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Why yoga is a growing practice for men

Jeff Battersby walked into Grace and Glory Yoga in Northfield on a cold January day to try a class recommended by a friend. It was intimidating, the idea of trying something completely new at a place where he didn’t know anyone, but then he spotted an old high school classmate.

Posted: June 21, 2016
Balance can make or break a runner

Especially in the spring, it can feel as if it's a balancing act to train for upcoming races. You're increasing your weekly mileage at the same time you're preparing healthy meals for your family and juggling deadlines at work.

Posted: May 02, 2016
More gyms go mirrorless to reduce self-criticism, improve the workout

COSTA MESA, Calif. - Kevin Levit works out in a Costa Mesa gym without any mirrors. It's a design feature that surprisingly allows him to see more clearly that he's becoming stronger and slimmer.

Posted: April 25, 2016
Strong core much more than six-pack-abs

As beach season approaches and we're inundated with swimsuit ads and their six-pack-abs models, it's easy to forget that a strong core is so much more than a well-defined rectus abdominis (that's the six-pack).

Posted: April 18, 2016
High-intensity workout injuries spawn a new cottage industry

MIAMI - After a few weeks of working out at CrossFit, Charles Banfield says his back hurt constantly and his joints felt terrible. The 47-year-old's aches and pains were so bad, he initially blamed his bed and purchased a new mattress.

Posted: April 11, 2016
Stopped your fitness routine? Tips to get back into it

With five children age 6 and under, including a set of twins, Karyn Ryan could barely find the time to sleep, let alone exercise. After a nine-month hiatus from her fitness routine, Ryan was so overweight and out of shape that she got winded just going up the stairs.

Posted: March 21, 2016
'Fitness is not a look'

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. - When gym owner Michele Burmaster looks at stock photos of fitness models, with their chiseled abs, oiled skin and revealing attire, she imagines they would be bored working out with her. For one, she would insist they wear sensible shoes.

Posted: March 07, 2016
Nothing wrong with mixing bicycles and icicles

Folks who ride a bike to work will tell you that there's simply no better way to commute. It's often the fastest way to get to work, it offers a wide array of route options, and, unlike driving or taking public transportation, doing it regularly is actually good for you.

Posted: February 22, 2016
How to find the best fitness app for you

There's no reason to set foot in a gym thanks to hundreds of new fitness apps and online workouts, but choosing one can be overwhelming. We asked sports medicine doctors for help finding the one that's best for you.

Posted: February 15, 2016
Squat, lunge, push-ups. 13 apps for fitness at home

MIAMI - Don't want to fight traffic or can't afford a $30 barre class? Those excuses for missing your workout no longer fly thanks to a new fitness apps and online subscriptions.

Posted: February 15, 2016
Easy ways to test your current fitness level at any age

A former personal trainer, Carol Nigut, 63, takes twice-weekly brisk walks, does strength training three times per week, keeps flexible with yoga and maintains an enviable body mass index.

Updated: March 21, 2016 - 3:14 pm
Weight-loss surgery remains strong treatment option for obesity

It was hard for Kristi DelBene when she lost her mother in 2014. Her mother died young, in her 50s, and DelBene was left without one of her most trusted confidants.

Posted: January 11, 2016
Learning to run in middle age with app's help

NEW YORK - It's the last five minutes of my 45-minute run. I'm panting. Sweating. Tuning out the occasional twinge of pain from a knee, calf or foot. Just focusing on the rhythm of my sneakers on the road.

Posted: January 11, 2016
Big loser's app accelerates fun of runs

Arya Farzin used to be big. Now he just dreams big.

Updated: December 28, 2015 - 12:34 pm
Why Hollywood loves to hate those popular spin classes

It's dark, save for a few unflattering spotlights. Top 40 hits are thumping out of the surround-sound speakers. And everyone perched on a bike has the air of, "Yeah, I've done this before." Except for you, that is.

Posted: December 14, 2015
Cranked Up Cardio

In the '90s, she'd hit the dance floor. Today, she's helping others work up a sweat to Baltimore club music.

Posted: December 14, 2015
Walking your way to a healthy you

CrossFit, Insanity, Pure Core. Every year, new hard-core players and routines make a splash on the fitness stage.

Posted: November 02, 2015
Is 52 minutes per week the magic number for runners?

When it comes to the idea that running is good for the heart, six miles a week may be the magic goal number.

Posted: September 28, 2015
 

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