Weighing In

You may be wondering why all of a sudden, after years of living a healthy lifestyle and looking trim, you have put on a few pounds that you just can’t shake off. You are not alone—we all gain weight as we age because our metabolism slows down due to the… Read more...

A Weighty Discussion

If you’re like many guys, you avoid going to the doctor. But eliciting the help of your physician could put you on the fast track to weight-loss success. When doctors get involved in their patients’ weight-loss efforts, the results can be impressive. Read more...

Heart-Healthy Do’s and Don’ts

As a result of the declining economy, Americans are cutting back on healthy activities such as eating fresh foods and exercising regularly, according to a recent survey conducted by the American Heart Association (AHA). “We’ve made dramatic gains in recent years in our fight against heart disease and stroke, but… Read more...

Get To Your Goals

Life coaching offers you a fresh new way of looking at things—a new perspective to consider that may open up expanded possibilities. Rather than giving advice, a trained coach asks questions that may have you consider new ways of looking at the same situation. If you are focused on attaining… Read more...

The Skinny on Weight Loss

Americans are spending billions of dollars every year trying to lose weight.  Somehow that figure just doesn’t seem right when you look at National Center for Health Statistics data showing that more than 66 percent of adults aged 20 and older in this country are obese or overweight—that’s right, two-thirds… Read more...
When is Pain a Problem

When is Pain a Problem

Your health is pretty good for someone your age (if you do say so yourself!), but you have the occasional recurrent aches and pains. How do you know when a pain is something to see a doctor about, and what can you do to manage it on your own? According… Read more...
My Best Self: Kimberly Hard

My Best Self: Kimberly Hard

As CEO of the Be Well Atlanta wellness alliance, it’s Kimberly Hard’s job to help others live their healthiest, most fulfilled lives. But between running her rapidly growing business, leading yoga classes at venues around Atlanta like the Georgia Aquarium and raising her 11-year-old daughter, Stella, we wondered how Kimberly… Read more...
My Best Self: Trey Humphreys

My Best Self: Trey Humphreys

As owner of Fur Bus, a rolling party venue of sorts, Trey Humphreys finds a big challenge in maintaining balance and structure in his life. Fur Bus, which has been gaining in popularity since its launch in 2000, and deejay work around Atlanta translate to a fun-but-extreme lifestyle for the… Read more...
Money-Saving Meal Plan

Money-Saving Meal Plan

In today’s economy, many families are looking for ways to cut back on expenses. One way to reduce spending is to decrease the cost of groceries; however, cutting back on food spending does not mean sacrificing quality foods. Many people believe it is more expensive to eat a healthy diet,… Read more...
My Hormones: His-and-Hers HT

My Hormones: His-and-Hers HT

As you age, your hormone levels decline, resulting in various health concerns including decreased energy and sexual interest; increased risk of cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, obesity and cancer; a decrease in muscle mass; impaired psychological function; and dyslipidemia (an elevation of lipids in the blood). But there is hope—hormone treatments (HTs)… Read more...