Fitness

Dieters move past calories, food makers follow

Americans look past calories as approach to dieting evolves; major brands feel sales slide

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 12:46pm EDT

Baltimore's race course trying for Zumba record

Baltimore's Pimlico Race Course trying to break Zumba class size record set in India in 2012

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 08:04am EDT

Physical therapy clinics agree to $2.7M settlement

Physical therapy clinics agree to $2.7M settlement of false claims allegations

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 07:55pm EDT

Experts decode germs' DNA to fight food poisoning

HEALTHBEAT: Disease detectives try genome sequencing to outsmart foodborne disease outbreaks

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 01:04am EDT

Zengo Cycle spins up $10 million expansion plan

Bethesda spinning shop Zengo Cycles, which announced plans to open its second location in Logan Circle last May, has even bigger fish to fry. Zengo Cycles plans a $10 million expansion to create 20 to 30 new cycling studios throughout the East Coast in the next three to five years,

Friday - 04/04/2014, 10:36am EDT

Studies: Low vitamin D levels contribute to disease risk

A little extra time in the sun could help reduce the likelihood of contracting some diseases, according to new research.

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 11:17am EDT

Run your best race at the Cherry Blossom 10-Mile Run

Here are some things you can do over the next few days to run your best 10-mile race.

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 10:06am EDT

Should you work out like Bryce Harper?

Fairfax Hackley, personal trainer

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 10:07am EDT

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Tips: Spring clean your workout and diet

If your body needs an extra jump-start to get fit for the seasons ahead, personal trainer Josef Brandenburg has tips on how to quickly and effectively get in shape for spring.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 07:16am EDT

Ben's Run: Local charity makes strides in leukemia care

Clare Goldfogle lost her son, Ben, to leukemia in 2009.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 04:46am EDT

Tips for a healthy, filling breakfast

Paul Kita of Men's Health magazine has advice on picking a healthy cereal and on the health benefits of different mix-ins.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 05:02am EDT
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Christie: Weight-loss surgery 'life-changing'

Christie says weight-loss surgery was 'life-changing decision,' works out 4 days a week

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 09:41pm EDT

Obese Texas girl who had tumor has surgery in Ohio

12-year-old Texas girl with medically induced obesity has weight-loss surgery at Ohio hospital

Monday - 03/24/2014, 12:00pm EDT

Laila Ali weighs in on boxing, father and empowering women

Her father was "The Greatest," but Laila Ali says with the right mindset anyone can achieve their full potential.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 11:06am EDT
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Post-workout nutrition: What you should be eating

The food you eat within the first few minutes after finishing a workout is one of the most important parts of training.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 09:34am EDT

Alexandria bike lanes welcomed by a courageous commuter

"I'm a bicycle commuter who is also an amputee that lost her leg while commuting," Patty Collins says.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 05:30am EDT

Off the 8's: Achieving balance on the trapeze

While most young adults settle in to watch a movie, meet friends for a drink or have dinner at a local restaurant after work, WTOP Editor Samantha Loss spends her evenings hanging upside-down.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 10:41am EDT

Navigating common food label myths

Modern-day food labels are filled with misinformation, and often lead consumers astray from healthy intentions.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 07:17am EDT

Routine colonoscopy screenings cut risk of colon cancer

A colonoscopy can save your life. How often should you get screened?

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 07:08pm EDT

Will a high-protein diet send you to an early grave?

A recent study made headlines when it claimed that eating high levels of protein can be as bad for you as smoking. Is this true? How much is too much?

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 04:06pm EDT
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