| 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."
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 1:47 PM
Universal Orlando has gone nostalgic with the opening of its fourth hotel, Cabana Bay Beach Resort.
"It reminds me of my childhood," said Lisa Schenning of Lexington, Ky. She and her 16-year-old son, Adam, sat poolside Monday at the start of their...
| Apr 4, 2014
Leftovers from this week's grand opening of Universal's Cabana Bay Beach resort hotel:
•Ten shuttle buses run between the hotel and theme parks, and they're painted to resemble woody station wagons. (From a few angles, you can see a surfboard...
| 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 21, 2014
| 3:30 PM
In regard to weight, Jennifer Hudson's biggest concern these days might be finding a shelf sturdy enough to bear the weight of her numerous awards. Her Oscar and Grammy wins represent but a small portion of the recognition she has received. But body...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:35 PM
This rocky landmark in Chatsworth is a worldwide draw for climbing enthusiasts. But it's also a great place to take a walk while watching the climbers practice their art on small rocks at the base and sheer cliffs near the peak.
Begin a counterclockwise...
| 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...
| 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...