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Fitness

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  • Try This!: Gentle push-ups for moms-to-be

    Push-ups are just plain hard. But they're great for building upper-body strength, especially for expectant moms who will soon be doing plenty of lifting. Sara Haley is a Santa Monica based pre- and postnatal exercise specialist and creator of the...
  • Workout Achiever: Orefield man lost '51 pounds and counting'

    Workout Achiever: Orefield man lost '51 pounds and counting'
    •Favorite exercise: Walking, NordicTrack, lifting weights •Major exercise accomplishment: Bench-pressing 225 pounds for 5 repetitions. •Proudest exercise moment: Completing all 17 songs (68 minutes) of Tina Turner CD while doing...
  • Recovery exercises are also a controlled workout

    Recovery exercises are also a controlled workout
    Any athlete will tell you: Rest and recovery are critical to any workout regimen. John Platero, director of education for the National Council for Certified Personal Trainers, created this three-move pool circuit to provide a recovery workout that...
  • New CrossFits help keep the Lehigh Valley in shape

    New CrossFits help keep the Lehigh Valley in shape
    As we get reacquainted with jackets and sweaters during fall's brisk weather, the excuses for not working out inevitably grow. If you're like me, you tell yourself everything from "I'm too tired" to "My favorite television show is on tonight." Whether...
  • Prioritize exercise to fight fatigue, depression after breast cancer treatment

    Prioritize exercise to fight fatigue, depression after breast cancer treatment
    While going through treatment for breast cancer, many women are nauseated, sore, hormonal and cranky — and exercising is not on the top of their to-do list. But doctors are recommending that they prioritize it to increase their chances of...
  • For Chris O'Donnell of 'NCIS: Los Angeles,' yoga aids a battered back

    For Chris O'Donnell of 'NCIS: Los Angeles,' yoga aids a battered back
    It's not easy being Batman's sidekick: It can cause a lumbar disk blowout, like the movie franchise did for Chris O'Donnell. Nevertheless, some yoga thrown into the fitness mix keeps him mobile and relatively pain free. It's not easy being a kid playing...
  • Fitness for novices

    Fitness for novices
    Everyone who has ever run a marathon made the decision one day to exercise. To take the first step. To get off the couch. These simple, gentle exercises were created specifically for people who haven't ever exercised — or who haven't done anything...
  • Las Vegas: Finding the latest in bike equipment at Interbike

    Las Vegas: Finding the latest in bike equipment at Interbike
    The annual giant toy box for bicyclists — the Interbike trade show, crammed with bicycles, gadgets, clothing and components from kid's trikes to racing bikes with five-figure price tags — is on at the convention center at Mandalay Bay in Las...
  • Gym bro culture lets young men share the weight of workouts

    Gym bro culture lets young men share the weight of workouts
    Eric Wang dropped the bar. Three hundred thirty-five pounds bounced on the floor. He let out a tired breath as he turned toward a mirror hanging to his right. It was his third set of the deadlift. Chady Gemayel, his workout partner, pointed out Wang's...
  • How Lou Ferrigno stays Hulk-ripped at 62

    How Lou Ferrigno stays Hulk-ripped at 62
    Bodybuilder-actor Lou Ferrigno has remained true to form. It's been decades since he was a two-time Mr. Universe and starred as an enraged green behemoth in the “Incredible Hulk” TV series and movies, but you wouldn't know it by the 62-year-...
  • Joe Flacco and Ravens begin preparation for new offense

    Joe Flacco and Ravens begin preparation for new offense
    On their way to the team facility Monday, Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco and his longtime backup, Tyrod Taylor, practiced calling out the cadence of various plays in offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak's new system. It was yet another reminder that this...