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Can I admit that I'm a little verklempt?It's the last time I'll be writing here about our Healthy Families Challenge. Yes, that's right -- it's been eight months of food, exercise and attitude rehab...We've taken a new tact, and we talk about foods and exercise only positively.
You may never have thought you'd catch the first lady doing the Running Man, but Michelle Obama kicked it old school May 3, in a fitness flash mob as part of her Let's Move campaign. Dancing to Beyoncé's "Move Your Body" with the kids...The first lady did the Running Man to Beyonce's "Move Your Body."
Watch A Related Video to This ArticleDiet habits are worse among new parents. Credit: Getty Images Babies add so much to their parents' lives -- love, compassion and, oh, yeah, extra pounds. A new study out of the University of...Study shows young, new parents take in more calories than their peers who don't have kids.
Kids should exercise to strengthen their muscles and bones three times a week. Credit: Getty If your kid has been asking to lift weights but you've been afraid to let him because of safety concerns, you may want to ease up on your...New research says lifting weights won't stunt a kid's growth.
Set a healthy example for your kids. Credit: Getty ImagesNo mom wants to see her kid's bare-bellied flab making its TV debut on "The Biggest Loser." But before you head to the gym for Mommy/Baby Zumba, consider a new study that finds it's only...Moms can skip the Mommy & Me yoga and just take an adults-only class to keep their kids svelte, study shows.
Kids are getting fit with the Wii and other video games. Credit: Alex Grimm, Getty Images"Honey, I handed the kids the remote," is the new mantra of health-savvy moms and dads who are boasting "I told you so," to naysayers who once...Experts say the virtual reality of many games actually requires kids to work up a sweat and helps keep video game players in physical shape. They're regaling the benefits of Nintendo's "Wii Sports," Konami's "Dance Dance Revolution" and other video games that require players to go through motions to make their virtual counterparts perform.
Dan Cortese, with his wife, Dee Dee Hemby, daughter, India, and son, Roman, is a fit father. Photo courtesy Dan CorteseWhether TV actor Dan Cortese was hosting "MTV Sports" or playing an evil brother on "Melrose Place," a "himbo" on "Seinfeld"...Whether TV actor Dan Cortese was hosting "MTV Sports" or playing an evil brother on "Melrose Place," a "himbo" on "Seinfeld" or a flaky employee on "Veronica's Closet," one character trait remained constant: His fit physique.
Jillian Michaels, right, hangs out with kids but doesn't want to give birth to any herself. David Goldman, Cartoon Network / APFitness guru and hard-body Jillian Michaels is making a stir in the blogosphere this week after she said she'd...
It can be tempting to turn couch-potato once your belly starts expanding. But there's a new reason to exercise during pregnancy, and it could have far-reaching benefits for your unborn child. A new study, out of the University of Auckland in New...
The gym teacher has always gotten a bad rap in pop culture. From Billy Bob Thornton's sadistic Mr. Woodcock to Glee's cold-hearted cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester, phys. ed. instructors are often depicted as mean and monstrous figures who scream...
(Click the photo for 5 Must-Know Kids Health Facts) New York Schools will soon be tracking more than reading, writing, and arithmetic, they'll also be watching students' waistlines. Starting this fall, New York Schools (excluding New York City)...