While some things, like genetics, can’t be helped, there are lifestyle changes you can make to lower your risk.
Two complete strangers participating in the Pittsburgh Marathon went viral after they helped support one another to the finish line with a quiet act of encouragement.
Fitness experts Chris and Heidi Powell offer up a few simple exercises that won't leave people with allergies and other lung issues wheezing.
Evrim Sölemez struggled with her weight growing up, but after she broke down crying while trying to find a dress that would fit her for a friend's birthday party, she decided to do something about it.
"Food was how I dealt with every emotion, whether happy, sad, anxious, angry or scared," says Hannah Legg. After reaching 300 pounds, she decided to get healthy and lose the excess weight.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg has her planks. Rep. Ocasio-Cortez has her push-ups.
Ciara knows the type of work one must put in to shed pounds post-birth, and that physical and mental effort is no simple two-step.
Almost half of all U.S. colorectal cancers each year could be prevented with lifestyle changes, from certain types of exercise to fiber-rich foods.
The 39-year-old actress is all about exercises that work her abs. “Everything to me is centered in the core,” she says.
The actress, who is the newest global ambassador of WW (formerly known as Weight Watchers), shares her post-baby goals of living a healthier life in 2019.
After struggling with depression and being overweight, Neil James transformed his body and his life by working out daily and following the keto diet. "Keto changed my life," he says.
Here are some lessons you can learn from people who lost a significant amount weight and successfully kept it off.
From moisture-wicking workout leggings to the adjustable dumbbells, this is the fitness gear people swear by.
Most people know fitness expert, author and entrepreneur Jillian Michaels as the personal trainer who pushed people to their limits on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.” But not everyone knows that Michaels herself used to be overweight and fat-shamed as a kid.
Shimmy Godwin Mekbeb says running and dramatically changing his diet helped him lose 131 pounds — and his "dad bod."
Kelly Gale went to the burger joint to enjoy her own fruit and vegetables while also doing an intensive workout.
Eden SanBoeuf stayed motivated by focusing on what she wanted to be: happier and healthier — and one day a mom.
Nicholas La Monaco's weight-loss journey was not only physical, but also emotional. "I learned that the path to a better life lay in my attitude and choices, not my body," he says.