Work It

At Traditional Gyms, Finding New Ways to Compete

Old-school gyms are learning how to stand out in a Crossfit world.

01/04/2015 By Michael Hardy

Work It

Bit by Bit: Finding Motivation Through Tech Gadgetry

Walking 10,000 steps a day is easier with a little digital encouragement.

01/04/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Fitness 2015

Houston’s Hike & Bike Trails Await!

If all goes as planned, the city will soon have around 150 miles of continuous trails.

01/04/2015 By Michael Hardy

Work It

At Snap Kitchen, a Crash Course in Eating Right

Can a dining editor survive on health food alone?

01/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Work It

The Greatest Workout Classes You’ve Never Tried

These creative, often unusual approaches to fitness may just be the thing to get you off the couch.

01/04/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Work It

A League of Your Own

Get fit with friends old and new by joining one of Houston’s sports leagues.

01/04/2015 By Chris Abshire

Ice House Interview

Ritual Killing: How to Beat OCD

Once told her OCD was too severe for treatment, Elizabeth McIngvale now works to help others overcome their own conditions.

01/04/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Top Doctors 2014

Seizing the Moment

One Houston physician is a pioneer in eradicating a rare form of epilepsy.

09/01/2014 By Michael Hardy

Top Doctors 2014

Finding a Better Way to Target Children’s Cancer

In a world where the cure can be deadlier than the disease, a Houston medical power couple is finding new ways to deliver cancer medicine.

09/01/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Top Doctors 2014

Solving the Mysteries—and Blame Games—of Childbirth

To find out why non-human primates often have more successful births than humans do, one BCM professor is thinking small.

09/01/2014 By Kerry H.

Top Doctors 2014

Training the Next Generation of Minimally-Invasive Surgeons

Remote control technology lets doctors perform less invasive surgeries than ever—and to train doctors all over the world from their offices.

09/01/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Child Obesity

Making the Healthy Choice the Easy One

Fighting food deserts with a can-do attitude.

09/01/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Interview

Tackling the HPV Vaccine’s Image Problem

HPV and the slew of cancers it can cause are entirely preventable—that is, if you can get parents on board with the vaccine.

06/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Summer Fitness

Staying Cool in the Pool

From Schlitterbahn to splash pads, a guide to the best watery oases around

06/02/2014 By Peter Holley

Summer Fitness

Crossfit Confidential

Are the high fees and endless burpees really worth it?

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy

Summer Fitness

Shirts (and More) You Won’t Sweat Through

Moisture-wicking technology is almost as good as air conditioning.

06/02/2014 By Sarah Gabbart

Summer Fitness

The Men’s Locker Room: a Survival Guide

Tip 1: Stop doing naked lunges.

06/02/2014 By Jeff Balke

Summer Fitness

Beat the Heat: Four Summer-Friendly Exercise Alternatives

Workouts delightful, even when the weather outside is frightful

05/01/2014 By Kerry H., John Lomax, Katharine Shilcutt, Chris Abshire, and Catherine Matusow

Sponsored

Saving Lives with Memorial Hermann Life Flight

An interview with one of Life Flight’s youngest heroes, 25-year-old Houston native and paramedic Ryan Price

05/01/2014 By Peter Holley

Sponsored

Sunscreen: the Real Story

When it comes to protecting your children from ultraviolet rays, which SPF is best?

05/01/2014 By Jacques Bourgeois