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09 Oct 2013

Peralta made three starts in the final regular-season series against the Marlins, going 3-for-12 with a double and an RBI. Those three games are also the shortstop-turned-left fielder's only defensive game experience in the outfield. "You're still taking a little bit of a chance, because, defensively, you don't know what's going to happen," Leyland said. "But there comes a point where you might have to give up something to get something. So I'm just hoping that maybe he can knock in a couple of runs and we can get a lead and maybe get him out of there later in the game." Peralta is 1-for-9 against A's starter Jarrod Parker in his career with two walks and two strikeouts.

03 Oct 2013

We wanted to offer our customers not only a great opening 70% discount to help us celebrate our jump rope launch, but also offer an incentive to keep their Summer body in shape." When asked about the benefits of jump roping, Verity said, "As the nights and the cold start to draw in, people are looking more and more for a quick convenient way to get their workouts in. Incorporating jump roping as part of a workout routine is a great way to do this. It's quick, convenient and studies have shown that it can burn fat and calories in half the time of long cardio." She went on to explain,"As well as a fast way to burn fat, a recent Japanese study has found that jumping rope can also help to suppress hunger. Men who jumped...

02 Oct 2013

All the core stuff, all the weights? I couldn't lift anything. I just used to run and do a bit of core but I never did specific stuff. That's been the difference for sure." The science backs Farah up. A study in 2008 by Storen et al looked at runners who performed heavy squats three times per week for eight weeks alongside runners who performed their normal distance training. They found that the runners doing the squats improved their running economy and time to exhaustion at maximal aerobic speed, without any change in body weight. Strength and core work can be very effective for runners.

24 Sep 2013

Photo: BodyROK BodyROK, an energetic cardio and core-focused strength-training... With 30,000 square feet of space, six studios and 101 group Ohtake qualified orders fitness classes a week (in addition to occasional workshops and seminars), Studiomix is for those who thrive on variety and enjoy the challenge of keeping up with the person next to you. With 30,000 square feet of space, six studios and 101 group fitness... Catchy music, body-toning dance moves and quirky instructors like creator Heath Hunter an enthusiastic Brit who sports signature back-skimming dreadlocks make Danceation one of the most entertaining workouts around. Offered at Equinox in Palo Alto and San Mateo, the Jewish Community Center of San...

18 Sep 2013

If you want results in less time, you have to work hard. If you want to know all the details, you'll have to read my article, The Best Workouts for Weight Loss because I spent quite a bit of time on it and it includes lots of workout ideas for those of you who like this kind of exercise. I will give you a hint and tell you that all of the workouts listed involve some form of interval training , but I would bet most of you already knew that. Now, tell me about you.

Bears work out ex-Lions safety, 7 others

The Chicago Bears put eight players through workouts on Tuesday at Halas Hall, according to an NFL source,...

17 Sep 2013

Toddler on His Way to Walking With Prosthetic Leg Oscar Passoni-Torres was born with PFFD, which resulted in one leg being shorter than the other. Botox for Crow's Feet OK'd by FDA Dr. Jennifer Ashton explains the safety risks of the procedure. Missouri Man May Have Infected More Than 300 With HIV An alleged victim filed a complaint that David Lee Mangum knowingly infected him with HIV. 'Molly' Drug Suspected in East Coast Deaths Police are investigating if a single batch of the synthetic drug is responsible for four deaths.

Preva opens up its fitness API, outside devs can now gamify your workout data

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03 Sep 2013

(USATSI) More MLB: Scoreboard | Standings | Probable Pitchers | Sortable Stats | Odds Joe Mauer has started increasing his workouts after suffering a concussion two weeks ago, Twins GM Terry Ryan confirmed to Rhett Bollinger of . The team's franchise player ramped up exercises on Friday and is expected to hit off a tee on Saturday. Mauer, 30, landed on the 7-day concussion DL on August 20 after taking a few too many foul balls to the face mask. He stayed in the game but felt some dizziness during batting practice the following day. In 113 games before the injury, Mauer hit a stellar .324/.404/.476 (142 OPS+) with 11 home runs. The Twins know firsthand how devastating concussions can be.

02 Sep 2013

Thirty-eight U.S. states mandate physical education in elementary, middle/high and high school, according to the 2012 Shape of the Nation Report: Status of Physical Education in the USA, which is released by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and the American Heart Association. But most states do not require a specific amount of instructional time and more than half allow exemptions, waivers, and/or substitutions, the report showed. "Education is such a local issue," said Braxton. "You see this variation.

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18 Aug 2013

Some of these workouts are best done on a track. Yes, tracks can be intimidating. But just because youre at a track does not require you to run fast. A track is an ideal setting for a beginner because its flat, traffic-free, and the distance is measured.

Kirsten Dunst sports a t-shirt with a heart after breaking a sweat at celeb gym Tracy Anderson Studios on Friday (August 16) in Studio City, Calif. Earlier in the week, the 31-year-old actress carried a cool bottle of water to keep herself hydrated after a workout. Kirsten will have two movies Anchorman: The Legend Continues and The Two Faces of...

17 Aug 2013

No pain, no gain We have Jane Fonda, the queen of the baby boomer fitness craze, to thank for this go here adage. She and many other instructors of her day told video viewers to "feel the burn" and encouraging them on with the "no pain, no gain" catchphrase, the slogan has become a mantra for those who want to push themselves. But experts disagree. The perception is that if it doesn't hurt, there is no benefit, and this just isn't true. Feeling discomfort or emotional fatigue is one thing, but pain? No.

Wearables often dictate where they want to be worn. But it should be the other way, he says. You should be the one...