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  • NYPD officers to get training in L.A. after alleged use of chokehold

    NYPD officers to get training in L.A. after alleged use of chokehold
    New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said the death of a 43-year-old Staten Island man who may have been placed in a chokehold by a police officer last week would probably spark a federal review and could lead to a probe into possible...
  • Put your workout foot forward at Best U Studio

    Put your workout foot forward at Best U Studio
    Dance exercise classes usually leave me sweat-free. More jock than ballerina, I spend much of the time trying to figure out where to put my feet. So I was a little hesitant to give Best U Studio a try: It combines dance, barre work and Pilates. On the...
  • A new breed of bikes built for 'gravel grinders'

    A new breed of bikes built for 'gravel grinders'
    The bike industry, always in search of the next big thing, stumbled upon it a few years ago in the form of hundreds of underground events and races being held on gravel back-country farm roads throughout the Midwest and the Great Plains. These "gravel...
  • 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...
  • When it comes to weight loss, bad habits die hard

    When it comes to weight loss, bad habits die hard
    On a recent doctor's visit, a compelling health video was looping in the reception room. It incorporated many of the accepted rules for achieving a healthy weight. The motivational video, tailored to the doctor's clientele, illustrated simple ways to...
  • Hollywood Millennium skyscrapers vs. Capitol Records building

    Hollywood Millennium skyscrapers vs. Capitol Records building
    The Hollywood Millennium project, which will plant two massive skyscrapers in the heart of Hollywood, got a green light from the L.A. City Council on Wednesday, reports The Times’ Kate Linthicum. The news surely came as a disappointment to opponents...
  • Trainer Dolvett Quince wants to 'dog' your workout [Live video chat]

    Trainer Dolvett Quince wants to 'dog' your workout [Live video chat]
    The Health section of the Los Angeles Times is determined to help you reach your 2013 health and fitness goals via our #LATFit social media campaign. Friday morning, we’re joined by "The Biggest Loser" trainer Dolvett Quince, who has a fitness tip...