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...

8 Ways to Take Control of Post-40s Weight Gain

8 Ways to Take Control of Post-40s Weight Gain

It sneaks up on you. You feel like your normal self and then, one day, you notice that your body shape has changed or that you’re holding on to a few extra pounds. Your body...

Marines running 57 miles, doing 570 burpees to help Veterans, inspire others

Marines running 57 miles, doing 570 burpees to help Veterans, inspire others

Some local Marines are putting their mind, and body, to the test. They're running 57 miles, and doing 570 burpees to help Veterans. We had a chance to catch up with them to talk...

10 Ways to Burn More Calories During Any Type of Workout

10 Ways to Burn More Calories During Any Type of Workout

Let's face it: whether you're an experienced exerciser or totally new to working out, very few of us have the time to dedicate hours upon hours to our sweat sessions. That's why...

6 Morning Stretches To Start Your Day Off Right

6 Morning Stretches To Start Your Day Off Right

After a good night’s sleep, there’s nothing like a morning stretch session to get you jazzed for the day. Instead of hitting your alarm and lumbering out of bed like...

Don't take it easy: The new advice for older people with heart disease

Don't take it easy: The new advice for older people with heart disease

Older people dealing with heart disease have often been told to take it easy, but the best way to get better may be to get moving. Physical activity helps reduce symptoms and...

The Best Exercise for Aging Muscles

The Best Exercise for Aging Muscles

The toll that aging takes on a body extends all the way down to the cellular level. But the damage accrued by cells in older muscles is especially severe, because they do not...

12 Must-Know Yoga Poses for Beginners

12 Must-Know Yoga Poses for Beginners

12 Must-Know Yoga Poses for Beginners Read this before taking your first class. Share via Pinterest Katie Thompson During the first probably four or five yoga classes I ever...

Use This Savvy Approach to Strength Training to Prevent Injury | Triathlete.com

Use This Savvy Approach to Strength Training to Prevent Injury | Triathlete.com

The best preventive measure? Understanding what causes triathlon-related injuries—and what doesn’t. Plus: How to structure your strength routine for real results. Most injuries...

Carrot Cake Paleo Magic Cookie Bars - Food Faith Fitness

Carrot Cake Paleo Magic Cookie Bars - Food Faith Fitness

These easy carrot cake paleo magic cookie bars taste like the real thing, except in gluten, grain and dairy free form – complete with frosting! They’re a vegan friendly, healthy...

Try the diet that will make your cravings go away

Try the diet that will make your cravings go away

A fasting diet doesn’t mean you feel like you're starving. Numerous studies have shown fasting impacts the reduction of chronic disease risk, longevity and weight loss. Most...

Goat yoga is here and it's glorious

Goat yoga is here and it's glorious

If the point of yoga is to provoke an immediate existential crisis, I’m doing well. Ten minutes after chaining my bike outside the Ridammerhoeve Goat Farm in Amsterdamse Bos –...