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Updated Aug 25, 2015 at 9:16 AM

Goodbye to those laid-back, endless summer days of over-indulgence, and no rhyme or reason for a schedule.The kids are heading back to school, and its time to hit those routines again. I know Im not alone when I say diet and fitness get altered, shortened and thrown out the window more often than not on those warm weather summer days of fun, especially for those easy-to-skip-over body parts.

Updated Aug 25, 2015 at 9:10 AM

Ever since the jogging phenomenon in the 1970s there has been high participation in all kinds of running events. Men and women of all ages typically run within their own ability range, and race within their own age category. Friendly fun runs and...

Posted Aug 21, 2015 at 3:00 PM

PEORIA — If area moms want to give birth at home, they have to contact Brande Ruskusky quickly. Very quickly.

Updated Aug 18, 2015 at 9:30 AM

Squats, squats, squats.

Updated Aug 13, 2015 at 10:08 AM

Q: My moms doctor recommended radiation therapy for her cancer. Is this safe?

Updated Aug 4, 2015 at 1:22 PM

Soft, doughy and exceedingly huggable, dad bods are not just an invented trend. A new Northwestern Medicine study supports the claim that men put on weight after fatherhood.

Updated Aug 4, 2015 at 9:40 AM

Depending on the equipment on hand, the possibilities for abdominal moves are endless. And then there are those times nothing is needed but you and your core. And truthfully, simple is usually the way to go.

Updated Aug 3, 2015 at 6:32 PM

PEORIA — After 34 years, St. Jude Runs continues to grow, bringing in $4.5 million in 2015 for the children and families at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Updated Aug 3, 2015 at 10:54 AM

Sometimes you have to see it to believe it.If I hadnt seen the New Orleans Saints win Super Bowl XLIV, I wouldnt have believed it.

Updated Aug 3, 2015 at 10:45 AM

Many people who suffer from arthritis or other painful chronic conditions make a dose of a pain-relieving medication part of their daily routines.

Updated Jul 31, 2015 at 9:33 AM

What is respect? Being considerate and polite? Listening to what people are saying? Caring about someone elses feelings? Speaking in quiet tones even when you disagree? Using kind words toward others? Being aware of the effect of your behavior on...

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