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  • Gear: How to get a grip

    Gear: How to get a grip
    Good grip is a good thing. In daily life, you need strong hands, wrists and forearms to hold grocery bags, staircase railings, steering wheels and plenty of other things we take for granted. In athletics, your grip is the last link between you and your sport — whether it be gymnastics or tennis or rock climbing or ping-pong. New research even says your grip is an indicator of overall body strength — and also maybe how long you'll live. Bottom line: It pays to keep your grip strong, especially if you play hard or are older than 50, when strength wanes. Below are four ways to do it conveniently, even as you sit in front of the TV.
  • A via ferrata makes scaling a vertical face like climbing a jungle gym

    Raising the high-tech bar on workout wear

    Raising the high-tech bar on workout wear
    Back in the day, a runner hit the pavement wearing cotton shorts and a cotton T-shirt, and when things got hot, sweat turned those clothes into a big, wet, stinky mess. Today, fitness clothing is all about nanoparticles that suspend moisture, compression...

    Breaking down the Lakers' summer-league roster

     
    No. 4 Derrick Caracter, forward/center, 6-9, 275 pounds, Texas El Paso, rookie Outlook: Caracter, whom the Lakers selected with their 58th pick, said he dropped from 305 pounds to 277 after his career with the Miners because of more sleep and selective...

    Teva Mountain Games begin Thursday in Vail, Colo.

     
    The Teva Mountain Games will kick off its eclectic mix of adventure sports, art and entertainment Thursday in Vail, Colo. The ninth annual event taking place through Sunday expects about 2,000 athletes to compete in 24 disciplines in eight sports,...