Fitness and Nutrition

Hoops league doesn't keep score

Photo of women playing pickup basketball

A group of women have played full-court pickup basketball at the JCC in Fairfax since 1991. Read More »

User Poll: Could you play basketball, or any other competitive sport, without keeping score?

Photo of a bowl of ranch dressing surrounded by vegetables

Ranch dressing

Is this popular option really the best way to encourage kids to eat their veggies? Full Story »


The Checkup

Jennifer LaRue Huget and Rob Stein on health in the news -- and in your life.

Health Headlines


The MisFits

fitness advice

Vicky Hallett and Lenny Bernstein add some zip to your fitness routine or help you get off the couch and start moving.

Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy

nutrition advice

Jennifer LaRue Huget offers tips and suggestions to help you eat right and feel healthier.


Exercise routine interruptions

Have you had to stop doing the exercise you love? Read the transcript of a Q&A with MisFits columnist Lenny Bernstein and nutritional biochemist Shawn Talbott.

Body Calculators

Find out if your body mass index is right for your size, and how many calories you'll need to maintain, gain or lose weight.

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