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  • Gyms try and take the work out of workout

    Gyms try and take the work out of workout
    Go ahead and bang a drum, hang from the curtains and spin that hula hoop. Area gym instructors say it's good for you, even if you don't realize it. The unconventional workouts are part of a movement to keep the masses focused on their fitness by...
  • Straighten up, sloucher

    Straighten up, sloucher
    Poor posture can make you look 10 pounds heavier. It could sabotage a promotion. And slumped or hunched shoulders are a major reason why back pain affects 80 percent of Americans at some point in their life. "Poor posture isn't just disrespectful; it...
  • Hotel Affinia has all the extras

    Hotel Affinia has all the extras
    Steps away from the Magnificent Mile sits the Affinia Chicago, but that's not the most attractive trait of this boutique hotel. What's impressive is that the Affinia has all the hot-button amenities you would look for in a downtown hotel — a rooftop...
  • Howard County Briefs

    Open house The Kinetics Dance Theatre will hold an open house for fall registration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at 3280 Pine Orchard Lane in Ellicott City. Visitors can take sample classes, observe an open rehearsal, consult with teachers...
  • Barbershop quartet to perform at Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Another Way to See It Laughter Club. Mondays, 9 a....
  • Join Central Maryland Chorale for first rehearsal of season

    Share your good news and events with the community. Contact Laurel Leader editorial assistant Pat Farmer, paf1@patuxent.com, or phone and fax 410-332-6653. Central Maryland Chorale — First rehearsal of season, Mon., Aug. 22, 7:30-9:30 p.m.,...
  • Free Friday: Free Pilates Class

    Free Friday: Free Pilates Class
    Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1) Free Pilates class 2) SummerStage: performances by Jagged Edge, Avant, and Melanie Fiona FREE PILATES REFORMER CLASSES (DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS, SMART WORKOUT...
  • Tips to lose 100 calories a day

    Tips to lose 100 calories a day
    It's always those 10 final pounds that appear to be the hardest to quash. But if you cut just 100 calories a day from your diet—or burn 100 extra calories—you can lose those 10 pounds in one year. The best part: You won't have to diet or...
  • What is Qigong?

    What is Qigong?
    Qigong to your health. Sometimes called Chinese yoga, Qigong ("chee gong") is a mind-body practice that melds slow, graceful movements, mental focus and deep abdominal breathing to boost and balance a person's vital energy, or qi. Devotees believe...
  • Building a ballerina body

    Building a ballerina body
    Women who crave muscle tone but fear bulging biceps are flocking to The Bar Method, a body-sculpting exercise system that purports to whittle dancer-type forms from nondancing bodies. Enthusiasts say the workout, which engages a ballet barre and draws...
  • Mother's Day travel getaways

    Mother's Day travel getaways
    My Mother's Day wish list is easy: I'd like a break from my duties as the scheduling czarina, the dubious title my family has bestowed upon me. If you'd like to de-stress Mom (if that's even possible), here are some favorite places to flee. They're...