| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:51 AM
The benefits of exercise are countless, and the paybacks are nearly triple-fold when you escape the confines of the gym and head outdoors for fresh air and pleasing scenery. Outdoor workouts provide a unique mind and body experience that the gym just...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:24 PM
I cycled the usual starting and finishing miles of the Horrible Hundred last weekend and was reminded yet again that Lake County has plenty of hills. For about 35 miles, I felt as if I was never on a flat road, except along Lake Minneola.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Pope Francis recently completed his first international trip, a weeklong jaunt to Brazil that included adulation, spirituality and, if you were the pontiff's chauffeur, utter embarrassment.
Francis' driver, you may have heard, took a wrong turn while...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Back in the day, "Just do it" was the standard exercise mantra, a simple, silent pact between an individual and his or her motivation.
Well, that's so Rocky Balboa. Today's data-drenched workout world doesn't need no stinkin' willpower of steel —...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:03 PM
MEKONG DELTA, Vietnam — "Hello! Hello!" they say cheerfully in English.
The children run to the edge of the dirt path, grinning and waving and shouting.
Sometimes it's an adult calling out a greeting accompanied by a smile.
Even the occasional...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 6:30 AM
You'd be surprised at how traveling at a slower pace can transform a road trip.
What it does: It's a tip and inspiration blog for bicyclists looking for quick or affordable do-it-yourself cycling getaways in the U.S. and...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:13 AM
American cyclist Amy Dombroski died Thursday after being hit by a truck while training in Belgium, the cyclo-cross team Telenet-Fidea has reported.
The 26-year-old native of Jericho, Vt., who became part of the Boulder, Colo., cycling community, has...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:06 PM
"The Armstrong Lie" is about as angry and confrontational as documentary titles get, but filmmaker Alex Gibney has good reason to feel aggrieved.
One of the top documentarians working today, with films such as "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room"...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Sheryl Crow reportedly witnessed Lance Armstrong receive a banned blood transfusion and told federal investigators, according to a new book "Wheelman" by Wall Street Journal reporters Reed Albergotti and Vanessa O'Connell.
The book, which comes out...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:43 AM
International cycling's former chief has denied claims by Lance Armstrong that he participated in a doping coverup during the 1999 Tour de France.
Hein Verbruggen, former president of the international cycling union (UCI), offered his response Tuesday...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:26 AM
With a documentary about Lance Armstrong's fall from grace already set for release next month, two feature films about the cyclist are now in a race to hit theaters.
On Tuesday, the production company Working Title announced Ben Foster had been cast as...