Exercise

Beauty

People get better with age, and yet there’s this silly obsession with youth, particularly for women. In a new survey, the average woman says they start feeling pressure to look younger at the age of 39.  And one in four admit that seeing younger women in ads for beauty products makes them wish they were […]

Health

An expert on longevity says five minutes a day might be all it takes to add years to your life.  Here are a few simple things that can improve your health and extend your life . . . 1.  Habit stacking.  Starting a new habit is hard.  But adding a new habit onto an existing one […]

Matt And Ramona: Off Air

The Matt and Ramona Off Air Podcast dropped a brand new episode. Matt and Ramona, and producers, Liz and Squatch  talk about their New Years resolutions. Ramona is not thrilled that she was unknowingly given a senior discount. Her pain was our gain ..of laughter. We discover producer Squatch is really ripped! Plus, for some […]

Lifestyle

The Guardian put together a list of “100 ways to improve your life without really trying”. Here are 5 1 Exercise on a Monday night (nothing fun happens on a Monday night). 2 On the fence about a purchase? Wait 72 hours before you buy it. 3 Tip: the quickest supermarket queue is always behind the fullest trolley […]

Health

It’s that time of year when we all start gaining weight again.  But if you want to prevent it, or even lose a few pounds, here’s something easy that can help:  Start weighing yourself every day. You don’t need to obsess over a pound or two.  But research has found weighing yourself once a day […]

Link Cares

The Mix 107.9 wants you to join one (or more) of the walks that are coming up to help end Alzheimer’s Disease. Walking can help reduce your risk of dementia and you can help us end Alzheimer’s Disease at the same time. Join Ramona Holloway and other Radio One Charlotte personalities at Walks to End […]

Health

A new study reveals more health benefits of walking. In particular, walking in nature. A study found a one hour nature walk reduces stress compared to a one-hour walk in a busy city environment. Other studies have shown that mental health can actually suffer in the city due to its crowded nature and increased amount […]

Matt And Ramona: Off Air

In the latest episode of the Matt and Ramona Off Air Podcast, we begin by talking about dodgeball. The dodgeball of our youth is out and Gaga Ball is in. The talk of dodgeball caused Matt to relive one of his very few moments of glory. A 6th grade dodgeball game that he didn’t even […]

  Shocker, shocker…. It’s no surprise that exercise can help you live a longer life, but how much you do can really help. A new study from American Heart Association found that exercising for two and a half hours or more a week can dramatically lower the risk of death. Exercising two to four hours […]

Americans are some of the unhealthiest in the world. Our obesity rate is sky rocketing as well as the reliance on prescription drugs. According to experts, these are five of the unhealthiest habits in America right now. Consuming too much sugar, especially sweetened drinks like juice and soda. The American Heart Association recommends no more […]