself now, "What will help me strengthen my core self?"

5 Tips to Keep You Working Out All Summer Long

Carolyn Williams | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Williams

Set your summer goals. Are you looking to run a fall marathon, take a backpacking trip or simply feel good baring more skin? When you have a set goal that you are working toward, your workouts become more meaningful.

Your Ultimate 3-Step Summer Fitness Plan

Brett Stewart | Posted 08.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Brett Stewart

Here's a quick and simple three-step guide to claiming your summer body -- and your summer vacation happiness -- for those of us who did not win the genetic lottery and were born with fantastic physiques. To go shirtless this summer, you need to: eat, move, and sleep.

Summer Fitness Dos and Don'ts

Posted 08.24.2013 | OWN

The warm-weather fitness mistake you might be making

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...

6 Steps to a Perfect Summer Workout

Ben Greenfield | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

The perfect workout involves more than just heading to the gym, picking up some dumbbells or hopping on a cardio machine, and working up a sweat. If you incorporate these six steps into your workout, your body will respond by becoming fitter faster, with less discomfort for you!

Workout CD Giveaway: Run Hundred's New Album Can Be Yours

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 08.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

To mix things up a little, I worked with a dozen indie bands and DJs from a variety of genres to make a different sort of workout compilation.

Stacy Berman's 30-Day Summer Shape Up Challenge: Workout 4

Stacy Berman | Posted 08.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Stacy Berman

We have one last workout to fine tune the machine that is your body. By now you are looking and feeling amazing and you are ready to take it to the next and final work out. Complete the exercises for one minute each, three times, with little to no rest.

30-Day Summer Shape-Up Day 26: A Quick, Fat-Burning Morning Routine

John Romaniello | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living
John Romaniello

Now that you're coming to the end of your 30-day shape-up, it's time to start looking at how to maintain your results once that challenge is over -- and the easiest way to do that is by building simple habits that will help you stay both strong and slim.

30-Day Summer Shape-Up Day 25: 10 Tips For Better Weight Training

Ben Greenfield | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

If you lift weights, you need to constantly change your routine in order to burn fat faster and challenge your muscles. In other words, you need to throw your body some curveballs.

30-Day Summer Shape Up Day 24: Circuit Workout 3

Stacy Berman | Posted 08.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Stacy Berman

Here we are on week three of our progressive workout. You should be feeling your body changing and your performance increasing. That means you are ready to to take it to the next level.

30-Day Summer Shape Up Day 21: 20-Minute Pilates

Kristin McGee | Posted 08.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Kristin McGee

Commit to my Beach Body Pilates workout five days a week, and by the end of June you will look amazing. Throughout the rest of the summer, you will carry yourself in a whole new way.

30-Day Summer Shape-Up Day 20: Stay Cool In The Heat

Ben Greenfield | Posted 08.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Even if you don't plan on doing a triathlon or marathon in hot weather, high temperatures can make your workouts uncomfortable, inhibit performance, cause dehydration, and leave you feeling under the weather. Why does hot weather throw such a wrench into our workouts?

30-Day Summer Shape Up Challenge: Circuit Workout 2

Stacy Berman | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Stacy Berman

So you got through our first workout and you are ready to kick it up a notch. This week we get a little more intense with a lot more results. If you find yourself getting tired or sloppy in a set, revert back to week oneʼs exercise.

Make the Best Jogging Playlist Ever: Here's How

Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D. | Posted 06.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D.

Are you one of those joggers who can't even think of stepping onto the road (or track) without your iPod? Well, science says there is a good reason.

Summer Shape Up: How to Build Muscle Fast!

Ben Greenfield | Posted 08.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Summer means short sleeves and short shorts -- and that means revealing muscles that may have been hibernating through the winter.

Summer Shape-Up: How to Look Good in a T-Shirt

Ben Greenfield | Posted 08.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

With summer rolling in, your sleeves are going to be rolling up. This means bare arms, more neck, and possibly even a little waist is going to show. So today, you'll get five steps to ensure that you look good in your t-shirt this summer!

Joined Our Summer Shape Up Yet? Break A Sweat With This 30-Minute Circuit Workout

Stacy Berman | Posted 07.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Stacy Berman

Doesnʼt it seem like summer comes faster each year, without notice... and then it's too late? Iʼve put together a four-week workout guide to help you shed some layers of fat and clothes!

Bringing The Fun Back To Fitness

Chris Powell | Posted 07.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Powell

Let's be honest: Working out can be monotonous. Want to know the best secret for breaking the mold? Make exercise fun again!

100 Tips For A Healthier Summer

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 07.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

It's time to fast track to get your body in peak fat-burning condition. By combining the right foods and beverages and amplifying your workouts, your bod will be in head-turning shape all summer long.

Heidi Klum Hosts A Fun Summer Run

The Huffington Post | Sara Gaynes | Posted 09.30.2011 | Healthy Living

Heidi Klum started a challenge this summer to run -- outside!-- all over New York City. Last week she hosted one of her early-AM jaunts in Central Par...

Hollywood's Summer Body Secrets

Posted 09.30.2011 | Healthy Living

There's still time to whip your body into beach-friendly shape! Celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak demonstrates moves for your upper back, abs and cor...

Hollywood's Summer Body Secrets

Posted 09.30.2011 | Healthy Living

There's still time to whip your body into beach-friendly shape! Celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak demonstrates moves for your upper back, abs and cor...

3 Summer Exercises To Boost Balance, Coordination And Tone

Pooja R. Mottl | Posted 09.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Pooja R. Mottl

When summer rolls around, I make it a point to use the outdoors as much as possible for fitness because it gives us the chance to move our bodies freely in wide open areas instead of being cooped up in crowded gyms.