| Dec 12, 2011
| 7:50 AM
It is said that when it comes to exercise, you get out what you put in. And for some women in Howard County, 20 minutes on the treadmill simply doesn’t produce satisfactory returns.
For these women, a workout means attacking a giant tire with a...
| Jan 2, 2012
There is a word in fitness/health/weight loss marketing that is toxic. Sometimes it is blatant, other times implied. I hate this word. The word is "only."
You have to work out only this teeny bit to get amazing results. You only have to take this pill to...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 2:02 PM
Recently, while walking at Western Regional Park, I watched as several kids lined up for the Reebok Watermelon challenge. When I realized that the game involved smashing and wasting watermelons, I was embarrassed by our affluence.
I Googled this activity...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 11:47 AM
There has been a lot said and written about a project labor agreement (PLA) being implemented for the proposed Maryland offshore wind energy project. When the time arrives for investments to be made in the construction of this critical project, there will...
| Jun 23, 2011
La Cañada resident McKay Anderson rarely takes center stage as a player on a La Verne Lutheran boys' basketball team, a team that boasts plenty of future NCAA Division I — and maybe even some NBA — talent.
However, plenty of eyes will be on...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 3:37 AM
When "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" posted a casting call for "Hardcore Eddie," every muscleman-actor on the way up in Hollywood went out for the part.
They knew the character would be on-screen during crucial, cataclysmic action, right alongside...
| Jul 15, 2011
The Sneaker Mann Kiante Young is going on tour this summer and he's kicking it off right here on the PIX 11 Morning News. She was here to show off sporty/athletic looks for the summer.
- Asics GEL-Blur33, $85.00 - Fila Skele-Toes 2.0 $60.00 - Adidas...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Can you wobble your way to buns of steel?
The popularity of "toning" shoes, whose unstable soles require you to work muscles harder to stay balanced, suggests consumers are banking on it.
Sales of toning shoes, which cost from $70 to upwards of $200 and...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Marketing executives at sports apparel company Under Armour had a lot to cheer about this month as the American women's soccer team made a run at the World Cup.
The team ultimately lost to Japan, but the international visibility the players received...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Reebok spokesman Dan Sarro responded to the FTC settlement:
"We stand behind our EasyTone technology – the first shoe in the toning category that was inspired by balance-ball training. Settling does not mean we agree with the FTC’s...
| Sep 28, 2011
When I tested Reebok’s RunTone shoes last March, I found them to be “springy, versatile and comfortable,” which made me want to work out more. I also emphasized that it’s the squats and lunges – not the shoes – that...