5 last-minute gift ideas for fitness lovers

Although I love to exercise, retail therapy ranks pretty high on my fave list of things to do. Consequently, I’m […]
By Sondra E.Z. Hines | December 18, 2018

7 tips for staying fit during the holidays

The end of the year is typically when most weight gain occurs. Here are strategies to help you stay on track with your fitness goals during the holidays.
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | November 21, 2018

Why women should weight train

As a fitness professional, I enjoy seeing others reach their fitness goals — weight loss, gaining strength, revving up their […]
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | November 2, 2017

Why stretching is so important before exercising

Question: I just started exercising and have been hearing a lot about flexibility. Why is flexibility important? Flexibility is the […]
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | September 27, 2017

It’s never too late to get back on the health bandwagon

As humans, we are prone to get distractions. But when it comes to nutrition and exercise, it's never too late to start again.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | July 6, 2017

Here is the perfect exercise to tone those summer legs

As summer approaches, a reader wants to know how to get those perfectly toned legs.
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | May 31, 2017

New Study: African Americans who exercise may be less likely to develop high blood pressure

Those who reported getting the ideal amount of moderate to vigorous physical activity were about 24 percent less likely to develop hypertension.
By Andrew M. Seaman, Reuters | March 1, 2017

Mix it up: 5 ways to add variety to your exercise time

Now that spring is almost here, there's no excuse to stay indoors when you can get out and get fit.
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | February 22, 2017

How to squeeze in exercise on a busy day

Finding time to exercise may not be as impossible as you think. And, no, you don’t need to completely rearrange your schedule.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | July 27, 2016

The secret to living a longer, healthier life

Can you lengthen your life? Researchers explore how to stay healthy longer.
By QCity Metro Staff | June 30, 2016