From helping you create healthy grocery lists to acting as your own personal trainer, there really is an app for that.
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Health & Wellness
Fire fighting is a job that requires extreme bouts of physical activity, often under severe conditions. It’s no surprise that the cardiovascular system of a firefighter is pushed to the limit when fighting a blaze.
If you made a New Year's resolution, chances are high one of your 2012 goals includes getting in shape.
The holidays are almost here. The season brings celebrations with family and friends-and lots of food. For many Americans, however, these celebrations will contribute to extra pounds in 2011.
Stereotypes. Conform to them and experience pressure to achieve and sustain. Don't conform and risk suffering from shame or guilt.
The so-called "bad cholesterol" — low-density lipoprotein commonly called LDL — may not be so bad after all, shows a Texas A&M University study that casts new light on the cholesterol debate, particularly among adults who exercise.
A healthier lifestyle doesn't have to mean radical changes in diet and exercise. It can be as simple as taking the stairs instead of the elevator or regularly lifting a 10-pound bag of sugar, notes comedian Kevin Hughes.
Britny Fowler '06 never imagined the role she'd play shaping other people's lives, much less on national television.
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America's expanding waistline is not limited to adults. Approximately one in five children are obese too, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In the famous training sequence from the classic movie Rocky, Rocky Balboa works relentlessly to hone his body and prove himself against his opponent. What if, at the end of that sequence, Rocky didn’t become stronger, faster and fitter?
Parenting is a natural skill, says parent coach Kristy Dixon '00, but good parenting is an acquired skill.
While many Aggies still patiently await the day their school will bring home a national championship, one Aggie is celebrating his own “American Gladiator” championship.
A $6.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will allow researchers at Texas A&M University and The Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) to study rural and minority health issues such as diabetes and obesity.
In a special program between the Department of Health and Kinesiology and the West Point Military Academy, three West Point graduates have began course work toward a fast-track master's degree in Kinesiology, which they will earn in one year.