Health/Fitness :: Fitness

Dieting Apps to Help You Lose Weight

Jan 6
Whether you’re trying to lose those last 10 pounds or aiming for bigger goals, weigh loss apps can help keep you focused. CBSNews.com’s technology editor Chenda Ngak shows us some great apps.

Beat the Holiday Bulge: Ten Tips to Maximize Your Workout

By Ken Hunt | Dec 31
The holidays are a busy time. Between work, shopping and parties, squeezing in gym time to work off last night’s cocktails and Christmas cookies can be a challenge. Here are 10 tips to maximize your holiday workout.

20 Myths About Getting Ripped

By John Maroussas | Dec 23
Don’t be fooled by these common myths and misperceptions! Joihn Maroussas sets you straight on a host of bodybuilding lore.

Breaking the Holiday Habit: A Guide to Staying Thin This Season

By Stephen Mosher | Dec 2
I sure do love the holidays. Not because of Santa or decorations or presents - I love it because I get to spend time with my family eating and drinking, then I get to spend January trying to undo the damage done to my waistline and psyche.

NYC’s Gotham Knights Gay Rugby Football Club

Play Yourself Fit

By Stephen Mosher | Nov 8
In cities and towns across the country, there are tons of opportunities to join walking groups, soccer teams, baseball teams, cross fit clubs, and dance schools. If you have friends with like minds, you can form your own group.

Sitting at Desk All Day ’Equivalent to Smoking,’ Cardiologist

Nov 8
Millions of Americans spend the day parked behind a desk. Treadmill desks are catching on around the workplace. Alexis Christoforous reports.

Fat Trick-or-Treaters Get Criticism Not Candy

Oct 31
Instead of candy, a North Dakota woman says she will hand out letters outlining the dangers of obesity to children she believes are overweight. Many locals are wondering what kind of impact the letter could have on kids. KXJB-TV’s Mellaney Moore reports.

Fad diets like the lemonade and cayenne pepper cleanse only work temporarily

Break the Crash Diet Cycle

By Stephen Mosher | Oct 24
Crash diets have been a part of our culture for decades. Everyone knows about crash diets and everyone has tried it, at least once. People want to lose a few pounds so they will look great for a specific occasion, maybe a reunion or a photo shoot.

Josh Baldonado, an administrative assistant at Brown & Brown Insurance, works at a treadmill desk

More Americans Exercise While They Work

By Sam Hananel | Sep 12
A growing number of Americans are standing, walking and even cycling their way through the workday at treadmill desks, standup desks or other moving workstations.

Swimming 101

By Kyle Washburn | Aug 29
It is rarely an easy task to become an efficient swimmer later in life. Read on for seven quick tips to improve your swimming abilities.