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  • Bios of all the Lehigh Valley High School Football Scholar-Athletes to be honored on March 3

     
    The Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Dnner is coming up a month from today, March 3 at the Northampton Community Center and Penn State football coach Bill O'Brien is the main speaker. I...
  • When to choose cosmetic surgery, and when not to

    When to choose cosmetic surgery, and when not to
    I don't have anything against cosmetic surgery. No amount of running or iron pumping was going to do anything about the genetically programmed dark circles under my eyes, so I got those things zapped with a nuclear-powered laser that made me twitch and...
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  • Broaden Your Horizons by Lifting Weights

    Broaden Your Horizons by Lifting Weights
    Weight lifting is an effective—if often overlooked—exercise for achieving a number of different fitness objectives. It can help you lose weight, build endurance and strength, or serve as an aerobic workout. The ideal weight YOU, in...
  • Weight Training Injuries On the Rise

    Weight Training Injuries On the Rise
    Weight training can be great exercise, building muscle and helping to prevent bone loss. But as it's gotten more popular, injuries have increased, according to a new study. Researchers examined data on emergency room cases involving weights. The study,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tennis May Serve Up the Perfect Workout

    Tennis May Serve Up the Perfect Workout
    Growing up, my parents taught us that the best activities are the ones that you can enjoy your entire life. As the senior tennis champion of Madison, Wis., my mother set a good example. According to a meta-analysis published in The British Journal of...
  • 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...
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  • CrossFit's approach gains fans

    CrossFit's approach gains fans
    CrossFit may be the latest thing in fitness, but it's also a throwback to an era of medicine balls, calisthenics and free weights. Maybe that's why CrossFit gyms throughout the country count among their aficionados a growing number of older athletes...