The Great Outdoors

Get Out: Biking the Anthills in Terry Hershey Park

Take in 500 unspoiled acres of Buffalo Bayou from your bike.

01/22/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

New Year, New Me

Celebrate Out of the Box: Eat Clean at Snap Kitchen

Keeping those New Year's resolutions is a snap with this menu of healthy, chef-driven creations.

01/13/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Fitness Friday

Jump Start Your Resolution with Weight Loss Gym Challenges

Worst case scenario: they hold you accountable. Best case scenario: you win lots of money.

01/08/2016 By Ayshe Tayfun

H-Town Diary

Perpetually a Pukie, Thanks to CrossFit

Too much of a workout fad can do more harm than good.

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Fitness Friday

Level Up Your Running Game in 2016 with Houston's Power in Motion

When it comes to training, there's power in numbers.

01/01/2016 By Ayshe Tayfun

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 1–3

A fresh start at Rothko Chapel, the 2016 Run Houston! at Sam Houston Race Park, MFAH screens Night of the Shooting Stars, Fly Dance Company pops and locks at Children's Museum, and the Texans close out the 2015 season.

12/30/2015 By Nick Esquer

Fitness Friday

Looking to Get Involved in Exercise, Socials or Competitions? Meet Sportsmonkey for All Three

The club has gone from hosting a pajama bar crawl to running 13 sport leagues.

12/18/2015 By Ellie Sharp

Game for Game

Worried About Carcinogens? Local Venison Sausage May Be Your Cure

A butcher gives the lowdown on how to cheat cancer while enjoying processed meat.

12/18/2015 By Emily Oberton

Fitness Friday

How to Find Running Shoes That Fit

A proper fitting is key to finding athletic shoes that will make you faster, stronger and healthier.

12/11/2015 By Ellie Sharp

Fitness Friday

The Golden Rules of Gear for Your Winter Workout

How to be prepared for any workout weather condition Houston has to offer.

12/04/2015 By Andrea Park

Holiday 2015

Don't Break a Sweat: 6 Gifts for Fitness Lovers

From runners to gym rats, here's something every fitness enthusiast on your gift list will love.

11/30/2015 By Ayshe Tayfun

Dr. Red Duke

How Dr. Red Duke Saved My Dad

The legendary Dr. Red Duke saved my father'’s life after a brutal stabbing—and saved my life, too.

11/29/2015 By Steven Devadanam

Health

Surviving the Cruelest Month

Short days, seasonal changes and holiday pressures can take a toll on us in December. Here’s how to deal.

11/29/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Fitness Friday

Spin Cycle: 4 Indoor Cycling Studios that Stand Out

Traditional spin classes get a boost at these specialty studios popping up around Houston.

11/27/2015 By Ayshe Tayfun

Fitness Friday

Dear Athletes, Yin Yoga Is the Class Your Muscles Have Been Begging For

Prevent injury and promote healing with this slower-paced practice.

11/20/2015 By Andrea Park

Fitness

Pain and Gain

Houston hosts the 2015 IWF Weightlifting Championships, the first one in the U.S. in more than 40 years.

11/18/2015 By Nick Esquer

Mental Health

Anxiety Goes to College

Houston-area campuses are scrambling to meet the mental health needs of a generation of students beset by an increasingly diagnosed condition.

11/03/2015 By Marianella Orlando Photography by Brian Goldman

Fitness Friday

Sweat Meets Stats at Orangetheory

Burning the most calories (even after your workout!) is the name of the game at Houston's most cutting-edge fitness studio.

10/09/2015 By Andrea Siso

Medical Muse

The Art of Curing Cancer

The director of MD Anderson’s Arts in Medicine program uses painting, sculpture and one giant dragon to provide courage and solace to children battling cancer.

09/29/2015 By Lonna Dawson