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  • Toe a new line: barefoot shoes

    Toe a new line: barefoot shoes
    If you live in Los Angeles or other fashion-forward places where people are eager to try new things, you have seen them: people running around in shoes that look like gorilla feet, modern ninja footwear or high-tech surf booties. They are the newest...
  • Gear: Shoes for not-quite-barefoot running

    Gear: Shoes for not-quite-barefoot running
    Barefoot running has become a hot fitness trend thanks to evidence that it can reduce injuries and strengthen feet. But ironically, many "barefooters" prefer to keep their feet covered. Fear of injuries from broken glass, rocks and other sharp objects...
  • In the mood for offbeat sport? Try swamp soccer, toe wrestling

    In the mood for offbeat sport? Try swamp soccer, toe wrestling
    Did you promise to get active in 2011? If you have a taste for the offbeat — swamp soccer, anyone? — these one-of-a-kind sporting events can help you keep that promise and travel at the same time. The World Bog Snorkeling Championship If you...
  • Gear: Comparing four hiking boots

    Gear: Comparing four hiking boots
    The Santa Monicas. The San Gabriels. The Santa Anas. Los Angeles and Orange counties are loaded with mountains and mountain trails that are begging to be hiked, run and biked. You could conceivably do these activities in tennis or running shoes, but those...
  • Why Taryn Rose shoes are so comfortable

    What is it about Taryn Rose's shoes that gets her whisked to the White House and persuades sex-bomb Angelina Jolie to entrust the surgeon-fashionista with her tootsies? Rose wouldn't tell all. But, grinning, she did divulge some of what goes into making a...
  • Flower power

    Flower power
    It happens every year. Spring arrives, and flowers appear — and not just in your garden but on all kinds of fashion accessories. This year, the fashion bloom is especially bountiful. Designers including Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino and Juicy...
  • Bringing the cobbler the tired, weary, worn

    Bringing the cobbler the tired, weary, worn
    As the morning Wall Street crowd rushed past Minas Shoe Repair, a group of women in dark business suits stepped inside, sorry-looking pumps in hand. The shoe-shine stations along one wall were full. There was a line of tapping toes and shuffling feet a...
  • Getting over golf

    Who's going to break the news to "The Donald"? Golf, a sport that had such a bright future that Donald Trump invested millions of dollars in luxury courses across the country, is now sinking in popularity faster than vinyl records. Last year alone,...
  • Boring muscle builders? Not here

    Every Dec. 31, thousands of people make resolutions to start weight training, only to wake up New Year's Day and remember they can't stand the sight of dumbbells. That's why we made sure that none of the simple, innovative, compact strength products...
  • Runners are baring their very soles

    Runners are baring their very soles
    "Ouch!" "Oooh!" "Oww!" "Omigod, that hurts!" Those grunts of pain and anguish weren't coming from us -- a group of 10 people running barefoot on a concrete pathway at Central Park in Huntington Beach early one recent Saturday morning. They were being...
  • Surviving the holiday season in good form

    Surviving the holiday season in good form
    The holidays burst upon us every year with a veneer of joyousness, yet that bubbling of good cheer masks a series of rather dire seasonal warnings: Don't eat too many rich, fatty foods; don't drink to excess; don't forsake your exercise routine; and,...