Health & Fitness

The Saturday Skinny: Forget the weight loss ads and focus on yourself to make positive lifestyle changes

I’m sure you’ve received an e-mail or seen an advertisement claiming you can lose inches and pounds with little or no effort. The old saying, “If it sounds too go ...

The Saturday Skinny: Weight loss isn't easy, but small changes can make a big difference

This online column started as a way for me to share my story and hope it would inspire others. It has not only done that, but it’s taught me a valuable lesson: Practice what ...

The Saturday Skinny: Being prepared is a good motto for losing weight

In this week's installment we're going to look at a word many fear: preparation. Having a healthy eating plan is great in theory, but if there isn't a way to stick to ...

The Saturday Skinny: If you believe in yourself, weight loss will follow

Sometimes the simplest changes can have the biggest impact on your waistline. In our culture of instant gratification, it’s no wonder the weight loss industry is a multi-billion ...

The Saturday Skinny: Technology has its place in weight loss plan

There are a few tools I have found extremely helpful in my quest to lose weight and many of them are free. When I started this journey back in December 2010, I weighed in at 303 po ...

The Saturday Skinny: Weight loss for one can mean loss for others

When I really knuckled down and got serious about losing weight in October 2011 (after having only lost 20 pounds the previous 10 months), something shifted in the household. I ha ...

‘Miracle baby’ born amid tragedy survives and thrives

Born three weeks premature and weighing in at six pounds, Elizabeth Rose spent the first 10 days of her life hooked up to tubes and ventilators at Sutter Memorial Hospital. As he ...

Limber up

Two years ago Matt Guyton attended the Northern California Regional Yoga Asana Championships in Stockton, intently watching the competitors as they performed. Little did he know a ...

Wellness program to benefit the Lucas Armand family

A health and wellness education program will be held in Loomis next week, with a showing of the movie “Forks Over Knives” and a workshop by one of its stars. According to Cin ...

Tdap clinic offered for students

All students entering seventh through 12th grade must provide proof of immunization against whooping cough, also known as pertussis, for the 2011-12 school year. In light of Calif ...

Landre Earns Bid To Start at Swim Nationals

Usually, children develop a passion for sports through the habits of their parents. But in Rebecca Landre’s case, the thirst for being a national level starter for USA Swimming ...

Del Oro students tour the Southwest

Del Oro High School students, teachers and chaperones assemble for a photo at Convict Lake in the early part of the 28-day Southwest Summer Trip. Students explored water issues of ...

Water safety is first priority

Summertime means lots of fun in and around water, but safety should always be the number one priority. The Loomis Basin boasts countless lakes, ponds, pools and creeks that are at ...