Fitness

Add 3 Years to Your Life—By Performing This Exercise for 5-10 Minutes a Day

Wednesday Sep 17 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

A recent study shows that runners—regardless of how fast or far they run— live longer than non-runners. What if by performing just one exercise ... more »

Trick Your Fat Cells Into Shrinking

Tuesday Sep 2 2014 | by Shelli Stein

Can you really get rid of fat cells? If there’s one topic that many of us think about but don’t quite understand, it’s fat loss. So let’s see ... more »

4 Exercise Myths—Do You Really Need to Stretch Before a Workout?

Tuesday Jul 29 2014 | by Shelli Stein

Is it really bad to let your knees go past your toes while doing a squat or lunge? Does science both fascinate and frustrate you? It sure does me! The ... more »

7 Ways to Make Exercise Fun

Monday Jul 21 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

That same old gym routine can leave you feeling like a hamster on a wheel— not good for your fitness goals. Astronaut Neil Armstrong is quoted as ... more »

Steady-State Aerobic Exercise Promotes Weight Loss…NOT

Tuesday Jun 24 2014 | by Shelli Stein

Do you believe that aerobic exercise will help you lose weight? If you read about health and fitness, I’m sure you’ve heard the term ... more »

Feet: The Foundation of a Good Workout

Tuesday Jun 17 2014 | by Shelli Stein

We often don’t pay attention to our feet until pain arises, but I think in this case, an ounce of prevention is definitely worth a pound of cure. I ... more »

How to Work Out: Exercise Guidelines 101

Friday May 23 2014 | by Shelli Stein

If you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed by all the fitness jargon, read on for what you need to know about the basics of healthy exercise. I’m ... more »

Running is Good For Your Health, Right? Maybe Not

Tuesday May 13 2014 | by Shelli Stein

We all think running is a great way to lose weight, but that’s not always the case. This was the joke of the day that recently appeared on my ... more »

The Future of Wearable Health Monitors

Friday May 2 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

“Accelerometers do a good job at measuring forward motion, but they can’t sense all types of motion.” I’m fascinated by cutting-edge ... more »

Big Body, Small Brain: How Excess Weight Affects Brain Health

Tuesday Apr 22 2014 | by Dr. Dan Yachter

Studies show that excess weight results in older, smaller brains. Most everyone has a good understanding that carrying around extra weight is ... more »

How Jumping Rope Can Keep You Fit AND Trim

Thursday Apr 10 2014 | by Shelli Stein

This one exercise both burns fat and firms your muscles. Have you ever wondered if there was ONE exercise you could do to keep yourself both fit and ... more »

7 Dangerous Myths Women Believe About Fitness

Monday Mar 10 2014 | by Shelli Stein

Despite the myths, every woman can enjoy the benefits of strength training. After twenty plus years of working in the fitness industry, as both a ... more »