| Sep 23, 2011
| 11:38 AM
Twenty years ago, Linda Hamilton thrilled female audience members when her character emerged in the movie “Terminator 2,” doing amazing pull ups with a clearly defined muscular physique, never seen on a woman in a blockbuster movie before....
| Oct 15, 2011
| 9:40 PM
With 225 pounds of weight hoisted above his head, his arms begin to shake as he reaches the final repetition. His breathing, however, remains unchanged, steady and rhythmic, "do-phew, do-phew, do-phew."
Doug Bevelacqua is demonstrating parts of the...
| May 20, 2011
| 8:04 AM
Seminole Ridge senior
Weight class: Heavyweight
Statistics: 760-pound total lift (420-pound bench, 340 clean and jerk)
Season highlights: Jansen's total weight lifted tied Columbia's Timmy Jernigan for the state Class 2A title, however,...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 7:05 AM
Kristen Wong-Denman, 28, exudes good health and optimism. A cascade of dark brown hair frames her face with its fresh, flawless complexion, her features a happy blend of her Chinese and Native-American heritage. She's exuberant about her recent victory in...
| May 16, 2011
Whenever I hear about some amazing way to boost resting metabolism, my male-bovine-droppings detector goes berserk. Take the perennially popular one stating that 1 pound of muscle burns an extra 50 calories a day while at rest — so if you gain 10...
| May 30, 2011
This is all Jack LaLanne's fault.
He was the epitome of pushing your body to the limit, and he inspired many to find out what they were physically capable of regardless of age. Jack's example got me thinking about testing my middle-aged body, and I've...
| May 27, 2011
| 3:34 PM
I first encountered CrossFit about three years ago. Let's just say I barely made it through the warmup.
The workout program combines your weight lifting and cardio, then ups the intensity. Think about lifting as much weight as you can, as many times as...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Terrance Brooks, a first-team All-America offensive guard and football team captain who played for the Towson State in its NCAA Division II glory days and later returned to the university as its strength coach, died Monday during surgery at the UC Davis...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 11:25 AM
It goes without saying that children who are obese would benefit from aerobic exercise. However, they're likely to find the idea of going for a jog or spending half an hour on a treadmill about as appealing as watching Congress debate the fine points of...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 7:28 PM
An Estancia High School student is seeking $10,000 to $25,000 for injuries he said he sustained while lifting weights, according to a lawsuit filed against the Newport-Mesa Unified School District and Estancia.
The male student, through his guardian,...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Wayne Jones is so proud of his weightlifting prowess that he has an image of barbells and the number 400 tattooed on his chiseled abs, an apparent reference to how many pounds he can bench press.
But Jones’ penchant for showing off that tattoo...