Displaying items 25-36 of 139 » View herald-mail.com items only< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-12 Next >
As the longtime personal trainer for President Barack Obama and the first family, Cornell McClellan deserves some props for Michelle's famously toned arms. But in addition to working out White House staff and professional athletes, the nation's "first...
By Julie Deardorff, Tribune newspapersI used to think I was healthy because I ran marathons and was a longtime vegetarian. Then one day, the man I was dating looked in my refrigerator. "Where's all your food?" he said. For years -- OK, decades -- I wasn't just meat-free. I also abstained...
If you're short on time — and your goal is to burn fat — step away from the treadmill. Now get into the weight room and try supersetting your resistance training. Supersets — a bodybuilding term gaining popularity in fitness centers ...
Tara Lawton says she quit going to her health club in part because she sensed she didn't fit in. People always seemed to be staring at — and silently judging — her 280-pound body. Then Lawton stumbled on the Facebook page for Downsize...
Finding the right medical expert can be one of the most frustrating aspects of health care. Osteopathic physicians are medical doctors (M.D.s), for example, but not all M.D.s are osteopathic physicians. Meanwhile, all dietitians are nutritionists, but not...
Diabetes can affect how your body uses blood glucose, commonly called blood sugar. Glucose is the brain's main source of fuel and provides critical energy for the cells. If you have diabetes, it means that eating too many carbohydrates can spike blood...
On the day LA Fitness completed its takeover of 171 Bally Total Fitness locations, the phones at the company’s corporate headquarters in Irvine, Calif., went on the fritz, Stuart Goldman reported in Club Industry. Apparently, the windstorms that...
"Homeopathic" weight-loss products containing human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) are illegal and mislead consumers, federal agencies said Tuesday after issuing warning letters to seven companies that market the popular pellets, powders and sprays. In a...
Tags: Obesity, Placebo, Food and Drug Administration, Weight, Health
Bob Harper, best known as the gregarious, never-give-up fitness trainer co-host of the television show "The Biggest Loser," gets a little crabby when he can't work out. He thinks people, in general, are lazy. And he misses his longtime former co-host,...
Tags: CrossFit, Inc., Weight, Bob Harper, Health, Overweight
Your doctor just wants to run a few tests. But when your bloodwork comes back, you're told the results are "out of the normal range." Should you be alarmed? Laboratory testing is a critical and often mysterious aspect of health care. An estimated 60...
North America's top fitness professionals don't necessarily train celebrities and professional athletes or badger overweight reality-TV contestants into shape. Instead, they work with recreational runners who want to get faster, they inspire virtual...
Pregnant women sacrifice many of life's simple pleasures — caffeine, sushi, a glass of wine — in the hope that their baby will be born healthy. But according to a provocative new field of research, what happens during pregnancy can have...
Jan 11, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jan 10, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jan 4, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Dec 31, 2011 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Dec 28, 2011 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Dec 21, 2011 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Dec 8, 2011 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Dec 7, 2011 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Nov 30, 2011 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Nov 21, 2011 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Nov 17, 2011 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Nov 13, 2011 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Original site for Julie Deardorff topic gallery.