| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:02 AM
For 12 seasons in the NFL, including nine with the Miami Dolphins, cornerback Sam Madison practiced up to five hours a day so he could run with and crush wide receivers.
After retiring, he's remained active but switched up his routine. In fact, he hasn'...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 11:08 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - For Brendan Brazier it all started with a smoothie.
The former Ironman triathlete and ultra-marathon champion said he decided to change to a vegan diet as a high school athlete hoping to turn professional.
"I knew I had to improve,"...
| May 24, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Rob Rhinehart has given up food. Really, for 30 days, he didn't eat a single bite.
The 24-year-old software engineer from Atlanta invented a mixture of vitamins and minerals he calls Soylent. He consumed nothing but Soylent for 30 days, and now he's...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Polioencephalomacia (polio) is a disease that can become a problem in some sheep flocks, North Dakota State University Extension Service sheep specialist Reid Redden warns.
It is characterized by the death of brain cells and is different from human...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 2:14 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who did a high-intensity aquatic workout for six months increased their strength and suffered fewer falls, in a new study that suggests bone- and muscle-building resistance can be achieved with the right kinds of water...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 1:05 AM
BROOKINGS - Nutrition labels can be confusing for anyone, even the most health conscious individual, explains Megan Sexton, SDSU Extension Nutrition Field Specialist.
"The nutrition label that is found on all food items is regulated by the Food and Drug...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 12:46 PM
As the Miami Heat's play-by-play TV announcer for 22 seasons, Eric Reid has had an exciting career.
But he admits the NBA life — with its many road games, plane food and busy schedule — takes a toll on his fitness. Even though he doesn't...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The pressure cooker has been out of vogue longer than most modern cooks -- or their children and grandchildren -- can remember. Perhaps its reputation as the source of kitchen nightmares -- a hissing, spitting pot threatening to erupt its contents...
| Sep 29, 2012
For those of us not blessed with the footwork of Fred Astaire, the notion of taking a dance class might not appeal. But Alice Alyse, a dancer and choreographer who is the artistic director of Joffrey Ballet West and Joffrey Ballet South, says that even...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 2:15 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older women shouldn't take vitamin D and calcium supplements to prevent broken bones, and there's not enough evidence to say whether it would help anyone else either, says a U.S. government-backed panel.
Based on two reviews...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:44 AM
By Anne-Marie Denicole and Pam Brandon Ah, for the divas, the New Year starts out with lots of promises – and lots of salads. But we don’t always start with lettuce, sometimes a sunny bowl the color of the tropics can be more satisfying....