| Sep 15, 2008
Six-pack abs -- everyone wants them, but only some know the best ways to get them. Contrary to popular belief, it's not just about staying loyal to the standard crunches. The secret to the six-pack is more complex and incorporates a healthful diet to...
| Aug 11, 2008
The products: At weight rooms, jogging tracks and football fields across the country, the path to athletic success is often littered with protein bar wrappers and empty protein powder canisters.
Many athletes -- especially bodybuilders and others looking...
| Aug 11, 2008
YOU'RE ON the verge of falling asleep, and then it starts. The snorting. The choking sounds. Sometimes there's even a little whistle to it. A family member or roommate sleeping nearby has launched into an all-night bout of snoring, and you're the one...
| Jan 5, 2009
Gym memberships are something of a luxury these days. But without the usual suspects -- treadmills, elliptical trainers, cable machines and free weights -- is it easy to get a decent workout?
Absolutely. Just take your workout to the streets -- or the...
| Jan 26, 2009
Last in a series
Many adults know how to swim -- that is, they can get from one end of the pool to the other without too much trouble. But to swim proficiently and with finesse, they must learn to properly stroke, kick and breathe.
That's where swim...
| May 26, 2009
We are just month away from the debut of the Seattle Rock N' Roll Marathon! Whether your running in the race or just getting in shape, it's not too late for some great tips on how to workout right.
How's your posture? Do you have the right shoes? What do...
| May 27, 2009
| 5:07 AM
Public Lacks Awareness of Serious Disease with Life-Threatening Complications
(West Hartford, CT CTLFA ) Most women likely can describe warning signs and health risks associated with breast cancer and heart disease, but according to a recent...
| May 28, 2009
| 4:08 PM
HOLLYWOO -- A fifteen foot "Muscle Man" air balloon has been stolen from atop a Hollywood business and its owner wants it back, no questions asked.
The $2,000 balloon, along with the generator that pumped air into it, was discovered missing Wednesday...
| May 18, 2009
| 12:38 PM
In tonight's cover story ... America's pastime is back. But doctors say it's past time that parents and players pay attention to the potential for injury. Baseball and softball can be life threatening and life altering.
The sound brings you back. After a...
| May 18, 2009
With a change in our country's leadership...comes a big change in the way we regulate stem cell research. What's happening right here in Seattle is amazing and controversial.
In a cramped lab at the UW's South Lake Union Campus, a pulsing image on a...
| May 3, 2009
Balance is such a fundamental part of each movement that it hurts -- sometimes literally -- when it's gone. But to strengthen our balance, especially as we age, it turns out we do need to lose it. Or at least test it a little.
Kids do this naturally by...
| Jul 22, 2009
This gentle form of exercise can prevent or ease many ills of aging and could be the perfect activity for the rest of your life.
Tai chi is often described as "meditation in motion," but it might well be called "medication in motion." There is growing...