Diet and exercise

January 06, 2018 - 1:55 am
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December 26, 2017 - 9:09 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Traci Mann, University of Minnesota and A. Janet Tomiyama, University of California, Los Angeles (THE CONVERSATION) Diets do not work. The scientific evidence is clear as can be that...
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In this Jan. 19, 2017, photo, Lindsey Remmers, University of Nebraska's director of performance nutrition, speaks to Mark Philipp, head football strength coach, in Lincoln, Neb. Nebraska will spend $3.3 million this year on athlete nutrition. In addition to the high-quality food at the training table and healthy snacks at fueling stations, the budget covers a director of food service, executive chef, registered sports dietitian and three assistants and more than a dozen other staffers. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
December 21, 2017 - 11:24 am
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — At Nebraska, athletes dine on specially made entrees such as mahi mahi steaks, bison meatloaf or chicken marsala at the Lewis Training Table. At Akron, athletic director Larry Williams can only hope his athletes skip the fried stuff at the Robertson Dining Hall buffet and any...
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December 20, 2017 - 3:43 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Sarah Irvine Belson, American University and Anastasia Snelling, American University (THE CONVERSATION) Over the holidays, most families will indulge in sugary treats. But before you...
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In this image made from video, Tennessee Titans defensive lineman DaQuan Jones, left, and defensive end Jurrell Casey eat vegetarian cheeseburgers provided by chef Charity Morgan, wife of Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan, in the Titans locker room in Nashville on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. Tennessee’s defense has a secret weapon this season, and players say it’s delicious. Eleven Titans have gone vegan or vegetarian, eating lunches delivered by the Cordon-Bleu-trained wife of linebacker Morgan. In a sport where players have a carnivorous reputation, the veggie-fueled Titans boast one of the league’s better defenses. Linebacker Wesley Woodyard says he has more energy since turning to milk-less cereal, veggie burgers and vegan crabcakes. (AP Photo/Teresa Walker)
December 20, 2017 - 1:39 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Wesley Woodyard misses putting milk in his cereal, and try as he might, the Tennessee Titans linebacker still reaches for a strip of bacon here and there. Giving up meat hasn't been easy, but in a league where everyone is looking for an edge, Woodyard and the Titans think...
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December 11, 2017 - 7:03 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rappelling into a bull-riding rodeo event , crawling through dirt in a SWAT obstacle course and entering a burning building with firefighters. These could be action movie stunts by Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Hollywood star turned California governor. But they were all done...
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In this Oct. 3, 2017, photo, second-graders learn to ride bikes on the school yard from physical education teacher Terrance Chavis at Seaton Elementary School in Washington. At a time when elementary and high schools are all about getting students ready for college or jobs, physical education teachers are being urged to look beyond graduation, too, to make lifelong movers out of even the least competitive kids. (AP Photo/Maria Danilova)
November 07, 2017 - 9:36 am
You won't find gym class on the schedule in upstate New York's Victor school district. What you will see: kayaking, rock climbing, mountain biking, dance, self-defense, archery and in-line skating — all under the heading of physical education. The teachers say it's a more fitting description of...
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October 19, 2017 - 3:14 pm
BARNSLEY, England (AP) — Five-time world snooker champion Ronnie O'Sullivan was about to complete a victory in the English Open when a woman evaded security and began running around the table. O'Sullivan, who had already won the frame, stayed composed to sink the pink and was one ball away from a...
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September 23, 2017 - 10:30 am
ADA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio factory that makes footballs for the National Football League has been fined by federal regulators over workplace safety violations. Wilson Sporting Goods is facing more than $65,000 in fines after two inspections at its factory in Ada, which makes about 700,000 footballs...
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September 12, 2017 - 2:30 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Deebo Samuel feels completely healthy — and finally able to contribute to South Carolina's surprising start. The dynamic junior receiver has accounted for five touchdowns , more than halfway to last year's eight TDs for the Gamecocks. That's included kickoff return scores in...
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