Fitness

5 ways to increase your metabolic rate

Your metabolic rate is the rate at which your body converts food into energy. As you get older, your metabolic rate tends to decrease. Here are some tips to keep it elevated.

Monday - 11/11/2013, 03:49pm EST

Q&A: What are trans fats?

Q&A: What are trans fats and why is the FDA phasing them out?

Monday - 11/11/2013, 02:36pm EST

NYC's Bloomberg led the way on trans fats ban

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg led the way on trans fat ban, 7 years ahead of FDA ban

Monday - 11/11/2013, 02:36pm EST

No more trans fat: FDA banning the artery-clogger

Goodbye trans fat: FDA is ordering a phase-out of the last of the artery-clogging substance

Friday - 11/08/2013, 10:30am EST

Taste the difference of no trans fat? Probably not

A future of food without trans fats? It won't taste much different than today

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 06:18pm EST

Is that trans fat? Different types of fats

What kind of fat am I eating? A look at different types as FDA moves to ban trans fats

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 06:08pm EST

How to gauge your fitness age

So, how old are you? There's your calendar age and then there's your fitness age.

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 08:57am EST

'Honey-do-list' may save your life

A new study shows older adults who perform "do it yourself" home activities have a lower risk of heart attack and stroke.

Tuesday - 11/05/2013, 02:54pm EST

How to stretch your plantar fascia

Dr. Oz, The Daily Dose

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 03:07pm EDT

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Start managing your meals to avoid extra holiday pounds

When you work hard all year to stay fit and live a healthy lifestyle, you can't afford to backtrack when the holidays come around.

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 10:53am EDT

Kids in 3 states join Obama's healthy eating push

Children from W.Va., Va., Md. to join first lady for announcement about healthy food marketing

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 10:46am EDT

You don't need 'cardio' to have a healthy heart

The heart does not actually need its own special exercises to be incredibly fit and healthy.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 08:34am EDT

Smithsonian opens 1st exhibit on art of yoga

Smithsonian's 1st exhibition on the art of yoga explores 2,000-plus years of visual history

Wednesday - 10/23/2013, 11:34am EDT

Fitness tips to get ready for your wedding day (Video)

It takes a lot of energy to plan a wedding, while also balancing life's other obligations and demands. Just make sure your fitness routine doesn't slip through the cracks.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 03:48pm EDT

5 strategies to feel great in your favorite Halloween costume

If you focus on the most effective strategies, you have time to make progress on your fitness goals before slipping into fishnets, body armor or superhero costumes.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 09:41am EDT

An old exercise is making a comeback at the gym

Fitness buffs are passing up treadmills and elliptical trainers for this cardio machine.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 07:53am EDT

Self-limiting exercise: Have safer, more effective workouts

Good form and good posture do the same thing for your body. Both take the stress off of your joints and shift that stress to your muscles, making for an all-round better workout.

Sunday - 10/06/2013, 08:16pm EDT
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