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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-...
  • Community news for Colchester edition

    Colchester Business Association Tag Sale COLCHESTER - On Sunday June 14, The Colchester Business Association 34th Annual Tag Sale on the Green is coming. Early Bird signup rate of $30 for members is available until Tuesday, May 5. After which the costs...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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&...
  • Fitness experts explain what's hot and what's not for 2015

     Fitness experts explain 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'...
  • 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...
  • 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...