| Oct 5, 2010
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...
| Sep 25, 2010
| 10:36 AM
One push-up and another sprint down, the Grafton girls volleyball players are sweating profusely.
The Clippers, still fighting off fatigure from playing a match the night before, are struggling. And they are only halfway into the hard workout....
| Oct 12, 2010
Jen had been obese, had gastric bypass surgery and lost 80 pounds. She was walking five or six times a week — about 25 miles — and had started doing marathons. Then she started lifting weights twice a week to add some resistance training to...
| May 18, 2010
My fourth-grade teacher called me "the teeny weeny girl with the teeny weeny voice." My dad delighted in telling about the time he came upon a group of kids playing house in our backyard. He overheard one of my playmates find out I was the mom and comment...
| May 10, 2010
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,...
| Jun 3, 2010
| 10:03 AM
KEVIN BRYAN WEIGHTLIFTER OF THE YEAR
Bench/clean and jerk total: 660 pounds
OF NOTE: Bryan lifted a personal best 285 pounds on his final attempt in the clean and jerk to wind up third overall with a 660-pound total in...
| Jun 3, 2010
| 10:04 AM
Based on coaches ballots, and performances at sectional and state competitions.
Weight class: 119
Bench/clean & Jerk: 360 total
Comment: Won Section 8 title; placed 15th at state tournament.
| Jun 9, 2010
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...
| Jun 19, 2010
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 that you, in...
| Jul 23, 2010
| 7:55 PM
Arm wrestling has brought Steve Stanaway 30 world and national titles, more than 300 trophies and a measure of fame.
But it hasn't done much — at least in one memorable instance — for his personal life.
In Maryland for a tournament years...
| Feb 3, 2010
| 6:33 PM
GREENVILLE, N.C. - Despite having less than two weeks to tackle his initial recruiting efforts and fill the void caused by the departure of 28 seniors, first-year East Carolina Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill delivered by addressing balance and...