Add Race Walking to Your Routine

Due to increased hip rotation, which allows for quicker speed, race walkers’ feet strike in an almost straight line―as if on a balance beam. This provides a more fluid stride, and feet hit the ground with less impact than running or normal walking―meaning potentially fewer injuries to feet, knees, hips, and back. The strict heel […]

Pool Workout

4 pool moves to soothe and strengthen your body. Push-Ups START: Face side of pool with hands on top of pool edge about shoulder distance apart, fingers spread and arms extended. MOVE: Push down on side of pool, lifting upper body out of the water, but stop halfway, maintaining a bend in elbows. Press shoulders back […]

Muffin-Tin Strawberry Shortcakes

Makes: 12 servings  Serving Size: 1 shortcake Active Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 1 1/4 hours Equipment: 12-cup muffin tin (1/2-cup) Ingredients 1 1/4 cups white whole-wheat flour (see Tip) 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 5 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 1 […]

How to Choose the Best Hot Dogs

What’s the best hot dog to choose? The EatingWell Test Kitchen evaluated healthier hot dogs based on our nutrition parameters: 150 calories or less, 3 grams of saturated fat or less and 370 mg of sodium or less. Here’s how to find the best, healthiest hot dog and our picks for healthier hot dogs. SORTING OUT […]

Cookout Foods to Skip or Take

Find out what BBQ dishes to eat at your next cookout and which BBQ foods to skip. Everyone loves the traditional BBQ foods of summer: burgers and hot dogs, creamy salads and yummy desserts. While BBQ foods tend not to be the stuff that’s going to win any nutrition awards, you can partake and still […]