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Physical Fitness and Exercise

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  • Dream home: Reservoir of style and charm

    Dream home: Reservoir of style and charm
    Rebecca Yenawine and Mark Carter are accustomed to awe-struck looks when visitors cross the foyer of their 19th-century rowhouse in Reservoir Hill. The four-story brick Victorian, built circa 1870, is sprawling — some 6,000 square feet. And with...
  • New Year's resolutions aren't just for people!

    New Year's resolutions aren't just for people!
    New Year's is celebrated around the globe, and in many cultures people make resolutions (though they don't necessarily keep them). What about resolutions for our pets? I asked my fans on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Steve-Dale/50057343596)...
  • Optical illusion dampens arthritis pain

    Seeing the movements of a healthy hand mirroring one's own movements plays a welcome trick on the brains of arthritis sufferers, a new study shows: It reduces the perception of pain. The observation, reported this week at the Society for Neuroscience's...
  • 'Gossip Girl' actress: Own your body!

    'Gossip Girl' actress: Own your body!
    Sheila Kelley is a seasoned actor currently in "Gossip Girl" on the CW. She also had roles in ABC's "Lost," which ended in 2010, as well as in "L.A. Law" and "Sisters." Her acting career mixed with physical fitness in 2000's "Dancing at the Blue Iguana,"...
  • Good carb, bad carb

    Good carb, bad carb
    Confused about which carbohydrates you should be eating? Welcome to the club. "It's the biggest lack-of-consensus issue in the U.S. diet today," said Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, associate professor of epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health. "We...
  • Baltimore's downtown public spaces get a face-lift

    Baltimore's downtown public spaces get a face-lift
    A vision for the "greening" of downtown Baltimore is taking shape after city leaders proposed ambitious steps to keep and attract businesses and residents by making public areas more inviting. An open-space plan unveiled last February by the Downtown...
  • McManus: Obama's common touch

     McManus: Obama's common touch
    The State of the Union address is a political exercise in the best of times. But when a president is running for reelection and Congress is dominated by his most bitter opponents, there's even less pretense than usual. The State of the Union address that...
  • Sweetheart spas: Work out the kinks in your relationship

    Sweetheart spas: Work out the kinks in your relationship
    Fancy the notion of being pampered, polished and indulged with your sweetheart at your side this Valentine's Day? Then consider a spa escapade for two. "In the past, romance was about tales of travel and adventure — the kinds of experiences that...
  • From his bed, paralyzed athlete leads fight for health insurance

    From his bed, paralyzed athlete leads fight for health insurance
    In the five weeks since paralyzed running back Rasul "Rocky" Clark told the media of his fight for health insurance after his $5 million policy expired, his family has been overwhelmed with support, he said. One south suburban woman offered to...
  • Volleyball scandal charges stand in LaPorte County

    Volleyball scandal charges stand in LaPorte County
    LAPORTE -- A judge has upheld charges against two LaPorte school officials who could go to jail on allegations they helped cover up a sexual relationship between a now-former volleyball coach and player. Former LaPorte High School junior varsity...
  • Let’s Move! Michelle Obama coming to Orlando.

     
    First Lady Michelle Obama is slated to celebrate the second anniversary of her youth fitness campaign in Orlando Feb. 11. Obama's “Let's Move!” campaign aims to tackle childhood obesity through fitness and healthy eating, and she'll promote...