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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 [...]

Obesity to Shorten Life by 10 Years: Research

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Obesity to Shorten Life by 10 Years: Research

Many believe that obesity is a curse. But new research suggests that weighty humans won’t have to carry this curse for long, as they are likely to die sooner than they think. Being obese is likely to shorten life by nearly 10 years for America’s young and middle-aged adults, according to research published in the [...]

Proto Labs Helps Bring Mobility to Amputees

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Proto Labs Helps Bring Mobility to Amputees

The ReMotion Knee, a low cost prosthetic knee joint, is the latest winner of the Cool Idea! Award from Proto Labs (NYSE: PRLB), a manufacturer of CNC machined and injection molded parts. Proto Labs launched the Cool Idea! Award in 2011 to give product designers the opportunity to bring their innovations to life by presenting [...]

Nutrisystem Offers to Help You Lose Your Weight

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Nutrisystem Offers to Help You Lose Your Weight

As a new survey conducted online by Harris Interactive on behalf of Nutrisystem among over 3,000 U.S. adults in December, indicates more than half of Americans (54 percent) are planning to make New Year’s resolutions to lose weight.  Nutrisystem (NASDAQ: NTRI), a leading provider of home-delivered weight loss meal plans, is gearing up to help [...]

Madonna’s Hard Candy Addicted To Sweat

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Madonna’s Hard Candy Addicted To Sweat

Hard Candy Fitness, a global luxury fitness brand co-founded by Madonna, announced today the launch of a new DVD series “Addicted To Sweat” (ATS). The fitness DVD series will feature the exclusive programs created by Madonna and demonstrated by Madonna’s personal trainer Nicole Winhoffer. The programs were previously available only at Hard Candy Fitness clubs. [...]

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