The Hidden Risk of Running a Marathon

The Hidden Risk of Running a Marathon

Running is a great workout, and it comes with all of the heart-strengthening benefits of aerobic exercise. But doing it for long distances—like in a marathon—may come with...

The Best Workouts For Your Body Type

The Best Workouts For Your Body Type

Ever wonder why some people can eat whatever they want, hardly exercise and never gain a pound? Or maybe you are the type of person who eats relatively healthy, goes to the gym...

15 minutes in spin class sent this woman to the ER

15 minutes in spin class sent this woman to the ER

Lauren Peterson figured taking a spin class would be a great way to get in shape. But after less than 15 minutes of intense pedaling she felt nauseous and nearly passed...

How Kickboxing Can Change Your Body and Your Life

How Kickboxing Can Change Your Body and Your Life

To get better balance, power and agility, kickboxing is king among workouts. Experts who have studied the sport say nearly everyone—even older people who might shy away from...

Lifting and plyometrics are perfect for building your bones

Lifting and plyometrics are perfect for building your bones

Most dudes don’t think about bone health. They may think about boner health, but not about the need to challenge and stress your skeleton to keep it strong throughout your life....

Fight Cancer Through Fitness

Fight Cancer Through Fitness

Liz, who was training for her second half-marathon, put her race ambitions on hold in order to undergo a lumpectomy. "It was terrible to lose control of my health and have my...

Stressed? These 1-minute meditations will calm your mind

Stressed? These 1-minute meditations will calm your mind

Meditation can be scary at first: You're supposed to sit alone, in silence with all of your thoughts, yet not let them distract you. It sounds nearly impossible right? Well,...

Mayo Clinic discovers high-intensity aerobic training can reverse aging

Mayo Clinic discovers high-intensity aerobic training can reverse aging

A Mayo Clinic study says the best training for adults is high-intensity aerobic exercise, which they believe can reverse some cellular aspects of aging. Mayo researchers...

This Total-Body Workout Can Be Done Anywhere—And It Only Takes 15 Minutes

This Total-Body Workout Can Be Done Anywhere—And It Only Takes 15 Minutes

Most people only think of the jump rope as cardio equipment. But what if I told you that you could tone your arms with a jump rope as well?! When you use the rope as a way to...

How a Nutritionist Manages Migraine Triggers « Food and Fitness

How a Nutritionist Manages Migraine Triggers « Food and Fitness

If you’re one of the estimated 38 million American who suffer from migraines, you know that they are no ordinary headaches. Along with blinding, throbbing pain, migraines are...

5 Simple Ways To Progress Your Push-up

5 Simple Ways To Progress Your Push-up

If you're crushing push-ups by the dozen, it may be time to give yourself a new challenge. Finding the next progression is as simple as moving your hands or feet! As kids, my...

What I Wish I Had Known Before I Signed Up for My First Half-Marathon 5 Years Ago

What I Wish I Had Known Before I Signed Up for My First Half-Marathon 5 Years Ago

I spent the past two months training for a half-marathon. It was far from my first—it was number seven—but this one was at the Skechers Performance LA Marathon. I wasn't ready...