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  • Girls weightlifting enters its sub-district meets

     
    Girls weightlifting teams around Central Florida will begin to get serious as they enter the final month of their season next week, with sub-district meets being held. Sub-district 6 meets will be held at Lake Mary, Clermont East Ridge and Bunnell Flagler...
  • Girls weightlifting honor roll for Central Florida

     
    Here is a glimpse at the top girls weightlifters in Central Florida through this week's sub-district meets. Rankings are based on total weight lifted and compiled from results in the newspaper and from information provided by Central Florida coaches....
  • Wekiva, Timber Creek girls weightlifters dominate Sub-District 7 meets

     
    Seven Wekiva girls weightlifters won their weight classes to automatically advance through the District 7 qualifying meet Thursday afternoon at Wekiva. Six lifters from Timber Creek also won at another District 7 qualufying meet at East River. Wekiva ...
  • Central Florida girls weightlifting honor roll

     
    Here is an updated list of the top six lifters in each weight class from Central Florida schools through last week's district meets. Rankings are based on total weight lifter and were compiled by results reported to the newspaper and from coach's...
  • Lift Weights Lose Weight

    Lift Weights Lose Weight
    When I was speed skating, we cross-trained year-round by lifting weights a couple of times a week. I found weight lifting so satisfying that even today, no matter how busy my schedule gets, not a week goes by that you won't find me out in the garage...
  • Are Isometric Exercises Safe For The Heart?

    Q. Long ago, I was told that isometric exercises, like weight lifting, shouldn't be done by anyone with a heart condition. Is that still the prevailing wisdom? A. Isometric exercises are those in which a muscle tenses but doesn't contract. Clasping...
  • NaNO Vapor: Strong claims, weak details

    NaNO Vapor: Strong claims, weak details
    Body builders and serious weightlifters aren't exactly known for modest understatement. They often talk about getting "huge" and "ripped," and many will flex at the slightest pretense. But for real over-the-top muscle mania, check out the body-building...
  • Steroids are Helpful, Harmful

    Steroids are Helpful, Harmful
    Mark McGwire's admission last month that he used steroids during his baseball career reopened the discussion about the risks and benefits of the drugs. Steroids are synthetic versions of hormones the body produces naturally. Birth control pills are one...
  • 'Normal Weight Obesity'

    'Normal Weight Obesity'
    Jessica Heidari is a life-long athlete who used to run marathons. She said at 5 feet, 8 inches tall, she weighed 116 pounds. "So just because I was real skinny doesn't mean I was healthy at all. I was actually underweight and nutritionally that's just...
  • Web Extra: George Sodini's Blog Entries

    Why do this?? To young girls? Just read below. I kept a running log that includes my thoughts and actions, after I saw this project was going to drag on. November 5, 2008: Planned to do this in the summer but figure to stick around to see the election...
  • Quick and Sweaty Workouts

    Quick and Sweaty Workouts
    While researching a book on exercise and the brain, John Ratey learned that intense exercise releases a hormone that burns belly fat and adds muscle fibers. So the Harvard Medical School psychiatrist swapped out 40-minute jogging sessions on the treadmill...