| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:06 AM
As an eighth-grader, Jillian Michaels weighed 175 pounds, and classmates mooed at her.
Boy, is she getting even.
"The Biggest Loser" star, 60 pounds lighter, comes to South Florida for the inaugural Sweat USA, a fitness convention that includes big-...
| Oct 6, 2013
When Tammy Lifka joined the parents jogging with baby strollers in her neighborhood, hoping to get into shape after having three kids, running two miles at a 10-minute pace was a struggle.
"I started like everyone else," Lifka said.
Eight years later,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:50 AM
All Susan Hancock wanted was to be able to get up off the floor. After years of neglecting her health, Hancock suffered a stroke last October and spent the next several months in and out of the hospital. While she was there, the doctors put her on kidney...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Atlantic CrossFit gets Ogar Strong to support paralyzed weightlifter
You know when a CrossFit athlete is going for a personal record, because that’s when the cheers of the crowd grow loudest.
In St. Augustine on Saturday, Atlantic CrossFit...
| Feb 19, 2014
Ellen Latham admits to being a product of that cute-leg-warmer, Jane-Fonda-Workout era of days gone by.
So when the time came a few years ago to add more demanding sessions beyond pilates and yoga at her small Davie gym, she crossed the country...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:19 AM
The coaches took their teams from almost full to completely full on "The Voice" on Tuesday.
"I truly believe that we all have winners on our team," Adam Levine said magnanimously as the final night of blinds kicked off. Later, though, he was less...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Craig Agranoff has been rating South Florida pizza for almost a decade on his WorstPizza.com blog. But in all those years, the Boca Raton-based blogger had never created a comprehensive list of the best pizza in the region. Until now.
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
SCOTT FOUNDAS: They say dogs come to resemble their owners (or vice versa), but if you hang around a film festival long enough, do you start to resemble the movies? That thought crossed my mind on Sundance's final Sunday, when, as I was leaving a...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:29 AM
Take South Florida's enticing tropical climate, add an improving economy and throw in the booming popularity of high-intensity workouts like Insanity, CrossFit and Zumba, and what do you get?
A whole lot of injuries, area orthopedic surgeons say....
| Dec 6, 2013
Walking into a CrossFit gym — with the competitive atmosphere, blasting music and tightly toned clients — can be intimidating no matter your sexual preference. So Pride RX, a community of LGBT athletes, wants to make visiting the gyms a little...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Ali Witherspoon is calling out CrossFitters and anyone else who thinks they're in shape.
His Ultimate Athlete Competition, taking place Sunday at Joseph C. Carter Park in Fort Lauderdale, consists of 18 events, with only three minutes of rest between...