Less sugar = lower blood pressure
May 25 9:25 a.m.
"Although a number of people lost weight in the study -- which would account for some of the blood pressure-lowering effects -- cutting back on sweetened drinks also seemed to have an independent effect on blood pressure levels."
AHA backs video games to fight obesity
May 21 7:23 a.m.
"Talk about strange bedfellows. The American Heart Association and Nintendo Co. are teaming up to promote the popular Wii video game console, as the health advocacy group concedes that its campaign for traditional exercise isn't working."
What is Chi Running?
May 19 9:43 a.m.
"ChiRunning belongs to a hot trend also being trod by barefoot runners, says running advocate (and ARA Director) Dave Watt of Springfield, Va.
Landing on your heels is out and possibly the damage that comes with it. 'You're less likely to strike your heel hard if you're not wearing shoes or one of the minimalist shoes,' says Watt"
Warming Up: What's the Deal?
May 18 7:35 a.m.
"Those runners had a very different routine, he says. They spent about 15 minutes doing sort of a slow shuffle. There they were, a long line of elites, going around and around the warm-up area, barely lifting their legs."
Tera Moody - super runner, insomniac
May 13 6:17 a.m.
"The wood is lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep."
Robert Frost wasn't writing about world class marathoners, but Tera Moody takes the words to heart.