| Feb 10, 2012
| 6:35 AM
My urge to clean up is a force to be reckoned with.
I can't write when my house is messy. I can't watch TV, read, eat or sleep, either.
I even have trouble leaving the house when it's too messy, because I don't want to come home to that. Sometimes as we...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 4:53 PM
GRANGER -- The two perspectives that Peter Colan, owner of
SportCrafters, and his team of six full- and six part-time employees
bring to the cycling business probably helped them win recognition
from the Indiana Economic Development Corp. in 2011, as an...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Two Somerset County residents will be putting their bodies and minds to the test Saturday as they compete in a sprint triathlon as part of the GNC Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure Race. Another resident will be competing in the international triathlon...
| Aug 10, 2012
This week's Friday Forecaster is 26-year-old Brian Boyle, who continues his miraculous comeback after a horrific crash in 2004 by competing in the U.S. Championships Ironman Triathlon as part of Team Read Cross on Saturday, August 11.
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:56 PM
The decision to include the swim portion in this year’s Ironman Triathlon US Championship came at around 4-30 Friday afternoon – after acceptable water sample test results.
The decision was also made after Thursday and Friday’s...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 2:44 PM
NEW YORK CITY -- An athlete died Saturday while competing in the Ironman U.S. Championship's swim portion, organizers said.
The competitor apparently "experienced distress" during the 2.4-mile swim in the Hudson River, which separates New York and New...
| Mar 10, 2012
Her lips were blue. Her teeth were chattering. Her legs had become dysfunctional logs that could barely walk, much less run.
For four hours on a sunless Arizona day in January, with 30-degree windchill over 121/2 miles of steep trails, 28-year-old Keri...
| Apr 22, 2012
Travelers may think of Hawaii as the land of surfboards, sunsets and mai tais, but there's a lava flow of reasons to go beyond the beaches and discover why residents say they are lucky to live in Hawaii. And, yes, some of the state's best beaches are...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:24 PM
You could say that Dan Benintendi is hooked on exercise. On a typical morning in Fort Worth, Texas, he wakes up at 3:30 a.m. to swim 2,500 yards. Then he teaches a one-hour spin class, works most of the day as an AT&T account manager, teaches another spin...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Some people know Guy Berkebile as the CEO of Guy Chemical. Others know him as an Ironman. Many more people are beginning to know him as both.
He was recently giving a tour of the Guy Chemical building when someone asked when it would be over so...
| Sep 7, 2010
You're headed to the gym or for a bike ride after work. Should you sip a sports drink before, guzzle it afterward or stick with water?
The answer, according to sports nutrition experts, is … it depends.
These drinks — Accelerade, Gatorade,...
| Jun 8, 2010
I belong to a class of people who might charitably be called overthinkers — who, when confronted with (gasp) making a decision, will kill any semblance of clarity by bludgeoning it with what ifs.
In matters of the heart, and especially when...