Diet and exercise - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Diet and exercise Ohio high school students get pepper-sprayed for class CLEVELAND (AP) — A group of Ohio high school students voluntarily got pepper-sprayed in the face — and called the painful experience a useful lesson. More than a dozen Barberton High School students agreed to be sprayed last week with their parents' permission as part of a class exercise. A video posted online shows a row of teens lined... Thu, 18 May 2017 00:12:00 GMT 2017-05-18T00:12:00Z The new Vegas namaste: Yoga on a Ferris wheel, near dolphins LAS VEGAS (AP) — Surrounded by imposing Las Vegas hotel-casinos in the foreground and desert mountains in the background, the group breathed deeply and loudly as an instructor guided them through their poses: upward dog, downward dog, lord of the dance. The participants, though, weren't the only ones shifting positions in this mirrorless space with Instag... Mon, 15 May 2017 22:30:00 GMT 2017-05-15T22:30:00Z Demi Lovato, Kate Hudson collaborate on workout clothes BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Kate Hudson and Demi Lovato went from working out at the gym together to working on a fashion-line collaboration. Hudson, who co-founded activewear brand Fabletics in 2013, says she instantly hit it off with the "Confident" singer when the two ran into each other at the gym. They were celebrating together Wednesday at the Demi Lovato for Fabletic... Thu, 11 May 2017 17:45:00 GMT 2017-05-11T17:45:00Z Lovato and Hudson: workout buddies turned business partners Kate Hudson and Demi Lovato reveal how they went from working out at the gym together to working on a fashion line collaboration for Hudson's activewear... Thu, 11 May 2017 12:55:00 GMT 2017-05-11T12:55:00Z Carrie Underwood helping fund girls sports programs Carrie Underwood will be funding girls team sports projects in an agreement with the DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation and its Sports Matter program. Through CALIA by Carrie Underwood, a fitness and lifestyle brand created in partnership with DICK'S, the country music superstar will fund an estimated 100 teams across America this month. The projects will be part of a $500,000... Tue, 09 May 2017 16:47:00 GMT 2017-05-09T16:47:00Z Saudi council rejects proposal for female sports colleges DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A proposal to establish sports education colleges for Saudi women failed to win enough votes in the kingdom's top advisory body, a council member who drafted the plan said Wednesday. The proposal needed 76 out of 150 votes in the Shura Council, but fell three votes short. It called for the establishment of colleges that ... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:00:00 GMT 2017-04-26T14:00:00Z Republicans hope Trump amenable to food stamp restrictions AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine resident Zak McCutcheon says he likes soda but acknowledges he'd drink less of it if his governor convinced Republican President Donald Trump to put restrictions on the approximately $200 a month he receives in food stamps. He thinks it may even make recipients healthier and less overweight. "If I was more restricted to what I ... Sat, 08 Apr 2017 18:06:00 GMT 2017-04-08T18:06:00Z Lululemon's shares drop after weak outlook NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Lululemon Athletica Inc. fell more than 17 percent Wednesday after the athletic-inspired sportswear company said it'd had a slow start to the year and offered a weaker outlook than expected for the current quarter. The company known for its yoga gear did report solid growth in both earnings and revenue for its fiscal fourth quart... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 22:19:00 GMT 2017-03-29T22:19:00Z Millennials, hoping to find real connections, ban the booze FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — It's not really about the meal at the monthly Conscious Family Dinner, although there is plenty of vegan Indian food. You can spend time in a cuddling sanctuary, sit down with a tarot reader, chat career goals with a life coach or sit in on an acro-yoga sex psychotherapy presentation. And there's almost always some form of dancing. ... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:36:00 GMT 2017-03-28T17:36:00Z Missed, not missing: Simmons' withdrawal sparks fascination LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officially, Richard Simmons is not missing. His publicist, manager, brother and two officers from the Los Angeles Police Department have all said the 68-year-old fitness guru is at his Hollywood Hills mansion and doing fine. Simmons said the same himself when he called into TV's "Entertainment Tonight" last year, explaining he was safe and well and that "i... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:15:00 GMT 2017-03-22T14:15:00Z The Latest: House Dems searching for draft health care bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (all times local): 1:15 p.m. House Democrats are walking around the Capitol in search of the Republican health care bill. Reps. Frank Pallone of New Jersey and Jan Schakowsky of Illinois came up empty at Majority Leader Ke... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 18:21:00 GMT 2017-03-02T18:21:00Z 'Biggest Loser' host Bob Harper suffers heart attack NEW YORK (AP) — Fitness trainer and host of NBC's "Biggest Loser" Bob Harper says he is recovering from a serious heart attack that left him unconscious for two days. Harper tells TMZ he was working out in a gym in New York City this month when he collapsed. He says a doctor who also was in the gym performed CPR on him. The 51-year-old ... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:49:00 GMT 2017-02-27T16:49:00Z NY's Met Museum offers exercise amid world-class art NEW YORK (AP) — World-class art, meet sweaty aerobics. New York City's cavernous Metropolitan Museum of Art has been holding lively morning workout sessions this winter amid its prized masterpieces. The 45-minute "Museum Workout" sends people in exercise attire chugging through 35 galleries, past paintings, sculptures, armor and other treasures, before the venerable Fifth Av... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:24:00 GMT 2017-02-18T16:24:00Z PepsiCo sees growth from "guilt-free" items like Baked Lay's NEW YORK (AP) — What do Baked Lay's potato chips, Simply Tostitos chips and Diet Mountain Dew have in common? They're all "guilt-free," according to how PepsiCo categorizes them. In reporting higher global sales Wednesday, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi reiterated in a call with Wall Street analysts that 45 percent of the company's revenue now comes from such "guilt-free" products.... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 22:37:00 GMT 2017-02-15T22:37:00Z Testing wearable sensors as 'check engine' light for health WASHINGTON (AP) — A next step for smart watches and fitness trackers? Wearable gadgets gave a Stanford University professor an early warning that he was getting sick before he ever felt any symptoms of Lyme disease. Geneticist Michael Snyder never had Lyme's characteristic bulls-eye rash. But a smart watch and other sensors charted changes in Snyder's hea... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:05:00 GMT 2017-01-12T20:05:00Z Oprah Winfrey's loss is Weight Watchers' gain NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey's loss is Weight Watchers' gain. The former talk show host, who bought a nearly 10 percent stake in the weight loss company last year, sent shares soaring Thursday after saying in a new ad that she's lost more than 40 pounds on the plan, all while eating pasta and tacos. Shedding pounds is Winfrey's financi... Thu, 22 Dec 2016 16:35:00 GMT 2016-12-22T16:35:00Z Celebrity trainers offer 9 steps for getting back to the gym Looking to get back into working out after a lengthy or perhaps a lifelong hiatus but feeling intimidated at the thought of squatting alongside hand-standing people at a CrossFit? Remember, even the little things can help motivate you, like a cool pair of shoes, energizing playlist or cute leggings. And if you hate piloxing (that's Pilates and kickboxing for the newbies), do... Wed, 21 Dec 2016 23:03:00 GMT 2016-12-21T23:03:00Z 2 burned in gas blast at company that makes rowing machines WARREN, R.I. (AP) — A gas explosion at a Rhode Island company that makes indoor rowing machines has left two people with burns. Police say they were called to WaterRower in Warren late Wednesday morning for a gas explosion in the building. Warren Fire Chief Alexander Galinelli says two men were hospitalized for burns. He says the injuri... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:33:00 GMT 2016-12-07T20:33:00Z Sheriff: California woman found with message burned on skin SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California woman abducted while jogging was branded by two female captors who kept their faces covered during the three weeks they held her, a sheriff said Wednesday in seeking the public's help to solve a crime that has riveted and unnerved the community. The Spanish-speaking suspects also kept the head of 34-year-old victim Sherri... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 23:56:00 GMT 2016-11-30T23:56:00Z