Health & Fitness

Gold medalist Summer Sanders gets very close to varicose veins campaign

In childhood innocence, Summer Sanders referred to varicose veins as “very close veins.” Now a mother of two, the two-time Olympic gold medalist from Roseville has gro ...

Auburn father, daughter bond over cross-US bike trek

Strong headwinds and the slow slog of mile upon mile of windswept and barren Texas hinterland failed to deter an Auburn father and daughter duo from completing what many dream of b ...

Sutter Safety Fair prepares kids for water, bike fun this summer

Children of all ages are invited to attend Sutter Medical Foundation’s fourth annual Health and Safety Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, June 26. This free event is open t ...

The Saturday Skinny: Bring healthy options to summer barbecues

With Memorial Day almost upon us, and summer around the corner, people will be gathering for barbecues and parties. For those who struggle with weight, these activities present an ...

May means ‘Moms on a Mission’

Stroller Strides long ago solved the problem of what to do with your young one while you exercised. Sure, Mom’s can leave them with a sitter or with Dad, but wouldn’t t ...

Publishing’s a marathon, not a sprint

When Katherine Richards’ 2 ½-year-old daughter asked to join her on a run, she had no idea what it would lead to. But now, a year later, Richards is on the verge of pu ...

Confused about care? Dementia adviser has the answers

When Laurie Erskine-Farley began noticing changes in her mom’s behavior, she wasn’t sure what to do. Changes began after her mom had radiation therapy for lung cancer a ...

‘Biggest Loser’ winner leads mile walk

“The Biggest Loser” season 11 winner Olivia Ward and Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center Physician-in-Chief Dr. Chris Palkowski led more than 250 people in a mil ...

Walk a mile in her shoes

At 35 years old, opera singer Olivia Ward was told she would likely never have children if she didn’t lose weight. But she didn’t give up, and instead spent 22 weeks o ...

This fitness instructor is stepping out

Kathy Kaplan doesn’t deny she will tap dance around certain situations. It’s just that she might not be very good at it. Kaplan, the fitness and health instructor at ...