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Every 4 Minutes, a Child Dies in Road Accident

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Every 4 Minutes, a Child Dies in Road Accident

Each day some 500 children die from road traffic crashes, thousands more are injured and the situation is only getting worse, the United Nations (UN) has warned as it launched #SaveKidsLives, a global campaign to generate action to make streets safe for children. According to the UN World Health Organization (WHO), every four minutes, a [...]

Now a Bike Just for Your Heart

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Now a Bike Just for Your Heart

American Heart Association has chosen February as its National Heart Month. While diet and genetics do play a role, it’s believed regular aerobic exercise is a key influence on heart health. Electric bicycle brand Pedego says its bike allows you to pedal as much as you want. The colorful bikes boast the latest in electric [...]

Jillian Michaels’ Curves

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Jillian Michaels’ Curves

Curves International, Inc., a chain of fitness centers for women, has announced the addition of new Curves Specialty Circuit Classes and new Curves Workouts with Jillian Michaels to its lineup of fitness offerings for 2015. The 2015 Curves Specialty Circuit Classes are designed for specialized training, with moves focused on key areas like balance, flexibility [...]

Woman Lost 277 Pounds. Gets New Shape and New Life

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Woman Lost 277 Pounds. Gets New Shape and New Life

When Rhonda Martin bought her first Pedego electric bike in 2012, she weighed 457 pounds. “Riding an electric bike was my first form of exercise,” she said. “I could barely walk 150 steps at a time. With my Pedego, I began a journey to a new shape and a new life.” To date, Martin has [...]

5 Out of 10 Urban Indians Are Trying to Lose Weight: Survey

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5 Out of 10 Urban Indians Are Trying to Lose Weight: Survey

A recent survey conducted by Fitho, a leading wellness services organization, showed that along with increasing weight, there is also increasing awareness and 5 out of 10 urban Indians are trying to lose weight. While 40% of the overweight people have intent to lose weight but are not taking action to control their weight, the [...]

Bikini Body Challenge Goes Online on YouTube

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Bikini Body Challenge Goes Online on YouTube

YouTube celebrity and vegan culinarian, Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram, debuts her first 14-day bikini body challenge on YouTube. Beginning on June 1st and ending on June 14th, this integrative diet and exercise program includes 14 daily videos to kick off summer fitness, healthy eating, and encourages followers to build self-confidence. Each day of the 14-day challenge will [...]

Lole White Tour Yoga Events in Museum Setting

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Lole White Tour Yoga Events in Museum Setting

Canadian lifestyle and activewear brand, Lole, launches the 2014 Lole White Tour. It is a series of yoga events in major museums around the world. The tour will stop in five cities: Barcelona, New York, Montreal, Toronto and Edmonton. Each session promises to be a unique and vibrant experience for both the body and soul, [...]

Tyra Banks to SHHHHut Down Fat Talk

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Tyra Banks to SHHHHut Down Fat Talk

As women strive to get back on track this New Year, Special K has partnered with supermodel and actress Tyra Banks to help shift the weight management conversation to a more positive one. Special K believes Fat Talk is contagious – and it’s weighing women down. Whether sparked by an unflattering photo or shopping for [...]

Honda Civic Gifted to 105-Year-Old Woman

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Honda Civic Gifted to 105-Year-Old Woman

California’s oldest driver, 105-year-old Edythe Kirchmaier, received a big surprise when she was gifted a brand new car from an anonymous fan. Kirchmaier has a perfect 86-year driving record with no accidents, parking, or moving violations. She renewed her driver’s license this January after passing her test with flying colors. The longtime Santa Barbara resident [...]

Bodykey by Nutrilite for Weight Management

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Bodykey by Nutrilite for Weight Management

The Bodykey by Nutrilite brand today introduced new Bodykey Meal Replacement Shake recipes as part of its new personalized weight management program. Bodykey by Nutrilite brand ambassador and celebrity chef Jason Roberts selected a mix of vegetables, fruits, tea, and seeds to create four low-calorie shakes: Banana Cucumber Breeze – banana, cucumber, green tea and [...]

Ironman Races to Combat Childhood Obesity

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Ironman Races to Combat Childhood Obesity

The UnitedHealthcare Ironkids Syracuse Fun Run raced around the grounds of Jamesville Beach Park Saturday. UnitedHealthcare mascot “Dr. Health E. Hound” and Linda Goldsworthy, Director, Upstate Market, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan kicked-off the 1-mile course aimed to help stem the rising tide of childhood obesity through exercise and healthy lifestyles. UnitedHealthcare is sponsoring 10 Ironkids events [...]

Exhibition on the Visual History of Yoga

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Exhibition on the Visual History of Yoga

Opening Oct. 19 at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, “Yoga: The Art of Transformation”—claimed to be the world’s first exhibi­tion about the discipline’s visual history—will reveal its meanings and histories over the past 2,000 years. “The Art of Transformation,” on view through Jan. 26, 2014, explores yoga’s philosophies and its goals of transforming body and [...]

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