| Jun 12, 2011
The deleterious effects of self-tanning products — streaky brown or Oompa-Loompa orange skin — have faded considerably over the past couple years, due in large part to advances in formulations and delivery methods that make a DIY tan easier to...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 1:11 PM
When my kids are at the playground, I'm usually the only parent making a spectacle of herself. I do push-ups and lunges. I hang from the monkey bars and try to pull myself up. Or I repeatedly squat down, lower my butt until it hits the bench and then...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 5:26 PM
The coach was sick, but he refused to stay home. And so, every day, the teenagers watched as he hobbled up the narrow staircase to the practice room, leaning on a cane, sometimes stopping to catch his breath.
Courage. Discipline. Toughness.
| Jun 17, 2011
| 7:03 AM
They both like cars, playing video games and doing anything mechanical.
It's typical father and son stuff.
But their bond isn't biological. They're connected by love and respect.
Jeremy Myers was about 12 years old when David Denn came into his...
| 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...
| 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...