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The (Necessary) Exercise Advice You Don't Want to Hear

Caleigh Rykiss | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Caleigh Rykiss

To truly make these things happen sometimes we must push our bodies and minds to their limits, step out of our comfort zones and force ourselves to give it everything and more, even if we don't want to. Here are the things you don't want to do, but should do to make the most of your workout!

4th of July Tone-Up Plan: Day 3

Nora Tobin | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

It's that time of year for barbecues, beach days and bikinis! With the holiday weekend just around the corner, we look for last minute ways to shape up. This full-proof plan will whittle the waist, strengthen the muscles and boost your metabolism.

Bicep Curls and Other Exercises You Might Be Doing Wrong

The Active Times | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

If you're not familiar with proper form for the exercises you're performing, there's a high risk for error. Even with seemingly simple exercises, like dumbbell bicep curls for example, there are lots of things that can go wrong.

Epic Ab Exercises for a Firm, Flat Stomach

The Active Times | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

If your goal is to sculpt a firm, flat stomach, first understand one thing: It involves more than just exercising your abs. These moves will help shape and build your abdominal muscles, but if you want those muscles to be visible then you'll have to get rid of any extra fat around the area too.

Hotel Room Workouts

Angeles Burke | Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Angeles Burke

After months of getting in shape and throwing that extra holiday weight gain to the curb -- it is time for a vacation! As you start planning and packing for your getaway, you come to find that the hotel has no gym. Before you hit the panic button, try these hotel room workouts that require no fancy equipment and very little space.

4th of July Tone-Up Plan: Day 2

Nora Tobin | Posted 06.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

It's that time of year for barbecues, beach days and bikinis! With the holiday weekend just around the corner, we look for last-minute ways to shape up. This full-proof plan will whittle the waist, strengthen the muscles and boost your metabolism.

Gym-Less, Not Hope-Less

Brandon Drenon | Posted 06.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

For those of us who carry a few extra pounds, as you improve the ability to move your own body, you will start to notice daily tasks becoming easier! No more huffing and puffing walking up the stairs. Gentleman, you can fling that heavy door open for the pretty lady with ease!

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Workout

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 06.05.2014 | Healthy Living

We asked some of our favorite fitness experts (and aficionados) how to get the most out of our workouts. From snacks to strengthening tips, we learned...

7 Ways To Make Cardio More Fun

Angeles Burke | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Angeles Burke

If you are barely breaking a sweat anymore and feel like you are simply going through the motions with your routine -- kick it up a notch! Playing with the inclines and speed will take your mind off of counting down the minutes that pass. It will also make the workout more of a challenge, meaning more calories burned even faster!

Turning Your Dog Into Your Workout Partner

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Your dog can be a great workout partner, even if you're just starting to exercise. Unlike a human companion, your dog will always be ready to get up and go. And since dogs love having a daily routine they can count on, yours will be happy to remind you when it's time to exercise each day.

The Short Shorts Workout

Nora Tobin | Posted 07.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

The warm temps and summer travel plans are bound to bring out the shorts. While some may have been working out all winter in preparation for this mome...

What's Better: Group Fitness Classes Or A Gym Membership?

Jamie Walker | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
 Jamie Walker

Choosing between a gym membership and group classes isn't an easy decision.

Bob Harper's Tips for Taking on CrossFit

SELF | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

By Kafi Drexel, SELF photo: Diane Bondareff for SELF Magazine High five if you were among the thousands of people sweatin' it out with Bob Harper i...

Move of the Day: Bow Pose

Nora Tobin | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Incorporate this "move of the day" into your regular exercise regimen or just take a few minutes to give it a try.

LOOK: The Perfect Week of Workouts

Posted 05.07.2014 | Healthy Living

By Sheila Monaghan Beach season is coming. We know this because store windows are displaying cover-ups and board shorts, and winter-weary people ...

How To Fit Exercise Into Your Routine (No Matter How Busy You Are)

Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living

This post was written by author Martin Bjergegaard, co-founder of Rainmaking, a company that helps to launch and build start-ups, and pan-European...

12 CrossFit Workouts Anyone Can Do

Posted 04.20.2014 | Healthy Living

By Alice Oglethorpe for Men's Journal If you've never tried CrossFit, you probably assume the barbell-and-burpee-heavy WODs (it stands for Workout ...

8 Ways To Think Like An Athlete

SELF | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

Here's the thing about athletes. They think about their bodies differently than the average gymgoer. They work out, get motivated and define goals -- all differently. And their way is highly effective. You don't need a sponsorship or superior genes to adopt this mind-set and achieve the body results you want.

Move of the Day: High Knees

Nora Tobin | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Incorporate this "move of the day" into your regular exercise regimen or just take a few minutes to give it a try. Performing the "move of the day" will add up, and you will begin to see noticeable changes in your body and an improved mental focus!

8 Ways To Burn Serious Calories That Don't Feel Like Working Out

Posted 04.07.2014 | Healthy Living

A recent late-winter skiing trip reminded us here at Healthy Living that there are lots of ways to get in shape that have nothing to do with the gym. ...

30 Days Of HIIT Workouts

Neila Rey | Posted 06.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Neila Rey

The high-intensity interval training workouts are the fastest way to look lean and mean when the weather demands we get about wearing fewer clothes. The real benefits, however, are mental. Try one of the routines right now -- all you need is 15 minutes and a timer.

Move of the Day: V-Ups

Nora Tobin | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Incorporate this "move of the day" into your regular exercise regimen or just take a few minutes to give it a try. Each day will be a different move so you can do each one back to back or individually.

A 5-Minute Workout That Really Works

SELF | Posted 05.23.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

With this the no-excuses routine, you'll squeeze in a killer head-to-toe, fat-blasting workout no matter how busy you are.

Move of the Day: Plank With Leg Lift

Nora Tobin | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Incorporate this "move of the day" into your regular exercise regimen or just take a few minutes to give it a try. Each day will be a different move s...

Move of the Day: Skaters

Nora Tobin | Posted 05.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Incorporate this "move of the day" into your regular exercise regimen or just take a few minutes to give it a try. Each day will be a different move so you can do each one back to back or individually.