In a new book called “Walk Your Butt Off,” co-author Leslie Bonci, who’s the dietician for the Pirates, Steelers, Penguins and more, has a program to get you walking to lose weight and get healthy.
Walking is the most natural form of exercise. It’s something we’re all born to do.
Playing video games used to be anything but a workout. Then came “motion gaming” and that changed everything. Now, there are video games specifically designed to help you get in shape.
If the prospect of joining a gym sends chills up your spine or the idea of committing to a long term membership contract is not your style, then check out some of the places on this list. Here are the best budget fitness classes in Pittsburgh.
Dr. Gerald Pifer hosted Medical Frontiers and was joined by sports and emergency medicine expert Dr. Moira Davenport to discuss sports related injuries and prevention.
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?