| Jun 5, 2009
| 12:54 PM
The thought of trying to sweat in the heat and humidity can keep some people on the couch. Here are ways to make hot-weather workouts more appealing:
Pick a good time … Exercise in the early morning or evening, when temperatures are cooler. A...
| Jun 21, 2009
The thought of trying to sweat in the heat and humidity can keep some people on the couch. Here are ways to make hot-weather workouts more appealing.
Pick a good time. Exercise in the early morning or evening, when temperatures are cooler. A recent study...
| Aug 27, 2009
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...
| Jul 13, 2009
You may have heard the advice "If you exercise, you'll live longer." The good news -- or the bad news, if you hate doing anything more active than downloading iTunes -- is that it's true.
Research backs this up. A 2007 study in the Journal of the...
| Feb 5, 2010
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Snow skiing may be an X Games sport, but for Gail McLeod and her husband, John, getting out on the slopes is just another way to exercise and enjoy nature with their friends.
Both of them are 70 years old, but neither considers skiing...
| Sep 15, 2009
We walk, run, and swim for health reasons. But a well-rounded exercise program needs to include strength training, too.
Exercise is on every to-do list we can think of for staying healthy, and there's pretty wide agreement on how much is necessary....
| Aug 31, 2009
Denise Austin has made a life of motivating people to get moving. For more than 25 years, she has watched the fitness world transform and has been there cheerleading along the way. She has sold more than 20 million exercise videos and DVDs, starred in...
| Mar 9, 2009
| 8:10 AM
If you've had to give up your gym membership during these tough economic times, you can still stretch muscles without overextending your budget by creating a home fitness center.
Here's my blueprint for launching a home fitness center:
| Feb 2, 2010
The conference room was packed with fitness professionals looking for the latest thing to bring home to their health clubs and senior centers. But instead of yoga mats and dumbbells lining the floor, everyone was outfitted with just one thing: a...
| Nov 6, 2009
Baila Smith offered a statement that probably has never been uttered after a fitness class.
"I have a lot more respect for drummers now," said Smith, 35, of Boca Raton.
The one-hour class at Life Time Athletic Boca Raton, called Beyond the Beat, is...
| Jul 4, 2004
True confessions from Sun-Sentinel Lifestyle Columnist Ralph De La Cruz:
He's a sneak eater, zooming into fast-food joints for a fat fix. He hits the office snack machine the same way J.Lo goes to the altar: way too often. His idea of exercise is...
| Nov 28, 1985
The Lehigh Valley lost an entertainment landmark yesterday when an early morning fire destroyed the Castle Garden ballroom at Dorney Park.
Three generations of music lovers had gone there to dance and listen to the sounds of the Big Bands, rock'n'roll,...