| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:07 AM
How I got in shape: Kindergarten teacher from Perry Hall transforms body
Jessica Weiderhold made every excuse in the book as her weight ballooned past 200 pounds.
After two pregnancies in two years, the kindergarten teacher was eating during a 2011...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Obesity can be a touchy subject for anyone who is overweight, but it is not something that should be ignored, according to Dr. Kim Marley.
Marley, the medical director of the bariatric surgery program at Windber Medical Center, said that the benefits of...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:25 AM
First started as a walking initiative, Orlando Health’s prevention and wellness program, Healthy U, has expanded to a joint effort with Weight Watchers.
Since the program started in 2007, 1,500 Orlando Health employees have dropped nearly 6,500...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:43 PM
When you think of personal trainers, people like Jillian Michaels and Bob Harper may come to mind.
How about Ben Crosswhite?
His name may not be familiar, but he's earning a reputation for helping some of Lynchburg's most well known people slim down....
| Jun 15, 2013
Fear can be a powerful motivator, at least at first. Actor and comedian Anthony Anderson understands that sticking to an exercise regimen and improving eating habits takes more than a disquieting conversation with a physician to sustain motivation.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 12:45 PM
In my experience as a professional fitness expert, I’ve found that my most successful clients have one thing in common: They were willing to get out of their comfort zone, and change their lifestyle to get the best results possible.
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:03 AM
As a veterinarian with a few years (translation: decades) under my stethoscope, I have come to really appreciate the puppies and kittens that come in to our office for their first visits and then watching them grow and develop over years and move on...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Long ago I had one of those "choose-your-own adventure" books based on a James Bond movie, and I made bad choices; the poor British spy kept getting consumed in a vat of molten lava, impaled on a bunch of spiky things or became an appetizer for...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 8:31 PM
Saul Herrera might be half the man he used to be, but he has a whole lot more to show for it.
The Smithsburg senior has become a standout wrestler for the Leopards with a 26-3 season record in the 285-pound weight class.
It might seem hard to believe...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:17 AM
Ask any gym owners when the most popular time of day to work out is, and he or she will tell you its before or after people get to work.
But which of those is better for your health?
"If you're trying to lose weight, the best time to...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 2:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Dieters who ate early lunches tended to lose more weight than those who had their midday meal on the later side, in a new Spanish study.
The finding doesn't prove bumping up your lunch hour will help you shed those extra...