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  • Baking: The only worry-free workout

    Baking: The only worry-free workout
    My usual walking routine is to trek briskly for at least an hour a day, up and down the neighborhood hills. I find this to be the perfect way to ward off osteoporosis and scare away extra pounds. It's also good for my mental health. As my feet pound the...
  • Exercise may be just what she needs

    Exercise may be just what she needs
    Does having a relatively rapid resting pulse rate (say 90 beats or so per minute) make aerobic exercise more stressful on the heart and respiratory system than having a slower resting pulse rate? CAT St. Petersburg, Fla. In most cases, a high resting...
  • How to deal with drivers on cellphones

    Re: [“Is It a Safer Call?” June 30], you cite scientists who claim that drivers' attention and processing capacities are "often stretched beyond safe limits when someone juggles the complex tasks of negotiating traffic and conversing with...
  • Waiting for a liver transplant, she tries to reclaim the rhythm of her life

    Waiting for a liver transplant, she tries to reclaim the rhythm of her life
    WHEN you're lying in bed and can't keep food down, muscle metabolizes first. Dr. Zhaoping Li, my UCLA clinical nutritionist, says the rate is two to three pounds of muscle wasted for every pound of fat. Bug-eyed and big-bellied with fluid after four...
  • Must Women Step It Up as They Age?

    Must Women Step It Up as They Age?
    For nine years, 47-year-old Detroiter Elizabeth Schneider has exercised for 40 minutes, three times a week. Her workouts have held her weight at a steady 145 pounds, which is in the ideal range for her 5-foot-9 frame. While studies show most American...
  • Found Footage Festival is celebration of the very worst

    If watching Alaska women in leotards gyrating in front of snow-capped mountains doesn't sound like your idea of a good time, then you probably won't see the art in the Found Footage Festival, running tonight and Friday at Hollywood's M Bar. But for Joe...
  • Experience the After-Burn

    Experience the After-Burn
    Many fitness programs promote the idea that you lose weight simply because you burn a certain number of calories while you're exercising. But you also continue to burn calories after you exercise. We call this phenomenon exercise after-burn. For the Tour...
  • Zumba Fans Shake, Shimmy and Tone

    Zumba Fans Shake, Shimmy and Tone
    The founders of Zumba, the Latin dance fitness craze, know how to play the marketing game. Just as a fast-food chain must invent original ways to combine ingredients to generate new revenue, fitness programs look for fresh approaches to moving and...
  • Prevent Falls With Exercise

    Prevent Falls With Exercise
    Balance rarely receives a lot of attention, but it's one of the four key components of fitness (the remaining triumvirate being aerobic ability, strength and flexibility). A person who is fit is strong in all of these areas. You may wonder why balance...
  • Cardio Workout, Positive Psychology

    Cardio Workout, Positive Psychology
    MINNEAPOLIS - If anyone had asked me if there was such a thing as aerobics for yogis, I'd send them packing with a lecture about dippy oxymorons. But that was before last month, when I tried Lisa Van Ahn's IntenSati class at the Calhoun Beach Club in...
  • Mitch, 51, maintains a 34-inch waist

    In addition to exchanging wedding vows with wife Susan 27 years ago, Mitch Burcham promised himself he would never wear more than a 34-inch waist pant. "So far, through working out and watching what I eat, I have been able to keep that vow," he says....
  • Cue the DJ and crank up the laser lights cause it's time to work out

     
    You've taken your share of cardio dance classes, even tried some Zumba and Yoga Booty Ballet to mix things up. But despite the great exercise, you still don't feel like you've found a workout that allows you to really let......