When Dan Zukowski weighs in at his doctor's office, the nurse has been known to chuckle.
The cold and snow are not just an inevitable inconvenience of winter, but pose the risk of injury, too.
Avalanches, even the big ones, aren't particularly thunderous like you'd hear in a movie theater with Dolby Surround.
Running is probably one of the easiest sports to do. Open your door, step outside and hit it. No pads, no gloves, no special ball or club is needed. But whether you run for exercise or competition, you need to know the basics.
The headline is not a typo - I'm talking about the people who successfully lose a lot of body fat, and those who fail to do so. The difference between them is not that some people are just "winners" and others are "failures." The critical difference between them, when it comes to mindset, is focus. Successful losers are actually less goal oriented than those who flounder about.
Information overload is a problem for beginning bird watchers who are trying to identify a bird with a thick guidebook filled with thousands of birds.
These recipes for all-day protein will boost your muscle growth and power you through 'til bedtime.
CALISTOGA, Calif. - When you think of the Napa Valley, you think, well, valley ï¿½ lush, rolling hills stitched with rows of vines. But when reader Joanne Hufford recently fired off an email espousing the virtues of the Mount St. Helena Trail in Robert Louis Stevenson State Park, replete with photos of sweeping views from the north peak, her suggestion was intriguing for many reasons. Among them:
Did you qualify for the Nastar Nationals this year? If so, you got an invitation to one of the best parties ever for those who like to race on snow. This year, the big event is once again at Snowmass, Colo., just down the road from Aspen. It's the Olympics for the rest of us.
Want to put a little fun into your workout routine? While hula hoops may seem like just another fad trend, fitness experts agree that they can provide a great core and cardio workout. They're also inexpensive and easy to use once you get the hang of it.
In Winter Park, Fla., the city's library now lets patrons with adult, full-service library cards borrow cruiser-style bikes for the day. Bikes are available to ride from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. There's even a tandem bike for use. All bikes come with basket, helmet and lock. The library also is making the bikes available to guests at Rollins College's Alfond Inn next door.
The mercury was stuck in single digits and a north wind howled unabated across the frozen expanse of Vernon Marsh Wildlife Area.
It's happened to everyone. You're sweating through a boot camp class when the instructor yells out an exercise command so confusing that it stops you in your tracks. Just how do you "knit your ribs together"? Or "stand on all four corners of your feet"? Or "move your tailbone toward the floor"? Our team of top fitness pros has translated some of the funkiest fitness expressions into everyday language.
Meg Roh's Monday morning started much like most days: showing up on the chilly sand, slipping on her pink and black Roxy wetsuit just as the sun rose, and padding out on her longboard to catch some waves.
There are three kinds of older terrain park riders: the experienced, who can still trick things up and get air - the ONCE experienced, who haven't ventured onto a rail in years and figure that part of skiing or snowboarding is in their past - and never-evers, who would love to give it a try, but don't know how to start.
Hikers, runners and other visitors are abusing Foothills trails, causing long-term damage to the popular system, according to Ridge to Rivers officials.
The best word to describe my nine recent diving companions off Bimini is "polite." They swam slowly - not herky-jerky - and waited their turn. They didn't behave aggressively, and they were very careful not to bump into me underwater. Pretty easygoing, I thought.
Automaker BMW helped design the bobsleds that Team USA used at the Sochi Olympics but few will ever get a chance to ride in one. However, a lot of the equipment used by the athletes on the slopes is actually available - at a price. Winning gear doesn't come cheap, and even if you aren't going for the gold, this gear might have you feeling like a champion on your next winter getaway.