Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Victoria Hoff: How I got in shape in only two weeks

"I know you hate me," my trainer, Vando, said with a grin. It was my first time at Punch Fitness, a boxing gym on New York City's Upper East Side, and I had just collapsed into a pool of sweat and quaking muscles after our latest round of burpees. It was actually my first time at any boxing gym, and it took all of 10 minutes for me to understand just why it's the workout of choice for some of the best bods in the modeling biz.

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California rains brought super bloom – and toxic invaders

Nonnative plants like carnation spurge and Volutaria are targeted by environmentally minded volunteers in Southern California wild areas, Santa Monica Mountains and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park near Borrego Springs. Heavy California rains caused colorful super blooms and “bad blooms” of invasive plants.

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Man with kidney disease receives surprise from his wife on a baseball card

Heather Winfree used baseball cards to tell her husband with kidney disease, Steve Winfree, that she is a kidney donor match. She hopes their story will bring more awareness to living kidney donations.
Produced by: Alexa Ard/McClatchy Courtesy of Heather Winfree
Man with kidney disease receives surprise from his wife on a baseball card 2:08

Man with kidney disease receives surprise from his wife on a baseball card

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