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Q & A With Olivia Harlan

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How to Use a Landmine

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Box Jumps Do’s and Don’ts

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Written by Caitlin Schille, MPH Are you familiar with the relatively new term of “fat-shaming?” Fat-shaming is when people try to make others who fall into the categories of overweight and obese feel badly about themselves and about their bodies. Those staunchly against fat-shaming promote overall body positivity— the idea that all people should feel …

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HIIT training

High intensity interval training (HIIT) has many advantages over other forms of exercise. Possibly its largest advantage is that HIIT can be performed with just about any piece of exercise equipment that you can think of, including your own body. This means that there is no reason at all why your exercises should become stale …

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46 Ways to Get Moving Written by Caitlin Schille If exercise feels like a chore, switch it up! Physical activity is so much more than going to the gym and putting in a half hour on the treadmill. Any movement is good movement! Read through our list of fun and creative ways to bring some …

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Olivia Harlan

ESPN and Fox Sports Sideline Reporter Healthy Magazine (HM): College football, NBA, multiple networks, sideline NFL reporter… My first question is: how have you not gone insane? In other words, what advice do you have about juggling priorities? Olivia (O): When it comes to priorities, I layer my to-do lists. Big picture (months, years down …

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Do Corporate Wellness Programs Live Up to the Hype?  Written by Caitlin Schille  Corporate wellness programs are all the rage. Companies like them for many reasons, including saving money on healthcare expenditures, increasing employee productivity, promoting good company culture, and attracting the best employees. As a result of Affordable Care Act (ACA) stipulations that encourage workplace wellness, wellness programs have become quite …

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Written by Mike Jones With so much conflicting information at our fingertips, it’s hard to know what to believe. We all know the myriad of benefits that exercise provides: improved mood, stress relief, increased energy, disease prevention, and weight control. Working out can certainly do good things for your skin as well. It increases the blood flow, …

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TV watching stretches workout

7 stretches to do while watching tv After a long day, sitting down to watch your favorite TV show on a comfy couch sounds like the perfect reprieve. But, in the day of “Netflix and Chill” it can be easy to spend too much time sitting and not enough time taking care of our bodies. …

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You’ve probably seen people using landmines at the gym, and wondered if that odd-looking workout method would help your fitness goals. What is a landmine? In its simplest format, the landmine consists of a rotating base into which an Olympic or standard size weight lifting bar (typically a 7-foot bar) is inserted, allowing the bar …

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post pregnancy workout

Healthy moms want to work out, but pregnancy takes a toll Written by Healthy Magazine Staff Nine months is a long time. That’s a truth new mothers learn. And as the pregnancy progresses, normal fitness routines get more difficult. When the baby comes, new mothers might be fooled into thinking they’ll get their old lives …

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Using an outdoor bike ride isn’t always possible. Say it’s raining and you simply aren’t equipped for a rain ride or are a little nervous about slick surfaces. Or maybe you just don’t have a decent road bike. So instead, you head to the gym and find the stationary bikes. Not everyone approaches a stationary …

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