7 steps to making your health your No. 1 priority

7 steps to making your health your No. 1 priority

If you’re like many of us, you make well-intentioned health and fitness resolutions — perhaps on Jan. 1 — only to break them days or weeks later. We asked Betsy Mendel, a Los...

An Hour of Running May Add Seven Hours to Your Life

An Hour of Running May Add Seven Hours to Your Life

Running may be the single most effective exercise to increase life expectancy, according to a new review and analysis of past research about exercise and premature death. The...

Tracy Anderson Talks Body Confidence, Boosting Your Metabolism, and the Best Advice J.Lo Gave Her

Tracy Anderson Talks Body Confidence, Boosting Your Metabolism, and the Best Advice J.Lo Gave Her

There's a reason Tracy Anderson is a favorite trainer among A-listers and regular women alike: She understands how we want to look and feel (strong, sculpted, and balanced). Why...

Hate Burpees? Try These 4 Combination Exercises

Hate Burpees? Try These 4 Combination Exercises

Ah, dreaded burpees — the exercise best-known for working your entire body, but not for actually being enjoyable. However, compound exercises like burpees have a lot of benefits...

Which Is Better: Running Faster or Longer?

Which Is Better: Running Faster or Longer?

Which Is Better: Running Faster or Longer? We're setting the record straight when it comes to distance versus sprints By Lauren Mazzo | May 22, 2016 Topics:    Shutterstock If...

Want to lose 10 pounds? Follow these 6 steps

Want to lose 10 pounds? Follow these 6 steps

Trying to lose 10 pounds? It’s not always all rainbows, unicorns and butterflies. And, it’s certainly not donuts, cake and cookies, either! But, itis possible, if you’re...

This and That: Running, Fitness and Life Snapshots from the Week (Coach Debbie Runs)

This and That: Running, Fitness and Life Snapshots from the Week (Coach Debbie Runs)

Whenever I use the word “snapshots” in my title, my plan is to tell my story (mostly) in pictures. I know that I can get a little wordy (ha! Understatement! My Carlsbad 5000...

Fitness trackers' heart rate monitoring accurate enough for most, study says

Fitness trackers' heart rate monitoring accurate enough for most, study says

(CNN)The heart rate monitor inside your fitness tracker may not be as precise as the equipment used in doctors offices and hospitals, but researchers say the smartwatches and...

5 Ways to Eat Less Sugar

5 Ways to Eat Less Sugar

We’re swimming in sugar: Americans take in more than 22 teaspoons of “added sugar” each day. That's the kind put into food, either by manufacturers, such as cookies and candy,...

The importance of sleep quality and how to improve it

The importance of sleep quality and how to improve it

Nothing is as frustrating as poor sleep. Even though we practice sleeping every night, practice doesn’t make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect. Keeping track of where and...

How to Get Started With Fitness

How to Get Started With Fitness

If you haven’t exercised or tried to eat clean in a while (or ever!), Day 1 of a 30, 60, or 90-day fitness and nutrition program can feel intimidating. Even the thought of...

Is It Possible to Drink Too Much Water?

Is It Possible to Drink Too Much Water?

We’ve all heard the “rules” of hydration: Drink until your urine is clear; hydrate before you get thirsty. But what if those guidelines aren’t quite right? A new statement...