Fitness Friday

10 More Must-Haves for Safe Summer Workouts

How to stay hydrated, and why Topo Chico is the ultimate post-workout recovery drink.

07/21/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Ice House

5 Stand-Up Paddling Spots to Try This Summer

These waterways will show you what's SUP, no matter your paddle-boarding speed.

07/18/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Top Doctors

These Houston Doctors Seek to Diagnose the Previously Un-Diagnosable

A network of Houston hospitals forms one of the world's seven clinical sites in the international Undiagnosed Diseases Network.

07/18/2017 By Alice Levitt

Fitness Friday

Don't Let Allergies Ruin Your Workout

An ENT shares his secrets on how to enjoy the outdoors when the pollen is popping.

07/14/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Fitness Friday

How Orangetheory Got Me Back to the Gym

Do you get bored easily? Have no idea what you're doing? This may be the workout for you.

07/14/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Fitness Friday

The D10 Decathlon Is Back, and It's Already Time to Start Training

You've got four months to prepare—who knows, you could be the McKayla Maroney of the 500-meter row.

07/07/2017 By Ayshe Tayfun

Fitness Friday

Embrace Your Inner Ninja Warrior on This Challenge Course

It's the first course of its kind in Texas, with obstacles including a hanging traverse course, a belly-crawl and a 40-yard dash.

07/07/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Fitness Friday

Stimulate Your Relaxation Instinct With Hammock Yoga

Go ahead, let it all hang out.

06/30/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Fitness Friday

10 Must-Haves for Surviving Summer Sweat Sessions

Sweat-proof sunscreen, Willie-approved shorts and the ultimate post-workout soap are all part of the Houston heat fitness survival kit.

06/23/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Fitness Friday

Downtown's Campiest Free Workout is Body by Broadway

Nobody's gonna rain on this fitness parade.

06/09/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Fitness Friday

Volleyball Is Houston's Newest Drinking Game

If you thought petanque and cornhole were vigorous drinking activities, you ain't seen nothing yet.

06/02/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

News

A Two-Centimeter Implant Could Change Your Health Forever

How many times have you forgotten to take your meds? Alessandro Grattoni's new developments in nanotechnology could mean that will never happen again.

05/25/2017 By Alice Levitt

Living Well

Holistic Houston: The Houstonia Guide to Alternative Medicine

A curated guide to alternative medicine in Houston, from acupuncture to aromatherapy and beyond.

05/25/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Alternative Medicine Guide

Reflexology Is More than Just a Foot Massage

Soothing your aching hands, feet and ears can also help the rest of your body.

05/25/2017 By Jeff Balke

Alternative Medicine Guide

The Essential Facts About Essential Oils

The practice of using plant-based essential oils to promote healing offers—yes!—real health benefits.

05/25/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Alternative Medicine Guide

If You'd Like to Pull Stuff From Your Ears, Candling Is For You

While not accepted by the medical community, candling can sure be satisfying.

05/25/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Alternative Medicine Guide

Cupping Is Making Its Mark in Houston

This ancient Chinese practice gets the blood circulating.

05/25/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Alternative Medicine Guide

Seeking Healing With Herbs

"For just about every condition there is in standard medicine," says Houston master herbalist Mark Hammer, "there are answers in Chinese medicine."

05/25/2017 By Alice Levitt

Alternative Medicine Guide

How Acupuncture Went from 'Alternative' to Accepted

Not that long ago, it was illegal for acupuncturists to practice in Texas without a medical degree or supervision. Two Houston acupuncturists helped change that.

05/25/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis