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Why the 21-Day Fix Was Not for Me

Kait Sawyer | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Kait Sawyer

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past six months, you've heard of Beachbody's 21-Day Fix. Who DOESN'T want to be "fixed" in 21 days (ugh...

What the Weekend Warrior Needs to Know to Stay Pain Free When Exercising

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Never wish or wait for an injury to get better, be smart and proactive so you can exercise happily ever after!

5 Ways You're Wasting Your Time At The Gym

Melissa Edmonds | Posted 11.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Melissa Edmonds

Just because you see people using a machine at the gym (or you've read about it in a fitness magazine) doesn't mean it's the best choice for your body and personal goals.

5 Boredom-Busting Treadmill Workouts

SELF | Posted 10.12.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

Hate the dreadmill? These high-intensity interval routines will challenge your body and your brain, boosting your fitness level as the minutes fly by.

How To Know If You're Addicted To Exercise

SELF | Posted 10.09.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

Working out every single day is good for you, right? For some women, it can become an unhealthy obsession.

9 Things I Hated About Being Morbidly Obese

Tony Posnanski | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Tony Posnanski

I remember when I got a salad after losing 20 pounds, and the cashier rolled her eyes. I remember losing 50 pounds and being able to hear the click of the seatbelt. I remember losing 80 pounds and being able to wipe myself.

Everything You Need To Know Before You Try Trail Running

SELF | Posted 11.13.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

It's fall, the light is pretty, and the air is crisp -- a perfect cocktail for exploring woods or hills. But remember, this isn't like pavement. Before you head out, heed these expert tips to avoid injury and fatigue.

11-Year-Old Runs A Marathon On Every Continent, Raises $40,000 For Kids In Need

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.12.2014 | Impact

Nikolas Toocheck became the youngest person to complete marathons on every continent Saturday when he conquered one in the Caucasus Mountains and cros...

Leigh Weingus

This Ancient Practice Destroys Every Excuse For Avoiding Exercise

HuffingtonPost.com | Leigh Weingus | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living

With every year that passes, we get more information about the mental and physical benefits of exercise. But when it comes to actually lacing up those...

I Refused to Get Off the StairMaster

Tony Posnanski | Posted 11.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Tony Posnanski

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

Well, This Might Be The Cruelest/Best Prank Ever

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.21.2014 | Comedy

If someone gave you a cupcake, you'd probably love it, right? But what if someone gave it to you right outside a gym? In this video from Running L...

You're Not Really Doing That, Are You?

David Kirsch | Posted 10.12.2014 | Healthy Living
David Kirsch

So, as I was making my morning rounds at the Madison Square Club this morning, I saw a couple of things that inspired me to write this impromptu blog....

On Being The Fat Girl At The Gym

Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh | Posted 10.07.2014 | 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.

How To 'Work Out' Your Heart: A Guide To Building Emotional Strength

Sahaj Kohli | Posted 09.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Sahaj Kohli

It's time to be intentional and make working out your heart as important as working out your body, not just for the health benefits but also to be your best self and contribute to a better world.

Active Animals: Cute Pets Working on Their Beach Bods

The Active Times | Posted 09.06.2014 | Comedy
The Active Times

From Upright Bunny Rows to Hamster Hamstring workouts, these little critters can teach us a thing or two about exercise. But, most importantly, they make working out so darn cute.

Here's How To Upgrade Your Outdoor Workout

SELF | Posted 09.04.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

Reason number 426 we love summer: You can take your workout outdoors (and stop slogging through another hour on the elliptical). But if going for a long run isn't your thing, you can still break a sweat in the sunshine by trying some butt-kicking DIY moves.

The Best Energy Bars For Athletes (And Everybody Else)

The Active Times | Posted 08.31.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

Energy bars play a number of roles in an athlete's life. Sometimes we reach for them during hard workouts, sometimes as on-the-go meal replacements, a...

CrossFit Proposal Somehow Makes Burpees Seem Romantic

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.01.2014 | Weddings

It may not sound romantic to pop the question while doing burpees, but that's only because you've never seen this video. JP and Amanda first met a...

What Gay Men Are Really Thinking In The Locker Room

Posted 06.29.2014 | Gay Voices

By Rick Clemons for YourTango.com Michael Sam made headline news when he shared a celebratory kiss with his boyfriend after hearing that he was joi...

This Total-Body Workout Will Fly By, Thanks To The Perfect Playlist

SELF | Posted 08.28.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

This fitness routine will make your session fly by. Download these hits, then grab a partner and a set of weights, and play along.

Why I Don't Judge The 'Pretty Girls' At The Gym Anymore

Tony Posnanski | Posted 08.20.2014 | Women
Tony Posnanski

I realized that I have been judged my whole life, and what I did was wrong. She had nothing to do with people calling me fat, stupid and lazy. I did by not standing up for myself.

My 'Booty-Popping Fun' Dance Class Is Much More Than Just A Workout Routine

Anne Hilker | Posted 08.05.2014 | Teen
Anne Hilker

This hour of booty-popping fun is much more than just my workout routine. It's taught me how to branch out of my comfort zone and to go easier on myself at the same time.

Why You Don't Need to Go to the Gym

Jen Glantz | Posted 08.02.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

I lift two 8-lb. weights up and down a few times until I notice the people next to me lifting quadruple that amount, practically rolling their eyes at me. By the time I lay down on the mat to do a round of abs, I'm exhausted. I'm closing my eyes and pretending I'm back in Mrs. Kay's kindergarden class and this is nap time.

POLL: Do You Make Fitness A Priority In Your Busy Schedule?

Posted 05.20.2014 | MarloThomas

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What Does It Mean to Be 'So LA?'

Abby Draper | Posted 06.09.2014 | Los Angeles
Abby Draper

I have not even lived here 1,000 days, and I somehow believe I have the right to complain about people visiting LA. But, for real, they're the worst. Like, get out of line if you don't know what you want to order at Intelligentsia, which you're not pronouncing correctly. Thanks.