| Jan 4, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Those hallmarks of physical fitness die-hards and comfort addicts alike -- running shoes -- apparently aren't all they're cracked up to be. In a study of healthy young runners published in PM&R: The Journal of Injury, Function and Rehabilitation,...
| Jan 8, 2010
| 4:33 PM
California manufacturing could be headed for an upswing in the early part of the year, according to researchers at Chapman University. A quarterly index based on surveys of purchasing managers throughout the state predicts that performance in the...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Dec 18 (Reuters) - The following U.S.- and Canada-listed companies reported earnings on Wednesday. This list shows whether
they beat, met or missed Wall Street analysts' forecasts. It also shows the difference between analysts' expectations and reported...
| Jun 25, 2010
Let's start with a premise: There's a reason for sneakers. Pavement is hard. Heels get spurs, and shins get splints. So in order to run properly, you need shoes that soften the pounding blows with built-up heels and super-duper technology.
| 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
| 9:41 AM
New York (Reuters Health) - Soft cushioning in shoes has been marketed to runners as extra shock-absorption to prevent injuries, but in a new study the added padding made no difference in who got hurt.
Researchers tested identical-looking shoes with...
| 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 7, 2013
Walking: Just about every guy does it without so much as a second thought. But it’s a good idea to think twice about it, since walking is a great way to keep and maintain a fitness program. Running and jogging both are good forms of exercise, but...
| Jul 17, 2013
Think of yourself as a car, and your shoes as the tires. You wouldn't put too-small radials on your vehicle, or keep riding on baldies, so pay attention to what’s on your feet. It’s a key to getting and staying in shape.
When it comes to...
| 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...