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  • Specialized, competitive workouts among top 2014 fitness trends

    Specialized, competitive workouts among top 2014 fitness trends
    For exercise buffs who want to prove that they're the fastest and the fittest, 2014 has been a good year. With an explosion of boutique studios, back-to-basics exercises and performance-based training, it was a year when specialized and competitive...
  • Review finds best exercises to prevent women’s knee injury

    By Madeline Kennedy (Reuters Health) - Some training methods are better than others at preventing knee ligament injuries in young women, researchers advise. Based on 14 previous studies, the researchers say training programs that focus on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • U.S. national team forward Juan Agudelo training with Orlando City

    U.S. national team forward Juan Agudelo training with Orlando City
    U.S. men's national team forward Juan Agudelo is training with Orlando City this week. While Agudelo's presence is intriguing because he is currently out of contract, the 21-year-old forward is only with Orlando City as part of a training stint before...