The Drs: Make Your Workout Fun
The Doctors said that you should always make workout fun, showing a picture of a woman from Portland, Oregon using an app to create pictures out of her running route. She’s made a space invader, a birdcage, a doc, and even a pole dancer. The Doctors said that by making your workouts fun, you’ll have more motivation to jump out of bed and get moving. Jump was the word of the day and you can use the word “jump” to enter for a chance to win a fitness trampoline from JumpSport worth $229.
The Drs: Leonard Nimoy COPD
The Doctors then shared their News in 2:00, sharing that Leonard Nimoy, best known for playing Spock on Star Trek, tweeted out last year that he didn’t quit smoking soon enough, because he developed COPD. Recently, the 83-year-old actor was transported to UCLA Medical Center with severe chest pains.
Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of COPD, which stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
The Drs: Damon Wayans Type 2 Diabetes
In 2013, actor Damon Wayans was diagnosed with type-2 diabetes. He said his blood sugar was 538 at the time, so he was transitioning to a paleo diet to get off of insulin. He’s also been taking to stand-up to avoid being “negative and self-absorbed.”
Now, Wayans is postponing tour stops due to a medical condition related to his diabetes. He’s reportedly still performing in the LA area, but just avoiding travel until his health improves.
The Drs: Patricia Arquette Giving Back
Patricia Arquette took over award season with her role in the movie Boyhood. What many people may not know is that the Oscar winner has donated time to Give Love, a non-profit organization she co-founded that gives help to those in Haiti. The organization is now going global to other areas that are in need. Water-borne illnesses kill millions of people across the world. For her volunteer work, Patricia Arquette was named News in 2:00’s Person of the Week.
The Drs: Cut Calories From Soup
The Doctors then shared a quick way to cut calories from your favorite soups and stews. Dr Travis Stork explained that often when soups or casseroles are reheated, there’s a solid layer of fat or grease that build up on top. Add a few ice cubes to your soup and you’ll notice that some fat will solidify and cling to the ice, so that when you remove the ice, you’ll get rid of some calories!