Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

How Alicia Vikander gained 12 pounds of muscle for her 'Tomb Raider' role

Alicia Vikander is known best for her roles in films like "Euphoria," "The Light Between Oceans," "The Danish Girl," and, as of last month, "Tomb Raider." This stark transition from dramatic lead to action hero was only really only eclipsed, in our eyes, by the physical transformation she underwent to play the film's heroine, Lara Croft. For the film, she worked hard to become incredibly toned, defined and muscular. Thanks to an intense fitness regimen developed by an expert trainer, her hard work paid off.

Bike the entire unbuilt Del Rio Trail in two minutes

The Del Rio Trail is planned bike and pedestrian path on an old train route through Land Park and south Sacramento. It won't be built until after 2018, but we had our intern ride it anyway in the summer of 2017. (Photograph: Randy Pench, Bee file
Nick Perez The Sacramento Bee