Bouncing Across the Finish Line

In the early 1990s, Swiss engineer and aging runner Denis Naville faced knee problems. Frustrated at being unable to run pain-free, he designed Kangoo Jumps boots so he could run with reduced joint impact.Read More

Mommy and Me²

As a stay-at-home mother of energetic three year old twin boys, the discovery of “Mommy and Me” classes made me happier than non-chafe nursing pads. I’d get out of a house so baby-proofed I couldn’t watch my own TV, and the boys would get exercise.Read More

Snakes Alive! 6 Standout Serpentariums

Does your kid have an obsession with things that slither and hiss? If you’ve got a budding herpetologist in your family, a visit to one of these six serpentariums can provide an educational and often hands-on encounter with snakes, lizards, and all kinds of reptiles.

Hot workout trend puts a spring in your step

Bouncing around like kangaroos with huge smiles on their faces, Kangoo jumpers burn extra calories, stimulate their lymphatic systems and reduce the impact on their joints by up to 80 percent.

Mentally Ill Moms

You’re always in this silent terror,” Jennifer O’Hara, 47, says of a childhood with a mother afflicted with schizophrenia. “You’re terrorized, and you don’t know where it’s coming from.

Exercise Balls Are On A Roll

Traditionally used for physical therapy to help patients with balance and stability, fitness balls have now bounced their way into group exercise classes, yoga and Pilates studios, and even home gyms.