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  • Fitness for novices

    Fitness for novices
    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...
  • Tension Releasing Exercises shake loose 'therapeutic tremors'

    Tension Releasing Exercises shake loose 'therapeutic tremors'
    I've been running for 30 years and lucky enough to avoid an iliotibial band injury until this year. But my luck ran out a few weeks back, and the physical therapist has banned many kinds of workouts for a while. That seemed the perfect time to try...
  • Unbreakable Performance caters to pros, but 'civilians' are welcome

    Unbreakable Performance caters to pros, but 'civilians' are welcome
    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,...
  • Las Vegas: Finding the latest in bike equipment at Interbike

    Las Vegas: Finding the latest in bike equipment at Interbike
    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...
  • Gym bro culture lets young men share the weight of workouts

    Gym bro culture lets young men share the weight of workouts
    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...
  • Wesley M. Dixon Jr., 1927-2014

     Wesley M. Dixon Jr., 1927-2014
    Wesley M. Dixon Jr., a pharmaceutical executive, over the years chaired the boards of leading arts, health and educational institutions in the Chicago area, including the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. "Wes was the most important businessperson in...
  • House advances super-sized sales-tax holidays, shuts down Democratic amendments

    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida shoppers could get sales-tax "holidays" on computers, hurricane supplies, dryers, toilets, gym memberships and a raft of other goods under a plan advanced in the state House Wednesday.   Lawmakers are using the state's budget...
  • Read House Speaker Will Weatherford's entire speech. Please.

    Read House Speaker Will Weatherford's entire speech. Please.
    TALLAHASSEE --Because you asked for it (not really), here's the entire text of House Speaker Will Weatherford's session-opening speech: Opening Day Speech - 2014 House Speaker Will Weatherford Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Remarks As Prepared Welcome back to...
  • Chronic illness education offered for patients, others in Newport News

    Chronic illness education offered for patients, others in Newport News
    Preventing and managing chronic diseases has taken center stage with local health systems trying to control costs and improve outcomes for patients. Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital offers free diabetes management classes on the second and fourth...
  • Business profile: Bystol Performance Center

    Business profile: Bystol Performance Center
    Name: Mike Bystol Age: 43 Hometown: Libertyville Name of business: Bystol Performance Center Describe what you do/sell/serve: Personal training, sports performance, weight loss, boot camps, physical therapy. What sets you apart from similar...
  • Volunteer profile: Marsha Ruttenberg

    Volunteer profile: Marsha Ruttenberg
    Name: Marsha Ruttenberg Age: 66 Hometown: Highland Park Name of organization: Family Service: Prevention, Education and Counseling Describe what the organization does: Family Services helps community members succeed in school, work and community...