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McDonald’s To Post Calories Nationwide

The world’s biggest hamburger chain said Wednesday that it will start posting calorie information on restaurant and drive-thru menus nationwide starting on Monday.


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Socializing Helps Women’s Group Stay Fit

Finding the motivation to exercise can be the hardest part of staying fit. But a group of women found that working together, and sharing more than fitness goals, can be a big help.


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App Offers Motivation For Hitting The Gym

About 16 percent of Americans have gym memberships. But how many people actually use them? A new app aims to help you reach your weight loss goals, or pay for failing.


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Some Barefoot Runners End Up Injured

As more athletes experiment with barefoot running, doctors say they are treating injuries ranging from pulled muscles to stress fractures, mainly in people who ramped up too fast.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.