Though I normally seethe silently at the sight of a brand-new mommy with a slammin’ post-baby body, I can’t hate on Amber Owens. She got back into great shape when her daughter was still teeny-weeny, and she earned her physique. Here, the Atlanta-based trainer, fitness instructor and mother of an almost-two-year-old shares her tips on addressing two tough trouble spots: armpit squish and back fat.
Does cursing make you feel better? You might want to move to Ohio. A study of the most profane states found the Buckeye State tops the list of most likely to curse -- followed by Maryland, New Jersey, Louisiana, and Illinois. Residents of Washington, Massachusetts, Arizona, Texas, and Virginia are least likely to let go with a four-letter word. Georgia only makes the "occasionally profane" category.
Olympic gold medalist Ashton Eaton, who holds the world record in the decathlon and heptathlon, is in Atlanta this week to compete in a track and field event and to meet with school kids to introduce a free classroom program that offers five-minute brain breaks throughout the day.
A wiry guy scampers up a smooth wall to the top of a building, then takes a flying leap to another roof, launches off the edge and at the last possible moment gracefully grabs onto a window ledge, drops down twenty feet onto a Dumpster, does a back tuck off the side and lands on the grass in a perfect crouch. No, I’m not talking about Spiderman. The guy I’m talking about, the guy I’m training to be, is doing Parkour.
Our writer checks out three nutritionists to discover why he can't put on weight, while another writer seeks personal trainers to help her figure out why she can't do sit-ups.
The Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine at Georgia Regents University in Augusta recently received $10 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health to continue research studying how genetics and environment might impact type 1 diabetes. The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) study started in 2003 as an international collaboration by six clinical centers in the United States and Europe.