| Jul 7, 2011
Q: At the recommendation of my doctor, I began taking red yeast rice (RYR) to lower my cholesterol. I had already tried niacin without success.
Within a month, my arms started to hurt. Soon the pain was so bad that I stopped taking RYR.
Ten weeks later,...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 4:05 PM
Every weekend in San Diego is loaded with unique entertainment ideas, from pool parties to music festivals, museum soirees, and posh nightclubs. But, everyone knows that you always have more fun when you look good and feel good. To get you in the right...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 12:34 PM
Do you snore or know someone who does?
It's a question that gets asked infrequently but when it does, the usual answer is Grandpa So-and-So or my Uncle So-and-So. I am here to tell you that more often than you realize it's the women who have caught up...
| May 16, 2011
Whenever I hear about some amazing way to boost resting metabolism, my male-bovine-droppings detector goes berserk. Take the perennially popular one stating that 1 pound of muscle burns an extra 50 calories a day while at rest — so if you gain 10...
| Jul 22, 2011
The black Chevy Tahoe slows to a gentle stop. You open the front door on the passenger's side and hear Radiohead's "There, There" spilling out of the speakers, filling the cabin.
J.J. Redick shifts the SUV out of park, merges into traffic and offers...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 1:47 PM
Ask most exercisers what they would like to change most about the way they look, and dollars to doughnuts they'll say they want better abs.
Men and women alike strive for that tight, toned set of abs that could be put on display at the Smithsonian...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Can you wobble your way to buns of steel?
The popularity of "toning" shoes, whose unstable soles require you to work muscles harder to stay balanced, suggests consumers are banking on it.
Sales of toning shoes, which cost from $70 to upwards of $200 and...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 9:38 AM
Are You Game?
Sunday, July 24
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
North Avenue Beach
Register for the event and pre-register for fitness classes online at:
Are You Game? invites women to participate in an all-day, feel-good festival that...
| Jul 30, 2011
Mary Miller, 9, carefully pulls on lavender, Dora Explorer gardening gloves. Pink trim on the gloves matches pink ribbons in her hair.
"Where do your fingers go?" says Maggie Jarvela. She is Mary's occupational therapist at the Children's Hospital of the...
| Aug 15, 2011
Cara Rosenthal is an ex-Miami Dolphins cheerleader who has competed in two seasons of CBS's "The Amazing Race." After being kicked off during an episode that aired in March, Rosenthal has kept in shape — working out five days a week in Boca Raton...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 4:27 PM
After a nightclub stabbing, a long time criminal may be headed back to prison. The Missouri Department of Corrections issued a warrant for a man accused of stabbing two security guards. Security guard, Shaun Caswell, says he and his coworker consider...
| Jan 7, 2010
Group exercise, fusion classes, strength training and custom programs are among the fitness trends taking exercise buffs into the New Year. Professional groups such as American College of Sports Medicine and the IDEA Health and Fitness Association...