| Oct 14, 2009
| 3:07 PM
What's Hot: Robust, easy-to-control Snowball Fight, Obstacle Course, Skateboarding and more
What's Not: Not quite enough depth to stay fresh through months of workouts
Crispy Gamer Says: Try
Making exercise less boring. For millions of gamers, this was...
| Apr 9, 2009
| 9:19 AM
May 13, 2009
Q: I walk five miles every other day. Would it be a good idea to cycle on my off days? How many miles would you suggest I cycle? -- Ozell White, Plantation, FL
Instead of looking at miles, look at time.
Sounds like you walk about an hour....
| 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...
| Jan 27, 2010
Undulating her hips hypnotically, Allison Miller can almost make you think the hoop spinning around her waist is suspended in air, defying gravity.
Round and round it goes - effortlessly for hoopers, it seems. And the six students following Miller, 21,...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Congratulations! You've decided to start working out. Now you need to decide where to go. There is a health club out there for you. The trick is picking one that serves your needs, because when it comes to health and fitness, one size definitely doesn't...
| Jan 8, 2011
We asked trainer/ultra marathoner Cathy Adolph of Chicago's venerable East Bank Club to analyze three of the leading workout games, or "exergames," each on a different gaming system.
Wii Fit Plus (tried on Wii) -- Adolph applauded the focus on posture,...
| 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...
| Mar 25, 2010
Remember when Japan was cool? We used to run around with "Mr. Roboto" on our Walkmans, "The Karate Kid" in our Betamaxes and wore T-shirts embossed with the characters for "storm sewer" and "dishwasher." Our nation loved Japanese culture so much we even...
| Jun 16, 2010
This week the video game companies reveal their secrets at the industry's annual virtual dog and digital pony show, E3. While expo attendees get hands-on time with the latest games on the trade show floor, most attention goes to the press conferences held...