What fun 1950s' trend is sweeping the nation right now?
If you answered poodle skirts, guess again! It’s the Hula Hoop and it may just change your health for the better. Over the last several years, younger generations have embraced “hooping” and have found it to be a great low-impact form of exercise and self-expression. Dancing with Hula Hoops is becoming a hot new class at studios, gyms, and meetups all over the world.
One of our readers, Venise
Each summer, Washingtonians look forward to
the moment when Members of Congress take
a break from lawmaking and have some fun.
We’re not talking about the August recess, but rather the annual Congressional Baseball Game for
On June 13, The Coca-Cola Company had a
front-row seat to the long-standing athletic rivalry between Republicans and
Democrats from both chambers of Congress. The annual game, founded in 1909 by
Those adoring eyes, that wagging tail, the happy-go-lucky grin: your dog is a furry ball of love. But what you may not realize is that he’s also a natural fitness partner. The American Heart Association recently reported that dog owners tend to be in better physical condition than non–pet parents: they have a lower risk of heart disease, a reduced incidence of obesity, an increased level of activity, and an improved ability to deal with stress.
Being active every day is important. Even kids know that. Then why is it that so many adults can’t find the time to exercise? At Coca-Cola Germany, we know there’s a simple solution to making exercise an everyday part of your life: Ride your bike to work! The Bike Doctor can help you!
Ride to work? Sure, you’d like to ride your bike but it’s down in the basement sitting in a corner with flat tires and years of accumulated rust. The light is broken
A newly formed Coca-Cola advisory board dedicated to active,
healthy living held its first meeting earlier this month at the Russian Presidential Academy of
National Economy and Public Administration in Moscow. The first-of-its-kind board,
which consists of Russian athletes, scientists, physicians, government
officials and other opinion leaders, will provide Coca-Cola Russia with guidance
and counsel on its active, healthy living programs. The
the past 25 years Powerade and Powerade Zero have hydrated athletes around the
world—whether that’s playing pick-up basketball, flashing football skills on
the 50-yard line or squeezing in one last set at the gym before class. Now, Powerade
Zero is taking its zero-calorie hydration solution, with ION4 Advanced
Electrolyte System, out of the bottle and putting it into a new drops form.This is the first ready-to-drink sports drink brand to
Today we’ll talk about a truly global sports activity – one that people of all ages are enjoying right now all over the world. This is a great way to have fun while building coordination and it’s even better with friends. The object is to keep the football from hitting the ground while getting as many touches on the ball as possible. Only one rule: No hands!
Step 1: Get a football (or “soccer ball” if you’re in the USA).
Step 2: Bounce it on your
It’s tough trying to carve out quality time for your family while
also finding space in your busy schedule to make fitness a lifestyle
habit. Luckily there’s an easy solution: combine the two, so you
breaking a sweat and living healthy become a spirited family effort.
“Being active as a family burns calories, builds strength, increases
life expectancy, and also, it’s a great way to bond,” says Debi Pillarella,
M.Ed, fitness program director
it comes to eating healthy, how much you consume is just as important
as what you consume. And if you’re judging your intake by eyeballing
what’s on your plate, you’re probably racking up more calories per meal
than you think.“Most people tend to wildly underestimate their
meal sizes, and that packs on the pounds over time, even if they eat
nutritiously,” explains Angela Ginn, RD, a nutritionist in Maryland and
It’s totally frustrating: After cutting back calories and cranking
up your workouts, the number on the scale just isn’t budging. What
gives? Chances are, you’re being undermined by a sneaky diet slip-up you
have no idea you’re making, explains Jennifer McDaniel, registered
dietician in St. Louis and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition
and Dietetics. She’s come up with a list of the most common mistakes
dieters make, which you can