Holiday calorie burners

The holidays are here and with them often come tasty food, sweet treats and extra calories. But some of your everyday activities leading up to the holidays can burn calories. Here are […]

Healthy pets, healthy people

Americans’ waistlines aren’t the only things suffering as a result of the U.S. obesity epidemic. Our pets’ health is also taking a hit. Nearly 70 percent of adults are overweight, and […]

Cellphones are making us lazy

Research is now proving what many (myself included) have suspected for years: cellphones are making us lazy. A recent study published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity […]

Everybody, Prancercise!

Not into Zumba? Can’t do CrossFit? Have no fear, a new workout is here. Prancercise! What’s Prancercise? Here’s how creator Joanna Rohrback, 61, describes it: “A springy, rhythmic way of moving forward, similar to […]

Exercise for better sleep

People who exercise report a better night’s sleep than those who don’t workout, according to results from a new poll. The poll, conducted by the National Sleep Foundation, found that people […]

Housework and waistlines

Hey ladies, wanna lose a few pounds? Just grab the vacuum and get to work. A new study found that one reason American women are overweight may be because we are […]

New year, new health trends

Paleo and gluten-free diets. Zumba and CrossFit classes. Every year, new food and fitness trends sweep the country. The Washingtonian magazine came up with this list of trends to expect in 2013 […]

Strange but true

We may be between full moons, but the news is full of health-related oddities. From the Zumba instructor accused of running a prostitution business in her dance studio to the guy […]

Couch potato kids

Couch potato kids top the list of American adults’ biggest concerns about kids’ health, according to a new survey. The National Poll on Children’s Health, conducted by University of Michigan’s C.S. […]

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