FWISD Students On 'Walking School Buses' For International Walk to School DayOctober 7 is International Walk to School Day, and six Fort Worth elementary schools are observing the day with Walking School Buses.
State Obesity Rates Hold Steady; 30% Or More In Texas & 21 StatesNew government data shows that in most states, the rate of adult obesity is not moving. Results from a telephone survey show obesity rates stayed about the same in 45 states last year.
Nike Offers Partial Refund To End FuelBand SuitNike will give partial refunds or gift cards to people who bought FuelBand fitness trackers, resolving a lawsuit that says the products can't accurately tally how many steps a user is taking or how many calories they've burned.
Exercise Helps Brain, Even With Alzheimer'sExercise may do more than keep a healthy brain fit: New research suggests working up a good sweat may also offer some help once memory starts to slide— and even improve life for people with Alzheimer's.
Layout Of Rockwall Ideal For TrialthlonsThe layout of Rockwall makes it an ideal choice for triathlons.
West Texas Town Awaits 'Jade Helm' Military Exercise The West Texas town of Big Spring is among those that will see part of the Jade Helm 15 military exercise that has alarmed some Texans concerned about a federal takeover.
Fitbit Files For $100 Million IPOFitbit, the maker of a popular line of wearable fitness tracking devices, filed for an IPO worth up to $100 million. Fitbit said that it has sold almost 21 million devices since 2011.
Top 5 Surprising Ways To Boost Your EnergyBetween work, children, and a lack of sleeping; many of us just don't have any energy left. While eating healthy, exercising, and sleeping more will go a long ways there are some other quick and perhaps surprising (non-caffeinated) ways to boost your energy levels.
5 Simple Exercises That Lower StressLooking to lower stress? Try these exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of "The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days."
Gym Chain Life Time Fitness To Become Private CompanyLife Time Fitness Inc. said Monday that it will sell itself to two private equity firms for more than $2.8 billion, in a deal that will turn the gym chain into a private company.
Treadmill Desks Helping City Workers Shed PoundsSome employees in the City of Dallas 311 call center are walking off extra weight, all while working their usual jobs. The department added a Trek Desk last year, to give workers an alternative to their sedentary work styles.
5 Surprising Mental Benefits Of ExerciseExercise is proven to have both physical and mental health benefits. Sian Beilock, author of "How the Body Knows Its Mind," shares five surprising mental benefits of exercise.