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How I Stayed On Track on Vacation

Shealagh Whittle | Posted 03.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Shealagh Whittle

As my countdown to vacation crept closer and closer, I got a little scared -- how could I continue my newfound healthy eating habits in a city that for me holds all manner of delectable culinary sins?The answers turned out to be simple, and despite the fact that I have been largely ignoring my scale over the past month or two, I actually lost weight while I was in London.

Sarah Klein

What Men Can Get Out Of The Workouts Women Love

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living

While we're very much of the mindset that men and women certainly can do the same workouts, they don't necessarily always want to. For every trailblaz...

Chocolate For Dinner?!

Posted 02.14.2014 | Healthy Living

There are hundreds of wonderful sites on healthy living to be seen all over the blogosphere. Here at Fit Links, we'll introduce you to some that have ...

Joy Lost 112 Pounds: 'I Cannot Believe Who I Am Today'

Posted 02.12.2014 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured in our I Lost Weight series! Name: J...

Fit Links: You Don't Have To Be A Good Dancer To Love Zumba And More

Posted 02.07.2014 | Healthy Living

There are hundreds of wonderful sites on healthy living to be seen all over the blogosphere. Here at Fit Links, we'll introduce you to some that have ...

Jackie Lost 192 Pounds: 'I Became A Zumba Addict'

Posted 12.27.2013 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured in our I Lost Weight series! Name: J...

Shut Up And Dance!

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 02.08.2014 | Fifty
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

In my tweens, teens and twenties, dancing and music were the nucleus of my existence. Together, they fed my soul and heart, and were the outlet for my self-expression (along with hairpieces and eyeliner).

Doctor and Wife Open Home to Cancer Patients

Lisa Masters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Masters

I don't think "Thank you!" can truly express the gratitude that many of us often wish to express to those who are not in the business of treating cancer patients who give their hearts, time and love to those of us that have connected with the disease.

Why Pitbull, Daddy Yankee And Don Omar Should Be Grateful To Zumba

AP | GAIL GEDAN SPENCER | Posted 10.20.2013 | Latino Voices

ORLANDO, Fla. — Zumba Fitness instructors worldwide are not only using a Latin-heavy song lineup in their classes, they're also creating new fan...

Duet Step

Myra Demeter | Posted 10.15.2013 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

Since Dan's stroke three years ago we don't have many activities that we can do together and our couples' duet step dance class is sacred. It was only Dan's emergency hospital stay for a serious heart issue in May that prevented us from having a perfect attendance record.

Remembering You Have a Body -- or, How ELSE to Talk to Little Girls

Michelle Konstantinovsky | Posted 10.09.2013 | Women
Michelle Konstantinovsky

I hate to ruin the ending of all this, but spoiler alert: My body and I have not yet become besties. We don't look at each other googly-eyed and trade positive affirmations daily. But we've come a long way.

Patti Lost 95 Pounds: 'I Am Going To Turn 50 And Be The Fittest I Have Ever Been'

Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site! Name: Patti Pollock Ag...

Capoeira Batizado, June 29th: Where New York City and Brazil Meet

Christopher Lee Nutter | Posted 08.26.2013 | New York
Christopher Lee Nutter

I was instantly mesmerized. I decided right then and there I didn't just want to do what I saw the instructor do, I wanted to be the kind of person who could do it.

8 Great Exercise Tips For Those Over 50

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 07.21.2013 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

Exercise is a wonderful way to keep your body in top shape, as long as you follow these very simple tips. Though all of us complain about exercise from time to time, there's no substitute for it if you want to stay mentally and physically fit in your 50s, and beyond.

Finding the Right Health and Wellness Programs For Corporate America (PART 3)

Melissa Nordin | Posted 05.01.2013 | Business
Melissa Nordin

Corporate America has begun to realize just how much of an impact the health and wellness of their employees has on the overall costs of running a business.

'Moaning And Groaning' Heard In Zumba Studio That Was Allegedly A Brothel

AP | DAVID SHARP | Posted 02.22.2013 | Crime

ALFRED, Maine -- A landlord who rented office space to a Zumba instructor accused of being a prostitute testified he became suspicious when tenants he...

How to Drag a Reluctant Friend to the Gym

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 04.21.2013 | Women
Vanessa Van Edwards

If you have a gymophobe friend, here are three creative ways to incentivize them to get their butt on the treadmill next to you.

My Workout Obsession

Bevy Smith | Posted 04.21.2013 | Black Voices
Bevy Smith

In an effort to stop this 46-year-old body from sliding into total disrepair, I joined a fancy gym. It's definitely an investment and I'm committed to getting my money's worth, which is why I started taking classes -- yoga, pilates, power napping, and my favorite -- Zumba.

Ana Lost 82 Pounds: 'It Requires A Lot Of Patience And Encouragement, But It Is Not Impossible'

Posted 02.01.2013 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site! Name: Ana Guerrero Age...

The Psychology of Zumba

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 03.25.2013 | Women
Vanessa Van Edwards

Zumba brings out my inner diva. My buttocks slapping, hips gyrating, sassy-mouthed inner diva. Why does Zumba have such a loyal following? Zumba feels like a party and makes you forget you're dancing next to someone your Grandmother's age at 10 a.m.

Katie Lost 80 Pounds: 'If You Believe In Getting Healthy Whole-Heartedly, You Will Become Who You Want To Be'

Posted 01.23.2013 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site! Name: Katie Regan Age:...

I'm the Person Who Farts During Yoga Class

Sadie Dingfelder | Posted 05.09.2013 | Comedy
Sadie Dingfelder

In the last few years, I have come to realize that most people are too self-conscious or preoccupied with their own cardiovascular suffering to notice me. And even if I do something spastic enough to attract attention, I think of it as a public service -- I'm helping others feel better by comparison.

Fat Guy in a Zumba Class

Don McNay | Posted 02.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Don McNay

It's taken some serious psychological rewiring to get me to make my health a priority. If I can do it, anyone can. I'm a middle-aged grandpa whose last athletic feats were performed when Jimmy Carter was president.

Joan Lost 163 Pounds: 'I Am The Healthiest I Have Been In 20 Years'

Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site! Name: Joan Minnery Age...

We Tried It: Aqua Zumba

Meredith Melnick | Posted 12.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Meredith Melnick

Our instructor played upbeat, fast-tempo salsa and bachata music, whooping into the mic and offering encouragement. She demonstrated each movement and then we mirrored it in unison, thankfully and safely beneath the water's obscuring surface