Jan 8, 2014 The Washington Post’s Lydia DePillis explains the deceptive advertising around weight-loss drugs.
Jan 6, 2014 For gyms and fitness studios, January is usually a busy time.
Dec 6, 2013 Shedding those holiday pounds can be tough, but maybe a financial incentive can give you that extra push.
Jul 1, 2013 An array of gadgets will track your fitness program, tell you in great detail how many calories you're burning, and what your heart rate is. They can even give you a kick when you are falling short of your goals.
Jun 10, 2013 We all want our kids to get into the best colleges they can. Some families take extra measures and spend extra money in pursuit of an edge.
Apr 9, 2013 The year's almost up on the challenge from Boston's mayor for the city to lose one million pounds.
Apr 1, 2013 Weight loss plans like Slim-Fast and Weight Watchers are competing hard against free options like calorie-counting apps on smartphones.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jan 9, 2013 Dieters are taking fitness-tracking devices to a new level. They are creating virtual support groups by posting their "body data" on social media networks.
Jan 2, 2013 Health club business soars in January as dieters sign up to make good on their New Year’s resolutions. But most don’t keep up their reps.