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8 Kinds of Yoga

With so many styles, studios, and classes out there, how do you know which style of yoga is right for you? We’re here to make that decision a little bit easier.

6 New Fitness Trends

Suspension training, HIIT, parkour, and more to help your body and mind beat back exercise boredom.

10 Foods That Give You Energy

Sure, sleep counts, but so does the food you eat. Here are the foods that will put a spring in your step.

10 Health Experts Name Their Favorite Workout Songs

What music gives these pros the energy they need to get the job done?

Book Recommendations from 7 Fitness Experts

We asked seven fitness professionals what books they look to for advice on training, nutrition, and motivation.

Runners High: What are Cannabinoids?

How long-distance exercise triggers the release of naturally-occurring cannabis-like substances.

Is It Better to Work Out With Music?

A look at how music can impact athletic performance, with guidelines for safety (no earbuds on busy streets) and choosing the right tune.

Avoiding Overuse Injuries

Overuse injuries are extremely common, and can be caused by everything from intense athletic training to sitting at a desk. Here's a look at how they occur and how to safeguard your body against them.

Favorite Exercises From Five Fitness Experts

Is there a single exercise that could meet all your fitness needs? We asked five athletes, experts, and fitness instructors what their “pick one” choice would be.

8 Fitness Experts Name Their Top Exercise

We asked 8 fitness experts one question: If you could only do one exercise for the rest of your life, what would you pick?

Heat Up Your Workout with a Coregasm Routine

For some women, certain exercises can bring sexual arousal and release, and potentially improve their sex lives.

9 Great Health Apps

Improve your health with the touch of a (phone) button.

6 Hot Fitness Trends for 2015

From ActivMotion to wearable trackers, what s happening in workouts.

What s the Best Time of Day to Exercise?

Should you rearrange your workout schedule?

Super Quick Workout: Super Squats

Try this power move for a fast, all-in-one workout.

No Time for Exercise? Try These (10 Minute or Less) Workouts

Fast and effective ways to get in shape.

6 Ways to Keep it Clean at the Gym

Maintain Good Exercise Hygiene--and Your Health

3 Popular Exercises to Avoid--and Ones to Perform Instead

Skip these exercises and upgrade your workout.

Lengthen Your Stride, Extend Your Life: 4 Tip to Jumpstart Your Running Practice

Want to reap the rewards of running? Here are easy ways to get started.

Can Exercise Reverse Skin Aging?

Is working out the secret to younger looking skin?

Reap the Benefits Of Tai Chi

Explore tai chi (pronounced tie chee ), the exercise that combines breathing, meditation, movement, and strength.

Sit Less For Better Health: 7 Ways to Move More at Work and Home

Being sedentary doesn t do any body good. Research suggests a link between excess sitting and chronic disease. Learn how you can incorporate more movement into your day.

Post-Workout Recovery: 4 Things You Should Do After Exercise

Sure, you cool down after you exercise. But there s more to recovery than walking at a slower pace. Here are the four components of an effective post-workout recovery.

Should You Exercise When Treating Cancer?

For cancer patients and survivors, exercise can help improve physical functioning, fatigue, and quality of life and may improve chances of survival.

Want To Try Yoga? Finding The Right Teacher Is Key

Curious about this popular form of exercise that claims to reduce stress, improve bone density, and boost brain function? Finding the right teacher is the crucial first step.

Managing Diabetes at 120mph: An Interview with Driver Ryan Reed

NASCAR Nationwide Series driver and American Diabetes spokesperson Ryan Reed talks about racing cars, managing diabetes, and pursing dreams.

6 Ways to Get Addicted to Exercise

If your workout doesn't make you happy, you're less likely to stick with it. Use these tips to stay motivated and get the most out of your exercise routine.

In Bitter Cold, Be Alert for Signs of Hypothermia

It's important to be aware of how your body responds to the cold. Brave the cold without the bite of howling winds and low temperatures by keeping these expert tips in mind to prevent hypothermia.

9 Safety Tips for Skiing, Snowboarding, and Sledding

Snowy terrain brings wintertime fun for "kids" of all ages. Preschoolers as well as retirees can partake in skiing, snowboarding, and sledding, which are very safe activities when done correctly. Avoid unnecessary trips to the emergency room by taking these precautions.

Apartment Living: 7 Tips for Exercise Etiquette

We all know exercise is good for your health, but noisy equipment or workout routines may be disrupting your neighbors. Here's how to politely work up a sweat.