| May 22, 2010
Muscle soreness 24 to 48 hours after you exercise is a good sign. It means that you have challenged your muscles and are getting stronger. This is called delayed onset of muscle soreness, or DOMS, and everyone experiences it, even elite athletes. Here's...
| May 20, 2010
| 7:36 PM
Gino Bettini raises his arms and stretches to the music. Behind him, 35 other adults are seated in chairs in a strip-shopping-center church — waving their arms in unison.
A retired chef, 77-year-old Bettini is here, in a tiny storefront in...
| May 29, 2010
Even the most robust exercise program won't grant you true fitness if you don't take control of your diet.
Exercise changes virtually every tissue in the body via many different pathways — metabolic, hormonal, neurological and mechanical —...
| May 31, 2010
Botox may be famous for erasing frown lines, but it also may disrupt an important chain of communication between the face and the brain.
Not only do our facial expressions reflect our emotional ups and downs, they appear to send crucial feedback to our...
| Jun 7, 2010
Popeye had his spinach. Batman sported a muscle-carved contoured suit and a handy utility belt. The Hulk, well ... he just got mad. Fact is, when it comes to looking 'super' in a hurry, you don't need any special powers or gimmicks ... simply chat with...
| Jun 1, 2010
On Tuesday, the Indiana Pacers held a workout for six players who they are considering drafting. Among the six were Ekpe Udoh and Hassan Whiteside who were matched up and figure to be fighting for a chance to become a Pacer big man. Of course, that is...
| Jun 5, 2010
In a recent study of women undergoing cosmetic treatment with Botox, researchers found that the treatment, which blocks facial nerve impulses, seemed to slow the ability to comprehend emotional language.
"We know that language moves us emotionally," said...
| Jun 14, 2010
Crystal Lytle of Winter Garden never knew she had a rare disease caused by blocked arteries at the base of her brain until she suffered a stroke in the middle of the night last March.
Called Moyamoya disease, a progressive brain disorder that often...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 2:56 PM
It's the latest pilates craze, and I tried out the first class of its type here in Dallas at Beyond Pilates.
The megaformer uses coils and pulleys, along with your own body weight to create resistence while you do classic pilates moves. Until now the...
| 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 1, 2010
Of the hundreds of exercise gadgets that have graced TV airwaves over the years, only a handful ever become big-time sellers and even fewer become cultural phenomenons. The Shake Weight is definitely in that rarified category. Over 3.6 million people have...
| Jul 1, 2010
Dr. Arthur L. Rosenbaum, a prominent UCLA pediatric eye surgeon known for innovative research on eye- muscle disorders who late in life was targeted by animal-rights extremists, has died. He was 69.
FOR THE RECORD: In an obituary...