| Mar 6, 2013
Although some skeptics remain wary, Mary Tapia, of Mount Prospect, is convinced there are benefits to the "Paleo Diet," which promotes unprocessed foods that were the diet of hunter-gatherers during the Paleolithic era — primarily meats, fish,...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:29 AM
Take South Florida's enticing tropical climate, add an improving economy and throw in the booming popularity of high-intensity workouts like Insanity, CrossFit and Zumba, and what do you get?
A whole lot of injuries, area orthopedic surgeons say....
| Oct 6, 2013
When Tammy Lifka joined the parents jogging with baby strollers in her neighborhood, hoping to get into shape after having three kids, running two miles at a 10-minute pace was a struggle.
"I started like everyone else," Lifka said.
Eight years later,...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:06 AM
As an eighth-grader, Jillian Michaels weighed 175 pounds, and classmates mooed at her.
Boy, is she getting even.
"The Biggest Loser" star, 60 pounds lighter, comes to South Florida for the inaugural Sweat USA, a fitness convention that includes big-...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Mother and daughter Angela and Candi Watts were both diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. After a two-year battle, they are both disease-free, but the war continues.
The new enemy is their waistlines.
Scientists have discovered that excess weight not...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Shawn Matthias is entering his seventh season with the Florida Panthers, where he plays center. During the 2012-2013 season, Matthias scored 14 goals, which tied him for second place on the team.
Currently conditioning in the grueling training camp,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:50 AM
All Susan Hancock wanted was to be able to get up off the floor. After years of neglecting her health, Hancock suffered a stroke last October and spent the next several months in and out of the hospital. While she was there, the doctors put her on kidney...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:39 AM
To some people, fitness means bulging biceps and a flat belly. To others, it's being able to walk along the beach without having to sit down and gasp for air.
Recognizing that there's a spectrum of fitness needs, Hollywood trainer Ali Witherspoon has...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Rachel Anne Barney
School Activities/Clubs: IB drama production of "Dear Brutus," Field Studies Club, IB History HL, IB English HL, IB Theatre HL, IB French SL, IB Environmental Science SL, IB Theory of Knowledge, IB diploma candidate, AP US...
| May 2, 2013
| 12:00 PM
They call it "BiG Cardio" for at least two reasons: It's a goodhearted nonprofit, and it offers enough activities to keep the blood pumping from beginning to end.
The sixth annual BiG Cardio Fitness and Fun Day is set for Saturday in Lauderhill and...
| May 4, 2013
Do you want rocking abs this spring? Try this popular CrossFit move to strengthen your entire core.
Demonstrated by Cassey Ho of Blogilates, one of You Tube's most popular fitness channels, this Pilates-inspired move is challenging but also fun, once...