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Dr. Phil Shares: 9 Tips for Fitness Success in 2017

It’s January! Time to dust off those sneakers and dive in to that fitness routine so you can ditch those holiday pounds and get down to your goal weight. Whether you’re following a routine for the first time (or for the first time in a long time) or just refocusing your efforts in the New […]

Dr. Phil Shares The Most Popular Apple Varieties For Fall

September 20, 2016 by


Summer has fallen, giving way to… well, fall. But it’s not just the air that’s getting crisper. It’s apple season and, while most varieties are available year-round, now is the time when the sugary, tangy, crunchy fruit is harvested. There are over 100 apple varieties grown commercially in the North America representing a whole host […]

Dr. Phil Shares: 9 Yoga Stretches to Help Relieve Hip and Lower Back Pain

December 29, 2014 by


Tight hips can be debilitating. When things aren’t working right down there, even sitting or walking can cause pain. Luckily, a little (proper) stretching can ward off this pain, increase the fluidity of mobility, and decrease chances of serious injury in the lower region of your body. It can also take pressure off the lower […]

Dr. Phil Shares: 10 of the World’s Weird & Wacky Christmas Traditions

by Nikki Kreuzer + Strange Stories Christmas is a time of joy and peace, love for all mankind, and yearly rituals that bring out the spirit of the season. However, some Christmas traditions may have most of us scratching our heads in confusion. In fact, many of them feature witches, spiders, or hobgoblins. From wooden […]

Dr. Phil Shares: One Way Exercise Makes You Smarter

As you exercise, your body changes. As you get fitter, you begin to lose weight, breathing becomes easier, and you build muscle throughout your body. But what is your brain doing during all of this? Two separate studies, both from the University of Illinois, found your brain is doing more than just telling you to […]

Dr. Phil Share 5 Tips To Avoid Muscle Soreness

September 30, 2014 by


  Nothing derails your fitness goals like feeling sore. Yet getting sore is almost unavoidable—it’s a rite of passage, if you will. But it doesn’t have to wipe you out. Follow these tips and, if you’re lucky, you’ll avoid the dreaded DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) monster altogether.  1. Start SLOW It’s very tempting to […]

5 Ways to Sneak Fitness into Family Time

September 16, 2014 by


 After spending several hours a day at a desk job or sitting in traffic while shuttling over-scheduled kids from one activity to the next, it’s tempting for families to want to spend their downtime plopped on the couch. The next time you find yourself with an hour or so of unscheduled free time, grab the […]