| Feb 27, 2015
| 11:30 AM
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-...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 7:16 AM
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...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 9:00 PM
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'...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 8:22 AM
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&...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 3:51 PM
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...
| Nov 1, 2014
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...
| Nov 4, 2014
•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...
| 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...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 7:56 AM
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...