| Jul 14, 2009
| 11:53 AM
This past weekend I went mall shopping for the first time in ages. Being in front of a computer all day will make you realize waiting in line behind parents who can't control their children just doesn't seem like the better option. I had one item on my...
| Oct 14, 2009
| 3:07 PM
What's Hot: Robust, easy-to-control Snowball Fight, Obstacle Course, Skateboarding and more
What's Not: Not quite enough depth to stay fresh through months of workouts
Crispy Gamer Says: Try
Making exercise less boring. For millions of gamers, this was...
| Dec 30, 2009
This year we have pledged to have someone over for dinner one evening per week or on the weekend - just a simple dinner (no big deal) but a chance to open our house to friends that we don't get to see regularly. We'll let our daughter,...
| Jan 14, 2010
A few years ago, in January, Barb Lito and her husband decided to bite the bullet and buy some home exercise equipment.
"We both had gym memberships, but with demanding jobs and family commitments, we were not making that time to get to the gym," said...
| May 10, 2011
| 9:12 AM
For decades children have gotten enjoyment out of playing video games. Now as technology and interests have evolved game systems aren't just for the young anymore, but also for the young at heart.
Want to get in on the game? Here's what you need to...
| Jan 8, 2011
We asked trainer/ultra marathoner Cathy Adolph of Chicago's venerable East Bank Club to analyze three of the leading workout games, or "exergames," each on a different gaming system.
Wii Fit Plus (tried on Wii) -- Adolph applauded the focus on posture,...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 6:00 AM
The long-awaited Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center, 7120 Contee Road, officially opens Friday, Aug. 26 at an invitation-only ribbon cutting. The center will be open to the public Monday, Aug. 29.
To become a center member, apply for a membership...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Congratulations! You've decided to start working out. Now you need to decide where to go. There is a health club out there for you. The trick is picking one that serves your needs, because when it comes to health and fitness, one size definitely doesn't...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 3:22 PM
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....
| Nov 2, 2012
| 6:36 AM
In April, 2010 my then 31-year-old daughter decided it was time to get in shape and lose weight. She started the Couch to 5K Program with the goal of running her first 5K by her birthday in June.
She knew at the time that I walked a lot (and hadn't...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 2:17 PM
We're well into 2012, and if you're like me, you've already dropped the ball numerous times on your new year's resolutions. Like many peers, as I approach 30, I'm trying to take better care of myself and not put so much crap into my body.
I wanted a...