Exercise is proven to have both physical and mental health benefits. Sian Beilock, author of “How The Body Knows Its Mind” from sister company Simon And Schuster shares five surprising mental benefits of exercise.
The 25th annual survey by United Health Foundation, finds Illinois’ ranking unchanged from last year, but the Foundation’s Rhonda Randall said what’s troubling is physical activity among Illinoisans dropped 8 percent over the past year.
Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.
This pineapple smoothie recipe from JJ Smith will give your body a total cleanse, making a happier and healthier you.
With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.
Michelle Obama was in town Thursday to kick off a new fitness initiative. As CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports, the first lady even put on her workout clothes to help do it.
There are a plethora of CrossFit boxes across Chicago and here are some of the most raved about.
Get ready to head indoors with your walking, running or biking fitness plan at the following indoor tracks in the Chicagoland area.
Come this time during a Chicago winter–when spring isn’t yet close enough to taste and winter is in full swing with its cold temperatures and gusty winds–everyone in the house feels like it’s time to get moving. Here are some classes that will move your muscles beyond what it takes to shift positions on the couch.
Many of us spend our day sitting down, but it’s one of the worst things you can do for your health. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports about a few simple changes that make a big difference fast.
There’s more to exercise than losing weight. It boosts kids’ brainpower, too.
Two new studies from Rush University Medical Center researchers find you’re more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease if you’re a couch potato or if you have thin brain matter.
CHICAGO (STMW) – After the revelry of welcoming in the new year, those who may have overdone it may be wishing on New Year’s Day that they could turn back the clocks to 2010. They […]
Do you have trouble falling asleep at night? It might be a good time to lace up your running shoes and get your heart rate climbing.