Colby Adams, an environmental health expert with the Idaho Division of Public Health, discusses the health benefits -- or lack thereof -- of wearing masks over the mouth and nose to filter wildfire smoke.
Do face masks really protect you from smoky air?
How the Olympics can get your kids moving this Winter
Majority of football players had CTE shows study of donated brains
Too busy to exercise? Wanlass has 6 exercises for a 20-minute workout. You can do it.
Ski and snowboard season, here we come. Exercises to get ready.
She started training to lose weight and get fit, but then later finished a triathlon
What Is A Concussion?
Most masks won't protect against wildfire smoke, Boise pulmonologist says
Single-leg strength exercise keeps your body balanced
High intensity interval training: Effective and fast
Watch: After being bitten by a tick, this Oregon toddler couldn't stand
Getting the kids moving in the winter months can be a challenge when the weather isn’t cooperating, but a pediatrician explains how parents can channel the energy of ‘the games’ to get their children active, even if it’s indoors.
A recent study looked at the donated brains of former football players including professional, semi-professional, collegiate, and high school athletes. Researchers found a change in the brains of former NFL players, known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE. CTE is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain. Researchers found that of the 202 brains studied, nearly 88 percent of them had CTE. The results were more pronounced among former NFL players.
Jason Wanlass, with Champion Fitness Training, demonstrates a quick total body strength & conditioning circuit to get you the most bang for your buck, getting you in and out of the gym quick. Stay active during the holidays.
Core strength, power, balance and reactive components are part of a good ski-conditioning program, says Jason Wanlass, with Champion Fitness Training. He demonstrates seven exercises to get you ready the moment the slopes are, too.
Sarah Crowder of Meridian has trained with Jason Wanlass the past four years with the goal of losing weight and getting fit. On Aug. 12, she competed in a local sprint distance triathlon and finished under the time she set for herself.
Learn exactly what a concussion is and why it is so important to allow your brain to fully recover. Traumatic brain injuries contribute to "a substantial number of deaths and cases of permanent disability" each year, according to the CDC. In 2010, 2.5 million TBIs occurred either as an isolated injury or along with other injuries.
HIIT, or high-intensity interval training isn’t new, but it’s all the rage. And for good reason: It works. Jason Wanlass from Champion Fitness Training demonstrates four exercises in three circuits. Work for 20 seconds, rest for 20 seconds, repeat twice.
Three-year-old Evelyn Lewis was unable to stand in mid-May, but her parents couldn't figure out why. After a trip to the doctor's office turned up a tick in the toddler's hair and a diagnosis of tick paralysis, her symptoms disappeared.
The internet has been abuzz lately with cute videos of goats wandering through yoga classes. It seemed like a perfect fit for yoga teacher and goat owner Emily Nielsen. Here's how the practice has fared at her Boise studio.
Springtime brings sunshine and warm breezes – but also misery for millions of Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies. Lily Pien, M.D., explains how being prepared can put you on the road to relief.
Pennie Seibert, PhD, a research scientist with Saint Alphonsus Health System and Boise State University, is studying the affect simple, non-contact boxing exercises have on Parkinson's Disease patients.
Jason Wanlass, of Champion Fitness Training, leads you through four exercises for a healthy core, which includes resisting twisting and bending sideways against unbalanced weight. It's fun! Try the landmine rainbows, farmer walk, pallof press and bird dog.