Southeast Asian nations have started to actively fight obesity by cutting calories and increasing awareness.
Mark Kirk, the senator for Illinois, climbed 41 stories in the Willis Tower during the annual Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago's fundraiser.
Between the office, the commute, the Internet and the television, it is no surprise that our lives are more sedentary than ever before.
If you think taking bigger leaps of 2-3 steps at a time makes you exert more energy and hence would make you lose weight faster, think again. A new study suggests that the more effective way to lose weight is in fact by ascending one step at a time. Even though more energy is spent while taking multiple leaps initially, taking one step at a time burns more calories over time, the research suggests.