Do you walk your talk? Say what you mean and mean what you say? Or does your language take you down roads you're not willing to follow? Taking a closer look at how your words and deeds connect — or don't — can help you see where you really stand.
Holding your breath, noises from the resistance machine, and loss of balance are just a few signs.
Salads! Yogurt! Grilled chicken! It sounds so alluring. But wherever there's a massive marketing plan, there's also often a catch. So is it safe to go back to the drive-thru?
The Slow Food movement is showing our eat-on-the-run society why it should take the time to select and create fresh, high-quality meals.
Acrylamide, a cancer-causing agent, has shown up in a variety of fried foods, but also in healthier baked and roasted items, including home-cooked meals. Should we be alarmed? Here's a look at what we know about acrylamide, its risks and whether we need to take action.
In 1968, when Kent Keith first penned his paradoxical commandments, he never imagined they'd travel so far - or be misattributed by so many.
Has your too-busy life run roughshod over your looks? Maybe it's time you took a moment for yourself.
For some, the only thing better than getting away from it all is getting in on an adventure for a good cause.
In the swim lanes, on the road or on the run — here's how to manage when you get dropped at your race.
Can active-but-average folks possibly hope to stay in shape by mixing a little formal fitness time with a healthy dose of everyday life activity? To find out, we spent a week monitoring four people with different fitness obstacles AND objectives. The results were encouraging.
You're lifting weights. You want results fast. Whoa there! Here's why you need to slow down.
Learn how to avoid these common exercise slack-offs and improve your workouts.
Zowie! Ever since the last issue lit a fire under me (Jan./Feb., Action Plan 2004), I’ve been on kind of an action rampage.
When I travel outside the country, I am regularly reminded of how many people are struggling with immense problems and living in great need, without basic necessities like food, shelter and freedom. I am also reminded, at these times, by how blessed many of us are to be facing lesser struggles.