| Jul 19, 2014
| 2:31 PM
HERNDON, Va. — With a 155-pound barbell resting on her shoulders, Gretchen Kittelberger lifted the weight over her head, held it for a second, then brought it back down.
After five repetitions, she leaned against a wall, her body upside down,...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:18 AM
Last week, Ernesto Ferdinand walked into Laurel Health Foods for the first time since it moved from Route 1 to Main Street two years ago. Ferdinand was a frequent customer at the former, much larger location for many years for products he uses for hay...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Baltimore is a city of idiosyncrasies, personalities and a heaping dose of serious pride. We are a little suspicious of anything too showy or pretentious and celebrate the workman-like achievements of our leaders and icons. We're always ready to defend...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:37 AM
It's a small room, but it has plenty of potential, tucked away beyond the lines of traditional treadmills and weight machines at the Maryland Athletic Club Express in Hunt Valley.
The room is filled with some items you expect to see at any gym — a...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:26 PM
For Donna Richardson, of Bel Air, the day after the deadly shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard was more frightening than the previous day's actual events.
"The whole thing I just felt like I was in a movie scene," she said of what it was like...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Mother and daughter Angela and Candi Watts were both diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. After a two-year battle, they are both disease-free, but the war continues.
The new enemy is their waistlines.
Scientists have discovered that excess weight not...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Stan White Jr. showed up for a different type of workout on the hills of Oregon Ridge Park in June of 2000 with trainer Kurtis Shultz.
White, then a rising junior football player at Gilman, was stunned to find who would be his workout partner —...
| May 16, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Runners from Bel Air raced to runner-up finishes in the Maryland Half Marathon Saturday in Howard County. Erika Stasakova placed second in the women's race, and Adam Bosley, second in the men's.
Stasakova, who was an outstanding runner at John Carroll...
| May 2, 2013
| 7:41 AM
Adam Bosley of Bel Air finished far ahead of a pack of 172 runners to win the Adam Thompson 5K Sunday. Elizabeth Roark of Conowingo won the women's race in the second annual benefit race held at Harford Community College.
Bosley, 23, completed the course...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Fall is near and our incentive to have bikini-fit bodies may be coming to an end. Or is it? Most experts would agree that the importance of year-round fitness is essential. So with big holiday meals looming in the distance, you might want to get motivated...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 4:00 PM
CrossFit Laurel is teaming with Mammograms In Action, a Southern California-based nonprofit, to host a unique athletic competition. Barbells for Boobs — Amazing "Grace" will help raise funds in the fight against breast cancer, both locally and...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 7:50 AM
It is said that when it comes to exercise, you get out what you put in. And for some women in Howard County, 20 minutes on the treadmill simply doesn’t produce satisfactory returns.
For these women, a workout means attacking a giant tire with a...