| Nov 2, 2012
| 6:36 AM
In April, 2010 my then 31-year-old daughter decided it was time to get in shape and lose weight. She started the Couch to 5K Program with the goal of running her first 5K by her birthday in June.
She knew at the time that I walked a lot (and hadn't...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 2:17 PM
We're well into 2012, and if you're like me, you've already dropped the ball numerous times on your new year's resolutions. Like many peers, as I approach 30, I'm trying to take better care of myself and not put so much crap into my body.
I wanted a...
| Mar 31, 2011
Interested in teaching your chidren healthy habits? On April 16, head for Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Daytona Beach, where the Junior League of Daytona Beach and Halifax Health will present “Kids in the Kitchen” – a free family event....
| Oct 26, 2011
Striiv is the latest entrant in the growing field of fitness games. The tiny gizmo translates steps into game advancement, achievements and donations to various causes....
| Feb 28, 2012
This probably comes as no surprise to most parents, but if you want your kid to get some exercise, you're better off sending them outside to play then allowing them to plop in front of a video game, even one that aims to encourage fitness. It turns out...
| May 26, 2009
| 8:53 AM
Itching to shed those post-baby pounds?
Dr. Karen Nordahl, cofounder of Fit to Deliver International, suggests cutting yourself some slack.
"It took nine months to put it on; give yourself at least nine months to take it off," she says.
To make the...
| Nov 17, 2009
The non-profit American Council on Exercise (ACE) has announced the top ten fitness trends from 2009, based on its annual survey of personal trainers, group fitness experts, advanced health and fitness specialists and lifestyle and weight management...
| Dec 14, 2009
Having a tough time convincing your guy to stay fit? Entice him with these health- and fitness-oriented gadgets and gizmos.
Nintendo's Wii Fit and Wii Fit Plus. A Wii balance board is the conduit for strength training, aerobics, yoga and balance...
| Dec 23, 2009
Women who fret about their children's doctor appointments and their husband's aches and pains often put their own health last.
Not a good idea.
Even if you have trouble taking time for yourself, remember the safety instructions you get when you board...
| Dec 30, 2009
This year we have pledged to have someone over for dinner one evening per week or on the weekend - just a simple dinner (no big deal) but a chance to open our house to friends that we don't get to see regularly. We'll let our daughter,...
| Jan 14, 2010
A few years ago, in January, Barb Lito and her husband decided to bite the bullet and buy some home exercise equipment.
"We both had gym memberships, but with demanding jobs and family commitments, we were not making that time to get to the gym," said...