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  • 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,...
  • Joe Flacco and Ravens begin preparation for new offense

    Joe Flacco and Ravens begin preparation for new offense
    On their way to the team facility Monday, Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco and his longtime backup, Tyrod Taylor, practiced calling out the cadence of various plays in offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak's new system. It was yet another reminder that this...
  • Ex-Ravens cornerback Chris McAlister interning at Buffalo Bills training camp

    Retired former Ravens Pro Bowl cornerback Chris McAlister is interning at the Buffalo Bills' training camp. McAlister is among the participants in the Bill Walsh Minority Coaching Fellowship program, working with the Bills' secondary. McAlister is...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Letters: Options on Syria

    Re "A soldier's wife," Sept. 8 On a beautiful Sunday morning, I read The Times' front-page article about the widening attack plans for Syria and was emotionally overwhelmed. Then I read the story about the wife of an Iraq war veteran struggling with...
  • Karate is relative

    Karate is relative
    I pity the foolish mugger who attempts to rob David Jones' family with anything less than a grenade launcher. Jones is a seventh-degree black belt in Shotokan karate. So is his wife. Both of their daughters are black belts as well, and they compete...
  • Gardening, hobbies can keep older people heart-healthy, study shows

    Gardening, hobbies can keep older people heart-healthy, study shows
    Poking around in the petunias, fixing the car or puttering around on other hobbies can cut the risk of a heart attack or stroke by more than a quarter among people 60 and older, researchers said Tuesday. A study published in the British Journal of...