Health & Fitness
April 29 marked President Barack Obama's 100th day in office. And in America, new presidents are measured by what they accomplish in that time. It doesn't seem like much time, but you'd be surprised how much you can get done in just 100 short days. Our guide � full of fitness, nutrition and motivation tips � will help you make big changes for better health during the next 14 weeks.
In an effort to strengthen the health of the nation, Gold's Gym has put together its own version of a stimulus package that is sure to generate bi-partisan support.
You're working out and feeling good. Here are some smart tips for looking good too.
February may be known for boxes of chocolates and sugary greeting cards, but it's also the month to celebrate that most important of muscles: the heart. Cardiovascular diseases claim nearly 700,000 lives in the U.S. each year, making them the nation's leading killer. So this American Heart Month, show a little love to your ticker by getting it in tiptop shape. Check out these six simple healthy-heart tips that will help lower your risk for heart disease.
Nearly 75% of Americans fail to keep their resolutions each year... but you don't have to go into "default." These 7 strategies will help you set - and keep - realistic goals.
Whether you're pumping iron or practicing Pilates, stretching is one of the most important - but often overlooked - parts of any workout. Learn how to warm up your shoulder, core, back and leg muscles with these moves designed to improve flexibility and protect against injury. And remember to listen to your body: If you experience pain, ease into a comfortable position that stretches you just enough to challenge the muscle.
The economy. The election. The war: Don't let today's bad news drag your attitude down with it. We'll show you how an hour-long escape to the gym can improve you physically and mentally.
When we say somebody is "fit to be president," we usually mean his experience is vast and intelligence up to par. But what about actual physical fitness? With election season in full swing, we decided to take a break from politics as usual to create our own version of the Presidential Fitness Awards. Our extensive research revealed that these 10 standouts meet the Gold's Gym standard for fittest presidents.
Don't get caught in the locker room with an over-sized duffel filled with excess workout gear. Stock your tote with these smart essentials to maximize your time at the gym.
Research reveals Americans can fatten their wallets in a tough economy by shrinking their waistlines.