| Jan 13, 2012
| 2:26 PM
When it’s workout time at Core Fitness Chicago, out comes the sledgehammer. And the 80-pound bag of mulch. And the 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee — for pushing across a rooftop parking lot while someone steps lightly on the brake.
As if it even...
| Jan 24, 2012
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,"...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:53 PM
Bob Harper, best known as the gregarious, never-give-up fitness trainer co-host of the television show "The Biggest Loser," gets a little crabby when he can't work out. He thinks people, in general, are lazy. And he misses his longtime former co-host,...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Chess, boxing, and cornhole will be among the lead-off events on Friday for the third annual Hampton Sports Festival at the Hampton Roads Convention Center.
More than 2,000 competitors already have entered the three-day event, which runs from 6-9 p.m....
| Oct 18, 2011
| 4:00 PM
CrossFit Laurel is teaming with Mammograms In Action, a Southern California-based nonprofit, to host a unique athletic competition. Barbells for Boobs — Amazing "Grace" will help raise funds in the fight against breast cancer, both locally and...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 10:47 AM
Tony Horton, the chiseled face and torso behind the extreme workout program P90X, doesn't care if you lose 10 pounds. He's not about helping you get ripped abs in five minutes.
Instead, Horton wants you to get hooked on health. All you need is "a body,...
| Nov 7, 2011
Two years ago, Mrs. United States 2011 Shannon Ford was diagnosed with celiac disease, an intestinal disorder triggered by eating gluten. Since then, she has embraced "a paleo lifestyle" that includes eating lean meats, vegetables, fruits and nuts and...
| 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...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 8:25 AM
Plantation resident Anna Tunnicliffe competed in women's match racing for Team USA at the Olympics this summer. She won gold at the 2008 Olympics in a different class of sailing.
Since devoting herself to boats professionally, she has been two-time World...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Fall is near and our incentive to have bikini-fit bodies may be coming to an end. Or is it? Most experts would agree that the importance of year-round fitness is essential. So with big holiday meals looming in the distance, you might want to get motivated...
| Oct 13, 2012
Jump, push, pull, lift, move. The boom in functional fitness, led by hot, high-intensity programs such as CrossFit and P90X that use traditional exercise movements and gear, has caused people to look at old-school strength in new ways. The result: house-...