Long-term exposure to stress floods the brain with cortisol, which damages neurons making them smaller. Part of the brain affected by stress controls problem solving and memory: in extreme cases, the results can be serious.
Sylwia Wiesenberg, founder of Tonique Fitness, stopped The Couch to show us how to give our backsides a boost.
It seems everyone has Olympic fever. Here on The Couch, we’ve got our own version of Olympic Gymnastics. It’s called SLimnastics. Certified fitness trainer and creator of the workout, Nicole Glor, is here to get us fit in a minute.
Macombs Dam Park now boasts a year-round outdoor workout facility right in the shadow of Yankee Stadium. TV 10-55′s Carolina Bermudez got to test out New York’s first outdoor gym of its kind.
Don’t be discouraged by your work schedule to not work out. There are ways to get fit at home.
CBSNewYork spoke with two health experts to nail down tips and tricks to work with your New York City lifestyle.
The study suggests married people have a stronger support network, compared to single people who likely have fewer health benefits and lower income.
It’s the heart of summer, when people can’t wait to get outside. But, today might be a day to limit your time in the sun.
Thousands are expected to hit Central Park on Saturday with one goal in mind: get healthy. The 18th annual Self Workout in the Park not only features great workout trends but also the gear you’ll want to work out in.
For the cost of a New York City gym membership (or less) you could be on your way to weight loss with one of these gadgets. Check out our list of favorites, and where you can purchase them in the Big Apple.
One of the 33 Chilean miners whose dramatic rescue was broadcast worldwide is touring the U.S. to call attention to the suffering of earthquake victims.
Jack LaLanne was prodding Americans to get off their couches and into the gym decades before it was cool.
Despite all the snow, ice and cold temperatures, 58-year-old Gary Atlas continues his daily running and swimming program outside.
Americans are only one week into the new year, and it’s not too late to get started on New Year’s Resolutions. Furthermore, why not make the New Year’s Resolutions permanent resolutions? No matter what day it is, it’s never too late to start a healthy routine.
In this Eye on New York segment, CBS 2’s Dana Tyler speaks with fitness expert Charles Stuart Platkin about the keys to getting fit in the new year.