Exercise DVDs could hamper workouts

Those exercise DVDs that allow people to work out from the comfort of their own homes may be inflicting psychological damage. Oregon State University researchers conducted a study of 10 popular […]

Portland-metro area third fittest in country

When it comes to physical fitness, Portland wins the competition for Northwest cities. Portland was ranked the third-fittest city in the country in the American College of Sports Medicine’s annual American […]

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 […]

Little white lies

Admit it, you’ve fibbed to your physician. Maybe you told your doctor you exercise five days a week, when you actually only hit the gym a couple times a week. Maybe you […]

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 […]

Political marathoners

By now, I’m sure most everyone has heard about Paul Ryan’s gaffe regarding his marathon time. For the handful of you who haven’t: In a radio interview last month, Ryan claimed […]

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