| Apr 18, 2012
| 11:13 AM
Smartphones, burgers and oil wells may be big moneymakers, but they can’t compete when it comes to speed of expansion. The fastest-growing industries in the U.S. actually involve 3-D printers, solar panels, self-tanning products, Pilates and...
| Mar 6, 2013
Although some skeptics remain wary, Mary Tapia, of Mount Prospect, is convinced there are benefits to the "Paleo Diet," which promotes unprocessed foods that were the diet of hunter-gatherers during the Paleolithic era — primarily meats, fish,...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 11:35 PM
I have a question and hopefully you can help answer it! I was having lunch at one of our local restaurants and I happened to sit across from a group of uniformed and non-uniformed Border Patrol agents wearing workout clothes. I overheard their...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:05 AM
Beyond the Scoreboard and CrossFit Petoskey will be conducting a ‘Win from Within’ developing discipline and fitness and character seminar from 9:30 a.m. - noon Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Petoskey CrossFit facility.
The event — which...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Exercisers across the Tri-State area are logging loads of WODs in an effort to enhance their fitness levels.
WOD stands for Workout of the Day, an acronym well-known by those who participate in CrossFit.
CrossFit is a fitness regimen featuring...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 8:08 AM
You won't see Marlon Wayans reprising his role as Ripcord in "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" this spring — he and most of his co-stars were written out of the sequel to 2009's "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" — but you will see him in the found-footage...
| Jan 12, 2013
The L.A. Fitness Expo, to be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center next weekend, is always a good showcase for innovative, far-out and just plain weird new fitness products. Here's a preview of four standouts that tackle full-body and upper-body...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 2:05 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - From mud races to sweat parties to CrossFit competitions, workouts turned smarter, shorter and more social in 2012, experts say, as fitness was sweetened with a little help from smart phones and friends.
"Everything is about making...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 12:47 PM
What does an 11-time Olympic medalist do to challenge himself in a workout? He visits Patrick Air Force Base to take part in pararescue indoctrination training.
Olympians Ryan Lochte and Connor Dwyer joined their alma mater University of Florida swim...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 6:39 AM
Second-year Petoskey Northmen hockey coach Brent Ward wanted nothing more than to see his team get off to a strong start.
The Northmen pumped in four first period goals — including three goals within a 29 second stretch...
| Nov 9, 2012
Supermodel Niki Taylor was born in Fort Lauderdale, grew up in Pembroke Pines, and achieved international success as a teen — gracing the covers of Elle, Vogue and Shape magazines. She was featured in Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue twice.
| Jan 24, 2012
Sheila Kelley is a seasoned actor currently in "Gossip Girl" on the CW. She also had roles in ABC's "Lost," which ended in 2010, as well as in "L.A. Law" and "Sisters."
Her acting career mixed with physical fitness in 2000's "Dancing at the Blue Iguana,"...