Overweight children and their parents participate in a group exercise. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Fort Worth Students Learning Healthy Habits

Hundreds of health-conscious kids will take part in a community expo at TCU on Saturday that highlights the benefits of an active lifestyle and healthy eating.


Students celebrate during their graduation ceremony. (credit: Jaafar Ashtiyeh/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC Suggests Bachelor’s Degree Boosts Health

Higher education could help people in ways besides finding a job. A new study from the CDC found educated Americans are less likely to be obese and suffer from chronic diseases.


Workout participants exercise in a fitness class. (credit: AP Photo)

Exercise May Lower Alzheimer’s Disease Risk

A recent study suggests that keeping your body active could help keep your mind sharp. According to researchers, physical activity lowers the risk for Alzheimer’s disease.


Sharon Simmons is auditioning to become the oldest Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders member ever, at 56 years old. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Grandmother Set For Cowboys Cheerleader Tryout

Hundreds of Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders hopefuls will audition for the squad in Valley Ranch this weekend, and a North Texas grandmother will be among the group.


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Pro Athletes Encouraging People To Get Active

May is National Physical Fitness & Sports Month. NFL quarterback Drew Brees and Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix talked about the importance of staying fit and active.


A child watches during the yoga education for kids class. (credit: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

Dallas Kids & Parents Blending Art & Yoga

Some children and their parents are getting fit by taking yoga classes in a unique setting. A program at a Dallas museum is blending yoga with art.


People working out at a health club. (credit; Getty Images/Spencer Platt)

Resistance Training May Stave Off Dementia

A new study shows that using a senior’s exercise program — especially those that focus on resistance training — may be able to slow dementia.


A group of people exercise on Indo-Row indoor rowing machines, designed to mimic the workout one would get by rowing on the water. (credit: Indo-Row)

Indo-Row Fitness Craze Comes To Texas

One of the newest fitness trends uses a very old skill. Indo-Row machines are designed to replicate the feeling, and work, of rowing on the water.


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DFW Grandmothers Play Hoops To Stay Healthy

March Madness may be in the record books, but basketball season never ends for dozens of very healthy North Texas grandmothers.


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Euless Jump Rope Team Practicing Good Health

With a good rope, a flat surface and some open space to jump, it is possible to get one of the best overall body workouts you can imagine.


Chocolate is the go-to food for saying 'love you,' but it also contains phenylethylamine and other chemicals which can act as a stimulant similar to the body's natural endorphins.

Study Finds Chocolate Helps People Stay Thin

What is the best way to stay thin? A new study found that it is exercising and eating a healthy diet full of… chocolate? Can that be right?


People work out in a spin class. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Beyond Pedaling’ Puts New Spin On Spin Class

Ready to work up a sweat? An indoor cycling class has started incorporating the principles of Pilates to take traditional spin class in a new direction.