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The sun is shining all over the country and Americans can’t get enough of their outdoor activities. However, one activity we should all remember to take part in is protecting ourselves against skin cancer. Malignant melanoma, a form of skin cancer, has been the fastest growing cancer...

Sugary drinks such as soda pop get a bad rap for helping making Americans overweight and obese, and rightfully so. It’s very important to limit how many sugary drinks you have, or cut them out altogether. However, it may be surprising for some people to learn beverages...

Editor’s note: This is the third in a week-long series that will provide basic running tips. Setting a goal to run in a 5K race (3.1 miles) is an excellent motivator for beginning runners. Even if you have to walk part of it, completing a 5K...

[caption id="attachment_2719" align="alignright" width="252" caption="Landice treadmills are some of the best in the world for people who want to run serious mileage."][/caption] Editor’s note: This is the second in a weeklong series that will provide basic running tips. One of the most common questions newcomers to running...

Editor’s note: This is the first in a weeklong series that will provide basic running tips. If it’s been a long time since you’ve incorporated running into your workouts, or you really can’t remember running since you were a kid, here are some tips on how...

Everyone should know that parents play an enormous role in helping their children learn healthy eating habits. Healthfinder.gov has an action plan to help guide parents on the best ways to feed their kids a healthy diet. Here are seven tips from Healthfinder.gov to help your...

[caption id="attachment_3022" align="alignright" width="195" caption="The 3G Cardio AVT 3.0 Vibration Machine (MSRP $2,499, $1,999 AHF price) would be a good addition to any home gym and help make exercising more fun and efficient."][/caption]Would you rather listen to nails screech against a chalkboard, or spend the...

[caption id="attachment_3103" align="alignright" width="300" caption="One way to get more motivated about fitness is to make it more fun by trying new exercises, such as lifting kettlebells like AHF writer Aaron Dorksen is pictured doing."][/caption] Oftentimes, when it comes to getting fit the hardest part is...