| Sep 13, 2010
To maintain flexibility in your hips and back, practice seated twists on the floor in a cross-legged position. If you have tight hips, sit on a firm yoga block or try sitting on a thick telephone book.
Sit upright with your right leg crossed in front...
| Oct 18, 2010
Here are two versions of back arches that will help stretch your chest and shoulders while strengthening the muscles in your upper back. These are both excellent moves to help prevent you from developing rounded shoulders or a hunched back.
| Oct 24, 2010
The blood had come hard from her, so much of it that, when Vaclav Skala awoke in wet bed linens to find her curled up against him on her side, moaning and glazed with sweat, rosary beads twisted around her clenched fingers, he smiled at the thought that...
| Feb 13, 2011
How much strength training is enough to build muscles and garner some health benefits? Kent Adams, director of the exercise physiology lab at Cal State Monterey Bay, says most healthy people can follow the basic guidelines from the American College of...
| Mar 13, 2011
Designers behaving badly, official statements issued, endless speculation about replacements ... Is fashion the new Hollywood or what? At the second half of Paris Fashion Week, which ended Wednesday, the Twitterverse was still on fire with rumors about...
| Jun 13, 2011
Build muscular endurance with yoga moves like this one, called "plank pose into chaturanga dandasana." Practiced correctly on a regular basis, you will strengthen your chest, shoulders and arms as well as your core muscles.
Begin in a straight-arm...
| Jul 4, 2011
Get strong and balanced rear shoulder muscles by including this exercise in your weight routine. Sitting on a bench or chair makes it easier on your lower back when you lean forward. Begin with 3- to 5-pound dumbbells, then progress to heavier weights...
| Jul 31, 2011
Although the makeover movie genre often thrusts men into padded superhero suits, the silver screen has offered up a handful of memorable male metamorphoses that required little more than a change of clothes, a shift of the shoulder and an attitude...
| Jul 31, 2011
You may not have your own version of Ryan Gosling's Jacob Palmer character waiting in the wings to make you (or your fashion-challenged mate) over the way he did Steve Carell's Cal Weaver in "Crazy, Stupid, Love." But the movie's costume designer Dayna...
| Feb 9, 2009
Simple exercises such as this one will help you become more limber, with a trimmer midsection. This move targets your shoulders, back and abdominals.
1. Sit on a sturdy chair. Place your feet flat on the floor at hips-width apart. Be sure your ankles are...
| Aug 10, 2008
| 5:38 PM
Frank Schiavone fumed inside his Acura MDX, stuck behind the gates of a railroad crossing in downtown Riverside.
Five minutes went by, then 10. Schiavone, a Riverside councilman, wondered how late he would be for an appointment at City Hall as he...