| Jan 24, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Former USC running back Stafon Johnson has filed a lawsuit against USC and a former assistant strength coach Jamie Yanchar for unspecified damages related to a weightlifting accident in September 2009. During a news conference Monday, attorney Carl...
| Oct 28, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Dylan Vitone makes wide-format panoramic collages that must be scanned, usually horizontally but in one instance vertically, rather than seen head-on as a single picture. Just over a foot high and as much as 7 feet wide, the color ink-jet......
| Feb 14, 2011
| 11:25 AM
It goes without saying that children who are obese would benefit from aerobic exercise. However, they're likely to find the idea of going for a jog or spending half an hour on a treadmill about as appealing as watching Congress debate the fine points of...
| Apr 18, 2011
For the past few weeks, I've been sporting big yellow bruises on my forearms. I blame actor Daniel Baldwin and his enthusiasm for kettlebells.
As you may know, Baldwin has had issues with weight, alcohol and drugs. He's been on both "Celebrity Fit Club"...
| May 30, 2011
This is all Jack LaLanne's fault.
He was the epitome of pushing your body to the limit, and he inspired many to find out what they were physically capable of regardless of age. Jack's example got me thinking about testing my middle-aged body, and I've...
| May 16, 2011
Whenever I hear about some amazing way to boost resting metabolism, my male-bovine-droppings detector goes berserk. Take the perennially popular one stating that 1 pound of muscle burns an extra 50 calories a day while at rest — so if you gain 10...
| Apr 9, 2009
Armand Tanny, a pioneering figure in bodybuilding who won national titles in 1949 and 1950 and was a popular figure on Muscle Beach in Santa Monica during its heyday in the 1940s, has died. He was 90.
Tanny, the younger brother of gym pioneer Vic Tanny,...
| Dec 10, 2009
| 9:33 PM
"AVATAR" COUNTDOWN: 9 DAYS All eyes are on James Cameron with the imminent release of the most expensive movie of all time. "Avatar" may very well be the 55-year-old director's masterwork in an already astounding film career. Yet most people......
| Dec 31, 2009
| 4:32 PM
For those making New Year's resolutions to get fit, we'd like to introduce you to Harry Packer. Packer is a 75-year-old mortgage broker from Porter Ranch. He had two knee replacements a couple of years ago. Oh, and he's a......
| May 30, 2008
Mention steroids and the images of vein-popping, muscle-bulging athletes raging toward illicit victory -- and, increasingly, controversial, high-profile government hearings -- spring to mind. One thing that might not seem immediately relevant is a typical...
| Aug 11, 2008
The products: At weight rooms, jogging tracks and football fields across the country, the path to athletic success is often littered with protein bar wrappers and empty protein powder canisters.
Many athletes -- especially bodybuilders and others looking...