Health & Fitness

Along for the ride

Folsom’s Dane Schweitzer has completed more than 50 triathlons, but his next one carries the most significance. Schweitzer, 41, will have his daughter by his side Sunday whe ...

Kick it Clinic

Around 100 kids participated in the sixth annual Kick It Clinic held Friday at Livermore Park. The kids learned different soccer skills while rotating through 10 stations, as Folso ...

Superwomen show off a Palladio

This past Saturday, dozens of fitness enthusiasts gathered together in front of the Cinema West 16 theaters at Palladio for a boot camp workout led by Val Fujii, owner of Superwome ...

The Saturday Skinny: Bring healthy options to summer barbecues

With Memorial Day almost upon us, and summer around the corner, people will be gathering for barbecues and parties. For those who struggle with weight, these activities present an ...

Get fit this spring with paddleboarding

Stand-up paddleboards can provide fun and exercise to water sport enthusiasts of all ages. This unique water sport uses a board with a foam core and a fiberglass shell, similar to ...

Folsom dentist offers free oral cancer check for Oral Cancer Month

FOLSOM, CA - Each year approximately 42,000 new cases of oral cancer are diagnosed. Approximately 8,000 people will die of the disease, a rate of one person per hour. One of the re ...

El Dorado Hills walkers stick to Nordic program for full-body exercise

EL DORADO HILLS, CA - If you see what looks like cross-country skiers walking around El Dorado Hills who appear to have missed the Sierra Nevada snow trails in their trek, you&rsqu ...

Mercy Auxiliary invests in future of science, medicine

EL DORADO HILLS, CA - Biology, genetics, nursing, medicine and surgery are the career goals of a dozen people who were awarded scholarships to continue their education during a spe ...

Study finds walnuts are key to healthful eating

A new study showing the benefit of a Mediterranean-based diet has some local roots. The New England Journal of Medicine recently published findings from the Spanish PREDIMED (PREv ...

Body Fit mixes fun, fitness in new program

As spring approaches and warmer weather nears, those striving to get healthy have a new option. A program offered by California Family Fitness – Body Fit small group trainin ...