| 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...
| 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 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 7, 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...
| 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 —...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Jun 8, 2010
Yoga is more than just striking a pose. But how you strike that pose is nonetheless critical.
Maintaining correct form is essential not only for building a solid yoga practice but also because improperly doing the same yoga poses repeatedly —...
| May 12, 2010
Gayle Anderson was live in East Los Angeles with a preview of the YOUTH FISHING DERBY. This event is Saturday, May 15th, 2010.
It's it day of FREE fun:
You can register from 8a.m. until 9a.m.
The fishing derby is from 9a.m. To 1p.m.
There will be...
| Sep 1, 2010
Each of these exercise philosophies consists of low-impact movements that focus on both mind and body for better physical and mental health. And each has health benefits that are supported by scientific research. None require expensive equipment or...