| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:15 PM
The dream always unfolds the same way.
Norvel Pelle is in his Long Beach home on the night of the NBA draft, watching on television with his parents, when he hears his name called. "I start crying and I look up and my mom is there with a smile on her...
| Feb 19, 2014
Ellen Latham admits to being a product of that cute-leg-warmer, Jane-Fonda-Workout era of days gone by.
So when the time came a few years ago to add more demanding sessions beyond pilates and yoga at her small Davie gym, she crossed the country...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
SCOTT FOUNDAS: They say dogs come to resemble their owners (or vice versa), but if you hang around a film festival long enough, do you start to resemble the movies? That thought crossed my mind on Sundance's final Sunday, when, as I was leaving a...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:20 PM
At 24, Brian Jaffe got a job in the entertainment industry, sitting behind a desk all day. In just a few short years, his physique was not what it used to be.
"I got out of shape," says Jaffe, now 28. "I was at a job that didn't allow me enough time...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Despite its followers' devotion, CrossFit is not without its detractors, who say that the sport's emphasis on heavy weightlifting can lead to injury if not done correctly and that the competitive nature of the sport can cause participants to overwork....
| Jan 4, 2013
| 12:47 PM
What does an 11-time Olympic medalist do to challenge himself in a workout? He visits Patrick Air Force Base to take part in pararescue indoctrination training.
Olympians Ryan Lochte and Connor Dwyer joined their alma mater University of Florida swim...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 8:08 AM
You won't see Marlon Wayans reprising his role as Ripcord in "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" this spring — he and most of his co-stars were written out of the sequel to 2009's "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" — but you will see him in the found-footage...
| Jan 12, 2013
The L.A. Fitness Expo, to be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center next weekend, is always a good showcase for innovative, far-out and just plain weird new fitness products. Here's a preview of four standouts that tackle full-body and upper-body...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 2:05 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - From mud races to sweat parties to CrossFit competitions, workouts turned smarter, shorter and more social in 2012, experts say, as fitness was sweetened with a little help from smart phones and friends.
"Everything is about making...
| 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,...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 3:10 PM
For Richard Millsap, intense CrossFit workouts helped provide a focus for his faith.
The 33-year-old's devotion was recalled Saturday when roughly 350 to 400 people gathered in Winter Garden to raise money for the family of the popular CrossFit Mosaic...