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  • 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...
  • Oak Creek: An act of home-grown terrorism

     Oak Creek: An act of home-grown terrorism
    It's been a year since Wade Michael Page opened fire at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis. Since then, some basic facts about Page have come to light. We now know that he was involved with white supremacy groups and that he was the founding member and...
  • 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...
  • Surgery trounces diet and exercise for treating obesity and its ills

    Surgery trounces diet and exercise for treating obesity and its ills
    While diet and exercise are available to all, bariatric surgery is likely to remain a solution available to just a small fraction of the 90 million Americans who are obese. But when it comes to inducing weight loss and improving obesity-related health...
  • 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...
  • Web Buzz: AdventureLink.com helps you choose your own

    Like adventure activities? How about travel deals? Finding both is as easy as doing a Google search. Caution: You many end up leaving the country. Name: AdventureLink.com What it does: This website lets you search the world for more than 14,000...
  • Instagram's most liked butt? N.Y.C. woman is hot new name in fitness

    Instagram's most liked butt? N.Y.C. woman is hot new name in fitness
    You might not know Jen Selter by name. But if you are an avid user of Instagram, you might know her butt. The New York City woman is being called the Next New Thing in fitness, hailed by some as "the next Jillian Michaels," after she amassed a social...
  • Fitbit Force recalled after complaints of wrist irritation, burns

    Fitbit Force recalled after complaints of wrist irritation, burns
    Fitbit is voluntarily recalling the Force, a wristband fitness tracker that won rave reviews -- until users began complaining about skin irritation, rashes and, in some cases, burns. James Park, Fitbit's CEO and co-founder, released a statement...
  • The United States of Music: Who listens to what, where [Map]

    The United States of Music: Who listens to what, where [Map]
    A new map tries to predict what you like to listen to based upon where you live in the USA. And it's a bit more complicated, and controversial, than New Jersey = Bruce Springsteen. (Although, that is true.) The Echo Nest, a music intelligence company...