Chuck Hillman practices what he preaches, applying his research findings to his personal life. When he’s not studying the relationship between physical activity and cognitive health, he’s biking, playing ice hockey, or lifting weights in his home gym.
Philadelphia recently became the first major U.S. city to pass a soft drink tax, and a new report from Beverage Marketing Corp. found that bottled water will soon surpass soda as the nation’s most popular beverage. Here, Janice Maras, research manager in the Department of Health Sciences, who specializes in dietary data analysis, explains how a soda tax might affect dietary habits and what kind of long-term impact the declining popularity of soft drinks will have on the nation’s obesity epidemic.
In the first installment of our series on how to keep your New Year’s resolutions, Northeastern alumna Sarah Gaines, the founder of Fit University, offers up five pointers for building a fitter physique in 2016.
One of the most popular spots on college campuses in January is, unsurprisingly, the gym. Here are some tips for Northeastern community members to get the most out of their workouts, as well as alternatives, like intramurals, for getting a healthy start to 2016.
Terry Fulmer, dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, will lead Northeastern’s team involved in a new multi-university consortium, which focuses on healthy aging and innovative approaches to help middle-aged and older adults lead a more active lifestyle.
Eat more veggies, drink less soda, and enlist the moral support of family and friends, recommends Northeastern dietician Christine Clark.
Northeastern staff and students doled out health and wellness tips on Wednesday at the eighth-annual Health Fair and Flu Clinic. Here are five such nuggets of wisdom for staying fit and healthy this fall.
The Handle Bar founder and Northeastern alumna Jessica Bashelor shares her experience opening and running her own fitness studio in South Boston.
4/16, 11:41am: Not 24 hours later and the contents of this post seem empty and distant. Yesterday morning we were watching the governor place crowns on the winners’ heads; yesterday afternoon we […]
Two Northeastern alumni are the force behind the November Project, an intense workout that gets hundreds of Bostonians out of bed and into shape.
Well, I had a wonderful day, how about you? Not only is it Friday, which is awesome, but I got to spend most of it with a bunch of middle […]
Over the weekend I watched Night at the Museum 2 with my nephew. In it, Robin Williams’ Teddy Roosevelt character says that the secret to happiness is diet and exercise. […]