GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Clare McLaughlin concentrated as she maneuvered a joystick so her flying game character mimicked her movements on a computer screen and collected gold coins for points while evading the flying eagles and hawks that could derail her high score.
NORTHFIELD — At only 29 years old, Christina Waters, of Ventnor, already looks back on her life and sees it defined by extremes.
Cheryl Farley was so convinced she would die by the time she was in her 70s that she already made arrangements for her house, assets and final wishes.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Advanced, robotic technology and pure animal companionship mixed Wednesday at Stockton University.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Stockton University researchers want to look inside your brain — for science, of course.
VINELAND—How do you make the state’s unhealthiest counties healthier?
An advertisement during this year’s Super Bowl showcased the latest trends in fitness: Exercisers engaged in a high-intensity interval workout. Cyclists spinning in tandem. Runners pushing to finish a race. With the theme song to the TV show “Cheers” in the background, finishers commiserate …
HAMMONTON — Customers at the ShopRite on Route 30 could munch on free cupcakes Saturday for a customer appreciation day.
Stone Harbor was named 2016 New Jersey Healthy Town by the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign for the town’s wellness and health lifestyle initiatives.
The front room at Yoga Nine in Ventnor is already warmer than when the class first started.
As the weather turns colder, Jen Forman will do what she’s always done to get her runs in: She’ll go to her treadmill in her home, press start and run until she’s done.
“It takes a special breed of person,” said Janice “JJ” McClean as she watched veterans of NBC’s popular obstacle course show “American Ninja Warrior” and “Ninja” hopefuls scale a 14-foot-3-inch warped wall, an intimidating concave structure that mimics one on the show. Then they took turns w…
When pollsters interrupt people’s dinners to ask about their New Year’s resolutions, very often the top three responses are “get in shape,” “lose weight” and “save money.” Find a deal on a gym membership, and you can do all three. Here’s how.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Lee Anne LeCouter, of Mays Landing, is a self-proclaimed gym rat.
Christmas has ended, and that means an end to a weekend of possible over indulgence and maybe a few too many glasses of eggnog.
Many detest it and simply refuse to do it, while others do it begrudgingly while longing for spring’s sunny days. A third group, though, loves it and says that “it’s not a matter of bad weather; it’s a matter of bad clothing choices.”
I used to write for a gossip column at the New York Daily News, interviewing celebrities on red carpets, asking endless infuriating questions like, “Who are you wearing?” or “What’s your hair secret?” (Celebrity hair, it turns out, is full of secrets.)
Shoulders down, back straight, abs tight, Fola Awosika instructed during a Foundations class at RowVigor in Arlington, the Washington area’s first pop-up rowing studio. Then: “You want your legs to do the bulk of the work.”
There was nothing appealing about heading to my college gym — OK, maybe the cute guys playing basketball. But the mammoth sports center, teeming with athletes, was intimidating. And with zero athletic ability, I mostly stuck to the elliptical, not wanting to embarrass myself in the weight room.
ATLANTIC CITY — Before the sun rises this weekend, Dr. Michael Sperling will be loading trucks and hauling a suitcase full of medical supplies with him to the Atlantic City Boardwalk.
ABSECON— It begins calmly enough, with people standing in two rows in a gym, barbells resting on the ground in front of them.
Jeff Battersby walked into Grace and Glory Yoga in Northfield on a cold January day to try a class recommended by a friend. It was intimidating, the idea of trying something completely new at a place where he didn’t know anyone, but then he spotted an old high school classmate.
Especially in the spring, it can feel as if it's a balancing act to train for upcoming races. You're increasing your weekly mileage at the same time you're preparing healthy meals for your family and juggling deadlines at work.
COSTA MESA, Calif. - Kevin Levit works out in a Costa Mesa gym without any mirrors. It's a design feature that surprisingly allows him to see more clearly that he's becoming stronger and slimmer.
As beach season approaches and we're inundated with swimsuit ads and their six-pack-abs models, it's easy to forget that a strong core is so much more than a well-defined rectus abdominis (that's the six-pack).
MIAMI - After a few weeks of working out at CrossFit, Charles Banfield says his back hurt constantly and his joints felt terrible. The 47-year-old's aches and pains were so bad, he initially blamed his bed and purchased a new mattress.