Exercise is a major lifestyle factor in preventing disease and improving health. Fitness experts recommend 120-150 minutes per week but urge beginners to start slowly.
Earlier this month, survey company WalletHub marked Asheville as one of the “Fattest Cities” in the country. Asheville ranked No. 43 among the 100 most populated U.S. metro areas for obesity levels, weight-related health problems and environmental factors. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, meanwhile, reports that the South has the second-highest regional rate […]
“Strive Not to Drive is a fantastic opportunity to stop pollution, save money and get physical exercise.”
Ever wonder why you aren’t reaching your weight-loss goals in spite of hitting the gym and being smart in the kitchen?
Charter Cable should be positively ashamed of their current ad campaign. You know the one: "What did people do before TV? Sit around and watch gravel for six hours?” What? How about, “We read books! We had conversations! We spent time with our kids!” In this day and age of obesity and less and less […]
Ten ways to work out for free, or almost free. (Have more ideas? Add them in the comments section, below.)
When Dan Mason was diagnosed with diabetes five years ago, he decided to take charge. At 53, Mason joined a fitness program at the YWCA of Asheville that specifically targets diabetes. Making it fit: Group runs are one of Asheville's cheap ways to get and stay fit. Experts say exercise can prevent more costly illnesses. […]