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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.

04/30/2012

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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.

04/25/2012

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.

04/16/2012

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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.

04/09/2012

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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.

04/02/2012

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?

03/27/2012

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.

03/26/2012

BP Capitol foundrer T. Boone Pickens

The Billionaire Workout: Pickens & Turner Get Moving

Self-made captains of industry are a lot like you and me. They lead incredibly busy lives, but still find time to get moving and squeeze in a workout.

03/09/2012

A teenager does sit-ups during his exercise routine. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study Says Exercise Can Alter Your DNA

Exercise doesn’t only change your body’s outward appearance, it can also change your core — right down to your DNA.

03/07/2012

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Best Bets For Athletic Wear In North Texas

Whether the activity is pumping iron at the gym, jogging down a familiar road, or just displaying team spirit, these five North Texas stores carry best bets for athletic wear.

03/06/2012

A controller is held next to a Nintendo Wii video game console. (credit: Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Study Says ‘Active’ Video Games Don’t Boost Activity

According to a new study, the more “active” video games — such as “Wii Sports” — won’t actually make a child more physically active.

02/28/2012

Early morning joggers go for a run. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Record Crowd To Run The Cowtown Marathon

The Cowtown Marathon is happening this weekend in Fort Worth, and a record number of runners are set to participate.

02/24/2012

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