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.
‘Little’ North Texas Town Encouraging Residents To Get In ShapeThe Town of Little Elm thinks it's too big – and we’re not talking population. To combat the issue, the city is asking residents there to get on the scale.
How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin FeverWinter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.
Plano Man Living With Deadly Condition Thankful To See Another HolidayPlano man alive to celebrate holiday season a wonder to doctors and others who suffer the same deadly disease.
J.J. Smith's Pineapple Spinach SmoothieThis pineapple smoothie recipe from bestselling author J.J. Smith tastes great and will give your body a total cleanse, making a happier and healthier you.
Scientists: 'Helicopter Parenting' Leads To Overweight KidsScientist say parental fears could be making kids fat. For the first time, researchers say they can prove that ‘helicopter parenting’ – adults who micromanage their child’s every move -- is fueling the childhood obesity epidemic.
Laura Bush Speaks At North Texas Aging Conference Former first lady Laura Bush said Tuesday that she and former President George W. Bush have drawn inspiration on aging gracefully from their parents. Bush spoke at a Dallas conference for the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging.
Study: 'Under-Exercising' May Be At Heart Of Obesity Epidemic Did you hit the gym for an hour today? Chances are your job wiped out any benefits from your workout. Fast food and super-sized soda take a lot of blame for American’s bulging waistlines, but the biggest culprit could be your couch.
Texans With Character: Guy MezgerA strong body can help build a strong mind. So, one North Texas man is helping injured veterans get fit.
Man Walking Across US To Support Wounded Warriors Stops In DFWHe's on one heck of a trek! Josh Lydell is walking a whopping 2800 miles across the U.S. and he's doing it for wounded soldiers.
Parkour: From YouTube Fad To Fitness CrazeThe spirited sport known as parkour, that treats the world as one big obstacle course, is gaining traction outside of the urban enthusiasts whose acrobatics spread its popularity.
Flu & Exercise Top Health HeadlinesDr. Crystal Foster talks about this week's top medical headlines, including the flu's grip on North Texas and a recent study about teenagers not getting enough exercise.
Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New YearWith New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.