Keisha White

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The 5-Minute Ultimate Core Workout

You rely on your core (a.k.a. back muscles and abs) for virtually every move you make. Here's how to show it some love.

5 Essential Body Weight Exercises

Ditch the dumbbells and still build strength? Yes, it’s possible! The right body weight exercises can work your legs, glutes, back, chest and core in …

Your Best Body: Get Gorgeous Arms

Want better biceps? Tighten and tone with these simple arm exercises.

10 Yoga Poses For Runners

<i>By Jeremy Berger for Men's Journal</i><p>This won't be the first time somebody tries to get you into yoga. Yoga converts are evangelical: There's the peaceful friend who wants you to find your heart center; the intense friend who dips out of work for Bikram and comes back 10 pounds lighter; and the insane …

How and Why You Should Warm Up Before a Run

Heading out for a run too fast and not warmed up is a recipe for injury.<p>Once we get revved up to run it’s tempting to shoot out the door at top speed. But heading out of the gates at full speed—without a proper warmup—is a recipe for disaster, and injury.<p>If you start out too fast, you run the risk …

5 Tips for Staying Motivated for Your First 5K

Making running a habit is tough for beginners but here's how to do it to make it stick.<p><i>Amanda asks: I'm training for my very first 5K and I'm having trouble sticking to my training routine. Any suggestions for how I can stay motivated?</i><p>Congratulations on starting training and welcome to running! …

10 Yoga Poses for Runners

Caitlin Casella<p>Downward-Facing Dog<p>Instructions: Start on hands and knees. Place your palms a handprint's distance in front of your shoulders. Tuck …

Yoga

5-Minute Workout: Tone Your Butt and Thighs

Sweat with us in real time!<p>When you're short on time, it's a great idea to focus on your legs and butt, because that's where about 60 percent of your body's muscle is. This five-minute routine will work your lower half <i>hard</i>.<p>The key to this routine? Efficiency. For each of the five moves, go as hard …

18 Moves to Tone Your Butt, Thighs, and Legs

Exercises that tighten and tone your legs from butt to ankles and everything in between

3 Ways to Get Fit with a Jump Rope

Blast fat, build muscle, and improve cardio—all with a $10 tool.<p>If you haven't jumped rope since grade school, you're missing out. This kid-friendly piece of fitness equipment is portable, simple to use, and takes the work out of working out. No wonder it's earning rave reviews among trainers these …

82 Push-Ups You Need to Know About

Drop and give me<i>…</i> 82<i>?</i> That’s right. We at Greatist love—nay, adore—the push-up. It’s one of the simplest and most functional exercises around, and <b>it</b> …

29 Healthy Versions Of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Here's to the kind of New Year's resolutions that don't make you want to stab yourself with a celery stick.

Obesity quadruples to nearly one billion in developing world

<b>The number of overweight and obese adults in the developing world has almost quadrupled to around one billion since 1980, says a report from a UK think tank.</b><p>The Overseas Development Institute said one in three people worldwide was now overweight and urged governments to do more to influence …

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A weighty problem: how to halt obesity in the developing world

If you believe growing waistlines are a problem affecting only rich countries, think again. The latest data reveals that the number of overweight and obese people in the developing world has more than tripled – from about 250 million in 1980 to almost a billion by 2008.<p>The upshot is that there are …

DOJ Expected To Defend Health Law's Contraceptive Mandate

The Justice Department will answer a challenge Friday morning to a controversial provision in the new health care law. It requires most employers that offer health insurance to include birth control at no cost.<p>A group of Catholic nuns has objected to that, and this week they won a temporary …