| Sep 17, 2008
Booster Seat Giveaway
On Saturday, September 20th, 2008 the Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force in coordination with the LSU Interim Hospital and the Louisiana State Police are hosting a free booster seat giveaway at Zephyr Field on Airline Hwy from...
| Aug 25, 2008
Today I introduced a 14"piece of exercises equipment known by many different names such as the magic circle, the fitness circle and the exercises ring. It is a flexible ring, usually metal, with padded handles and measures about 14 inches in diameter....
| Mar 17, 2008
The fronts of our thighs are often stronger than the backs because the fronts get used more often in everyday activities. To balance your leg strength, add this move to your workouts. You can wear ankle weights for more of a challenge.
-- Karen Voight...
| Jan 26, 2009
Last in a series
Many adults know how to swim -- that is, they can get from one end of the pool to the other without too much trouble. But to swim proficiently and with finesse, they must learn to properly stroke, kick and breathe.
That's where swim...
| Feb 16, 2009
Here's a helpful trick when performing reverse curls: Hug a pillow between your calves and hamstrings. This activates the backs of your thighs so you can't use the hip flexors (the opposing muscle group) to create momentum and pull your knees forward.
| Sep 8, 2008
Practicing yoga can help restore your physical vitality and emotional balance. The various postures are powerful tools to strengthen and stretch your entire body at any age and fitness level. Here is a simple way to do downward facing dog if your back and...
| Sep 29, 2008
When performing upper body exercises, remember to play it safe with your shoulders by adding a simple rotation to front raises. This will reduce any undue stress on your neck and shoulders while still allowing you to reap all the benefits.
| Apr 7, 2008
When I turned 50, it was as if my breasts fainted from the shock. I don't expect a return to perkiness, but I'm looking for a great exercise to help them head at least a little north.
We here in the Health section feel your pain.
| Apr 9, 2007
WHEN urologist Dr. Irwin Goldstein declared in 1997: "There are only two kinds of male cyclists -- those who are impotent and those who will be impotent," many bike riders scoffed. Saying the equipment housed in their spandex shorts worked just fine, they...
| Dec 18, 2007
| 2:24 PM
European peasant-style vegetable soup model
Total time: 1 hour
Servings: 12 as a first course or 8 as a main course
Note: Adapted from "Cooking" by James Peterson
Pistou or pesto
1 large bunches basil
2 cloves garlic, minced then crushed with the...
| Mar 28, 2010
This is a great stretch for loosening up the outside of your hips and thighs. If you're not limber enough to hold your foot, you can hook a strap or a towel around it to help you reach it.
1: Lying on your back, bend your right knee into your chest. Keep...