Health & Wellness

UrbanIRON Fitness owner Dena Smith works out with an exercise band.

UrbanIRON Fitness wants to put fun back into fitness in Woodbury.

Exercise shoes, a free weight and a schedule tracking fitness goals.

Getting real fitness results can be tough. These habits can help you get there.

A dog on a dock. Summer pet safety tips help your pup stay cool in warm weather.

Sunny weather brings humidity and heat that can be dangerous for pets. Here are our picks for helping your dogs stay cool and safe this month.

A vet examines a dog, attempting to answer the question, When is a dog considered old?

Woodbury pet expert answers a question about senior dogs.

Two men meet at a support group for men's mental health

Our senior living columnist has a suggestion for overcoming the stigma of men’s mental health.

A golfer plays a virtual golf simulation at X-Golf in Woodbury.

X-Golf offers 5,500 square feet of fun, including simulators where guests can play (virtually) the world’s top courses, always in perfect weather.

A woman practices healthy sun habits by shielding her face with a hat.

We asked the experts at Woodbury YMCA to share their tips for keeping your whole family healthy—and safe—in the sun this summer.

A pair of super agers laughing.

According to Emily Rogalski, professor of cognitive neurology at Northwestern, a “super ager” has a “unique personality profile, highlighting optimism, resilience and perseverance as well as [an] active lifestyle.”

A woman does yoga as part of her fitness plan.

You need a plan for both exercise and nutrition. Write it out today and get started this week.