| 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 22, 2014
| 3:00 PM
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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:30 PM
A trainer who sexually abused a teenage athlete was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison, according to DuPage County prosecutors.
Judge Blanche Hill Fawell sentenced Robert Theodore, 61, who had entered a guilty plea in December to a count of...
| Feb 24, 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...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:38 PM
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...
| Mar 16, 2014
Warm breezes will soon hint at spring, inspiring Chicagoans with vacation homes to set a date to open cottages and cabins in a wide arc stretching from Lake Michigan's eastern shores to the vest-pocket lakes of northern Illinois and Wisconsin.
| Mar 26, 2014
| 1:05 PM
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...
| 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...