Planning to go the full 26.2? Running USA estimates that a record 541,000 people finished marathons in the United States in 2013, a significant increase from the 353,000 who finished the 26.2-mile trek in 2000.
It’s certainly cold out, but if you’re one of the millions of Americans who vowed to up your fitness game in this New Year, what’s a determined amateur athlete to do? Why, slap on a
Pictured: Parin Parikh, MD, of Presbyterian Heart and Vascular Group Heart disease has long been viewed as a male issue, but in reality, it is the leading cause of death for both men and women in
No one is immune to a good myth, especially when it’s regarding our health and well-being, and with the advent of the internet, it’s even easier to succumb to the newest health myth and the
Summer is a great time to enjoy fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables, and maybe a few citrus- or fruit-infused beverages. But during the laid-back vibe that summer emits, you might be tempted to surrender to
Yesterday, you enjoyed a long jog and your thighs are now feeling the burn. When do muscle aches and pains cross the line between soreness and a sports injury? The American College of Sports Medicine
Finding the time to exercise regularly is a BIG challenge for many people, either due to their busy school and work schedules, family duties, a lack of motivation, a dislike for the gym or a
As we close out another year, many tend to look back on what trends took us all by storm. While reminiscing is always fun, we love looking ahead to the future and what’s to come.
Now that winter is here, the days are shorter and North Texas temperatures have finally dropped. It’s often difficult to make yourself hit the gym or go for a run if it’s already dark when
One of the realities of life is that as we age our body goes through many changes. One of those changes that can occur is the accumulation of the dreaded “belly fat.” It may start