The alarm rings, you get up, dress, go to the gym, jump on the treadmill and run your daily miles, lift the weights, leave and get ready to do it again the next day. It takes effort and persistence — and the right foods at the right times! If you are putting in all this work, why not get all the benefits? If you are not eating the right things at the right time, you may not be getting everything you possibly could from your workouts.
Is your pet tipping the scale? You may be surprised to hear just how may pets are considered overweight and obese and there’s a good chance your dog or cat may fit the category.
Osteoarthritis affects about 27 million Americans, mostly in their knees. Now, a new study shows certain types of exercise can have big benefits.
If you’re trying to get fit in 2013, you may want to proceed with caution if you plan to hire a trainer. Here’s the reality – anyone can call themselves a personal trainer.
From humble beginnings, the PNC YMCA Turkey Trot had a record crowd Thursday morning. Now in its 22nd year, thousands of runners have made it a must-do every Thanksgiving morning.
Who is fitter? The police or EMS? They’re about to find out in Robinson Township where the two departments are duking it out in a fitness challenge.
Zumba is the Latin dance-inspired fitness craze that’s sweeping the world. Its founders claim more than 12 million people take classes every week. But Consumer Reports says doing Zumba can lead to serious injuries if you’re not careful.
Bored with your workout? Try giving ballet a twirl. Ballet works almost every muscle of the body, increases flexibility and even helps relieve stress.
Losing weight and keeping it off can be a real challenge. There are a ton of different diets and devices on the market to help. Now, a device developed right here in Pittsburgh is making headlines nationwide.
Can New Year’s resolutions really make a difference in our health when it comes to reversing the consequences of some of our bad, long term habits?
When it comes to exercise, there’s a lot to think about – from what equipment to use to how to keep track of all your hard work. One of the best and most basic forms of exercise is walking.
Many people make a resolution in the new year to diet and lose weight Starting a diet is relatively easy. The hard part is sticking to it. Consumer Reports just polled more than 3,000 of its subscribers on losing weight to see just what they’re doing to stay on target.
Will you be joining the masses that faithfully pack-on five pounds during this merry season? Or are you going to do something different this year? Avoiding the holiday chub is entirely within your control.
So you’re a busy mom during this holiday season with no time for the gym, right? Not so fast! Women’s fitness and weight loss programs have come a long way in the last five years and there is a solution for the endless number of frustrated moms out there who don’t’ have the time for a personal trainer or gym
If you’re tired of fad diets that might work for a while but then you always re-gain the weight, a new program may be just what you need.