I've gained and lost a lot of pounds in my life, but I've got nothing on fitness trainer Drew Manning. In his new book Fit2Fat2Fit, he tells how, in a single year, he gained the weight equivalent of a good-sized Labrador retriever (75 pounds, to be exact) to learn what it was like to be overweight so he could better identify with his heavy clients -- then lost it all again. (Don't try this at home.) View Full Post
I travel for work just about every week. You might have the healthiest of intentions when you're at home, but if you're like me, once you hit the road, sometimes maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be a little challenging. You're entertaining clients, working longer hours, sitting on an airplane…I've heard and used all those excuses before. But if you're not careful, you're going to have to buy yourself a bigger suit for your next big meeting. View Full Post
Even smart women make stupid sunscreen mistakes. Mount Sinai Medical Center Dermatologist Dr. Ellen Marmur busts three sunscreen myths so you can give your skin the protection it needs. View Full Post
A decade ago, doctors joked about putting statins in the water. That’s how strong was the faith in these cholesterol-lowering pills’ ability to save lives. Fast forward to this week, when yet another downside to the drugs emerged: It turns out they can sap energy and cause people to fatigue more easily when they exert themselves, possibly making them less likely to exercise.
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