Tips from a Massage Therapist Written by Brenda Smith, LMT You enter the spa and are welcomed with a warm greeting and a cool glass of water. You smell the scent of aromatherapy, and climb between clean, fresh sheets for your treatment with a skilled service provider. This is the […]

Saving 7,000 lives each year by making one rule change in the food industry would definitely be a step in the right direction. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officially announced that by the year 2018 no trans fats, also known as partially hydrogenated oils, will be permitted in any […]

1. Getting the blood pumping helps with concentration. This is because the brain needs oxygen and cycling boosts blood flow and oxygen to the brain. Research shows that exercise can help keep your brain healthy. 2. Breathing in the fresh air does a body good—many studies show that just being […]

Certain driving techniques, called hypermiling, can significantly increase your gas mileage. The higher gas prices rise, the more significant these techniques become. You can literally double your gas mileage without adding anything to your engine. That is how much your driving style can influence your gas usage and, in turn, […]

We were going to start this list with Jazzercise, but found some stuff that made Jazzercise look pretty normal. For example: Prancercise This isn’t some clever name—it’s literally prancing around to get fit. It makes for some stellar Youtube videos (11 million views), but after some soul searching, I don’t have […]

More and more, we’re using electronics for fitness. Twitter is a way to tap into the fitness world expertise in an easy, efficient way. Here are some of the healthiest birds in the Twittersphere. @BodyForWife James Fell is a fitness writer who’s been published all over. He talks to awesome […]

Written by Michael Richardson Charles Whitman was a married, 25-year-old engineering student at the University of Texas, described as a “model citizen.” He was an Eagle Scout, and served as a Marine Sharpshooter. An early-age intelligence test showed he had an IQ of 139. In 1966 Charles went to a […]