An Easy Recipe for Healthier Back-to-School Lunches

Getting kids to eat right can be a challenge, but an easy place to start is with the lunch they bring to school. Make the…

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Forget the Past: Get Moving Now and Live Longer

Stop agonizing over the decades you spent glued to the couch. New research shows that physically active middle-aged and older adults live longer — even…

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Good Workouts Might Extend a Woman’s Life

If you can tackle a tough workout, that may bode well for your longevity, new research suggests. A woman’s risk of dying from heart disease,…

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A Woman’s Guide to Skin Care During and After Menopause

People sometimes refer to menopause as “the change of life,” but many women are surprised that one of the things that changes is their skin,…

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Take a Fresh Look at Fitness Classes

Tired of taking the same old cardio class? It’s time to explore some of the combination classes being offered at both large gyms and small,…

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‘Hot’ Yoga, Hula Dance Your Way to Healthy Blood Pressure

Moderate exercise is known to improve blood pressure — and that may include activities that are more exotic than a brisk walk, two preliminary studies…

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Overcoming Your Artichoke Anxiety

Love those artichoke appetizers you get at restaurants but stop in your tracks when you see them on display at the store? Yes, artichokes look…

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Have Apps, Get in Shape?

Exercise apps and fitness trackers are all the rage, and now a new study shows they might actually work. A combination of an exercise app,…

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Every Minute of Exercise Counts When It Comes to Longevity

Exercise, even a little of it, can lengthen your life, a new study suggests. The Norwegian researchers also found that too much sitting was associated…

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Your Fall Game Plan to Avoid Weight Gain

When summer fruits and vegetables start to disappear from grocery stores, and the action shifts indoors to watching sports and munching on unhealthy snacks, it…

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Online Learning: What’s in It for You?

Taking courses online has made it easier for thousands of college students to meet their degree requirements, but this type of learning may hold the…

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Talking Health: The Vocabulary of Fitness

Doing the right amount of exercise every day is a top health goal. To make sure you’re getting all the right types of exercise, you…

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