A charming, oddball new film takes on the question of just what sort of results clients and trainers hope to get from their workouts.
If there's a chance to go down to the field after a Dodgers game, you might expect it would be to shag some balls or run the bases. But in this case, hundreds of people rolled out Dodger blue yoga mats for a little warrior pose and cobra.
If you tell people you do Pilates, they often ask whether you do mat or "reformer" exercises, the latter being a bed-like contraption with weights and pulleys and straps for hands and feet. But at UpRise Pilates and Acupuncture in Santa Monica, owner Sheena Jongeneel also uses a third option, called...
If you peeked in on a recent party at the Viceroy Santa Monica, you might have noticed that the guests, almost all female, were chatting quietly, hesitantly, in pairs or trios. This wasn't a group of good friends — Prosecco and hors d'oeuvres aside.
Whether you clear your cabinets for every new diet that promises health and beauty, just grab the bacon-topped cheeseburger or live somewhere in the middle, you must — you just must — know by now that we should all eat more vegetables and fruit. So what will make you actually do it?
Two big new books that focus on produce can hardly be called faddish.
If you haven't trained a whit, you still could finish a triathlon on May 2.
When Mariel Hemingway wanted to go to ski school instead of kindergarten, her parents bought her a season ticket and drove her to the mountain. When she wanted to quit high school and move from rural Idaho to New York City, they let her. And when Woody Allen wanted to take her to Paris, they did...