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Fitness

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  • Angels' Mike Trout stays one of baseball's best the old way: lots of work

    Angels' Mike Trout stays one of baseball's best the old way: lots of work
    In the old days, baseball players were famous for partying in the off-season, arriving at spring training 30 pounds overweight and playing themselves into shape. Not today. Superstars like Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout, a three-time All-...
  • Try This!: An exercise to practice proper lifting and help protect the back

    Try This!: An exercise to practice proper lifting and help protect the back
    There's a good chance you know someone with a back injury. And you want to avoid a similar fate. Sara Haley is a Santa Monica-based pre- and postnatal exercise specialist and creator of the "Expecting More" workout series for pregnant women. She says we...
  • Consumer Reports: Workout tips that work

    You're trying to get back in shape. But where do you begin? ShopSmart, the shopping magazine from the publisher of Consumer Reports, went to fitness experts across the country and asked for their top tips: -- Keep it simple. "People are intimidated by...
  • Fitness experts on what's hot and what's not for 2015

    Fitness experts on what's hot and what's not for 2015
    Get ready to connect with your exercise equipment digitally at home or in the gym while lifting weights and competing with your peers in 2015. It's time to ditch your Zumba shoes and slap on some wearable technology before you hit the studio. Here's what'...
  • With weight-loss competition, sheriff's officials strive to regain top form

    With weight-loss competition, sheriff's officials strive to regain top form
    As a new sheriff's deputy, Michael Tadrous was 200 pounds of muscle. Then his eating habits caught up to him. At parties, he scarfed 40 stuffed grape leaves. At work, he downed chicken sandwiches, fries, Cokes. Fifteen years later, he weighed 278...
  • Moments: The humbling workout

    Moments: The humbling workout
    Inhale. Pull inward. Not even close. Lie down on the bed. Inhale again. Minor grunt and pull harder. Failed a second time. Deeper inhale. Major grunt and pull with all my might. Success! I buttoned my pants. OK, maybe the pants I managed to close hadn&...
  • USS Lincoln sailors get in shape with 'fit boss'

    USS Lincoln sailors get in shape with 'fit boss'
    Sailors aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln call him "coach." But Chris Jacquard's job title is "fit boss." He is a civilian but an integral part of the crew that is two years into its four-year stay at Newport News Shipbuilding, where the Lincoln is...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Spreadsheet that tracks wife's sex excuses goes viral

    Spreadsheet that tracks wife's sex excuses goes viral
    Many people use spreadsheet documents to track expenses, schedules and other data, but one man's unique use of a spreadsheet has taken the Internet by storm. The husband's attempt to track his wife's excuses for refusing his sexual advances apparently...