| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:24 PM
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."
| Oct 10, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 1:54 PM
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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:15 PM
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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:37 PM
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...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:06 PM
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...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:03 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - From park bench pushups and monkey bar lifts to open air runs, fitness experts say the workout possibilities of playgrounds and parks are worth the consideration of even the most diehard gym users.
During the warm, waning summer...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Up a little hill off the Sunset Strip, above the restaurants, there's a nondescript parking lot, and you can see that something's going on by the cars parked there. There are a few Range Rovers, a matte black pickup jacked up on monster wheels and, oh,...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 2:22 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - In a trend raising images of surrealism in the gym, bicycles have pedalled into the pool for a new fitness workout
An increasing numbers of exercisers, seeking everything from a sanctuary from sweat, to joint relief, to a vigorous,...
| Sep 4, 2014
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...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Next to "the dog ate my homework," one of the most lamebrain excuses around might be this one: "Work keeps me too busy to exercise."
To that, we roll our eyes, engage our core and lift both feet off the ground slowly, hold for a breath or two, and...