| Oct 19, 2011
| 11:12 AM
Room service? I'd like to order a treadmill.
Hotel chains are delivering everything from yoga videos to recumbent bicycles to guests who prefer to work out their jet lag, or shape up for that business meeting, in the privacy of their rooms.
| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:02 PM
"Maybe you love to eat but hate to exercise," Jim Karas proposes.
For most of us, that about sums it up.
Karas wants to help you get over the exercise part of that equation.
"The biggest hurdle you will ever face in losing weight isn't sticking to a...
| 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,"...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Congratulations! You've decided to start working out. Now you need to decide where to go. There is a health club out there for you. The trick is picking one that serves your needs, because when it comes to health and fitness, one size definitely doesn't...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 10:55 AM
Toned arms are a hot commodity. Thanks to Michelle Obama, everybody wants them. But is it possible to achieve this look with very little effort? I was determined to find out, but with a full-time job and a 5-year-old, a personal trainer wasn't an option....
| Sep 13, 2011
| 11:20 AM
Poor posture can make you look 10 pounds heavier. It could sabotage a promotion. And slumped or hunched shoulders are a major reason why back pain affects 80 percent of Americans at some point in their life.
"Poor posture isn't just disrespectful; it...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Falls are the leading cause of accidental death in people 65 years old and older.
"It's also the most common cause of hip fracture in people 70 years old and older," says Dr. Ning Sun, a neurologist on staff at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. "Falls are...
| Oct 12, 2010
| 9:34 PM
It's been well established -- with photographic evidence provided by Times readers, no less -- that dogs have a knack for picking strange places and positions in which to sleep. But cats have them beat. After all, what animal could......
| Oct 19, 2010
| 4:34 PM
We sashayed, squatted and sweated to find the city's exotic workouts, from dress-up disco to hipster dance classes to weight-lifting yoga. Now we need to find L.A.'s best massage. But first four spots to try: Slimmons Studio Famed weight-loss guru Richard...
| Nov 22, 2010
| 4:26 PM
One week ago, I was feeling pretty good about myself, mentally and physically. In the preceding six days, I'd achieved some positive momentum on the exercise front, starting with a fairly eye-opening suspension yoga class. Two days later, I somehow......
| Nov 28, 2010
| 4:33 PM
This is the second post of a weekly series that helps you get to know the Laker Girls (who, by the way, officially go by one name only). Laker Girl name: Bria Years on squad: Five seasons Hometown: Los Angeles Resides in: Harbor City College/high school:...
| Jun 2, 2011
David Mamet, the acclaimed playwright known for characters that drop the F-bomb at every opportunity, has dropped the ultimate bomb on his fans and the creative community: He is no longer a "brain-dead liberal" but rather a "newly minted conservative."...