Articles by TOPS

  • Make Holiday Cooking Healthier with Tips from TOPS

    Pie, mashed potatoes, cookies, and carved ham – these are just a few of the popular seasonal dishes we tend to consume more of during the holidays. According to Katie Ferraro, M.P.H., R.D., C.D.E., nutrition expert for TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit weight-loss support organization, the holidays don’t have to sabotage your healthy meal planning. READ MORE

  • TOPS’ Ten Ways to Boost Self-Esteem

    February is International Boost Self-Esteem Month. READ MORE

  • Become a Winning Armchair Athlete with Tips from TOPS

    For many people, finding time to work out after a long day at the office can be challenging. Running errands, preparing dinner, coordinating after-school activities for the kids, and more – all take up precious free time. But being even moderately active is a great way to live an overall healthier lifestyle, with increased energy and reduced stress. The “Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans,” issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, recommends 30 minutes of physical activity a day for adults at least five days a week. Yet, some studies reveal that many adults watch an average of five or more hours of TV a day. READ MORE

  • Celebrate with Wellness this Mother’s Day

    Mother’s Day, May 12, is an opportunity to celebrate the mothers in your life – but this year, skip the chocolates and instead, give the gift of wellness. Consider the following tips and hints from TOPS Club, Inc. READ MORE

  • Cool Summer Workout Tips from TOPS

    Early summer weather can provide the ultimate motivation to get outside and be active. READ MORE

  • TOPS’ Ten Cool Summer Drinks

    Watching your weight doesn’t have to sentence you to a life of water and diet drinks. You can still keep this summer sweet without a lot of extra sugar and calories. READ MORE

  • Make Fitness a Family Affair this Summer, Says TOPS

    School’s out and children have plenty of free time that can either be spent inside, lounging – or outside, making the most of the season. There are many simple ways to incorporate fitness into your family’s summer plans while still having fun together. READ MORE

  • TOPS Tells How to Fare Well at Summer Fairs

    The season of summer festivals is in full swing. Whether it’s the county fair or a music festival, vendors are dishing up food that’s often disastrous to healthy eating plans. READ MORE

  • TOPS Celebrates Winning ‘Losers’

    Recognition is an important element of any journey to a healthier lifestyle — whether you’ve completed a small victory or reached the ultimate goal. READ MORE

  • Energize Your Work Day in a Healthier Way, Says TOPS

    With long work days and fully-booked nights, it’s no surprise that sometimes a solid eight hours of sleep is just not an option for many. READ MORE

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