| Dec 17, 2013
Peggy Nugent wasn't sure what to make of an offer that arrived recently in the mail.
"Congratulations!" it said in big letters. Nugent, of Manhattan Beach, had been selected to receive a three-day vacation in San Diego, including free hotel...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Under Armour's profits jumped 27 percent in the third quarter, with higher athletic apparel sales led by products designed to be worn during workouts in cold or rainy weather.
On Thursday, the Baltimore-based athletic apparel and footwear brand...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Forget summer, forget fall. In L.A.’s home furnishings marketplace, the name of the season is change. As consumers fluff homes for the holidays, the rush of new stores and expansions is enough to daunt even the most devoted shopper. A sampling of...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Footwear brand Therafit has announced that, for the month of September, it will donate $20 to the American Red Cross for each pair of red athletic shoes it sells.
As part of the donation initiative, which applies to Therafit's "Deborah" style athletic...
| Jul 13, 2013
In the old days of running (that is, three years ago), figuring out what running shoe to buy was simply a matter of determining whether you were a pronator, supinator or neutral runner. Today, however, with the explosion of barefoot running and crazy...
| Dec 29, 2012
Too cold outside to go out for a run? Too wet, icy? All the old wintertime excuses for ditching your daily jog don't work with the new breed of bad-weather footwear. Warm, dry and grippy, they're designed to get you safely through rain, ice and snow...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Fitness experts have long advised clients choosing a running shoe to forget fashion and consider the roll or pronation - the way the foot leans inward upon impact.
Analyzing the roll of the foot remains standard practice among fitness and medical...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 11:26 AM
At the start of the economic downturn, one of the factors that brought our country into a recession was the burst of the housing bubble. Now, as the housing market slowly recovers, it’s helping to spur economic growth.
A new study by CareerBuilder...
| Jan 13, 2013
Three of design's sharpest stylemakers let us in on the things shaping their worlds (and wish lists!) right now.
Paul Makovsky/Editorial Director, Metropolis
Home Furnishing: Finn Juhl's walnut Tray Table, which has a reversible top with a color on...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:23 PM
When running becomes a persistent pain in the butt (literally) and all the usual strategies (stretching, physical therapy, massage) fail to ease the pain, it’s time for a gal to contemplate drastic measures. That’s right, it’s time to...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 8:30 AM
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